|Anthony T. Todd|
|Date of Birth||December 4, 1954|
|Origin||Washington, D.C., U.S.|
Tony Todd is an American actor and movie producer, known for his height of 6'5", (1.96 m) and deep voice. He is well known for playing the Candyman in the horror movie franchise of the same name and for his role in the 2007 sciece fiction film The Man From Earth. He also portrayed William Bludworth in Final Destination, Final Destination 2 and Final Destination 5. He also provided the voice for the devil and the subway announcer in Final Destination 3. He has guest starring roles on numerous television shows.
He has appeared in more than 100 screen and television films, and has played opposite many major stars in Hollywood. 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), and Minotaur (2006). Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Todd will also be in the upcoming Rel Dowdell film, "Changing the Game," to be shot in Philadelphia in Spring 2010, and a horror film about Edgar Allan Poe called "Poe" in January. Todd is a special guest of the Weekend of Horror Creaton Entertainment on 23 May 2010 and the Screamfest LA. As Final Destination 5 is expected to return to the series' roots, Tony Todd will be returning as William Bludworth. Recently Tony starred in Hatchet 2 which was released in a limited amount of theaters on 1 October 2010.
He has also acted on Broadway and television, gaining particular renown for his appearances in popular science fiction/fantasy series.
His 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, Angel, 24, Charmed, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, Criminal Minds, and in Chuck.
He is one of the few actors who has portrayed two different 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 24 (season 7).
He current stars as General Whitman in the science fiction television series The Event along side Candyman co-star Virginia Madsen.