Tony Carreiro

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Anthony Carreiro is an American actor and performing arts professor. He graduated from Ithaca High School in Ithaca, New York.[1] He earned his bachelor of arts at Cornell University in 1982. He earned his master of fine arts from the Professional Actor Training Program at the University of Washington in 1985. He works as a professor of acting courses at Long Beach City College.[2]

He played a gay English professor in the sitcom Doctor Doctor.[3] He is a certified sword fighter and a fighting choreographer for theatrical works and films, as well as stage combat courses in colleges.[2][4]

He is perhaps best known for his roles on The Golden Girls, playing a waiter (twice), as well as a doctor in the episode "72 Hours", when Rose receives a letter from a hospital telling her she may have been transfused with HIV-tainted blood.

He resides in Lake Balboa, California with his wife Kathleen and daughter.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Anthony Carreiro, 1972". Ithaca High School Alumni Association. Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Theatre Faculty & Staff: Theatre, Dance and Film". Long Beach City College. October 6, 2011. Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  3. ^ Tucker, Ken (June 12, 1989). "Doctor, Doctor (1989)". Entertainment Weekly (39). Retrieved August 19, 2012.
  4. ^ Varga, Robert (January 24, 2012). "Students sharpen skills at second film symposium". The Poly Post. Cal Poly Pomona. Retrieved August 19, 2012.

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