Full detailed profile on Malcolm "Mac" Scorpio Played by John Joseph Robert York on General Hospital Daytime Soap Opera.
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Malcolm "Mac" Scorpio
Actor: John Joseph Robert York
Who played Malcolm "Mac" Scorpio over the years
John J. York (14 February 1991 - present)
Useful information on Malcolm "Mac" Scorpio
* Marital Status - Single/Divorced.
Current: Police Commissioner of Port Charles
Past: Private Investigator
Past: Owner of The Outback
Mac sailed into Port Charles on a Quartermaine ship, which exploded before it could dock. He jumped to safety, only to come face-to-face with his brother, Police Commissioner, Robert Scorpio. The two had been estranged since the plane Robert was piloting, crashed, killing their parents and Mac's girlfriend.
There were several attempts on Robert's life after Mac's arrival, and Mac was jailed for masterminding them. When an earthquake hit Port Charles, Mac escaped and tried to leave Port Charles on an outbound freighter. Robert caught up with him, a fight ensued, and Mac was knocked overboard, leaving Robert riddled with guilt, believing he had caused death of his brother.
When Robert later encountered Mac alive and well, the two realized they were being played by someone. Robert was shot, and Mac took him for medical attention, even donating blood to save him. The two reconciled, and at Robert's urging, Mac returned to Port Charles to clear his name.
Mac opened a new club, The Outback, and had a brief romantic fling with Dominique, teamed with his brother and Anna to fight the Cartel, and later learned that the duo had been killed in a boat explosion.
When Felicia Jones came to town, Mac hired her as a bartender. His attraction to her led him to help her uncover the facts about a stabbing she had witnessed. During their escapade, they fell in love, but Felicia was haunted by her failed romance with Frisco Jones, and was reluctant to accept Mac's proposal.
After Felicia almost lost her life to the same man she witnessed killing another, she realized she loved Mac and agreed to marry him, but their wedding never took place, as Felicia's young daughter, Maxie, suddenly needed a heart transplant. Mac left to find her father, and when Frisco returned with him to Port Charles, it was evident that Frisco and Felicia still had feelings for one another. Felicia got pregnant and Mac was disappointed that it was with Fricso's child and not his own.
Mac accepted the child, Georgie, as he had Maxie, and treated them both like daughters. He also played a pivotal role in the life of his niece Robin Scorpio, and it was at this time that they disagreed over her relationship with Stone, a young man who resided with mobster, Sonny Corinthos. When she revealed to Mac that Stone had AIDS and that they had had unprotected sex, Mac was beside himself. Eventually, he got to know Stone and realized Robin's attraction with him, and when Stone passed away, Mac had a quilt made in his memory and presented it at the Nurse's Ball. He continued to worry that Robin would contact the disease.
Mac's acceptance of Robin's next boyfriend was even more difficult. He worked for Sonny and was directly involved with the mob. But eventually, Robin realized that she couldn't live that kind of life, and the two parted.
Mac and Felicia married and shared a couple of years of happiness. During that time, Felicia began writing Lila Quartermaine's memoirs and managed to stay put for a while.
Cesar Faison returned to Port Charles, taunting Mac about the death of his brother. Faison kidnapped Felicia, and Mac and Luke Spencer teamed up to search for her. Luke found her first, ended up becoming a captive himself, and the two nearly made love. Faison taped the entire event and sent it to Mac as a Christmas present, devastating him. Mac confronted his wife and left her, but later forgave her. Both agreed to work on their marriage.
The reconciliation only lasted until Felicia reneged on her promise to stay away from Luke and teamed up with him to try to find his son. Mac filed for divorce and custody of Maxie and Georgie. He later decided that his line of work was too dangerous for a parent of two youngsters and dropped the custody pursuit.
His anger toward Luke led him to a murder arrest based, at best, on flimsy evidence. When Felicia testified that she was in a motel with Luke the night in question, Mac was humiliated and resigned as Police Commissioner.
