About Tony Lo Bianco
Tony Lo Bianco is an intentional star of stage and screen. He was born in Brooklyn – New York – the son of a housewife mother and a taxi driver father. He is known for his tough guy roles in the cult films The Honeymoon Killers – God Told Me To – and The French Connection. Lo Bianco was a Golden Gloves boxer and also founded the Triangle Theatre in 1963 – serving as its artistic director for six years. Lo Bianco won an off-Broadway Obie award for “Yanks-3 – Detroit-0 – Top of the Seventh.” Most notably – Lo Bianco was nominated for a Tony for his portrayal of Eddie Carbone in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. He also won the 1983 Outer Critics Circle Award for this performance. Lo Bianco first portrayed the larger-than-life 1934-1945 mayor of New York City Fiorello H. LaGuardia in a one-man show – Hizzoner. Lo Bianco was a regular in Joseph Wambaugh’s TV series Police Story in the mid 70’s. His many humanitarian efforts have earned multiple awards.
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