Anthony Tiran "Tony" Todd (born December 4, 1954) is an American actor, voice artist, and film producer, best 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), Dan in The Man From Earth (2007) and as the voice of The Fallen in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009).
Todd at the 2017 Raleigh SuperCon
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 "No Place to be Somebody", "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.
On October 12, 2018, it was confirmed by Bloody Disgusting that Todd will star in a recurring role in the third season of the slasher television series Scream. The season premiered on VH1 on July 8, 2019.
|1987||84 Charing Cross Road||Demolition Worker|
|Peng! Du bist tot!||Undercover Agent|
|Enemy Territory||The Count|
|1989||Lean on Me||Mr. William Wright|
|1990||Night of the Living Dead||Ben|
|Candyman||Daniel Robitaille / The Candyman|
|1993||Excessive Force||Frankie Hawkins|
|1995||Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh||Daniel Robitaille / The Candyman|
|Burnzy's Last Call||Mistress Marla|
|The Rock||Captain Darrow|
|The Pandora Project||CIA Director Garrett Houtman|
|Candyman: Day of the Dead||Daniel Robitaille / The Candyman||Direct-to-DVD|
|2000||Final Destination||William Bludworth|
|Final Destination 2||William Bludworth|
|Scarecrow Slayer||Caleb Kilgore||Direct-to-DVD|
|The Prophecy: Forsaken||Stark||Direct-to-DVD|
|I.O.U||Jack Bruckner||Short film|
|House of Grimm||Grimm|
|Heart of the Beholder||Chuck Berry|
|2006||Final Destination 3||Devil||Voice|
|Shadow: Dead Riot||Shadow|
|The Absence of Light||The Alchemist||Direct-to-DVD|
|The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde||Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde|
|Chicago Massacre: Richard Speck||Captain Dunning||Direct-to-DVD|
|Tournament of Dreams||Isaiah Kennedy||Direct-to-DVD|
|The Man from Earth||Dan|
|The Mannsfield 12||Hunnit Grand|
|The Eyes of Samir||Steve Mcreedy||Short film|
|Dark Reel||Det Shields||Direct-to-DVD|
|Bryan Loves You||The Narrator|
|Nite Tales: The Movie||Clown||Direct-to-DVD|
|The Thirst: Blood War||Julien||Direct-to-DVD|
|Dockweiler||The Duke||Short film|
|2009||Are You Scared 2||Controller||Direct-to-DVD|
|Vampire in Vegas||Sylvian||Direct-to-DVD|
|Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen||The Fallen||Voice|
|The Graves||Reverend Abraham||Direct-to-DVD|
|Tom Cool||Mac Angel|
|Dead in Love|
|2010||The Quiet Ones||TV Show Host/Narrator|
|Hatchet II||Rev. Zombie|
|2011||Final Destination 5||William Bludworth|
|Jack the Reaper||Steel||Direct-to-DVD|
|Dream in American||Lubembe|
|Changing the Game||Curtis the Diabolical/FBI Agent|
|Sushi Girl||Duke||Also executive producer|
|A Night at the Silent Movie Theater||Jones|
|2013||Dead of the Nite||Ruber|
|Dust of War||Crispus Hansen|
|Kill Her, Not Me||Detective Holmes|
|Army of the Damned||Jackson||Direct-to-DVD|
|2014||Prelude to Axanar||Admiral Ramirez||Short film|
|The Sun Devil and the Princess||The Baron||Voice|
|2015||Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League vs. Bizarro League||Darkseid||Voice|
|Driven||Mr. Reynauld||Short film|
|Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom||Darkseid||Voice|
|Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D||Ben||Voice|
|Scream at the Devil||Detective Johnson|
|2016||Beyond the Game|
|Broken Cross||Father Dudley|
|The Witching Hour||Travis|
|Heads Will Roll||Medical Examiner||Short film|
|2017||Victor Crowley||Rev. Zombie||Uncredited|
|Death House||The Farmer Asa|
|From Jennifer||Chad Wolfe|
|Two Faced||Dr. Hanson|
|The Debt Collector||Barbosa|
|West of Hell||Jericho Whitfield||Direct-to-DVD|
|Drive Me to Vegas and Mars||Frank|
|Hell Fest||Carnival barker|
|2019||Reign of the Supermen||Darkseid||Voice|
|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"|
|1990||Ivory Hunters||Jomo||Television film|
|1990||Criminal Justice||Detective Riley||Television film|
|1990–1991||Jake and the Fatman||Jordan Lee||3 episodes|
