Birth Name: Tony Danza
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Born on April 21, 1951 in Brooklyn, NY, Danza was raised in a blue collar home by his father, Matty, a garbage collector, and his mother, Anne, a bookkeeper. When he was older, the family moved to Long Island, where he eventually graduated from Malverne High School. Danza went on to attend the University of Dubuque in Iowa on a wrestling scholarship, earning his bachelor's degree in history in 1973. Upon his return to the East Coast, he became a professional boxer, making the finals in the New York Golden Gloves competition while amassing a 9-3 record as a professional. But acting proved to be his true calling, which he pursued after being discovered in a boxing gym by a producer. Danza so...
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