Tony Campisi

Tony Campisi

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Updated On September 22, 2022

Tony Campisi was a famous American actor and celebrity ex-husband of Kathy Bates. Tony Campisi’s ex-wife is a popular actress, director, activist, and active in politics.

Early Life and Education

Tony Campisi was born on 22 January 1943. Campisi was a native of Texas, USA, and his zodiac sign was Aquarius. Moreover, his birth name is Antony Sebastian Campise. Talking about his education, he attended Sam Houston State University and obtained a degree in music.

Moreover, he also attended the University of Houston, Houston Baptist College, and Monterey Peninsula College during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Furthermore, Campisi had also received flute instruction from Julius Baker.


Moving on, this personality sadly passed away on 7 March 2010 at the age of 67 years. At the time of his demise, Campisi resided in Austin, Texas. This personality had previously suffered a brain hemorrhage when he fell outside a Corpus Christi, Texas Hotel. This happened in October 2009 and Campisi had hit the back of his head. Campisi never really fully recovered from this.

Career and Net Worth

Tony Campisi is an actor. As such, this personality was famous for his work in popular films like Spider-Man 2, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. This personality also appeared in various films, TV sitcoms, and programs like Brooklyn Bridge, Living and Working in Space: The Countdown Has Begun, EZ Streets, Tyson, Dogwatch, A Home of Our Own, Green Plaid Shirt, Profiler, Ally McBeal, and Blue Bloods among others.

Besides his own professional achievements, he is more famous as the celebrity ex-husband of Kathy Bates. His ex-wife is an actress as well as a director. Likewise, his ex-wife is well-known for her roles in comedic and dramatic films and TV programs. As such, his ex-wife has received various accolades throughout her career like Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Further, his ex-wife was also nominated for a Tony Award and two British Academy Film Awards.

Moreover, his ex-wife’s 1st Off-Broadway stage performance was in the 1976 production of Vanities. Throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, his ex-wife continued to perform on screen and on stage. His ex-wife also won an Obie Award in the year 1988. She received this award for her performance in Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune.

Likewise, his ex-wife’s performance as Annie Wilkes in Misery in 1990 marked her Hollywood breakthrough. As such, his ex-wife won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Some other popular works of his ex-wife include that in Fried Green Tomatoes, Dolores Claiborne, The Waterboy, and Titanic among many others. Moving on, Campisi had a net worth of around $7 million US dollars. On the other hand, his ex-wife Kathy Bates is worth $20 million.

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Caption: Tony Campisi in an old photo with his ex-wife Kathy. Source: Fabiosa

Personal Life

Tony Campisi was married to Kathy Bates from April 1991 to 1997. The two had worked together in A Home of Our Own in the year 1993. Furthermore, Tony and Kathy had been together in a romantic relationship for 13 years before they finally decided to tie the knot with each other in 1991. However, their marriage lasted for only 6 years.

Tony Campisi

Caption: Tony Campisi and Kathy Bates attending an event together. Source: Pinterest

Body Measurements and Social Media

Tony Campisi stood tall at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches and his weight was around 66 kgs. Also, Campisi had dark brown eyes and hair of the same color that had turned gray with aging. Moving on, Tony didn’t have any social media profiles on platforms like Instagram, Tiktok, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, etc.

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