Steven Carrington is a main character in the television series, Dynasty on The CW. He is portrayed by James Mackay.

The son of Blake Carrington, and biologically Joseph Anders, Steven is an environmental activist with a flare for making his billionaire father pay for his unethical mistakes. He also has an on/off relationship with Sam Jones.

He currently resides in a mental institution in Paris following severe manipulation caused by his long-lost brother Adam Carrington, who assumed an alias and convinced Steven that he was losing his sanity. Steven's fate is currently unknown.


Steven is the second oldest of the Carrington children after his brother Adam. He is a levelheaded and rational individual. He is very smart, well-mannered and mature. In most situations he is concerned and stern, Steven is very sympathetic and loyal to protect the ones he cared about, especially his sister. He is rather strongwilled and is an environmentalist.

In the Series

Steven and Fallon lived a happy life when their mother Alexis was around. As an adult, Steven left the Carrington manor to do his own thing. After getting a call from Blake, he returns home only to reunite with his sister and Anders, their majordomo. There, Blake introduces them to Cristal Flores, his fiancée and business partner. Fallon however bitterly dislikes her and storms off in a huff. Steven kindly apologizes to Cristal for her stubborn behavior and starts to accept her as a step-mother. At a bar, he later meets Sam, Cristal's nephew and the two go to the hotel and have sex. Now getting involved with Police Chief Stansfield, teaming up with Jeff Colby and clashing with Blake, Steven is willing to do the right thing all the time.


Blake Carrington

They have a cordial and respecting connection. In some early aspects, they have their differences being on-and-off, mostly because of Blake's involvement with Stansfield causing Steven to become obstinate. After trying to run off with his ex Ted, Blake froze all of Steven's accounts and wouldn't give a dime. Throughout the series Steven and Blake reconciled and respect each other. In episode three, when the burglar stole Blake's valuables and injured him, Steven come to his father's rescue, showing concern for him. Through their ups and downs, they care for each other.

Cristal Carrington

His connection with her is very friendly and nice. He admits he likes her a lot and accepts her, unlike his sister. At the wedding, they bond until Sam appears and reveals to be her nephew. In some episodes, Steven and Cristal barely interact with each other.

Fallon Carrington

Their relationship is very well-mannered and supportive. They care about each other very much. In episode one when Steven and Fallon were children, Fallon raps a cheerful but raging message about charity. While their mother Alexis holds a camera and Steven playing the piano. He angrily shouts her name for messing up his piano song. Now grown up, they reunited at the house and hug. They are comrades and friends all in one. When Fallon does something bad, Steven is always there to help. In episode seven when Blake kicks Fallon out of the football party for her sassy attitude, Steven sympathetically persuades her to stay. Even though she doesn't want to, they love each other so much to protect each other.

Sam Jones

See main article: Sam-Steven relationship.


Season 1 (22/22)

Season 2 (9/22)



  • In the Original Series, his relationship with his homophobic father was very complicated. In the reboot, Steven's sexuality is not a problem for Blake but their relationship is complicated due to different opinions in business and politics.
  • In the Original Series, his sister Fallon was the oldest child. In the reboot, he is the oldest.
    • However, it was revealed in I Answer to No Man, that there is at least one more Carrington child named Adam who is actually the eldest.
    • In Don't Con A Con Artist, his mother finally reveals to him about Adam's existence and her efforts to find him. Steven jumps on board because he wants her to be happy again and he's curious about his older brother.
  • He's very talented when it comes to playing the piano ("I Hardly Recognized You",and "Rotten Things").
  • He is also a skilled fighter ("Guilt is for Insecure People").
  • Steven's first baby food was white truffles. ("Enter Alexis")
  • In the Original Series he had son known as Danny with Heather Lockclear's version of Sammy Jo in 1982 during their brief marriage together.
    • In the reboot he goes into his marriage with Sam finding out from Melissa Daniels that he impregnated her from their brief offscreen affair in Poor Little Rich Girl. This baby could be Danny's reboot counterpart depending on if he's born as boy after being carried to term.
  • On May 24, 2019 Paula Sabbage, one of the head writers for the show revealed that the Dynasty writers are saving Steven's political career for a potential 4th season arc for this particular Carrington. [1]



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