Full detailed profile on Duke Lavery Played by Ian Buchanan on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
Birthday: June 16 1957
At Kelly's, Silas hands Sam the custody papers to take Rafe off her hands. Sam wonders why he's interested in Rafe now. Silas thinks the PI in her makes her paranoid. She claims it's the mother in her and wants to know what Silas' angle is. He argues that everyone there may think of Rafe as tainted because his father was a madman. Silas admits to thinking of him as family and wants to be his guardian. Alexis and Rafe join them and Sam announces Silas has petitioned to be his guardian. Silas explains to Rafe he may seem like a stranger now, but he'll feel like family soon. Sam follows Rafe out to support him before he leaves for counseling. Alexis tries to advise Silas on what's best for Rafe. Outside, Elizabeth waits for AJ to tell her something. Duke joins them surprised to see Stephen Clay inside. Elizabeth explains who Silas is. Duke's there with news that both relishes were tampered with before "The Chew." Alone, AJ explains he's happy about this news and might not have to tell Elizabeth about Carly. Duke agrees it is a great save for him to get Tracy off his back. Elizabeth returns and asks what Duke means.
Anna's confused when room service is announced outside her room. She finds Duke standing there with a white rose and dinner for two. They talk about Dante and Lulu. Duke sympathizes with Dante's situation. Anna appreciated their tango at the Nurses' Ball. She feels it did remove the ghost of Faison from their lives. They reflect on the kiss they exchanged and sit down for dinner which he promises he didn't pay for with counterfeit money. He surprises her with her favorite foods. They remember their past and Duke shares that he's ready for them to rebuild their future if she is. She agrees to let him make her happy. They kiss. He's pleased she doesn't think they're dreaming. She wants them to wait making him worry she's having second thoughts. Anna takes the time to explain if he breaks the law she will have to come after him. He doesn't have a problem with that and they go to the bedroom.
Mac and Felicia meet Anna in her office. She's anxious that Lulu, Dante, Luke and Laura are unaccounted for. Mac and Felicia offer their help. Anna say's it's in the hands of the WSB. She compliments how well they look together. Mac announces Felicia proposed. She denies and says it's the other way around and she's waiting for a ring. They congratulate Anna for reuniting with Duke. Anna isn't sure but shares they did kiss. She thinks it's not resolved yet.
At the Quartermaine's AJ calls Liz and they remember the great time they had at the ball. He's eager for a second date. Duke visits and AJ compliments him on his tango and asks if he and Anna are back together. Duke doesn't know. AJ encourages him to keep a positive attitude. Duke asks if he's doing the same with Elizabeth. Later, Michael arrives late and confesses he spent the night with Brenda Barrett. AJ spits his beverage out.
Dr. Obrecht watches via live feed as Britt walks onstage in the ballroom. She tells Patrick he will be interested in what she has to say. Sabrina interrupts and Britt says it doesn't concern her. Sabrina tells her to spit it out. Dr. Obrecht speaks to the TV, "Do it Doctor, say the words." Britt announces, "Patrick, I have great news, I'm pregnant," and drops her fur showing her baby bump. Upstairs Obrecht continues to gloat about Robin, Faison and Jerry Jax's surprises. Britt wants to celebrate and tries to engage Emma in conversation about their new family. Patrick shields Emma and Anna comes and takes her away from the stage. Anna and Duke calm Emma down in a dressing room. They tell her she'll be the best sister ever if there really is a baby. She doesn't want that if it means Britt will be her mother.
Sabrina runs backstage where Liz and Felix find her. Liz doesn't think she should believe what happened yet. Sabrina rushes off to give Britt a piece of her mind. In the ballroom, Patrick takes Britt out of the ballroom where they discuss how this happened. Britt thanks her lucky stars that she's pregnant and not carrying a disease. He asks if it is a dig at Robin but decides he doesn't care what she has to say. She claims there was no other way to tell him since he abandoned her. Britt asks him if he will turn his back on his child as well. Sabrina arrives and Britt leaves them. Sabrina's sorry he had to deal with Britt but reminds Patrick that Britt's lied before. Patrick plans on a paternity test. He's certain that Britt can't break them up and kisses Sabrina.
