News and Current Projects

July 6-24, 2011

Antonio will be appearing in The All New Original Tribute to the Blues Brothers in Chicago, IL. For more information, see the event website.

June 17-19, 2011

Antonio will be appearing at the Red Carpet Rumble with George Barris & Hollywood Cars. The event will be at the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, CT. For more information, see the event website.

Past News Highlights

May 2011

Antonio was the special guest host at the First Annual All Class Alumni Fashion Show on Saturday May 21, 2011. The event was at Antonio's High School in New York City.

April 23, 2011

Antonio appeared in Arlington, VA at a dinner and evening of entertainment benefiting the RPCard Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to helping high school seniors strengthen, improve, and achieve educational prowness.

March-April 2011

Antonio appeared in the play "The Real McCoy" at the St. Louis Black Rep./Grandel Theatre. The play ran from Marh 16 to April 10.

January 2011

Antonio was interviewed by Sinbad on TV One's "Way Black When". Here's an excerpt where Antonio talks about his early work:

December 2010

Antonio appeared on The Chuck Douglas Show on 610 WTVN radio out of Columbus, Ohio on Sunday, December 19th at 7pm Eastern (4pm Pacific).

August 2010

Antonio appeared at the Hollywood Star Car Show at The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, NY.

Feb 2010

Antonio presented a staged adaptation of Safari’s Song, an award-winning book and musical production, on Feb. 17 in New York City. The production was Narrated and Directed by Antonio Fargas, and staged by Adam Fitzgerald.

Antonio is Spokesperson for the Herrmanns’ literary organization, which has partnered with “Helping Honduras Kids”, a nonprofit volunteer organization that manages an orphanage as well as several schools that provide educational opportunities to help children overcome poverty.

December 2009

Antonio performed in the theatrical panto Jack and The Bean Stalk at the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole, England. The show ran from December 11, 2009 to January 3, 2010.

October 2009

Antonio appeared at The Ultimate Collectibles & Autograph Show at the Philadelphia Expo Center (October 3rd and 4th, 2009).

December 2008

Antonio appeared in the theatrical panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in England between December 13, 2008 and January 4, 2009.

August 2008

Antonio appeared at Con-X-Treme in San Mateo, California from Friday August 29, 2008 to Monday September 1, 2008

June 2008

Antonio appeared at the Hollywood Movie & Memorabilia Expo at the Eastwood Mall Expo Center in Niles, Ohio from June 6th to June 8th.

Antonio was a guest of honor at the ALAKISLAND Festival 2008 (Paris Film Festival) from May 30th to June 1st.

March 2008

Antonio appeared at the Hollywood Collectors & Celebrities Show at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.

December 2007 - January 2008

Antonio appeared as Fleshcreep, the Giant's Evil Henchman in Jack & The BeanStalk - The Panto! The pantomime production ran December 7, 2007 through January 6, 2008 at the Guildhall Theatre in Derby, UK.

October 2007

Antonio appeared at a convention at the Heythrop Park Hotel in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England. The Cult TV Weekender Festival was held October 19-22.

June 2007

Antonio met fans and was joined by a fleet of red and white Gran Torinos when he appeared at the All-Ford Nationals convention in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on June 1-3.

April - May 2007

Antonio played "Hoke" in the play "Driving Miss Daisy" in a 4 city / 4 state tour.

Driving Miss Daisy

April 2007

Antonio appears in the film, "The Caper", which will be released on DVD on April 3rd. Antonio's son, Justin, also appears in the movie. Watch the movie trailer (10MB, wmv).

Click here for more information.

The Caper

February 2007

Antonio appeared at the "3eme Salon Jouets Cine TV BD Collector" convention in Migennes, France during February 24th and 25th.

March 2007

Antonio was nominated for the NAACP Image Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series" for his work on "Everybody Hates Chris". Antonio has filmed 11 episodes of the CW network sit-com.

Everyone Hates Chris

October - November 2006

Antonio enjoyed playing the role of Toledo in the theatre production "Ma Rainey Black Bottom" in Manchester, England. He looks forward to the opportunity to return for another production.

September 2006

Antonio appears in a commercial for The Harlem Brewing Company. Watch The Quest for Sugar Hill Ale featuring Antonio.

Antonio for Harlem Brewing

Fall 2005

Antonio appears in the action movie "Body Weapon". Watch the movie trailer (12MB, wmv) featuring Antonio.

Antonio in Body Weapon