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Tony Ganios

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Birth dateOctober 21, 1959(age 57)
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York

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Tony Ganios (born October 21, 1959) is a Greek American actor. In 1979 he made his film debut as a heroic tough-guy named 'Perry' in The Wanderers. He is probably best known for his role as Anthony 'Meat' Tuperello in the 1982 hit comedy Porky's, the 1983 sequel Porky's II: The Next Day and the 1985 sequel Porky's Revenge!. Tony's other well known role is in the 1990 hit film Die Hard 2: Die Harder as Baker, a member of the terrorists. And he played a former football player turned mountain man in the John Belushi film Continental Divide.

Ganios had appeared in a couple of episodes of the 1980s TV series Wiseguy as Mike 'Mooch' Cacciatore, he made a guest appearance in an episode of Scarecrow and Mrs. King. He semi-retired from acting after Die Hard 2 to be an insurance agent in New York City, but returned to Hollywood to do a little more acting, writing and producing.


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