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Tony Ganios Bio, Age, Cause of Death, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth, and More

Tony Ganios was an American actor, portrayed the rugged character Perry in the 1979 film “The Wanderers” and Anthony ‘Meat’ Tuperello in the 1981 comedy “Porky’s” and its subsequent sequels.


Age-64 years

Height-1.93 m

Weight-65 kilograms

Born- 21 October 1959

Birthplace-Brooklyn, New York, United States

Death date-18 February 2024

Profession-American actor


Cause of Death

American actor Tony Ganios, renowned for his memorable portrayal of fan-favorite Meat in Bob Clark’s ‘Porky’s’, passed away on February 18 following surgery at a hospital in New York, as reported by Variety on Tuesday evening. He was 64 years old. Ganios’ fiancee shared the heartbreaking news on X accompanied by a photo of them holding hands, expressing profound grief with the caption, “I love you so much, my love. I’m broken.” She later tweeted another photo of Ganios, reminiscing about their final exchange of “I love you,” emphasizing that love was an understatement.

Tony Ganios cause of death


Information about Tony Ganios’ parents is not available, as he chose to keep his personal life private and not publicly disclosed.


Tony Ganios did not have a wife, but he was engaged to his fiancée, Amanda Serrano-Ganios, at the time of his passing.

Tony Ganios wife


Tony Ganios initially gained recognition for his role as tough guy Perry in his debut appearance in “The Wanderers.” Following this, in 1981, he portrayed a former football player turned mountain man in the John Belushi film “Continental Divide.”

Shortly after, Ganios became well-known for his role in the 1981 cult teen-sex comedy “Porky’s” and its two sequels.Ganios also appeared in five episodes of the 1980s TV series “Wiseguy” as Mike “Mooch” Cacciatore, and he made a guest appearance in an episode of “Scarecrow and Mrs. King.” In 1990, he appeared as a mercenary in “Die Hard 2,” where his character met a memorable demise at the hands of Bruce Willis.

Tony Ganios career

After “Rising Sun,” Ganios semi-retired from acting, making brief appearances in three films between 1991 and 1993. He revisited his iconic “The Wanderers” character in these roles, portraying an adversary for Sean Connery. Additionally, he is known for his recurring comedic role as a muscular mob lawyer on the Emmy Award-winning series “Wiseguy” (1987).

Net Worth

At the time of his passing, Tony Ganios’ net worth was estimated to be nearly $4 million.

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