Anthony Tiran Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American character actor, voice artist and film producer known for portraying Sergeant Warren in Platoon (1986), Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1990–1991), Ben in Night of the Living Dead (1990), the titular character in the Candyman horror trilogy (1992–1999), William Bludworth in the Final Destination franchise (2000–2011) and as the voice of the Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).
Todd at the 2017 Florida SuperCon
|Born||Anthony Tiran Todd
December 4, 1954
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, voice artist, producer|
Early life and educationEdit
Todd was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Hartford, Connecticut, attending local schools. He is also an alumnus of the Artists Collective, Inc. Tony attended the University of Connecticut and then went on to study theater at the Tony Award Winning Eugene O'Neill National Actors Theatre Institute. and Trinity Rep Conservatory.
Todd has appeared in more than 100 theatrical and television films, and has played opposite many major Hollywood stars. 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), Minotaur (2006) and Beg (2010). Todd was the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and was also in the Rel Dowdell film Changing the Game. Todd was a special guest of the Weekend of Horror Creation Entertainment on May 23, 2010. and the Screamfest LA. Todd portrayed Reverend Zombie in Hatchet II, which was released in a limited number of theaters on October 1, 2010. As Final Destination 5 returned to the series' roots, Todd returned as William Bludworth.
Todd has acted on and off Broadway. Among his many roles are August Wilson's "King Hedley II", Athol Fugard's "The Captain's Tiger" for which he received the Helen Hayes nomination. Others include "Les Blancs", "Playboys of the West Indies", "Othello", "Zooman and the Sign", award-winning playwright Keith Glover's "Dark Paradise", "Aida" (on Broadway), and "Levee James" for the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and The New Dramatist Guild.[better source needed]
Todd's 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, Psych, 24, Charmed, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, Criminal Minds, 21 Jump Street and Chuck.
Todd is one of the few actors to have portrayed two different speaking 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 season 7. He also played a major role in the Babylon 5 TV movie A Call to Arms.
He has portrayed several characters in the Star Trek universe: Worf's brother Kurn in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, an adult Jake Sisko in the episode "The Visitor" in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and an Alpha Hirogen in the episode "Prey" in Star Trek: Voyager. In 2017, Todd returned to the world of Star Trek as General Rodek in the MMORPG game Star Trek Online; Rodek was the persona taken on by Kurn after he lost the memories of his past life as Worf's brother in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Sons of Mogh".
In 2009, he played an undercover policeman in an episode of Psych.
|1987||Peng! Du bist tot!||Undercover Agent|
|1987||84 Charing Cross Road||Demolition Worker|
|1987||Enemy Territory||The Count|
|1989||Lean on Me||Mr. William Wright|
|1990||Ivory Hunters||Jomo||TV movie|
|1990||Criminal Justice||Detective Riley||TV movie|
|1990||Night of the Living Dead||Ben|
|1991||Love and Curses... And All That Jazz||Emile Gaston||TV movie|
|1991||Keeper of the City||Bridger||TV movie|
|1992||Candyman||The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille|
|1993||Excessive Force||Frankie Hawkins|
|1995||Burnzy's Last Call||Marla|
|1995||Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh||The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille|
|1995||Black Fox||Britt Johnson (Black Fox)||TV movie|
|1995||Black Fox: The Price of Peace|
|1995||Black Fox: Good Men and Bad|
|1996||Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus||Seth|
|1996||The Rock||Captain Darrow|
|1996||Driven||Darius Pelton||TV movie|
|1997||True Women||Ed Tom||TV movie|
|1998||The Pandora Project||CIA Director Garrett Houtman|
|1999||Babylon 5: A Call to Arms||Leonard Anderson||TV movie|
|1999||Candyman: Day of the Dead||The Candyman/Daniel Robitaille|
|2000||Final Destination||William Bludworth|
|2003||Scarecrow Slayer||Caleb Kilgore|
|2003||Control Factor||Reggie||TV movie|
|2003||Final Destination 2||William Bludworth|
|2005||House of Grimm||Grimm|
|2005||Heart of the Beholder||Chuck Berry|
|2005||The Prophecy: Forsaken||Stark|
|2006||Shadow: Dead Riot||Shadow|
|2006||The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde||Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde|
|2006||Final Destination 3||Devil's Voice/Subway Voice Announcer|
|2006||The Absence of Light||The Alchemist|
|2006||The Eden Formula||James Radcliffe||TV movie|
|2006||Valerie on the Stairs||The Beast (Otakai)|
|2007||Hatchet||Clive Washington (Rev. Zombie)|
|2007||Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck||Captain Dunning|
|2007||Tournament of Dreams||Isaiah Kennedy|
|2007||The Eyes of Samir||Steve Mcreedy|
|2007||The Man from Earth||Dan|
|2007||The Mannsfield 12||Hunnit Grand|
|2008||Bryan Loves You||The Narrator|
|2008||Nite Tales: The Movie||Clown|
|2008||Dark Reel||Det Shields|
|2008||The Thirst: Blood War||Julien|
