Tony Danza

Tony Danza was born on 1951-04-21 at Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. His net worth is $40 Million. He is United States of America born Actor, Film Producer, Professional Boxer, Dancer, Talk show host, Television producer, Television Director, Teacher. He has been seen in movies Don Jon, She's Out of Control, Angels in the Outfield, 12 Angry Men, Stealing Christmas, Deadly Whispers, Going Ape!, The Hollywood Knights, The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon, Cannonball Run II, Love to Kill, Crash, Illtown, A Brooklyn State of Mind, Meet Wally Sparks, T....

Facts of Tony Danza

Full NameTony Danza
Net Worth$40 Million
Date Of BirthApril 21, 1951
Age68 years 3 months
HoroscopeTaurus
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 9 in (1.753 m)
ProfessionActor, Film Producer, Professional Boxer, Dancer, Talk show host, Television producer, Television Director, Teacher
EducationMalverne High School, University of Dubuque
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseTracy Robinson (m. 1986–2013), Rhonda Yeoman (m. 1970–1974)
ChildrenMarc Anthony Danza, Katherine Danza, Emily Danza, Gina Danza
ParentsAnne Cammisa Iadanza, Matty Iadanza
SiblingsMatty Danza Jr.
NicknamesAnthony Salvatore Iadanza , Antonio Salvatore Ladanza , The Brooklyn Bomber , Brooklyn Tony Danza , The Brooklyn Brawler , "Dangerous" Tony Danza , King of Brooklyn
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AwardsTV Land The Medallion Award, People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series
NominationsGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy, People's Choice Award for Favorite Daytime TV Ho...
MoviesDon Jon, She's Out of Control, Angels in the Outfield, 12 Angry Men, Stealing Christmas, Deadly Whispers, Going Ape!, The Hollywood Knights, The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon, Cannonball Run II, Love to Kill, Crash, Illtown, A Brooklyn State of Mind, Meet Wally Sparks, T...
TV ShowsTaxi, Who's the Boss?, Baby Talk, The Mighty Jungle, Hudson Street, Family Law, The Tony Danza Show, Teach: Tony Danza, The Contender, Retrosexual: The '80s

Quotes of Tony Danza

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1Sometimes it's like watching a train wreck. You're uncomfortable, but you just can't help yourself. Some of those so-called bad interviews actually turned into compelling television.
2The joke I wanted to put into one of the promos for this new season, was to have a guy come up to me and say, Hey! Tony! I love your show, I've watched you every night since you started! And then I'd say, Ah! You're the one!
3I did Vibe, and I felt old and paternal. I've got ties older than people in that audience. I had a talk with myself. I said, You've got to deal with this better.
4In an earthquake, I shouldn't run out of the house - I should run into it.
5We did 112 shows and had 112 parties.
6I got this call that they wanted me to join this cast. They called it a family show, and it thought that it would be similar to all family shows. I wasn't sure about this until I watched some tapes, and was amazed.
7Don't try too hard to be young. Be who you are.
8I love to cook and I know a lot of people watching love those segments, but so often they feel rushed to me. If we give 'em a bit more time to breathe, people will get more out of them.
9We are cutting things kids like-music, art, and gym classes; stuff that kept me in school. This country can't survive without you kids. It's all about you kids.
10Hold back the tide. Keep your kids innocent as long as possible.
11Everyone kept telling me, Just be yourself. Be yourself. I kept thinking, there's got to be more to it than that!
12I am looking forward to getting to do things I have never done before.

Quick Facts of Tony Danza

#Fact
1Danza, a race horse named for the actor, finished third in the 2014 Kentucky Derby. Danza attended as an invited guest of the horse's owners, who had been attracted to him and his name from his old Who's the Boss? (1984) TV show.
2Is a Republican.
3His acting mentor was Judd Hirsch.
4Teaching a 10th grade English class at Northeast High School in Philadelphia [April 2010].
5Has two children with ex-wife Rhonda "Yeoman" Ladanza: Marc Anthony Danza (b. 1971) and Gina Danza (b. 1983). Gina was born during a reconciliation. Tony and Rhonda later separated again.
6Has two children with ex-wife Tracy Robinson: Katherine Danza (b. 1987) and Emily Danza (b. 1993).
7His first "Hollywood girlfriend" was Taxi (1978) co-star Marilu Henner.
8Turned down the role of "Swan" in The Warriors (1979) for the role of "Tony Banta" on Taxi (1978).
9Almost always watches the television series 24 (2001) with Liza Minnelli.
10As a professional boxer, he fought in such cities as Brooklyn, New York, Long Island, Nanuet, White Plains, and Phoenix.
11He lost 3 fights as a professional boxer: a 1st round knockout to John LoCicero on October 1, 1976, a 4 round decision to Barry Hill on April 21, 1977, and a 1st round knockout loss to Morris Watkins on November 11, 1977.
12On September 9, 1977, he was knocked down by Ralph "Rocky" Garcia, but climbed off the canvas to knock out Garcia in the 1st round.
13Retired from boxing following his 3rd round knockout victory over Johnny Heard on May 5, 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona.
14Has an Italian-Canadian cousin named Daniel Gianotti.
15Became a grandfather for the first time on August 27, 2005 when son, Marc Anthony Danza, 34, and wife Julie, also 34, welcomed baby Nicholas David.
16The metal rock band The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza was named after the actor.
17His character "Tony Banta" in Taxi (1978) was originally called "Phil Banta". The producers thought with him being an inexperienced actor that he would not respond to the name Phil, so they changed it to his real life name.
18Escaped serious injury on 9 May 2005 when the mini stock-car he was driving flipped over and he wasn't wearing a helmet.
19Danza scored first round knockouts over Earl Harris, Joe Marcetti, Ralph Garcia, Ray Bryant, Tony Rodriguez, Billy Perez, and Max Hord.
20Made his professional boxing debut on August 3, 1976 by knocking out Earl Harris in the first round.
21Tony's son, Marc Anthony Danza, also appeared in another episode of Taxi (1978) in which Marc portrayed a foster child that Tony wanted to adopt.
22Tony Micelli, Danza's character on Who's the Boss? (1984), was ranked #23 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
23Wrote to the late Tupac Shakur while he was in prison. The two later became friends.
24Italian-American
25Was named as "King of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1999
26Has two daughters Katie (b. 1987), Emily (b. 1993) and one son, Marc Anthony Danza (b. 1971). Marc Anthony guest starred in an episode of Taxi (1978) playing a handicapped kid.
27Before he starred in Taxi (1978), Tony was a boxer and was still fighting professionally during the first few seasons.
28He is actually behind the wheel of the cab that's driving across the bridge during the beginning credits of every episode of Taxi (1978).
29He graduated from the University of Dubuque.
30He broke his back skiing in Utah in 1993, and has plates, rods, and screws in his spine. He lost his house in the Northridge quake January 17, 1994.

Trademarks of Tony Danza

#Trademark
1Brooklyn accent

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