Tony Gaynor began his career performing in regional theaters around New York City where he was born and raised. Wanting to take his career to the next level, he was accepted into the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts where he studied acting, voice and movement. After finishing school, he went on to perform in off-Broadway productions gaining notoriety for his starring role in the gospel musical ‘Another Chance’. He then landed roles in commercials for BARCARDI and small roles in television shows such as Third Watch and As the World Turns. This new taste of TV life soon led Tony to star in the Fox Network special, The Ghost of Christmas Past. As a founding member of the multi-platinum selling group Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Tony toured with T.S.O. for twelve years and after taking a break from the globally successful rock opera, he took on the role of Ring Master for the Universoul Circus, which then led him to team up with other former members of T.S.O. to create The Kings of Christmas, Radio Memphis Around the World artist of the month for December 2017. Gaynor co-wrote and co-produced their debut album “365 Days” and since then, Tony has also teamed up with the critically acclaimed musical group The Wizards of Winter and currently performs the role of Narrator on their national holiday tours, albums, and TV/radio promotions.
Did you know that D caught up with Tony Gaynor for a live phone interview this past April 2017? Catch the conversation right here.