Tony Todd

Tony Todd

Born: December 4, 1954
Age: 63
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
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Biography

Anthony Tiran "Tony" Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American actor, voice artist and film producer. Known for portraying Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Ben in the 1990 film Night of the Living Dead and its 2015 3D remake, Candyman in the horror movie franchise of the same name, William Bludworth in the Final Destination franchise and the Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.

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Early life

Todd was born in Washington, D.C., United States. He grew up in Hartford, Connecticut, and attended local schools. He is also an alumnus of the Artists Collective, Inc. Tony attended the University of Connecticut and then went on to study theater at the Tony Award Winning Eugene O'Neill National Actors Theatre Institute. and Trinity Rep Conservatory.

Career

Film

Todd has appeared in more than 100 theatrical and television films, and has played opposite many major Hollywood stars. His movie credits include: Platoon (1986), Night of the Living Dead (1990), Candyman (1992), The Crow (1994), The Rock (1996), Wishmaster (1997), the Final Destination series (2000-2011), Minotaur (2006) and Beg (2010). Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and was also in the Rel Dowdell film Changing the Game. Todd was a special guest of the Weekend of Horror Creation Entertainment on May 23, 2010. and the Screamfest LA. Todd portrayed Reverend Zombie in Hatchet II, which was released in a limited number of theaters on October 1, 2010. As Final Destination 5 returned to the series' roots, Todd returned as William Bludworth.

Broadway

Todd has acted on and off Broadway. Among his many roles are August Wilson's "King Hedley II", Athol Fugard's "The Captain's Tiger" for which he received the Helen Hayes nomination. Others include "Les Blancs", "Playboys of the West Indies", "Othello", "Zooman and the Sign", award winning playwright Keith Glover's "Dark Paradise", "Aida" (on Broadway), and "Levee James" for the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and The New Dramatist Guild.

Television

Todd's other television appearances include a recurring role on Boston Public and guest appearances on Law & Order, Homicide: Life on the Street, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena Warrior Princess as Cecrops, The X-Files, Smallville, Psych, 24, Charmed, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, Criminal Minds, 21 Jump Street and Chuck.

Todd is one of the few actors to have portrayed two different speaking roles on 24. He was initially cast as Detective Michael Norris in season three and four years later as General Benjamin Juma in both 24: Redemption and season 7. He also played a major role in the Babylon 5 TV movie A Call to Arms.

He has portrayed several characters in the Star Trek universe: Worf's brother Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, an adult Jake Sisko in the episode "The Visitor" in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and an Alpha Hirogen in the episode "Prey" in Star Trek: Voyager. In 2017, Todd returned to the world of Star Trek as General Rodek in the MMORPG game Star Trek Online; Rodek was the persona taken on by Kurn after he lost the memories of his past life as Worf's brother in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Sons of Mogh".

In 2009 he played an undercover policeman in an episode of Psych.

Todd has also provided the voices of the Decepticon Dreadwing on Transformers: Prime, and Icon in Young Justice.

In 2015, Todd was cast as the disguised voice of Zoom in the season 2 of The Flash.

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Notes
1986 Sleepwalk Mr. Barrington
1986 Platoon Sgt. Warren
1987 Peng! Du bist tot! Undercover Agent
1987 84 Charing Cross Road Demolition Worker
1987 Enemy Territory The Count
1988 Colors Vietnam Vet
1988 Bird Frog
1989 Lean on Me Mr. William Wright
1990 Voodoo Dawn Makoute
1990 Criminal Justice Detective Riley
1990 Night of the Living Dead Ben
1990 The Bride in Black
1991 Sunset Heat Drucker
1991 Love and Curses... And All That Jazz Emile Gaston
1991 Keeper of the City Bridger
1992 Candyman The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille
1993 Excessive Force Frankie Hawkins
1994 The Crow Grange
1995 Burnzy's Last Call Marla
1995 Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille
1995 Black Fox Britt Johnson (Black Fox)
1995 Black Fox: The Price of Peace Britt Johnson (Black Fox)
1995 Black Fox: Good Men and Bad Britt Johnson (Black Fox)
1996 Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus Seth
1996 The Rock Captain Darrow
1996 Driven Darius Pelton
1996 Them (1996) Berlin
1996 Sabotage Sherwood
1997 True Women Ed Tom
1997 Wishmaster Johnny Valentine
1997 Univers'l Marcus
1998 Butter Benzo Al
1998 Shadow Builder Covey
1998 Caught Up Jake
1998 The Pandora Project CIA Director Garrett Houtman
1998 Stir Bubba
1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms Leonard Anderson
1999 The Dogwalker Mones
1999 Candyman: Day of the Dead The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille
2000 Final Destination William Bludworth
2000 Le Secret Bill
2003 Scarecrow Slayer Caleb Kilgore
2003 Control Factor Reggie
2003 Final Destination 2 William Bludworth
2003 Silence Eric Crowell
2004 Murder-Set-Pieces Clerk
2005 House of Grimm Grimm
2005 Heart of the Beholder Chuck Berry
2005 Turntable Victor
2005 The Prophecy: Forsaken Stark
2005 I.O.U Jack Bruckner
2006 Dark Assassin Ghost
2006 Shadow: Dead Riot Shadow
2006 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde
2006 Final Destination 3 Devil's Voice / Subway Voice Announcer
2006 Minotaur Deucalion
2006 The Absence of Light The Alchemist
2006 The Eden Formula James Radcliffe
2006 Valerie on the Stairs The Beast (Otakai)
2007 Hatchet Clive Washington (Rev. Zombie)
2007 Mercy Street Christopher
2007 Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck Captain Dunning
2007 Tournament of Dreams Isaiah Kennedy
2007 Shadow Puppets Steve
2007 The Eyes of Samir Steve Mcreedy
2007 The Man from Earth Dan
2007 The Mannsfield 12 Hunnit Grand
2008 iMurders Agent Washington
2008 Bryan Loves You The Narrator
2008 Nite Tales: The Movie Clown
2008 Dark Reel Det Shields
2008 Job Headmaster Goodwynne
2008 The Thirst: Blood War Julien
2008 Black Friday Roger Fremonte
2008 Dockweiler The Duke
2009 Tom Cool Mac Angel
2009 Dead in Love
2009 Are You Scared 2 Controller
2009 Penance Chauffeur
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (voice) - The Fallen
2009 Fences
2009 Vampire in Vegas Sylvian
2010 The Graves Reverend Abraham
2010 Three Chris's God
2010 A Night at the Silent Movie Theater Jones
2010 Beg Nathan McVay
2010 Poe
2010 Hatchet II Rev. Zombie
2010 Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D Ben
2011 Jack the Reaper Steel
2011 The Family Mason
2011 Final Destination 5 William Bludworth
2012 Sushi Girl Duke
2012 Changing the Game
Unbroken Reverend Bill Abernathy
2014 Prelude to Axanar Admiral Ramirez
2014 Disciples Duncan
2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League Darkseid
2015 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom Darkseid
2015 Frankenstein Eddie
2015 Vanish (2015) Officer Darrow
2017 #FromJennifer Chad Wolfe

