Tony Musante

Tony Musante

Date of Birth

Date of Birth: June 30, 1936
Date of Passing: November 26, 2013
Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Obituary: New York Times

Tony Musante was an actor who worked widely in theater film and television. His long television resume included a starring role in the 1970s' cop drama Toma and appearances in several other series and made-for-TV movies.

In 1976, he earned a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series for an episode of Medical Story.

Tony Musante was an actor who worked widely in theater film and television. His long television resume included a starring role in the 1970s' cop drama Toma and appearances in several other series and made-for-TV movies.

In 1976, he earned a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series for an episode of Medical Story.

Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Musante was graduated from Oberlin College and studied theater at Northwestern University. His notable stage projects included a 1976 Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, with Meryl Streep.

His feature films included Once a Thief, The Last Run, The Incident, The Grissom Gang, The Pope of Greenwich Village. and We Own the Night. In addition, he had roles in a number of Italian movies, including The Mercenary, The Repenter and The Bird With the Crystal Plumage.

On television, in additition to Toma and Medical Story, he had roles in The DuPont Show of the Week, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, The Fugitive, Marcus Welby, M.D., The Rockford Files, Police Story, The Equalizer, Night Heat100 Centre Street and the telefilms My Husband Is Missing and Judgment: The Court Martial of Lt. William Calley.

Musante died November 26, 2013, in New York City, at age 77.

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