Tony Todd

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Tony Todd
Tony Todd.jpg
BornAnthony T. Todd[1]
(1954-12-04) December 4, 1954 (age 59)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
OccupationActor, producer
Years active1986–present
Children2
 
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Tony Todd
Tony Todd.jpg
BornAnthony T. Todd[1]
(1954-12-04) December 4, 1954 (age 59)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
OccupationActor, producer
Years active1986–present
Children2

Anthony T. "Tony" Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American actor and film producer, known for his height of 6'5", (1.96 m) and deep voice. He is well known for playing the Candyman in the horror movie franchise of the same name, for playing William Bludworth in Final Destination, for voicing the Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, for voicing Dreadwing in Transformers: Prime, for playing Reverend Zombie in Hatchet and its sequel Hatchet II, and for guest-starring roles on numerous television shows, including Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek Voyager.

Early life[edit]

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 Theatre Institute.[2] and Trinity Rep Conservatory.

Career[edit]

Film[edit]

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][dead link]. 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.

Broadway[edit]

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

Television[edit]

He is gaining particular renown for his appearances in popular science fiction/fantasy series

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, 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. He also played a lead role in the Babylon 5 TV movie A Call to Arms.

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

Star Trek[edit]

Todd is noted in Star Trek fandom for portraying the character of 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 as the adult Jake Sisko in the award-winning Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Visitor".

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Filmography[edit]

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