Tony Denison

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Tony Denison is most recently known for his role as Detective Andrew Flynn in The Closer (2005-12) and its spin-off Major Crimes (2012-present). He is well known for his role as mob boss Ray Luca on the NBC crime drama Crime Story (1986-88). Afterwards, he starred and guest-starred in several crime movies and television programs, notably as undercover agent John Henry Raglin in Wiseguy (1987-90), City of Hope (1991), as Joey Buttafuco in The Amy Fisher Story (1993), as John Gotti in Getting Gotti (1994), Criminal Passion (1994), and as head coach Mike George in ESPN‘s drama series Playmakers (2003). He appeared in Season 1, Episode 3, of Charmed (1998-2006) as the father of the Halliwell sisters. He played Detective Buroughs in Karla (2006). He had arecurring role as Aldo Burrows on the Fox series Prison Break (2005-09). In 2000, he played the role of a killer for hire in Walker, Texas Ranger (1993-2001)

  • Was recognized by Time Magazine as the best TV villain of the 1980s for his portrayal of mobster Ray Luca in Michael Mann’s critically acclaimed Crime Story.
  • Played head coach Mike George in ESPN’s first scripted series, the short-lived Playmakers.
  • Is an avid poker player.
  • Tony Denison Awards:
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Nominee
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Nominee
  • 2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Nominee