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Tony Ganios


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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Known For

Porky's
Porky's Meat
(1981)
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Baker
(1990)
The Wanderers
(1979)
Rising Sun
Rising Sun Perry
(1993)

Filmography

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 1993 Rising Sun
Perry
 1992 Ring of the Musketeers (TV Movie)
Tony
 1990 Die Hard 2
Baker
 1989-1990 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore
- Romp (1990) ... Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore
- The Reunion (1989) ... Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore
- Stairway to Heaven (1989) ... Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore
- Postcard from Morocco (1989) ... Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore
- Where's the Money? (1989) ... Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Serge
- Video Games (1988) ... Serge
 1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV Series)
Simons
- Any Number Can Play (1987) ... Simons
 1985 Porky's Revenge
Meat Tuperello
 1984 Body Rock
Big Mac
 1981 Porky's
Meat
 1981 Continental Divide
Max Bernbaum
 1981 Back Roads
Bartini
 1979 The Wanderers
Perry
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 1979 The Wanderers (performer: "Stranger Girl")
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 2017 Wanderers Forever (Video documentary short)
Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Senseless cause? Count me in!

Trivia:

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

Trademark:

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

Nickname:

Joe Guy See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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