Who is Tony Revolori?

Tony Revolori is a well-known actor with nearly 50 acting credits to his name, but did you know that he started in commercials? He’s likely most recognized for his portrayal of Flash Thompson, one of Marvel’s superheroes, in films such as “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “Spider-Man: Far from Home” and “Spider-Man: No Way Home”. However, his most notable role to date is his portrayal of the lobby boy, Zero, in the critically acclaimed movie “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, which earned him numerous accolades and praise.

All about Tony’s journey from a baby food commercial to a Marvel superhero, and more about his career and his life, you’ll find in this article. So, keep on scrolling.

Early life, family, and education

Born Anthony Quiñonez under the zodiac sign of Taurus on 28 April 1996, in Anaheim, California USA, he holds American nationality and comes from a family of Guatemalan descent. His parents, Sonia and Mario, both from Jutiapa, Guatemala, came to the US after they married; Mario used to be an actor. Tony has two brothers, the elder of them, Mario Junior, who is also an actor, and the younger, Benjamin, who has also followed in the footsteps of his brothers and father. (The surname ‘Revolori’ was chosen by all three brothers as their stage names as a tribute to their paternal grandmother).

When it comes to Tony, he began his acting career aged two when he got his first role in a baby food commercial, playing one of Santa’s elves in the Gerber Baby commercial. As a teenager, he played various instruments and did creative writing, painting and sports, however, he liked acting the most.

Speaking of his educational background, he attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2014, he didn’t go to college but pursued his acting career.

Roles in movies

Tony made his acting debut as a Younger Boy in the 2004 short movie “Nebraska”. He followed with his role as Waylon in another short movie, “Smother”, in 2008, and later that year, he was cast to play Teenage Hilario in the TV comedy “Ernesto”, starring Héctor Jiménez.

In the following year, Tony made his big screen debut as Fidel Ruiz in “The Perfect Game”, a comedy-drama based on a true story about a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico led by their priest, who won the Little League World Series, becoming the first non-US team to win 13 games in a row.

Tony was next seen as a Kid in the 2013 comedy “Fitz and Slade”, before he was cast to play his most significant and breakthrough role as Zero in the 2014 adventure comedy “The Grand Budapest Hotel”, written and directed by Wes Anderson. Fun fact: His brother Mario also auditioned for this role.

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The movie had 226 award nominations and 135 wins, including four Oscars (Best Achievement in Make-up and Hairstyling, Best Achievement in Costume Design, Best Achievement in Production Design, and Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score).

When it comes to Tony, his performance brought him nominations for the Critics’ Choice Award – Best Young Actor/Actress; Online Film & Television Association Film Award for Best Breakthrough Performance- Male; and the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA/ Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor, among many others.

In the following years, Tony was seen in “Umrika” (2015), “The 5th Wave” (2016), and “Table 19” (2017), among several others, before landing the role of Flash in the 2017 hit movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, starring Tom Holland, Robert Downey Junior, and Michael Keaton. Perhaps you didn’t know that due to his casting, Tony received hate mail and death threats from certain comic book fans, however, as he said, he used the negative feedback as motivation.

Tony’s first lead role came in the 2018 comedy “The Long Dumb Road”, also starring David DeLao, which told the story of two guys who met by chance while they were both at a personal crossroads, and decided to go on an unplanned road trip throughout the American Southwest. For his performance, Tony was nominated for the Indiana Film Journalist Association (IFJA) Award for Best Actor.

In the following year, Tony starred opposite Peter Sarsgaard and Rashida Jones in the drama “The Sound of Silence”. Later in 2019, he reprised his role as Flash in the sequel “Spider-Man: Far from Home”, followed by his appearance in the 2021 movie “Spider-Man: No Way Home”, which was the most successful of all three parts. It had 70 award nominations, including one for the Oscar – Best Achievement in Visual Effects, and 35 wins.

Most recently, Tony was seen as Jason Carvey in the 2023 horror “Scream VI”, followed by his role as Aide-de-Camp in the romantic comedy-drama “Asteroid”, starring Tom Hanks, Jason Schwartzman, and Scarlett Johansson, which premiered in June 2023.

Currently, Tony’s finished the filming of his newest short movie, entitled “What Would Jesus Do?” set to premiere later in 2023.

Roles in series

Tony made his first TV series appearance as a Boy in an episode of the series “The Unit” in 2006, and followed with his guest roles in “Entourage” (2007), “My Name Is Earl” (2009), “Sons of Tucson” (2010), and “Shameless” (2013).

From 2019 through 2023, Tony had the recurring role as Tobe in the series “Servant”, a horror mystery drama, which was nominated for the Saturn Award- Best Streaming Horror & Thriller Series.

Concurrently, in 2020 came Tony’s first notable TV series role, when he was cast to play Theo in the musical comedy “Royalties”, starring opposite Kether Donohue and Darren Criss. Two years later, Tony landed one of his most significant TV series roles to date, playing Graydon Hastur in the series “Willow”, starring opposite Ruby Cruz and Ellie Bamber. This action-adventure drama followed the story of an unlikely group of heroes setting off on a dangerous quest to save their world. The show was nominated for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Award for Outstanding New TV Series, in 2023.

Love life and relationships

Like many celebrities, Tony has been the subject of various speculations about his love life and his sexual orientation. He’s quite secretive when it comes to his romantic life, and hasn’t spoken about his previous relationships. His social media accounts also don’t reveal anything about his dating history, and most of his posts on his Instagram account are related to his work.

As of July 2023, it seems that Tony is single, he hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.

Age, height, and net worth

Tony is 27 years old, and his trademark is his curly, dark-brown hair. The color of his eyes is also dark brown. Tony stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m) and weighs around 140lbs (64kgs).

If you’ve wondered how rich this young actor is, let us tell you that he’s earned a hefty sum of money thanks to his acting career so far. According to sources, as of July 2023, Tony Revolori has a net worth estimated at over $1 million.

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