|2008||Black Friday||Roger Fremonte|
|2009||Tom Cool||Mac Angel|
|2009||Are You Scared 2||Controller|
|2009||Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||The Fallen||Voice|
|2009||Vampire in Vegas||Sylvian|
|2010||The Graves||Reverend Abraham|
|2010||A Night at the Silent Movie Theater||Jones|
|2010||Hatchet II||Rev. Zombie|
|2010||Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D||Ben|
|2010||The Quiet Ones||TV Show Host/Narrator|
|2011||Jack the Reaper||Steel|
|2011||Final Destination 5||William Bludworth|
|2012||Changing the Game||Curtis the Diabolical/FBI Agent|
|2014||Prelude to Axanar||Admiral Ramirez||Short|
|2015||Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League||Darkseid||Voice|
|2015||Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom|
|2017||Death House||The Farmer Asa|
|1987||Simon & Simon||Troy Tolliver||Episode: "I Thought the War Was Over"|
|1987||21 Jump Street||Aaron Jackson||Episode: "You Oughta Be in Prison"|
|1989||Night Court||Mr. Crumine||Episode: "For Love or Money"|
|1989||MacGyver||Zimba||Episode: "Black Rhino"|
|1990||Matlock||Billy Pierce||Episode: "The Narc"|
|1990||Cop Rock||Omar||Episode: "Potts Don't Fail Me Now"|
|1991||Father Dowling Mysteries||Lou||Episode: "The Fugitive Priest Mystery"|
|1990–91||Jake and the Fatman||Jordan Lee||3 episodes|
|1990–91||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Kurn||3 episodes|
|1994||Law & Order||Reverend Ott||Episode: "Sanctuary"|
|1994||The X-Files||Augustus D. Cole||Episode: "Sleepless"|
|1994||Homicide: Life on the Street||Matt Rhodes||3 episodes|
|1995||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||Gladius||Episode: "The Gladiator"|
|1995–96||Star Trek: Deep Space Nine||Adult Jake Sisko, Kurn||2 episodes|
|1996||Murder, She Wrote||National Security Agt. Nathan Mitchell||Episode: "Mrs. Parker's Revenge"|
|1996||New York Undercover||Andrew Bryant||Episode: "Rule of Engagement"|
|1996||Beverly Hills, 90210||Dr. Julius Tate||Episode: "If I Had a Hammer"|
|1997||NYPD Blue||Det. Eddie Hazell||Episode: "Taillight's Last Gleaming"|
|1997||Xena: Warrior Princess||Cecrops||Episode: "Lost Mariner"|
|1997||Soldier of Fortune, Inc.||Joseph Karenga||Episode: "Missing in Action"|
|1998||Star Trek: Voyager||Alpha Hirogen||Episode: "Prey"|
|1998||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys||Gilgamesh||Episode: "Faith"|
|2000||Angel||Vyasa||Episode: "The Shroud of Rahmon"|
|2001||UC: Undercover||Cephus||Episode: "The Siege"|
|2001||Smallville||Earl Jenkins||Episode: "Jitters"|
|2002||Crossing Jordan||Coach Jim Evans||Episode: "Lost and Found"|
|2002||Andromeda||Capt. Fehdman Metis||Episode: "The Lone and Level Sands"|
|2002||Charmed||Avatar of Force||Episode: "Sam I Am"|
|2002||CSI: Miami||Sergeant Marcus Cawdrey||Episode: "Camp Fear"|
|2002||Boston Public||Lester Lipschultz||2 episodes|
|2002–03||The District||Stanley Carver||2 episodes|
|2004||24||Detective Michael Norris||Episode: "Day 3: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m."|
|2005||What's New, Scooby-Doo?||Gargoyle||Voice
Episode: "Ready to Scare"
|2005||Night Stalker||Detective||Episode: "Malum"|
|2005||Criminal Minds||Eric Miller||Episode: "The Fox"|
|2005–06||Stargate SG-1||Lord Haikon||3 episodes|
|2006||Masters of Horror||The Beast||Episode: "Valerie on the Stairs"|
|2007||Boston Legal||Detective Walter Berenson||Episode: "The Innocent Man"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Dr. Carl Williams||Episode: "Res Ipsa"|
|2007–11||Chuck||CIA Director Langston Graham||10 episodes|
|2008||24: Redemption||General Benjamin Juma|
|2009||24||General Benjamin Juma||6 episodes|
|2009||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Astaroth||Episode: "Trials of the Demon!"|
|2009||Psych||Det. Moses Johnson||Episode: "High Top Fade Out"|
|2010||Sym-Bionic Titan||Dark Shaman||Episode: "Shaman of Fear"|
|2010||The Event||General Whitman||2 episodes|
|2012||Hawaii Five-0||Jordan Nevins||Episode: "Kalele"|
|2013||The Young and the Restless||Gus Rogan||14 episodes|
|2016||Dead of Summer||The Tall Man/Holyoke||5 episodes|
|2017||Room 104||The Father||Episode: "The Knockadoo"|
|2017||Be Cool, Scooby-Doo||Voice
Episode: "In Space"
|2017||Riverdale (2017 TV series)||Farmer McGinty||Episode: "Chapter Twenty: Tales from the Darkside"|
|1998||Star Trek: The Next Generation: Klingon Honor Guard||Kurn||Voice|
|2000||Legend of Dragoon||Cutscene Narrator||Voice|
|2003||Star Trek: Elite Force II||Korban||Voice|
|2007||Half-Life 2: Episode Two||Vortigaunt||Voice|
|2011||Dota 2||Dragon Knight, Night Stalker, Viper||Voice|
|2012||Call of Duty: Black Ops II||Admiral Tommy Briggs||Voice and motion capture|
|2017||Star Trek Online||General Rodek||Voice|
|2014||Bravest Warriors||The Aeon Worm||Voice|
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- "Screamfest LA Hosting Creation Weekend of Horrors Kick-off Party and YOU'RE Invited!". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23.
- "Tony Todd Talks VANish". Dread Central. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- Tony Todd on IMDb
- "Disturbing New Clip for Penance". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23.
- "Hatchet 2 Cast Expands by Two as Nick Principe & Alexis Peters Sign On". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23.
- "Tony Todd Returns as the Reaper in 'Final Destination 5'". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23.
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