Episode Tenure: 039-347
Airdates: September 20, 1984 to December 9, 1985
Episode Tenure: 348-2137
Airdates: December 10, 1985 to January 15, 1993
Gina Blake Demott Capwell Capwell Timmons Capwell Lockridge
• Owner of Mrs. Capwell's Cookies
• Waitress at Howie's Diner
• Worked at the Santa Barbara sperm bank
• Owner of Gina Jeans
• Stockman Demott (dissolved by his death
• C.C. Capwell (1985
to 1986; annulled)
• C.C. Capwell (1986 to 1987; annulled)
• Keith Timmons (1988 to 1989; annulled)
Capwell (1989; annulled)
• Lionel Lockridge (married in 1992)
• Hank Judson (lovers; deceased)
• Dr. Alex Nikolas (affair)
• Dr. Scott Clark
• Ethan Asher (affair)
• Craig Hunt (flirtation)
• David Raymond (flirtation)
• Phyllis Blake (mother)
• Stan Benson (half brother)
• Mack Blake (brother)
• Summer Blake (sister)
• Lilly Blake (daughter; via rape)
Capwell (son; adopted)
Benson (niece; via Stan)
• Channing Capwell III (son; via C.C.)
"I do my best to be my worst."
A recent widow, Gina Demott came to Santa Barbara in September 1984,
along with her 5-year-old son, Brandon,
who was adopted. Soon after arriving in town, Gina set her sights on
wealthy C.C. Capwell, a friend of her late husband Stockman and the
arranger of Brandon's adoption. She was unaware that Brandon was the
biological child of C.C.'s son, Channing Jr., and Santana
Gina got C.C. to marry her when she claimed to be pregnant with his child.
She then began an affair with his oldest son, Mason, to try and get
pregnant for real. Meanwhile, she battled drug addicition and feuded with
Santana, Brandon's real mother. Following a miscarriage, Gina was told she
wouldn't be able to have other children. When C.C. caught her in bed with
Mason, he dropped the two of them from his will. Before C.C. was able to
divorce Gina, however, he collapsed into a coma. Gina make the new will
disappear and became intent on taking over as head of the Capwell family.
To that end, she pulled the plug on C.C.'s life support system, then
framed his daughter Eden
for the act.
A recovered C.C. threw Gina out of the house and annulled their marriage.
Much to Gina's dismay, he gave Santana custody of Brandon. Meanwhile,
Eden's new husband Kirk Cranston
knew of Gina's attempt on C.C.'s life and used this to his advantage. He blackmailed
Gina into killing
Eden for him at the Capwell boathouse. While Eden wasn't killed, Gina
seemingly drowned and was presumed dead. She was found by street tough
Angel Ramirez and temporarily moved in with him. Finally, Gina resurfaced
and told the truth about Kirk, who was sent to prison. Since Gina exposed
Kirk, no charges were brought against her for trying to kill C.C.
Gina got Santana on drugs to hopefully win custody of Brandon. She also
stole a cookie recipe from Rosa
Andrade and started a business called Mrs. Capwell's Cookies.
Unfortunately, the cookies made people sick. Meanwhile, Gina became
involved with sleazy Keith Timmons, the new D.A. Her family expended to
include niece Hayley Benson and long-lost daughter Lily Light. During this time, Gina possessed the
evidence that could clear C.C.'s youngest daughter, Kelly,
of Dylan Hartley's death:
a videotape of the actual event. Gina held this over C.C.'s head and
blackmailed him into marrying her again.
C.C. tricked Gina into embezzling money from him. She was put into a cell
next to Kelly and finally turned over the videotape in exchange for her
freedom. Later, Gina had a brief affair with Dr. Alex Nikolas. She was
involved in many schemes with Keith and briefly thought she was pregnant
with his child. Determined to shake up C.C.'s life, Gina tracked down his
first wife, Pamela Capwell
Conrad. During a confrontation, C.C. knocked Gina down, which resulted
in her going temporarily blind. She became infatuated with her young
doctor, Scott Clark, and rejected Keith. When she regained her eyesight,
she didn't tell Scott because she was afraid of losing his attention.
Gina blackmailed Sophia
Capwell into giving her custody of Brandon. When Scott learned
that Gina could see, he was appalled by her deception and ended their
romance. Gina went back to Keith and started renting the Lockridge mansion
from Lionel. She also went on
Wheel of Fortune and won cash and
prizes. Later, Keith and Gina got married. Soon after the wedding, a
reward was offered for Mason's return because he was rumored to be alive.
Hungry for the reward, Keith and Gina found Mason in Las Vegas and
discovered he had a split personality named Sonny Sprockett. To get money
from C.C., Gina took advantage of Mason's condition and taught Sonny to
act like him. She also helped sabotage Mason's wedding to Julia Wainwright.
Meanwhile, Keith hightailed it out of town to avoid arrest for curruption.
Gina was devastated. She turned the house into a bed and breakfast, and
Tagliatti arrived to rent all her rooms.
Gina and Sonny successfully bilked C.C. out of ten million dollars. As
revenge, C.C. sought permanent custody of Brandon. Sonny offered to marry
Gina to provide a more stable home, which would look good in court. Since
Bunny was in love with Gina, his uncle Mario hired a hitman to kill Sonny.
Mason was shot at the wedding and then reverted to his Mason personality.
Mason and Gina's marriage was annulled. Never one to sit still for long,
Gina helped finance Robert Barr's takeover of Armonti Industries from her
archenemy Sophia. Then, Gina turned out to be Laura
Asher's longtime friend. That didn't stop her from moving in on
Laura's husband, Ethan. During this time, Gina's mother, Phyllis, and
brother, Mack, came to town.
A vengeful Laura burned down Gina's house. Because Phyllis hadn't sent in
the insurance check, Gina wasn't covered. The family moved into Mack's
trailer, and Gina reluctantly started working as a waitress at Howie's
Diner. In the Capwell/Lockridge tunnel, Gina found some old forgeries of
the original paintings in the Capwell mansion. She planned to switch these
paintings and faked blindness again so C.C. would let her stay at the
mansion with Brandon. C.C. caught on and set a trap for Gina. Later, Gina
and Brandon went on a successful quest to find Keith, her true love.
Thanks to modern medicine, Gina became determined to become pregnant.
Still, she ended her relationship with Keith. She got a job at a sperm
bank and stole semen that C.C. and Mason Capwell had donated there. Soon,
Gina announced that she was pregnant with C.C.'s son, Channing III. She
gave birth to the child in a veterinarian's office. Meanwhile, she began
seeing Craig Hunt, who was working for C.C.
Gina had a brief fling with David Raymond, then married Lionel Lockridge.
After a long battle, C.C. granted Gina and Lionel custody of Channing.
Gina became a successful designer of Gina Jeans and was happy with Lionel
when the series ended.