Tony Azito

Tony Azito
Miami Vice Character
July 18, 1948, New York City, New York
May 26, 1995, Manhattan, New York (age 46, AIDS)

Tony Azito (July 18, 1948 - May 26, 1995) was an American stage and screen actor who made his final TV appearance as drug dealer Miguel Manolo in the episode "Mirror Image" of the series Miami Vice.


Azito began his career in the theater, being best known for his role as the sergeant in the play The Pirates of Penzance in 1980, which included Kevin Kline and Linda Ronstadt. He would go on to reprise the role in the 1983 movie version. His other movie roles included Apple Pie (his debut), Union City (with C.C.H. Pounder), Night of the Juggler (with Dan Hedaya), Moonstruck (with Julie Bovasso), Bloodhounds of Broadway (with Madonna, Stephen McHattie, and Anita Morris), and his final movie appearance, 1993's Necronomicon: Book of Dead (with Hedaya).


Azito died of AIDS on May 26, 1995, in Manhattan, New York, at the age of 46.

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