Thaao Penghlis

Thaao Penghlis (born December 15, 1945 in Sydney, Australia) is an actor best known for roles on soap opera hits Days of Our Lives, Santa Barbara, and General Hospital.

He has also guest-starred on a number of crime dramas, such as Kojak, Cannon, Tenspeed and Brown Shoe, Hart to Hart, Nero Wolfe, and Magnum, P.I. Penghlis has studied under Hollywood acting teacher Milton Katselas.

Thaao appeared in the 1980s revival of Mission: Impossible, filmed in his native Australia. Penghlis' role in the revival was a counterpart to Martin Landau's "Rollin Hand" and Leonard Nimoy's the "Amazing Paris."

In 2003, Thaao Penghlis was nominated for the Soap Opera Digest Award for Favorite Return for his return to the cast of Days of Our Lives. He left the show in fall 2005.

Penghlis returned to Days of Our Lives, where he has now played Tony DiMera four times (1981-1985, 1993-1996, 2002-2005, 2007-present) on May 24, 2007.

Role Show
Tony DiMera Days of Our Lives

Days of Our Lives Quotes

Nicole: [walking through house in towel] I know I left my flip flops in here somewhere.
Scooter: [whistles] Looking for these?
Nicole: Get out of here!
Scooter: Oh come on, Misty baby. I just came over here to borrow a cup of sugar.
Nicole: Don't call me that.
Scooter: You're all the sugar that I need. Bridgette, I saw Freddie leave with the kids. It's just the two of us. ANd I love what you're wearing.
Nicole: I told you, I am so not interested.
Scooter: Don't worry about anyone finding out. It'll just be our little secret.
Nicole: Like hell!
Scooter: You say one word to the wife and I'll blow the whistle on who you used to be.
Nicole: You know, I was forced into porn, okay, and that was like, 20 years ago. My husband understands. No one else is gonna care.
Scooter: Oh, I'm not talkin' about Misty Circle, porno queen. I'm talkin' about Nicole Walker. Kidnapper, fugitive from justice. Yep, that's right. I know your real secret.

You of all people should know a lie when you hear one.

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