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Brooklyn born Tony Ganios was literally forced into the film business at the tender age of 18 when his even larger and more powerful uncle Pete made him cut short a powerlifting workout at the Sheridan Square Gym in Manhattan to audition for director Philip Kaufman. As a result, Tony made his film debut as the teen paladin "Perry" in Kaufman's cult... See full bio »
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 1993 Rising Sun
 1990 Die Hard 2
 1984 Body Rock
Big Mac
 1981 Porky's
 1981 Continental Divide
Max Bernbaum
 1981 Back Roads
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 1992 Ring of the Musketeers (TV Movie)
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
- Video Games (1988) ... Serge
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
- Any Number Can Play (1987) ... Simons
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 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "Stranger Girl")

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Featured in the music video for "High School Nights" by Dave Edmunds


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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Senseless cause? Count me in!


Works as an insurance agent in New York City. Semi-retired from acting after Die Hard 2. See more »


His matchstick, which he has chewed continually on and off the screen since his early teens.


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