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Tony Denison Biography

Birth Name:
Anthony John Sarrero
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Worked as a carpenter, construction worker, newspaper editor, life-insurance agent and chauffeur before becoming an actor
  • Was recognized by Time Magazine as the best TV villain of the 1980s for his portrayal of mobster Ray Luca in Michael Mann's critically acclaimed Crime Story
  • Played head coach Mike George in ESPN's first scripted series, the short-lived Playmakers
  • Is an avid poker player

Awards

  • 2010Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2008Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Jennifer Evans -- Ex-wife