In Lucy's dressing room Richard Simmons hides in a pile of her clothing in a closet. He says, "I'm back." He verbally attacks Lucy and tells her she's not going on to dance. Richard gags and locks her in the closet. He says he's about to go on and do a little number for Port Charles. Behind the stage Emma asks Sabrina if Patrick could be her boyfriend if Milo isn't. Patrick asks Emma if that would make her happy. She agrees it would. On stage, Elizabeth replaces Lucy and introduces a traditional tango with Duke and Lucy. Felix indicates Lucy is unavailable. Duke hurriedly tells Anna to save him and not let Faison take away his tango. Liz reintroduces the couple who perform. Afterwards Duke asks if they can create new memories and take on this brave new world together. They kiss. Patrick, Emma, and Sabrina show up and Emma whispers in Anna's ear. Emma leaves with Sabrina to get ready. Anna tells Patrick it is about time. Patrick says for her too as he sees Duke looking on.
Liz introduces Magic Milo as the next act. He's followed on stage by Max, Felix, Michael, Damian and Anton. They perform a sexy dance routine on and off stage finishing in their underwear with "NURSES BALL" spelled out on their backsides. Epiphany gets the women yelling for them to remove their underwear as Richard falls from behind the curtain struggling with Lucy in her underwear. Lucy exclaims, "It's not an act!" as Richard mocks her from behind. Magic Milo's crew carries Richard out over their shoulders. Spinelli wonders where Ellie is when he returns to the ballroom. Lucy reappears somewhat dressed onstage introducing Rick Springfield arranged to perform by Noah Drake. Bobbie thanks Patrick for the surprise performer and tells him he looks like Springfield. Upstairs Dr. Obrecht calls it the best performance of the night as Britt finishes up. Lucy comes back on to introduce Sabrina and Emma. They sing "Call Me Maybe." Patrick wipes tears away pleased. Britt arrives as Lucy reminds everyone about the purpose of the event and introduces Patrick to speak. He gives a moving speech about Robin and the General Hospital staff. He invites Emma on stage as he thanks everyone including organizations like amFAR for helping Robin's dream become a reality. Britt walks towards them saying she has a few words of her own. Sabrina joins a scared Emma on stage. Patrick asks Britt not to make a scene. She tells him everyone will be interested in what she has to say, including him. Upstairs Dr. Obrecht looks at a picture of Faison saying Britta would make him a very proud papa.
At the Metro Court Patrick tells Sabrina she looks beautiful. Sabrina's unsure about her makeover and says it's still her underneath. Patrick confesses his feelings and that he was sidelined by Milo. She confirms her feelings haven't changed. He apologizes for taking so long to do this and kisses her. Patrick hopes her happiness means he didn't lose her to Milo. Sabrina decides to smooth things over with Milo and accepts an invitation to be Patrick's date for the Ball.
Downstairs guests arrive on the red carpet. Felicia calls for Mac to join her and Frisco for a picture. Maxie sees Spinelli arrive with Ellie. Duke is followed by Anna and Emma. Anna gives a heartfelt interview about the benefit in Robin's honor. The announcer asks Carly if she's back with Sonny and for comments on Jax and Brenda's engagement. Carly doubts a wedding will happen or if they will show up tonight. Brenda shows up alone. The announcer asks where Jax is. Brenda apologizes he couldn't make it. Michael, Bobbie and Olivia are photographed followed by AJ and Elizabeth, Monica and Tracy, and Alexis and Shawn with Molly and Sam in tow. Anton escorts Epiphany in and tells Sam it's not too late to dance with him tonight. The announcer wonders where Patrick and Noah are. Felix escorts Lucy in last and worries about Sabrina.
At Patrick’s, Emma is excited about her duet with Sabrina and can’t wait to get dressed. Emma tells Patrick all about Felix, Milo and Sabrina. He tells Emma to finish her carrots and calls Sabrina. He gets her voicemail. The doorbell rings and he thinks she’s there to pick up Emma. Patrick opens the door and Noah Drake gives him a hug. He’s there for the Ball since Robin was important to him. Sabrina gets Emma, chats with Noah who she met on Skype while babysitting, and leaves. Noah tells Patrick they are so lucky to have Sabrina. Patrick talks about the miscommunications between the two of them. The two Dr. Drakes discuss love and Noah tells Patrick to go get Sabrina.
