Tony Danza

American actor and former boxer

Tony Danza (born Anthony Salvatore Iadanza; April 21, 1950 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor, producer and boxer.[1] His mother was an immigrant from Sicily; his father was a sanitation worker.[2] Danza made his big screen debut in the 1981 movie Going Ape!. Danza was also the host of the ESPY Awards in 1996 and Miss America in 2002.

Tony Danza
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Tony Danza in 2012
Anthony Salvatore Iadanza

(1950-04-21) April 21, 1950 (age 71)
OccupationActor, television personality, tap dancer, boxer, teacher
Years active1978 ─ present
Spouse(s)Rhonda Yeoman Iadanza (1970-1974; 2 children)
Tracy Robinson (1986-2007; 2 children)



  1. "Tony Danza". TV Guide. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  2. "Tony Danza Biography". Bio/A&E Televison Network, LLC. Archived from the original on 8 February 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2016.

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