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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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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Who's the Boss?
Who's the Boss? Tony Micelli / Grandpa Micelli / Tommy Toon
(1984-1992)
Crash
Crash Fred
(2004)
Don Jon
Don Jon Jon Sr.
(2013)
Taxi
Taxi Tony Banta
(1978-1983)

Filmography

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 2017 The Good Cop (TV Series) (pre-production)
Tony Sr.
 2017 There's... Johnny! (TV Series) (filming)
Freddie
- The Drop (2017) ... Freddie
- Owed to Joy (2017) ... Freddie
- The Anniversary Show (2017) ... Freddie
- Andy Goes to Hollywood (2017) ... Freddie
- Take Me to Church ... 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 Homewood P.I. (TV Series)
Joe Crane (2000)
 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 Deadly Whispers (TV Movie)
Tom Acton
 1994 The Mighty Jungle (TV Series)
Vinnie, the Alligator (voice)
 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
 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 Don't Ask Me, Ask God (TV Movie)
Italian Soldier
 1983 Super Bowl XVII Pre-Game Show (TV Movie)
Tony Banta (uncredited)
 1983 Likely Stories, Vol. 4 (TV Movie)
 1981 Going Ape!
Foster
 1980 The Hollywood Knights
Duke
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
- Pirouette (1979)
 1978 Fast Lane Blues (TV Movie)
Tony
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: In the early 1990s appeared in the production of "Wrong Turn at Lungfish" with George C. Scott and Kelli Williams. 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:

I did Vibe, and I felt old and paternal. I've got ties older than people in that audience. I had a talk with myself. I said, You've got to deal with this better. See more »

Trivia:

He is actually behind the wheel of the cab that's driving across the bridge during the beginning credits of every episode of Taxi (1978). See more »

Trademark:

Brooklyn accent

Nickname:

"The Brooklyn Bomber" See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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