Danny Pintauro

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Danny Pintauro
BornDaniel John Pintauro
(1976-01-06) January 6, 1976 (age 38)
Milltown, New Jersey, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1982–2010
Partner(s)Wil Tabares
 
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Danny Pintauro
BornDaniel John Pintauro
(1976-01-06) January 6, 1976 (age 38)
Milltown, New Jersey, United States
OccupationActor
Years active1982–2010
Partner(s)Wil Tabares

Daniel John "Danny" Pintauro (born January 6, 1976) is an American actor best known for his role on the popular American sitcom Who's the Boss? and his role in the 1983 film Cujo.

Career[edit]

Pintauro first appeared on the television soap opera As the World Turns as the original Paul Ryan and in the film Cujo. He first came to prominence on the television series Who's the Boss?.[1] After the conclusion of that series, he was less frequently cast. Pintauro went on to act in stage productions like The Velocity of Gary[2] and Mommie Queerest.[3]

He also worked as a Tupperware sales representative[4] and as of 2013, he was managing a restaurant in Las Vegas.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Pintauro was born in Milltown, New Jersey, the son of Margaret L. (née Sillcocks) and John J. Pintauro, a manager.[6] In 1994, he took time off from professional acting and attended Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey, and later Stanford University to study English and theater and graduated in 2001.

He came out as gay in 1997, in an interview with the National Enquirer tabloid.[7] In April 2013, he was engaged to his boyfriend, Wil Tabares.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1983CujoTad Trenton
1985Beniker Gang, TheThe Beniker GangBen Beniker
1987TimestalkersBilly McKenzieTelevision film
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1982–1985As the World TurnsPaul Ryan
1987Highway to HeavenAlex2 episodes
1984–1992Who's the Boss?Jonathan BowerSeries regular
2010Secret Life of the American Teenager, TheThe Secret Life of the American TeenagerEpisode:Ben There, Done That

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wiegand, David (September 5, 2000). "For Actor Danny Pintauro, There's Life Beyond TV". San Francisco Chronicle (Hearst Corporation). Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  2. ^ Jones, Kenneth (1999-07-30). "Last Chance: Danny Pintauro in Velocity of Gary Closes July 30". Playbill. Retrieved 2013-04-07. 
  3. ^ Brunyanszki, Raymond (2012-10-17). "Camden Harbour Inn announces Internationally acclaimed actor for leading role Mommie Queerest". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 2013-04-07. 
  4. ^ Blair, Tom (January 26, 2011). "There's no business like show business". U-T San Diego. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  5. ^ a b Ravitz, Justin (2013-04-05). "Danny Pintauro Engaged to Wil Tabares: Who's the Boss Star to Marry Boyfriend". Us Weekly. Retrieved 2013-04-07. 
  6. ^ "Danny Pintauro Biography (1976-)". Film Reference. Advameg Inc. Retrieved 2012-02-12. 
  7. ^ Hadleigh, Boze (2000). In or out?: gay and straight celebrities talk about themselves and each other. Barricade Books. p. 56. ISBN 9781569801567. 

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