When Santa Barbara ended, Walker returned to Pine Valley and Liza, as a foil for Dixie's relationship with husband Tad.For over a decade, Walker portrayed Liza Colby as she matched wits with some of the most eligible bachelor's in town.
He married multiple times to some of Pine Valley's most popular leading women including the legendary [[Slideshow:Susan_Lucci_Images|Erica Kane]], Brooke English, Liza Colby, Dixie Cooney and Krystal Carey.
Evening dramas such as Dallas which gave rise to the cliffhanger ('Who Shot J.R.?') and Dynasty which gave rise to the super bitch (Alexis Carrington Colby played deliciously by Joan Collins).
Despite Adam's multiple marriages, it was Stuart's love affair with Marian Colby that won the actor along with Jennifer Bassey the Favorite Couple award from Soap Opera Digest in 1999.