Thaao Penghlis was born and raised in Sydney, Australia to Greek parents. After high school, he moved to New York City, where he began studying with the great acting coach, Milton Katselas. There, Thaao made his stage debut in the critically-acclaimed play, "Jockeys".
He has appeared in several movies, television shows (most notably "General Hospital" (1963) and "Days of Our Lives" (1965)), and travels all over the world, including such places as Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and back home to Australia.
Thaao now resides on the West Coast.
One of four children of Greek parents who emigrated to Sydney, Australia.
He speaks English and Greek.
Loves Archaeology, History, Egyptology.
"Once I only dreamed of the life I'm now living. Maybe I can remind people that the best does exist and can be ours if only we take the time to look for it and work for it." (1986)
(October 2004) Working as "Tony DiMera" on "Days of Our Lives" (1965).
(May 2010) Starring with Heather Matarazzo in the world premiere of "Class", by 'Charles Evered', at Cape May Stage in Cape May, NJ.
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