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Published:December 12th, 2009 09:46 EST

Judyth Piazza chats with Tony Todd, The Candyman

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Tony Todd (born December 4, 1954 in Washington, D.C.) is an American actor and producer, known for his cult status amongst horror and sci-fi fans.

Todd has appeared in more than 100 screen and television films, and has played opposite every major star in Hollywood. His movie credits include: Platoon (1986), Night of the Living Dead (1990), Candyman (1992), and The Rock (1996). Todd co-starred in both Final Destination (2000) and Final Destination 2 (2003) including his host voiceover gig as the Devil of the Coaster in Final Destination 3 (2006).

He has also acted on Broadway and television, gaining particular renown for his appearances in popular sci-fi/fantasy series.

For instance, he is well known for his portrayal of Seth in the 1996 movie Beastmaster: The Eye of Braxas. He is also noted by the Star Trek fandom for playing Worf`s brother Kurn on Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Todd also had guest roles as the Alpha Hirogen in an episode of Star Trek: Voyager and the adult Jake Sisko in the award-winning Deep Space Nine episode "The Visitor".

His other television appearances include a recurring role on Boston Public and guest appearances on Law & Order, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena Warrior Princess, Smallville (TV series), Angel, 24, and Stargate SG-1.

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