Tony Campisi was a jazz musician from the United States. He was popular for playing the musical instruments like tenor saxophone and flute. Besides being a musician, he was also an actor. He was also known for his appearance in the movies like Spider-Man 2, A Home of Our Own and so on.
Tony Campisi Early Life
Tony Campisi was born as Anthony Sebastian Campise on 22nd of January 1943 in Houston, Texas to American parents. He was also an American and was of white ethnicity.
Tony grew up in Houston, Texas. When he was 13 he studied on alto sax and clarinet. He was interested in music since he was a child. In the early 1960s, he took flute lessons with Julius Baker.
With the completion of his high school graduation, Tony Campisi joined Sam Houston State University where he also took several musical classes.
Tony Campisi Career: singing and acting
In 1962, Tony Campisi began working with Don Cannon. He was also known for his work with Paul Schmitt and the Gulf Coast Jazz Giants.
Tony Campisi released his debut album, First Takes in 1990. His second album Once in a Blue Moon was released in 1991.
Apart from singing and musical career, Tony is also well known for his acting performance in the series Law & Order: Criminal Intent, starring Carin Van der Donk's husband Vincent D'Onofrio.
Tony Campisi was also cast on the film Spider-Man 2, where he played the role of a passenger in the train during the fight of Spiderman and Doc Ock, played by Tobey Maguire and Alfred Molina. The film also features other actors like James Franco and Kirsten Dunst.
Tony Campisi Personal Life
In April 1991, Tony got married to Kathy Bates. Kathy Bates is an actress and producer from the United States. She is mainly popular for her appearance in the Broadway play 'night, Mother. They were together for about half a decade and they got divorced in 1997.
Apart from that, there are no rumors of Tony Campisis getting married to any other woman.
Tony Campisi Body Measurements
Tony Campisi stands tall with an average height of 5 feet and 8 inches (172 cms) and weighs around 67kgs (147 lbs). However, his body measurements are currently unknown.
Tony Campisi net worth
Tony Campisi had an estimated net worth of $500,000 during the time of his death. He is believed to have earned all his money from his hard work in the entertainment business.
Tony Campisi earned quite well from the sales of his jazz album, which are part of his net worth. Although there are no details as to what Tony Campisi received from his works in movies, we can still assume that he was paid fairly.
His ex-wife Kathy Bates has a net worth of $32 million.
Tony Campisi died on the 7th of March, 2010 due to a brain hemorrhage.