Award winning actor TONY DENISON joined the cast of The Closer starring Kyra Sedgwick, as Det. Andy Flynn in 2005, which quickly became TNT’s # 1 Drama. The spinoff series, Major Crimes is now airing its 3rd season and breaking rating records.
He has received a Prism Award by the Entertainment Industry Council for Outstanding Performance in a Drama Series and five SAG nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
His starring role as a San Francisco Chef, in the indie-hit film Trattoria, co-stars Gossip Girl’s John Amedori and also features celebrity chefs Elizabeth Falkner (The Next Iron Chef) and Traci Des Jardins (Top Chef Masters). He is a culinary aficionado that makes a delicious French Toast Italia Style with Ricotta Cheese and his Sun-Dried Eggplant Parmesan.
In demand and busy during his off-season hiatus starring alongside Charlie Hunnam on an episode of Sons of Anarchy as well as appearing on Hell’s Kitchen’s Italian Night. With three upcoming films: Ayn Rand’s popular series, Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?, the modern-day thriller, Dirty, alongside Chaz Bono and Alexandra Paul and Clarity with his Major Crimes co-star Nadine Velazquez and the new movie, Dementia.
Tony Denison made his momentous television debut starring in Michael Mann’s critically acclaimed drama Crime Story as Ray Luca. He was named TIME Magazine’s “Best Villain of the Decade.”
Denison’s personal mission is to maintain his blue-collar values in a gold collar profession. He is dedicated to helping others whenever possible and donates his spare time to The Sunshine Kids Foundation, which is headed up by his co-star, GW Bailey.