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Tony Todd

At the 2003 Motor City Comic Con.
Photo by CoolB.
Born Anthony Todd
December 4, 1954 (1954-12-04) (age 55)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Occupation Actor/Producer
Years active 1986–present

Tony Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American actor and producer, known for his height (6'5", 1.96 m) and deep voice.

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Early life

Todd was born Anthony Todd in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Hartford, Connecticut and attended local schools. He was also in the Boy Scouts of America, a member of Troop 450 which met in the Mt. Calvary Church in Hartford's North End. He attended the University of Connecticut and studied at the Eugene O'Neill National Theatre Institute.[1]He is best known for playing the role of Candyman in all the horror movies of the same name.

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), Night of the Living Dead (1990), Candyman[2] (1992), The Crow (1994), The Rock (1996), Wishmaster (1997) and the Final Destination series (2000-2006), and Minotaur (2006).[3] Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Todd will also be in the upcoming Rel Dowdell film, "Changing the Game," to be shot in Philadelphia in Spring 2010[4] and a horror film about Edgar Allan Poe called "Poe" in January. [5]

Broadway and television

He has also acted on Broadway and television, gaining particular renown for his appearances in popular sci-fi/fantasy series. He is well known for his portrayal of Seth in the 1996 movie Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus. He is also noted by the Star Trek fandom for playing Worf's brother Kurn on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He also had guest roles as the Alpha Hirogen in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager and the adult Jake Sisko in the award-winning Deep Space Nine episode "The Visitor".

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, and in Chuck

He is one of the few actors who has portrayed two different roles on 24. He was initially cast as Detective Michael Norris in season three[6] and four years later as General Benjamin Juma in both 24: Redemption and 24 (season 7).[7]

Personal Life

Todd has two children. He stated that around the time he filmed Hercules: The Legendary Journeys he liked doing acting work his children could enjoy, and that both his children were fans of the show.

Filmography

Movies

  • Sleepwalk (1986) - Mr. Barrington
  • Platoon (1986) - Sgt. Warren
  • Peng! Du bist tot! (1987) - Undercover Agent
  • 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) - Demolition Worker
  • Enemy Territory (1987) - The Count
  • Colors (1988) - Vietnam Vet
  • Bird (1988) - Frog
  • Lean on Me (1989) - Mr. William Wright
  • Voodoo Dawn (1990) - Makoute
  • Criminal Justice (1990) - Detective Riley
  • Night of the Living Dead (1990) - Ben
  • The Bride in Black (1990)
  • Sunset Heat (1991) - Drucker
  • Love and Curses... And All That Jazz (1991) - Emile Gaston
  • Keeper of the City (1991) - Bridger
  • Candyman (1992) - The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille
  • Excessive Force (1993) - Frankie Hawkins
  • The Crow (1994) - Grange
  • Burnzy's Last Call (1995) - Marla
  • Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995) - Candyman
  • Black Fox (1995) - Britt Johnson (Black Fox)
  • Black Fox: The Price of Peace (1995) - Britt Johnson (Black Fox)
  • Black Fox: Good Men and Bad (1995) - Britt Johnson (Black Fox)
  • Beastmaster: The Eye of Braxus (1996) - Seth
  • The Rock (1996) - Captain Darrow
  • Driven (1996) - Darius Pelton
  • Them (1996) - Berlin
  • Sabotage (1996) - Sherwood
  • True Women (1997) - Ed Tom
  • Wishmaster (1997) - Johnny Valentine
  • Univers'l (1997) - Marcus
  • Butter (1998) - Benzo Al
  • Shadow Builder (1998) - Covey
  • Caught Up (1998) - Jake
  • The Pandora Project (1998) - CIA Director Garrett Houtman
  • Stir (1998) - Bubba
  • Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (1999) - Leonard Anderson
  • The Dogwalker (1999) - Mones
  • Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999) - The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille
  • Final Destination (2000) - William Bludworth
  • Le Secret (2000) - Bill
  • Scarecrow Slayer (2003) - Caleb Kilgore
  • Control Factor (2003) - Reggie
  • Final Destination 2 (2003) - William Bludworth
  • Silence (2003) - Eric Crowell
  • Murder-Set-Pieces (2004) - Clerk
  • House of Grimm (2005) - Grimm
  • Heart of the Beholder (2005) - Chuck Berry
  • Turntable (2005) - Victor
  • The Prophecy: Forsaken (2005) - Stark
  • I.O.U (2005) - Jack Bruckner
  • Dark Assassin (2006) - Ghost
  • Shadow: Dead Riot (2006) - Shadow
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (2006) - Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde
  • Final Destination 3 (2006) - Devil's Voice / Subway Voice Announcer
  • Minotaur (2006) - Deucalion
  • The Absence of Light (2006) - The Alchemist
  • The Eden Formula (2006) - James Radcliffe
  • Hatchet (2007) - Clive Washington (Rev. Zombie)
  • Mercy Street (2007) - Christopher
  • Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck (2007) - Captain Dunning
  • Tournament of Dreams (2007) - Isaiah Kennedy
  • Shadow Puppets (2007) - Steve
  • The Eyes of Samir (2007) - Steve Mcreedy
  • The Man from Earth (2007) - Dan
  • The Mannsfield 12 (2007) - Hunnit Grand
  • iMurders (2008) - Agent Washington
  • Bryan Loves You (2008) - The Narrator
  • Nite Tales: The Movie (2008) - Clown
  • Dark Reel (2008) - Det Shields
  • Job (2008) - Headmaster Goodwynne
  • The Thirst: Blood War (2008) - Julien
  • Black Friday (2008) - Roger Fremonte
  • Dockweiler (2008) - The Duke
  • Tom Cool (2009) - Mac Angel
  • Dead in Love (2009)
  • Are You Scared 2 (2009) - Controller
  • Penance (2009) - Chauffeur[8]
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) (voice) - The Fallen
  • Fences (2009)
  • Vampire in Vegas (2009) - Sylvian
  • The Graves (2010) - Reverend Abraham
  • Three Chris's (2010) - God
  • The Quiet Ones (2010) - TV Show Host/Narrator
  • A Night at the Silent Movie Theater (2010) - Jones
  • Beg (2010) - Nathan McVay
  • Hatchet 2 (2010)[9] - Rev. Zombie
  • Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D (2010) - Ben
  • Transformers 3[10] (2011) - Unknown

TV series

Video games

  • Star Trek: Elite Force II (2003) - Korban (Voice)
  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two (2007) - Vortigaunt (Voice)

References

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