In the Ballroom Mac arrives with Mr. Marbles and entertains Duke. Duke thinks Felicia will be entertained. Mac thinks Frisco won’t be. He confides in Duke that Felicia has to choose. He thinks Duke has a better chance with Anna then he has with Felicia. Kevin interrupts Lucy from previewing her dresses with a jealous Felix and Sabrina. Lucy’s excited until he breaks the news he won’t be at the Ball because a patient needs him. Lucy’s worried about bombing. Kevin doesn’t believe she’ll fail. Before he leaves he interrupts Duke and Mac and asks them to look after her. Rehearsals begin and Mac struggles with his act, but Lucy struggles with it more. While completing tasks, Sabrina asks Felix if messages can delete themselves and tells him about her missing messages. They relocate Lucy’s dresses and Sabrina sees a new message from Patrick asking her to pick Emma up. Felix tells her he has a plan when she seems down that it wasn’t more than that.
Anna talks to Frisco as Felicia, Maxie and Olivia get ready in her room. Olivia worries about lack of info on Dante and Lulu. Felicia and Maxie think the best they can do is think positive and dedicate their time to the success of the Nurses’ Ball for Robin. Anna asks Felicia privately what’s bothering her. Felicia tells Anna she has to choose between Mac and Frisco. Bobbie arrives with Felix close behind. Sabrina shows with Emma. She doesn’t want a makeover but Felix talks her into trusting him. Anna sees her without her glasses and compliments her. Sabrina tells Felix to do it. All the ladies leave and Felix says Sabrina will meet them down there. Patrick walks in and doesn’t recognize Sabrina when he comes looking for Emma.
In Anna's office, Felicia avoids Mac's call and tells Anna she's a coward. She explains her trip down memory lane with Frisco. Anna understands. Felicia shows her a wedding photo of her and Frisco. She's sad she wasn't a priority and it's too late. Anna shares her wedding photo with Duke and tells Felicia about their date at the Metro Court. She explains it's over for them. Felicia says it's over for her and Frisco. They both turn their wedding photos upside-down.
Duke orders dinner at the Floating Rib and asks Mac about Felicia. Mac tells him Felicia's been lying and Frisco is up to something. He imagines the worst. Duke says Felicia is mad about him. Mac thinks that was until Frisco showed up and stirred up old memories. Duke doesn't think he should worry; all Anna and him have are just memories. He tells Mac about their last dinner together that went sour and maybe what they had was just too long ago. Mac says Anna is using her badge to hide from her feelings. Duke pays and leaves. Felicia arrives and confesses to Mac about her dinner with Frisco and his intentions. Mac asks how she feels about it. Frisco arrives before she answers. Mac punches him and Felicia rushes to his side.
Duke’s money is flagged as counterfeit at the Metro Court restaurant. He admits to Anna that he researched the relish, broke into Tracy’s house and took it. He tried to put one over on Tracy, but she put one over on him. Anna chuckles over it all and he admits he has lost his finesse in certain areas. They leave to confront Tracy – after Anna pays the bill.
At the Q estate, Tracy tell Luke that Duke robbed her of the relish and she has set him up to take a fall. Luke is giddy to hear what she has done until she tells him. He thinks she is crazy considering the SEC is breathing down her neck. She stands by her actions. Duke broke in and pretended to pump her for info on Luke’s relationship with Anna when everyone in town knows he and Anna are through. Luke worries that Duke will tell Anna where he got the cash, but Tracy will cross that bridge when she comes to it. Tracy brings the conversation back to Laura. She always needs rescuing and Luke will step over anyone to make it happen. He assures Tracy he would do the same for her. Laura enters and Luke is surprised to see her. She has tracked him down to tell him something about Anna and Duke, who also suddenly arrive. Luke and Laura step outside but are interrupted by Scotty. He pulls her aside and reprimands her for doing the opposite of what they decided together. She apologizes and he asks her to not tell Luke and just come home with him now. Meanwhile, Anna has no choice but to arrest both Tracy and Duke unless they both drop it. They do and later, Tracy pours herself a drink. Luke grabs it from her and drinks it down.