Special Guests - TONY TODD

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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, as Kurn, the adult Jake Sisko, as Alpha Hirogen, and as Rodek.

Early life

Todd was born in Washington, D.C. He grew up in Hartford, Connecticut, and attended local schools. He was in the Boy Scouts of America, a member of Troop 450, which met in the Mt. Calvary Church in Hartford’s North End. 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 and Trinity Rep Conservatory.

Career

Film

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 (1992), The Crow (1994), The Rock (1996), Wishmaster (1997), the Final Destination series (2000–2011), and Minotaur (2006). Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Todd is also in the Rel Dowdell film Changing the Game. Todd was a special guest of the Weekend of Horror Creation Entertainment on May 23, 2010 and the Screamfest LA. 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

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


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