Tony Ganios is an American actor best known for his notable roles as heroic tough-guy Perry in The Wanderers, and Anthony 'Meat' Tuperello in Porky's and its sequels.
Early Life, Family & Education
Tony Ganios was born on October 21, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America. Names of the father and mother of the Wanderers star are not available.
He had an older half brother Louis who died on January 11, 2014. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He is of Greek and Italian descent.
He attended the Trinity Elementary School during the early 1970s. He has also studied at Isaac E. Young Junior High School in New Rochelle, New York.
Tony was forced to work in the film industry by his uncle Pete. He was 18 years old at the time. He was also forced to do powerlifting workout at the Sheridan Square Gym in Manhattan.
Tony Ganios made his acting debut with the role of heroic tough-guy Perry in the comedy-drama film, The Wanderers, in 1979. Later in 1981, he appeared in two movies, Back Roads and Continental Divide.
In the following year, Tony was cast in the hit sex comedy Porky's alongside Kim Cattrall and Scott Colomby.
Tony made his television debut by playing a role in the CBS hit television series, Scarecrow and Mrs. King. In the following year, he was featured in another CBS hit drama series, Wiseguy, alongside Steven Bauer, Jim Byrnes and Jonathan Banks.
In 1990, Tony played a major role in the hit police officers thriller movie, Die Gard 2. His other film credits include Continental Divide, The Taking of Beverly Hills, Daddies' Girls Film and Rising Sun.
He has also provided voices in many Youtube animated series along with veteran actors Leslie Easterbrook.
Tony had once worked as an insurance agent in New York City.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a successful Hollywood actor, Tony Ganios certainly earns a good amount of money from the film and television industries.
According to many online sources, the Wanderers star has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His exact salary is unknown but online records show that an actor in the United States earns $10 to $100 per hour.
His film Die Hard 2 was made under the budget of $70 million and it had a box office collection of $240 million.
Talking about the personal life of Tony Ganios, we can find that he is pretty secretive about his love life and likes to keep details about his relationship and dating history under wraps.
Scrolling down the Instagram account of the Porky's star, we also don't find him posting cozy photos with a lady whom we can assume as his girlfriend or wife.
So we can't assure if Toney is single, dating or already married. He has also not revealed his height, weight, and body measurements to the public.