Birthplace: Milltown, New Jersey, U.S.
Daniel John "Danny" Pintauro (b. January 6, 1976) is an American actor, best known for his role as Jonathan Bower on the popular American sitcom Who's the Boss? as well as his role in the 1983 film Cujo.
Pintauro first appeared on the television soap opera As the World Turns as the original Paul Ryan and in the film Cujo. He first came to prominence on the television series Who's the Boss?. After the series ended, he was less frequently cast. Pintauro went on to act in stage productions like The Velocity of Gary and Mommie Queerest.
He also worked as a Tupperware sales representative and, as of 2013, was managing a restaurant in Las Vegas.
Pintauro was born in Milltown, New Jersey, the son of John J. Pintauro, a manager and Margaret L. (née Sillcocks). In 1994 he took time off from professional acting and attended Middlesex County College in Edison, New Jersey, and later Stanford University to study English and theater; he graduated in 1998.
He came out in 1997 in an interview with the National Enquirer tabloid. In April 2013 he was engaged to his boyfriend, Wil Tabares, and they married in April 2014.
Pintauro revealed in 2015 that he was HIV positive, having contracted the virus as the result of unsafe oral sex in 2003. He also disclosed that he had previously been addicted to methamphetamine.
|1985||Beniker Gang, TheThe Beniker Gang||Ben Beniker|
|1987||Timestalkers||Billy McKenzie||Television film|
|2006||The Still Life||Stefan|
|1982-1985||As the World Turns||Paul Ryan|
|1987||Highway to Heaven||Alex||2 episodes, Man's Best Friend Parts 1 & 2|
|1984-1992||Who's the Boss?||Jonathan Bower||196 Episodes|
|2010||Secret Life of the American Teenager, TheThe Secret Life of the American Teenager||Episode: Ben There, Done That|
|2015||Oprah: Where Are They Now? (OWN)||Himself||Interview with Oprah Winfrey|