Eventually, he took his job back and became involved in the ongoing Cassadine problems, while still reeling from Felicia's attraction to Luke. When Luke got engaged to Laura, Felicia became involved with mobster, Roy Dilucca, and although Mac still had feelings for her, he realized that any chance at a relationship was doomed.
Felicia left Port Charles to take care of her ailing mother and left Georgie and Maxie in Mac's care. He got a good taste of fatherhood when Maxie almost died from a drug overdose and once-studious Georgie started cavorting with Dillon Quartermaine. It was a wonder he could balance fatherhood at the same time he was dealing with Carly's kidnapping by Ric Lansing and trying to keep peace between the local mob bosses.
During a fire at the Port Charles Hotel, he was caught in a back draft and horribly burned. Felicia returned to Port Charles to take care of her children while Mac healed.
An epidemic hit Port Charles and Dillon fell deathly ill. His final wish was to marry Georgie, and Mac relented. Dillon survived and Mac had to live with his decision to let her wed at such a young age. Meanwhile, Maxie was dealing drugs to lure Lucky into a relationship, and he discovered that the two had slept together and Maxie was pregnant.
In the ensuing years, Mac remained police commissioner and mourned the death of Georgie after she was murdered by Diego Alcazar. Robin returned to town and he focused his energies on Maxie and Robin.
Maxie turned out not to be pregnant and she became involved with Spinelli, which set Mac on edge.
Mac was also opposed to Robin's marriage to former playboy Patrick Drake at first, but later came around to accepting him in the family. Until Patrick cheated on Robin of course, then he wanted Patrick out of Robin's life. When Patrick's fling Lisa, kidnapped Robin, Mac accused Patrick of being in cahoots with her, which he wasn't.
In the meantime, Mac also started up a flirtation with Alexis and was shot by Warren Bauer when he came looking for revenge for his son Kiefer's death. Thankfully, Mac survived and lived on to remain overprotective of his girls Robin and Maxie.
Felicia Cummings (divorced)
Dominique Stanton (dated - deceased)
Felicia Cummings (engaged)
Katherine Bell (dated - deceased)
Alexis Davis (flirtation)
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At home, Robin tells Patrick that when the plane leaves tomorrow, she’ll be on it. Patrick urges her to stay and Mac and Emma walk in during a very heated moment. Mac scoots Emma into the kitchen for hot chocolate and Patrick tells Robin that if she’s leaving she has to tell Mac and Emma. Robin pleads with him to help her so Emma thinks they are united. Mac and Emma return. Patrick looks in Emma’s eyes and tells her he is sad, not mad. Robin tells them both she’s leaving to help sick people in Africa. Emma doesn’t want her to go and asks if she’ll be back for her dance recital next week. Robin will be gone longer than that. Emma was so sad when Robin was gone – how can she leave her again? Robin knows she’s asking a lot and would never leave unless it was necessary. Robin asks Emma to be brave and strong but Emma doesn’t want to be strong and runs to her room. Patrick goes to her. Mac tells Robin it seems she’s running away, but he’s on her side no matter what, even if he doesn’t understand it. She promises she will see him again then goes to talk to Emma.
At Robin's, Victor Cassadine tells her the two "dead" Cassadines are no more dead than she is and she's going to help bring them back and restore the Cassadine family back to their former glory. She has no intentions of doing such a thing. Besides, they're dead. Victor says they're being preserved in the cryogenic lab. Robin thinks the world without Helena and Stavros is a better place. Mac arrives and Victor and his thugs hide. Mac says Robert's flight left but forgot to give her a necklace with a frog charm. It brings good luck. She's glad because Obrecht's giving her a hard time. Mac wonders what sort of information that woman could have given WSB to allow her that kind of power at the hospital. Soon, he takes off and Victor and his goons come out of hiding. He tells her the good luck charm is already working. She's going to help someone else in addition to the others. He shows her a photo of Jason.