|1990–1991||Star Trek: The Next Generation||Kurn||3 episodes|
|1990||The Bride in Black||Television film|
|1991||Father Dowling Mysteries||Lou||Episode: "The Fugitive Priest Mystery"|
|1991||Love and Curses... And All That Jazz||Emile Gaston||Television film|
|1991||Keeper of the City||Bridger||Television film|
|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||Black Fox||Britt Johnson / Black Fox||3 episodes|
|1995–1996||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||Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus||Seth||Television film|
|1996||Beverly Hills, 90210||Dr. Julius Tate||Episode: "If I Had a Hammer"|
|1997||True Women||Ed Tom||Television film|
|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"|
|1999||Babylon 5: A Call to Arms||Leonard Anderson||Television film|
|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|
|2002–2003||The District||Stanley Carver||2 episodes|
|2003||Control Factor||Reggie||Television film|
|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"|
|2005–2006||Stargate SG-1||Lord Haikon||3 episodes|
|2006||Masters of Horror||The Beast||Episode: "Valerie on the Stairs"|
|2006||The Eden Formula||James Radcliffe||Television film|
|2007||Boston Legal||Detective Walter Berenson||Episode: "The Innocent Man"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Dr. Carl Williams||Episode: "Res Ipsa"|
|Chuck||CIA Director Langston Graham||10 episodes|
|2008||24: Redemption||General Benjamin Juma||Television film|
|2009||24||General Benjamin Juma||6 episodes|
|2009||Splatter||Spencer Pope||3 episodes|
|2009||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Astaroth||Voice|
Episode: "Trials of the Demon!"
|2009||Psych||Det. Moses Johnson||Episode: "High Top Fade Out"|
|2010||Sym-Bionic Titan||Dark Shaman||Voice|
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|
|2014||Bravest Warriors||The Aeon Worm||Voice|
Episode: "Season of the Mitch"
|2016||Dead of Summer||The Tall Man/Holyoke||5 episodes|
|2017||Room 104||The Father||Episode: "The Knockadoo"|
|2017||Be Cool, Scooby-Doo||Alien / Captain Lewis / Reggie||Voices|
|2017||Riverdale||Farmer McGinty||Episode: "Chapter Twenty: Tales from the Darkside"|
|2019||The Orville||Moclan delegate||Episode: "Sanctuary"|
|2019||Scream||Luther Thompson / Hook Man||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|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|
|2019||Layers of Fear 2||Narrator||Voice|
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 February 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
- "Tony Todd Isn't Worried About Making 'Candyman' Return". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
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- Tonytoddonline.com[dead link]
- "Details for Creation Entertainment's Weekend of Horrors in Los Angeles, CA". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
- "Screamfest LA Hosting Creation Weekend of Horrors Kick-off Party and YOU'RE Invited!". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
- "Tony Todd Talks VANish". Dread Central. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
- Drake, Sylvie (24 July 1987). "This Revival Of 'No Place' Goes Places". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 20 February 2012.
- Tony Todd on IMDb
- Squires, John (12 October 2018). "Horror Legend Tony Todd Will Star in the Third Season of MTV's "Scream"!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
- Samhan, Jamie (24 June 2019). "'Scream' Reboot Gets Trailer With Cameo From Paris Jackson". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
- "Disturbing New Clip for Penance". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
- "Hatchet 2 Cast Expands by Two as Nick Principe & Alexis Peters Sign On". DreadCentral.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
- "Tony Todd Returns as the Reaper in 'Final Destination 5'". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 23 July 2016.
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