Tony Danza

Actor and Former Boxer
Born Apr 21, 1951

Tony Danza is a U.S. actor known for starring on the TV series Taxi and Who's the Boss?, for which he was nominated for an Emmy Award and four Golden Globe Awards. In 1998, Danza won the People's Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series for his work on the 1997 sitcom The Tony Danza Show.… Read More

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1951 Birth Born on April 21, 1951.


1969 18 Years Old Danza attended Malverne High School, graduating in 1969. … Read More
1970 19 Years Old Tony Danza has a son, Marc, from his first marriage, to Rhonda Yeoman, whom he wed in 1970 and divorced in 1974. … Read More


1972 21 Years Old He earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1972 from the University of Dubuque, which he attended on a wrestling scholarship.
1975 24 Years Old In 1975, as a joke, Danza's friends entered him in the New York City Golden Gloves. … Read More


1985 34 Years Old During his first year of college, he had the Robert Crumb "Keep on Truckin'" character tattooed on his upper right arm. In a 1985 interview in Us Weekly magazine, Danza remarked, "I was playing pool with a guy who had all these tattoos, and I wanted to be friends." … Read More
1986 35 Years Old In 1986 Danza married Tracy Robinson. The couple separated in 2006 and filed for divorce on March 10, 2011; the divorce was finalized on February 6, 2013. … Read More
1988 37 Years Old For his contribution to the television industry, in 1988, Danza was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard. … Read More


1998 47 Years Old He was nominated for an Emmy Award for a guest-starring 1998 role in the TV series The Practice. … Read More
1999 48 Years Old He received critical acclaim for his performance in the 1999 Broadway revival of the Eugene O'Neill play The Iceman Cometh.


2002 51 Years Old In 2002, Danza released his debut album The House I Live In as a 1950s-style crooner.
2005 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Danza hosted his own TV talk show, The Tony Danza Show, that was produced each weekday morning in his hometown of New York and was syndicated across the US. On May 9, 2005, during a go-kart race with NASCAR star Rusty Wallace, who was a guest on the show, Danza's kart flipped after Wallace accidentally bumped him. … Read More
2006 55 Years Old 1 More Event
His daytime talk show ended in May 2006; the last live episode aired on May 26, 2006.
2008 57 Years Old In September 2008, it was reported that Danza would host the 4th season of The Contender, which was filmed in Singapore and began airing in December 2008 on the Versus TV sports channel.
2009 58 Years Old In August 2009, it was reported that Danza would appear in a new A&E reality show Teach: Tony Danza, in which he would co-instruct a 10th Grade English class at Northeast High School in Philadelphia. The series was filmed during the 2009-2010 school year and premiered on October 1, 2010. The book I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High, which was released in 2012, was based on his year of teaching. … Read More


2014 63 Years Old Danza was inducted into the Ride of Fame in December 2014 and the double decker sightseeing bus commemorated his role in the Broadway musical.
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