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Tony Danza


Tony Danza is an American actor, perhaps best known for starring on some of television's most beloved and long-running series, including Taxi (1978-1983) and Who's the Boss (1984-1992). Danza was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, to Anne (Cammisa), a bookkeeper, and Matty Iadanza, a garbageman. His mother was an Italian immigrant, and his ... See full bio »

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Don Jon
Don Jon Jon Sr.
(2013)
Taxi
Taxi Tony Banta
(1978-1983)
Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss? Tony Micelli / Grandpa Micelli / Tommy Toon
(1984-1992)
The Practice
The Practice Atty. Tommy Silva
(1998)

Filmography

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  The Good Cop (TV Series) (pre-production)
Tony Sr.
- Episode #1.10 ... Tony Sr.
- Episode #1.9 ... Tony Sr.
- Episode #1.8 ... Tony Sr.
- Episode #1.7 ... Tony Sr.
- Episode #1.6 ... Tony Sr.
 2017 There's... Johnny! (TV Series)
Freddie
- The Drop (2017) ... Freddie
- The Anniversary Show (2017) ... Freddie
- Dog Day Afternoon (2017) ... Freddie
- Owed to Joy (2017) ... Freddie
- Andy Goes to Hollywood (2017) ... Freddie
 2016 Sebastian Says (TV Movie)
Salvo
 2016 Broad City (TV Series)
Mr. Abrams
- Philadelphia (2016) ... Mr. Abrams
 2013/I Aftermath
King
 2013 Don Jon
Jon Sr.
 2008 Rita Rocks (TV Series)
Matt Morelli
- The Crying Game (2008) ... Matt Morelli
 2006 Cloud 9
Tony Danza
 2005 All My Children (TV Series)
Erica Kane's Wedding Planner
- Episode dated 18 May 2005 (2005) ... Erica Kane's Wedding Planner
 2004 The Whisper
Simon
 2004/I Crash
Fred
 2003 Stealing Christmas (TV Movie)
Jack Clayton
 2000-2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Joe Celano
- Alienation of Affection (2002) ... Joe Celano
- Ties That Bind (2002) ... Joe Celano
- Admissions (2002) ... Joe Celano
- Once Removed (2002) ... Joe Celano
- Big Brother (2002) ... Joe Celano
 2000 Homewood P.I. (TV Series)
Joe Crane (2000)
 1998 The Practice (TV Series)
Atty. Tommy Silva
- Love & Honor (1998) ... Atty. Tommy Silva
- State of Mind (1998) ... Atty. Tommy Silva
- Swearing In (1998) ... Atty. Tommy Silva
- Trench Work (1998) ... Atty. Tommy Silva (uncredited)
 1998 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Norman Waters / Barney Gorman
- Noah (1998) ... Norman Waters
 1997-1998 The Tony Danza Show (TV Series)
Tony DiMeo
- Mini-pause (1998) ... Tony DiMeo
- Stringers (1998) ... Tony DiMeo
- Vision Quest (1998) ... Tony DiMeo
- The Price of Dirty Laundry (1998) ... Tony DiMeo
- Thanks... But No Thanksgiving (1998) ... Tony DiMeo
 1998 A Brooklyn State of Mind
Louie Crisci
 1997 Glam
Sid Dalgren
 1997 12 Angry Men (TV Movie)
Juror #7
 1997 North Shore Fish (TV Movie)
Sal
 1997 The Girl Gets Moe
Moe
 1997 Meet Wally Sparks
New York Cab Driver
 1996 Illtown
D'Avalon
 1995-1996 Hudson Street (TV Series)
Tony Canetti
- Family Album (1996) ... Tony Canetti
- One for the Monet (1996) ... Tony Canetti
- The Retreat (1996) ... Tony Canetti
- Having My Baby (1996) ... Tony Canetti
- Tony's 15 Minutes (1996) ... Tony Canetti
 1995 Deadly Whispers (TV Movie)
Tom Acton
 1994 Angels in the Outfield
Mel Clark
 1994 The Mighty Jungle (TV Series)
Vinnie, the Alligator (voice)
 1991-1992 Baby Talk (TV Series)
Mickey Campbell
- Scenes from a Marriage (1992) ... Mickey Campbell (voice)
- Wedding Bell Blahs (1992) ... Mickey Campbell (voice)
- Pop Goes the Question (1992) ... Mickey Campbell (voice)
- He Ain't Heavy Metal, He's My Super (1992) ... Mickey Campbell (voice)
- The Littlest Shoplifter (1992) ... Mickey Campbell (voice)
 1984-1992 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Tony Micelli / Tommy Toon / Grandpa Micelli
- Savor the Veal: Part 3 (1992) ... Tony Micelli
- Savor the Veal: Part 2 (1992) ... Tony Micelli
- Savor the Veal: Part 1 (1992) ... Tony Micelli
- Mr. Micelli Builds His Dream House (1992) ... Tony Micelli
- Split Decision (1992) ... Tony Micelli / Tommy Toon
 1991 Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace (TV Movie)
Gus Farace
 1991 Hammer: 2 Legit 2 Quit (Video short)
Tony Danza
 1991 The Whereabouts of Jenny (TV Movie)
Rowdy Patron
 1989 Living Dolls (TV Series)
Tony Micelli
- It's My Party (1989) ... Tony Micelli
 1989 She's Out of Control
Doug Simpson
 1988 Freedom Fighter (TV Movie)
Victor Ross
 1986 Doing Life (TV Movie)
Jerry Rosenberg
 1986 Charmed Lives (TV Series)
Tony Micelli
- Pilot (1986) ... Tony Micelli
 1984 Single Bars, Single Women (TV Movie)
Dennis
 1984 Cannonball Run II
Terry
 1984 Don't Ask Me, Ask God (TV Movie)
Italian Soldier
 1978-1983 Taxi (TV Series)
Tony Banta
- Simka's Monthlies (1983) ... Tony Banta
- A Grand Gesture (1983) ... Tony Banta
- Jim's Mario's (1983) ... Tony Banta
- Tony's Baby (1983) ... Tony Banta
- Arnie Meets the Kids (1983) ... Tony Banta
 1983 Super Bowl XVII Pre-Game Show (TV Movie)
Tony Banta (uncredited)
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 4 (TV Movie)
 1981 Going Ape!
Foster
 1980 Murder Can Hurt You! (TV Movie)
Pony Lambretta
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
Duke
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
- Pirouette (1979)
 1978 Fast Lane Blues (TV Movie)
Tony
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Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Stunts (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (153 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (12 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage: "I Remember You", Falcon Theater, Los Angeles. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Don't try too hard to be young. Be who you are. See more »

Trivia:

Has two daughters Katie (b. 1987), Emily (b. 1993) and one son, Marc Anthony Danza (b. 1971). Marc Anthony guest starred in an episode of Taxi (1978) playing a handicapped kid. See more »

Trademark:

Brooklyn accent

Nickname:

"Brooklyn" Tony Danza See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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