Television

  • Simon & Simon (1987) - Troy Tolliver
  • 21 Jump Street (1987) - Aaron Jackson
  • Kate & Allie (1989)
  • Night Court (1989) - Mr. Crumine
  • MacGyver (1989) - Zimba
  • Matlock (1990) - Billy Pierce
  • Cop Rock (1990) - Omar
  • Father Dowling Mysteries (1991)
  • Jake and the Fatman (1991) - Jordan Lee
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation (1990-1991) - Kurn
  • Law & Order (1994) - Reverend Ott
  • The X-Files (1994) - Augustus D. Cole (Episode: "Sleepless")
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (1994) - Matt Rhodes
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1995-1996) - Adult Jake Sisko, Kurn
  • Murder, She Wrote (1996) - National Security Agt. Nathan Mitchell
  • New York Undercover (1996) - Andrew Bryant
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 (1996) - Dr. Julius Tate
  • NYPD Blue (1997) - Det. Eddie Hazell
  • Xena: Warrior Princess (1997) - Cecrops
  • Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997) - Joseph Karenga
  • Star Trek: Voyager (1998) - Alpha Hirogen
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1998) - Gladius; Gilgamesh
  • Angel (2000) - Vyasa
  • UC: Undercover (2001) - Cephus
  • Smallville (2001) - Earl Jenkins
  • Crossing Jordan (2002) - Coach Jim Evans
  • Andromeda (2002) - Capt. Fehdman Metis
  • Charmed (2002) - Avatar of Force
  • CSI: Miami (2002) - Sergeant Marcus Cawdrey
  • Boston Public (2002) - Lester Lipschultz
  • 24 (2004) - Detective Michael Norris
  • Night Stalker (2005) - Detective
  • Criminal Minds (2005) - Eric Miller
  • Stargate SG-1 (2005-2006) - Lord Haikon
  • Masters of Horror (2006) - The Beast
  • Boston Legal (2007) - Detective Walter Berenson
  • Without a Trace (2007) - Dr. Carl Williams
  • Chuck (2007-2009) - CIA Director Langston Graham
  • 24: Redemption (2008) - General Benjamin Juma
  • 24 (2009) - General Benjamin Juma
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2009) - Astaroth
  • Psych (2009) - Det. Moses Johnson
  • Sym-Bionic Titan - Dark Shaman
  • The Quiet Ones (2010) - TV Show Host/Narrator
  • The Event (2010) - General Whitman
  • Transformers: Prime (2012) - Dreadwing
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2012) - Jordan Nevins
  • Young Justice (2012) - Icon
  • Holliston (2012) - Himself
  • The Young and the Restless (2013) - Gus Rogan
  • The Flash (2015-2016) - Zoom (voice)
  • Dead of Summer (2016) - The Tall Man/Holyoke

Video games

  • Star Trek: The Next Generation: Klingon Honor Guard (1998) - Kurn (voice)
  • Legend of Dragoon (2000) - Cut scene narrator (voice)
  • Star Trek: Elite Force II (2003) - Korban (voice)
  • Half-Life 2: Episode Two (2007) - Vortigaunt (voice)
  • Dota 2 (2011) - Dragon Knight (voice), Night Stalker (voice), Viper (voice)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012) - Admiral Tommy Briggs (voice and motion capture)

Web series

  • Bravest Warriors (2014) - The Aeon Worm

Online gaming

  • Star Trek Online (2017) - General Rodek (voice)

[ Source: Wikipedia ]