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Tony Azito (1948–1995)

Tony Azito was born on July 18, 1948 in New York City, New York, USA as Antonio Zito. He was an actor, known for The Addams Family (1991), Moonstruck (1987) and Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993). He died on May 26, 1995 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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 1993 Necronomicon: Book of Dead
Librarian (wraparound)
 1991 The Addams Family
Digit Addams
 1989 Bloodhounds of Broadway
Waiter
 1988 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Miguel Manolo
- Mirror Image (1988) ... Miguel Manolo
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Jameson
- Last Call (1988) ... Jameson
 1987 Moonstruck
Conti
 1985 Private Resort
Reeves
 1984 Chattanooga Choo Choo
Lucky Pierre
 1983 The Pirates of Penzance
Sergeant
 1980 Stardust Memories
Fan in Lobby
 1980 Night of the Juggler
Peep Show Cashier
 1980 Union City
Alphonse Florescu
 1976 Apple Pie
Jacques (the Ace) Blinbaum
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 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Featured Actor in a Musical
 1977 The 31st Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Performer

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Other Works:

On Broadway in "The Threepenny Opera," "Happy End," "The Pirates of Penzance," and "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"; at Radio City Music Hall in "Gotta Getaway!"; off-Broadway with the New York Shakespeare Festival; with the American National Theatre in Washington, D.C.; off-off-Broadway with LaMama E.T.C.; studied and performed ... See more »

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2 Interviews | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

When I started out, I thought I was going to be a Shakespearean actor...Then I decided I was too weird-looking, too tall and thin - I'm 6 foot 3. But that's helped me as a dancer. I've known a lot of dancers who were ten times better than me, but who were short. Turns out the market wants 'em tall and thin, so I got jobs and they didn't.

Trivia:

In the 1976 New York production of "The Threepenny Opera" by Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival, Azito gave a memorable performance in a role not written into the script, a choral figure who had no lines, but appeared in most of the scenes doing a kind of visual commentary on the action. See more »

Trademark:

Double-jointed, marionette-style movement

Star Sign:

Cancer

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