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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.
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 soon to be released feature-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 a mean Eggplant Parmesan.
Tony Denison made his momentous television debut starring in Michael Mann’s critically acclaimed drama Crime Story as Ray Luca. He received a fistful of kudos, including TIME Magazine’s recognition as “Televisions Best Villain of the Decade,” and applause for his portrayal of the infamous John Gotti.
Denison has appeared in more than two-dozen motion pictures, with Columbia Tri Star’s Art of Revenge and Joel Bender’s Independent feature Deadly, Little Vegas. Following Crime Story is an impressive list of dozens of television appearances that include notable guest-starring roles on such shows as CSI, Criminal Minds, Boston Legal, Prison Break, The District, J.A.G., Cold Case, The O.C., ER, NYPD Blue and Charmed and formed a production company with friend and partner, Joel Bess called Jucilian Productions.
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 makes dreams come true for chronically ill and physically challenged youths, and is headed up by his co-star, GW Bailey. He is a sought out motivational speaker and frequent guest on talk shows Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, KTLA Morning Show, USA Today, LA Times, TV Guide, LIFE, TNT News, and more.