Aug. 24th, 1944
New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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Tony Amendola was born and raised in New Haven, Conneticut.
He attended Southern Connecticut State University and graduated in 1974.
After that, he went on to attend Temple University in Philadelphia, graduating in 1977 with a Master of Fine Arts Degree.
In 1978, he decided to make the move to Los Angeles to find work in film and television.
Though this move was originally meant to be temporary, he lives there with his wife to this day.
Amendola is a theater-trained actor, and he has a long history of stage performances. Some of these include: American Buffalo as Teach; Othello as Iago, Filumena as Domenico; and Taming of the Shrew as Petruchio.
He speaks Spanish and Italian.
Some of his interests include: Italian cooking, museums, art galleries and yoga.
His favorite play is Taming of the Shrew and his favorite Stargate SG-1 (1997) episode is "Threshold".
Tony's favorite charities are: Doctor's Without Borders, Habitat for Humanity, and the American Red Cross.
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