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    Days of Our Lives ACTOR - Thaao Penghlis

    Full detailed profile on Thaao Penghlis playing Tony DiMera on Days of Our Lives Daytime Soap Opera.

    Thaao Penghlis (NBC)
    Thaao Penghlis

    Birthday: December 15 1945
    Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Austr
    Marital Status: Single
    Currently playing: Tony DiMera
    Height: 5' 11"
    Web site: www.thaaopenghlis.com/

    BIOGRAPHY

    Thaao Penghlis was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and is one of four children. Since his parents immigrated to Sydney from Greece, he speaks both English and Greek.

    He was encouraged to follow a career in drama by his then acting coach and theatre director, while he was studying art history and fashion in New York City. In fact, it was his New York stage debut was Off-Broadway that led him to a career in daytime television and movies. He has appeared on television numerous of times over the years.

    Penghlis' loves to travel and his travels have taken him to the Sinai Desert and up Mt. Sinai. He is interested in archeology. Thaao is single and resides on the west coast.

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    AWARDS & ACCLAIM:

    Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003)
    Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2005)

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

    Days of Our Lives - Tony DiMera (1981-1985; 1993-1996; 2002 - Present)
    Days of Our Lives - Andre DiMera (1983 to 1984; 1995, May 24 2007 - present but thought to be Tony until July 17 2007.)
    Santa Barbara - Micah De Angelis (1992-1993)
    Mission Impossible (1988)
    Who's the Boss? (1987)
    Magnum P.I. (1986)
    Hotel (1985)
    Days of Our Lives - Andre DiMera (1983-1984)
    General Hospital - Victor Cassadine (1981)
    The Bell Jar (1979)


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