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Tony Todd

Tony Todd
File:Tony Todd.jpg
Born Anthony T. Todd[1]
(1954-12-04) December 4, 1954 (age 61)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Occupation Actor, producer
Years active 1986–present

Anthony Tiran "Tony" Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American actor and film producer, known for portraying Ben in both the 1990 and 2014 remakes of Night of the Living Dead, Candyman in the horror movie franchise of the same name and William Bludworth in Final Destination.

Early life

Todd was born in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Hartford, Connecticut, and attended local schools. He is also an alumnus of the Artists Collective, Inc. Tony attended the University of Connecticut and then went on to study theater at the Tony Award Winning Eugene O'Neill National Actors Theatre Institute.[2] and Trinity Rep Conservatory.

Career

Film

He has appeared in more than 100 screen and television films, and has played opposite many major stars in Hollywood. His movie credits include: Platoon (1986), Beg (film 2010), Night of the Living Dead (1990), Candyman[3] (1992), The Crow (1994), The Rock (1996), Wishmaster (1997), the Final Destination series (2000–2011), and Minotaur (2006).[4] Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Todd is also in the Rel Dowdell film Changing the Game,.[5] Todd was a special guest of the Weekend of Horror Creation Entertainment on May 23, 2010.[6] and the Screamfest LA.[7] Tony starred in Hatchet 2, which was released in a limited number of theaters on October 1, 2010. As Final Destination 5 returned to the series' roots, Todd returned as William Bludworth.[8]

Broadway

Todd has acted on and off Broadway and his intense love for live theater continues.

Television

His other television appearances include a recurring role on Boston Public and guest appearances on Law & Order, Homicide: Life on the Street, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena Warrior Princess as Cecrops, The X-Files, Smallville, Angel, 24, Charmed, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, Criminal Minds, 21 Jump Street, and in Chuck. He is one of the few actors to have portrayed two different speaking roles on 24. He was initially cast as Detective Michael Norris in season three and four years later as General Benjamin Juma in both 24: Redemption and season 7.[8] He also played a lead role in the Babylon 5 TV movie A Call to Arms. He has portrayed multiple characters in the Star Trek universe, in Star Trek: The Next Generation portraying Worf's brother Kurn, an adult Jake Sisko in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and in Star Trek: Voyager as a Hirogen Hunter.

He currently plays the voices of the Decepticon named Dreadwing on Transformers: Prime, and Icon in Young Justice.

Filmography

Films

  • "The Interview" (2015)

Television

Video games

Web Series

References

External links

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