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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
1987 La Bamba
1988 The Milagro Beanfield War Nick Rael
1990 Tremors Miguel
1991 Ted & Venus Bailiff
1991 Switch
1992 Final Analysis Hector
1992 Equinox
1993 Heart and Souls
1994 Speechless
1996 Phenomenon
1998 The Mask of Zorro
1998 Mighty Joe Young
2001 Tremors 3: Back to Perfection Miguel
2003 Anger Management
2006 World Trade Center Will's Father
2009 The Soloist


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