- He broke his back skiing in Utah in 1993, and has plates, rods, and screws in his spine. He lost his house in the Northridge quake January 17, 1994.
- He graduated from the University of Dubuque.
- He is actually behind the wheel of the cab that's driving across the bridge during the beginning credits of every episode of "Taxi" (1978).
- Before he starred in "Taxi" (1978), Tony was a boxer and was still fighting professionally during the first few seasons.
- Has two daughters Katie (b. 1987), Emily (b. 1993) and one son, Marc Anthony Danza (b. 1971). Marc Anthony guest starred in an episode of "Taxi" (1978) playing a handicapped kid.
- Was named as "King of Brooklyn" at the Welcome Back to Brooklyn Festival in 1999
- Wrote to the late Tupac Shakur while he was in prison. The two later became friends.
- Tony Micelli, Danza's character on "Who's the Boss?" (1984), was ranked #23 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
- Tony's son, Marc Anthony Danza, also appeared in another episode of "Taxi" (1978) in which Marc portrayed a foster child that Tony wanted to adopt.
- Made his professional boxing debut on August 3, 1976 by knocking out Earl Harris in the first round.
- Danza scored first round knockouts over Earl Harris, Joe Marcetti, Ralph Garcia, Ray Bryant, Tony Rodriguez, Billy Perez, and Max Hord.
- Escaped serious injury on 9 May 2005 when the mini stock-car he was driving flipped over and he wasn't wearing a helmet.
- His character Tony Banta in Taxi was originally called Phil Banta. The producers thought with him being an unexperienced actor that he would not respond to the name Phil, so they changed it to his real life name.
- The metal rock band The Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza was named after the actor.
- Became a grandfather for the first time on August 27th 2005 when son, Marc Anthony Danza, 34, and wife Julie, also 34, welcomed baby Nicholas David.
- Has an Italian-Canadian cousin named Daniel Gianotti.
- Retired from boxing following his 3rd round knockout victory over Johnny Heard on May 5, 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona.
- On September 9, 1977, he was knocked down by Ralph "Rocky" Garcia, but climbed off the canvas to knock out Garcia in the 1st round.
- He lost 3 fights as a professional boxer: a 1st round knockout to John LoCicero on October 1, 1976, a 4 round decision to Barry Hill on April 21, 1977, and a 1st round knockout loss to Morris Watkins on November 11, 1977.
- As a professional boxer, he fought in such cities as Brooklyn, New York, Long Island, Nanuet, White Plains, and Phoenix.
- Almost always watches the show 24 with Liza Minnelli.
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