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Tony Todd: “Candyman” and “Star Trek” Actor | Know Him Better

aisha Published On Thu May 21 2020   Modified On Thu May 21 2020
Tony Todd: “Candyman” and  “Star Trek” Actor | Know Him Better

Tony Todd is an actor, producer, and voice actor best known for his work in 'Candyman', 'The Man From Earth', 'The Crow', 'Night of the Living Dead', and many more. 

Todd was born on December 4, 1954, in Washington, D.C., and has a sun sign of Sagittarius. He is an executive producer of 'Candy Corn', 'Zombie Family', 'Sushi Girl', and co-producer of 'Candyman: Day of the Dead'.

Net Worth: $10 million

Todd has earned a whopping net worth of $10 million from his varied career as an actor, producer, and voice actor. He has appeared in various movies, series, broadway play from where he has earned his worth. 

Todd has signed seventeen new projects for his upcoming future that will increase his worth. 

A picture of Tony Todd who is worth $10 million.
A picture of Tony Todd who is worth $10 million.
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Education & Alma Mater 

Zoom from 'The Flash' was raised in Hartford, Connecticut so he joined Hartford Public High School and is also an alumnus of the Artists Collective, Inc. Then he got enrolled in the University of Connecticut and later went to study at  Eugene O'Neill National Actors Theatre Institute. 

Career

The 'Platoon' actor started his career in 1986, from the movie 'Sleepwalk' as Barrington and since then he has acted in more than Two Hundred movies, television series, and short movies. Todd has appeared in 'Hatchet II' as Reverend Zombie, 'Sushi Girl' as Duke, Final Destination 5 as Bludworth, and so on. 

Tony Todd as Fallen in 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'.
Tony Todd as Fallen in 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen'.
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Among his Two Hundred movies, Todd's most highest-grossed movie is 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' (2009) that grossed $836 million while was made on a budget of $200 million.

Voice Acting

Todd is also a voice actor because of his deep voice that is well suited for narrating movies, and for several characters. He has done voice acting for more than twenty movies, television series, video games, and short videos. 'Star Trek: Elite Force II' as Korban, 'Transformers Prime' as Dreadwing, 'The Flash' as Zoom, and many more.

Was Stung By Bees 

Tony Todd is well-recognized by his roles in the movie 'Candyman' as The Candyman / Daniel Robitaille that was released in 1992. In the movie Todd had to act with some bees as they used young bees that couldn't sting but their process wasn't perfect. 

He asked $1,000 every time a bee would sting him and Todd got stung 23 times where he earned an extra wealth of $23,000 from the movie.

Tony Todd in the movie 'Candyman'.
Tony Todd in the movie 'Candyman'.
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Broadway Play

Grange from 'The Crow' has also performed in several Broadway play throughout his career and his first play was in  August Wilson's play 'King Hedley II'. Since then Todd has acted in 'The Captain's Tiger', 'No Place to be Somebody', 'Les Blancs', 'Playboys of the West Indies', 'Othello, Zooman', 'Dark Paradise', 'Aida', and 'Levee James'.

Was Offered Various Roles

In the television series 'ER' (1994-2009), Todd was considered to play the character of  Peter Benton but it was later offered to Eriq La Salle where he has appeared in 173 episodes in the series.

If you are a marvel fan you must know the character Dormammu in 'Doctor Strange'. Well, Todd also was considered to voice-act the character but was given to Benedict Cumberbatch.

A picture of the character Dormammu in 'Doctor Strange'.
A picture of the character Dormammu in 'Doctor Strange'.
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Social Media Presence

As for Todd's social media presence, he is active on Twitter and Facebook. He has gained 49.k followers on Twitter and has a username 'TonyTodd54' while he has 6,823 followers on Facebook. 

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