Tony Danza in 2012
|Born||Anthony Salvatore Iadanza
April 21, 1950
Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, television personality, tap dancer, boxer, teacher|
|Years active||1978 ─ present|
|Spouse(s)||Rhonda Yeoman Iadanza (1970-1974; 2 children)
Tracy Robinson (1986-2007; 2 children)
Tony Danza (born Anthony Salvatore Iadanza; April 21, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor, producer and boxer. His mother was an immigrant from Sicily; his father was a sanitation worker. Danza made his big screen debut in the 1981 movie Going Ape!. Danza was also the host of the ESPY Awards in 1996 and Miss America in 2002.
Filmography[change | change source]
- Going Ape! as Foster (1981)
- Cannonball Run II as Terry (1984)
- Mr. Thompson and His Bananas as Geraldo Thompson (1988)
- She's Out of Control as Doug Simpson (1989)
- I'm From Hollywood (1992) (Cameo)
- Angels in the Outfield as Mel Clark (1994)
- Illtown as D'Avalon (1996)
- Dear God as Himself (1996)
- Glam as Sid (1997)
- The Girl Gets Moe as Moe (1997)
- A Brooklyn State of Mind as Louie Crisci (1997)
- Meet Wally Sparks as New York Cab Driver (1997)
- The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon as Barney Gorman (1998)
- The Whisper as Simon (2004)
- Crash as Fred (2005)
- The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone as Chickie (2009)
- Aftermath as King (2009)
- Firedog as Rocky (2010)
References[change | change source]
- "Tony Danza". TV Guide. http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/tony-danza/177382/. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
- "Tony Danza Biography". Bio/A&E Televison Network, LLC. http://www.biography.com/people/tony-danza-9542599. Retrieved 19 February 2016.