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Anthony Genaro Acosta (October 15, 1942 – May 7, 2014), known professionally as Tony Genaro, was an American film, television and stage actor. He was perhaps best known to audiences for his role as Miguel in the 1990 film, Tremors.[1]

Tony Genaro
BornOctober 15, 1942
DiedMay 7, 2014 (aged 71)

Genaro was born in Gallup, New Mexico. He enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 14 by lying about his age. He joined the San Diego Theater Company after leaving the Army, often appearing on stage opposite actor Carl Weathers. He died at his home in Hollywood, California on May 7, 2014, aged 71.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Bunny O'Hare Collector #2
1972 Wacky Taxi The Friends: Tony
1987 La Bamba Mr. Caballero
1988 The Milagro Beanfield War Nick Rael
1990 Tremors Miguel
1991 Switch Mental Patient
1991 Ted & Venus Bailiff
1992 The Waterdance Victor
1992 Final Analysis Hector
1992 Equinox Eddie Gutierrez
1993 Heart and Souls Man at Farmhouse
1994 Speechless Truck Driver
1995 Scorpion Spring Arturo
1995 Lone Justice 2
1996 The Craft Bus Driver
1996 Phenomenon Tito
1996 The Big Squeeze Older Man
1998 The Mask of Zorro Watering Station Owner
1998 Mighty Joe Young Boxer Shorts Man
2000 Price of Glory Malave
2000 Auggie Rose Romeo
2001 Double Take Gov. Quintana
2001 Tremors 3: Back to Perfection Miguel
2001 My Father's Camera Grandpa
2003 Anger Management Cabbie
2005 Sueño Barber #2
2005 Pissed Mr. Chavez
2006 World Trade Center Will's Father
2009 Blue Pappi
2009 The Soloist Globe Lobby Guard
2010 Boyle Heights Louie Flores
2011 Coming & Going Pedro


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