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Jeff Colby is a main character in the television series, Dynasty on The CW. He is portrayed by Sam Adegoke.

Biography

Jeff used to work in I.T and developed a music software that was supposed to belong to Carrington Atlantic, but a judge disagreed and Jeff went on to earn his first billion dollars, which made him Blake Carrington's number one enemy, who admits to hating him on multiple occasions.

In "I Hardly Recognized You", after Blake refuses to give Fallon Carrington a job of importance in his company, she teams up with Jeff, and he offers her financial backing to be the chief executive officer of Carrington Windbriar, her own company that she's starting, which will also be Blake's new competition.

In "I Answer to No Man," when Fallon gets kidnapped by Alejandro. Knowing that Michael was sent by Blake to watch Jeff, they both start to fight and after they fight the two work together. It could be the fact that Michael asks Jeff for help to save Fallon.

He has a father who was arrested on alleged drug charges and sent to prison after Jeff's mother was having an affair with Blake Carrington, and Blake wanted Jeff's father out of the picture. When Jeff found out about it, he started a plan to get close to the Carrington's to get revenge.

In Trashy Little Tramp and Dead Scratch, it is revealed that Jeff and Monica Colby are half-cousins to Fallon Carrington as Thomas Carrington, Fallon's grandfather, had an affair with Jeff's grandmother.

In "Mother? I'm at La Mirage", Jeff received treatment for his neuro-toxin condition that had appeared as a result of Adam's poisoning. Because of the illness, Jeff will slowly lose his ability to speak, basic motor skills, and functions. The effects could become apparent in years or months.

Relationships

Fallon Carrington

Main article: Fallon-Jeff relationship

As children, Jeff had a crush on Fallon but their relationship was ruined by Blake, who didn't want them to date. As adults, their relationship was strictly business before it turned romantic. Jeff's intentions with Fallon became hazy after he confessed to his father in Rotten Things that he is using Fallon to get revenge on Blake. They later made amends after they learned they were cousins. When Jeff went missing Fallon was one of the first people to look for him. Now that Jeff is married to Fallon's mother, Alexis Carrington, Fallon is technically Jeff's stepdaughter.

Alexis Carrington Colby

Alexis and Jeff have a complicated history. When Jeff was a teenager, he had a crush on Alexis's daughter, Fallon. He wanted to take her to a school dance which Alexis thought was sweet. However, Blake refused to allow their relationship to blossom and blackmailed Jeff into standing Fallon up. When Jeff tried to go through with his plan, Alexis intercepted Jeff and lied about Fallon leaving with someone else. She always tried to protect the boy. Years later, Alexis returned to Atlanta now married to Jeff. While to the public eye they are an unexpected yet in-love couple, their entire marriage is merely a business deal. They are helping each other get revenge on Blake. Despite this, Alexis cares for Jeff and has eluded to wanting more out of their marriage.

Appearances

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Trivia

  • In the original series, Jeff and Fallon develop a strong relationship very quickly and are soon married. Jeff also had a kind relationship with Blake, who thought of him as a son.
  • The "new" Jeff is morphed with the original Cecil Colby, who was his uncle and a strong rival to Blake. In the reboot, Cecil Colby is Jeff's father and not his uncle. Jeff follows his father's footsteps to get revenge.
  • This Jeff Colby is shown to be bilingual, speaking excellent Yoruba and English while his original counterpart didn't know Yoruba because he wasn't of Nigerian descent.

References

  1. Dominique mentions this in "Mother? I'm at La Mirage"

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