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Tony Luke Jr.

Actor, Writer, Producer
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Net worth 2018: Under Review
Industry: Actor
Residence:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
BirthDay: 12 March 1962
Sigh: Aries
BIOGRAPHY

A true son of South Philly, Tony Luke Jr., is a man of many talents and enormous energy. In the 1990's, Tony Jr. worked tirelessly with his father Tony Sr. and brother Nick to build the Tony Luke's legend. From lunch trucks to full Italian meal take-out, they tried it all until they hit on the "Old Philly Style" sandwich formula that took enormous culinary leaps beyond the famous Philly Cheesesteak. Tony Luke's opened in South Philly in February 1992. Tony Luke's redefined the Philly sandwich experience with specialty favorites like roast pork Italian with broccoli rabe and sharp provolone, chicken cheesesteaks and chicken cutlets. Tony Luke's has twice been hailed by Gourmet Magazine for quality and innovation and is a member of Philadelphia Magazine's "Best of Philly Hall of Fame". What began as a single sandwich shop in South Philly has now expanded to 22 locations and growing across the Mid-Atlantic region, and overseas in Bahrain. Tony Luke's sandwich empire also includes retail products. Tony Luke's Steak meat is now available in local supermarkets. Tony's artistic gifts bloomed early as a student at the Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts. Tony trained as a Drama Major with Music as a minor Tony continued to hone his craft as an actor, appearing in many feature film productions, including co-writing and co-producing his own feature film, "The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone". He has written and produced songs for artists such as Billy Paul, Brandy Wells, AC Black on Motown Records and others and even topped the CD Baby charts with his song, "Right Here". Which was also up for Grammy Consideration Luke and his restaurants have appeared in many reality TV shows including "Man vs. Food", "Throwdown with Bobby Flay", "Not My Mama's Meals", "Dinner: Impossible" and more. In 2014 Tony Luke Jr. co-hosted SpikeTV's first culinary based show, "Frankenfood". And in 2016 with the help of Comedian Craig Shoemaker Tony started fulfilling one of his dreams as a Stand up Comic

TIMELINE
2016

And in 2016 with the help of Comedian Craig Shoemaker Tony started fulfilling one of his dreams as a Stand up Comic

1995

Founded Renga Media in 1995 and has created Britain's first-ever CGI movie as an in-house production

1992

Tony Luke's opened in South Philly in February 1992

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