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Born Carmine Granito in Staten Island, New York, Ron Dante knew he wanted to be a singer from a very young age. A childhood fall from a tree resulted in a broken arm and, fortuitously, the choice of either squeezing a rubber ball in the afflicted hand or taking up guitar as a means to keep the muscles from atrophying. Ron chose the latter. Making ... See full bio »

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Known For

Walking Across Egypt Music Department
Foul Play Soundtrack
Arthur Music Department
Tribute Soundtrack


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 2016 Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Sugar, Sugar")
 2016 Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel (producer: "Hero 2016")
 2005 The Sandlot 2 (Video) (courtesy: "Sugar Sugar") / (performer: "Sugar Sugar")
 2005 Gay Sex in the 70s (Documentary) (writer: "Fire Island")
 1999 Walking Across Egypt (performer: "Sins Of The Father") / (producer: "Not Fade Away", "Sins Of The Father") / (writer: "Sins Of The Father")
 1993 The Magic Paintbrush (TV Movie) (performer: "Magic Paintbrush" - as Ronie Dante)
 1985 Copacabana (TV Movie) (producer: "!Aye Caramba!")
 1980 Tribute (producer: "We Still Have Time")
 1979 The Magic of David Copperfield II (TV Special) (producer: "Weekend in New England")
 1979 $weepstake$ (TV Series) (performer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1979) ... (performer: "Don't Be Afraid To Dream")
- Episode #1.8 (1979) ... (performer: "Don't Be Afraid To Dream")
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... (performer: "Don't Be Afraid To Dream")
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (performer: "Don't Be Afraid To Dream")
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (performer: "Don't Be Afraid To Dream")
 1978 Foul Play ("Ready To Take A Chance Again")
 1967 The Ballad of Josie (performer: "The Ballad of Josie" - as Ronnie Dante)
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Other Works:

He sang lead with the Webspinners on the Buddah LP, "Spiderman: A Rockomic." See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ronie Dante

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Living in Los Angeles, California, producing, recording, and making personal appearances

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