Antony Thekkek, also known as Thampy Antony, is an Indian-American film actor, writer, activist and producer. As a writer he has published books in Malayalam and English. His latest books ‘Lady biker’ and ‘Vasco da Gama' are available in Amazon. As an actor, he is active primarily in Malayalam cinema. He is also the elder brother of Malayalam actor Babu Antony. He is the first Malayalam actor to own a Tesla car. The actor has won the Basheer Amma Malayalam Award for his book Vasco da Gama.
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Thampy Antony was born in Ponkunnam into a Kerala Christian family. He is an architect by profession. He immigrated to the United States and has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 3 decades.
Antony made his film debut, with ‘Arabia’, a film that starred his younger brother Babu Antony in the lead. He has since then acted in many American and Indian productions, predominantly in Malayalam language. He won the Best Actor Award at the Honolulu International Film Festival in 2005 for portraying the role of Dr. Acharya in the English film 'Beyond the Soul', directed by Rajeev Anchal. In 2010, he featured in the Hollywood film Cash (2010 film).
Thampi Antony produces films under the banner of 'Kayal Films'  and has produced critically acclaimed movies like “Kalkata new “ Made in USA “ Parudeesa, Sufi Paranja Katha' Papilio Buddha“ Janaki”Monsoon mangoes “ and “Naam” (film)]].
- Elam(2020)as Old man in the bar
- Changapuzha park(short)as Narayanankutty
- Naam(2018) as Priest Pavanakuzhi
- Puzhayamna (2018)As Avinash
- 10 Kalpanakal
- EMSum penkuttyum (In post production)
- Monayi engene anayi
- ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi(2013)
- Papilio Buddha (2013) as Gandhian Ram Das
- Kalimannu (2013) as Doctor
- Parudeesa (2012) as Fr. Mannooran and Decon Jose
- Ivan Megharoopan (2012) as Publisher Swamy
- Dam999(2011) as The Architect
- Abu, Son of Adam (2011) as Ustad
- A Million Dollars (short) (2011) as Thampy
- Yathra Thudarunnu(2011)
- The Wedding (short) (2010) as Michael
- Ca$h (2010) as Bahadurjit Tejeenderpeet Singh
- Sufi Paranja Katha (2010) as Shanku Menon
- In Ghost House Inn (2010) as Dr. George Christopher
- Yugapurushan (2010) as Bhadran
- Calcutta News (2008) as Doctor
- Palunku (2006) as Prof. Sukumaran Nair
- Made in United States (2005)
- Nothing But Life (2004) as Col. Abdullah
- Beyond the Soul (2002) as Dr. Acharya
- Jananayakan(1999) as Prabhakara Kaimal
- Arabia (1995) as Zapher Ali
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