Tony Danza was born Antonio Salvatore Iadanza in Brooklyn, New York on April 21, 1951. He received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Dubuque in 1972. He became an actor and starred in several television shows including Taxi and Who's the Boss? He also appeared in several movies including The Hollywood Knights and Going Ape! He appeared in the Broadway productions of Eugene O'Neill play The Iceman Cometh and The Producers. In 2002, he released his debut album The House I Live In. His books include Don't Fill Up on the Antipasto: Tony Danza's Father-Son Cookbook and I'd Like to Apologize to Every Teacher I Ever Had: My Year as a Rookie Teacher at Northeast High.