He’s soared through space, fought for gods, crafted puppets, voice-acted in games and trodden the stage. In a nearly 40 year film and TV career, Tony Amendola has acted alongside such stars as Anthony Hopkins, Antonio Banderas, Johnny Depp, Susan Sarandon and more. Whether you love him as Master Bra-tac in Stargate SG-1, Gepetto in Once Upon a Time, or for any of his many other film, TV, theatre or voice-acting roles (including the World of Warcraft and Star Wars Jedi games), you can’t afford to miss out on meeting this incredible actor at Metro City!

Come and meet Tony Amendola at Metro Comic Con – 13th & 14th July, Melbourne 2024.

  • The Friday Night FUNction – Meet Tony at our Exclusive VIP event for Key to the City Pass Holders *
  • MEET & EAT – Saturday Night Stargate Dinner with Tony**

* The Key to The City is our VIP Specialty Ticket. PURCHASE HERE

At the Meet & Eat Dinner on Saturday evening 13th July, you’ll be able to have a drink and a meal with Tony, and chat with him in relaxed surroundings. Limited to 10 people per guest. ** PURCHASE HERE


Watch this space for more information and stay tuned to our Social Media for updates.


Tony Amendola

Tony Amendola is a near 40 year veteran of film and television. Among his film credits are Ted Demme’s Blow with Johnny Depp; Martin Campbell’s The Mask of Zorro
alongside Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas; and John Sayles’s Lone Star, with Chris Cooper. Other memorable works include Annabelle and The Meddler with
Susan Sarandon.

On television, Amendola has had recurring roles as the iconic Gepetto in ABC’s Once Upon a Time, as well as Edouard Kagame in Continuum and Master Bra-tac in
STARGATE SG1. Other TV guest appearances include roles on Blackbird, Law and Order, Dexter, Seinfeld, The Practice, Will & Grace and Shooter.

Amendola spent the first 12 years of his professional life in the theatre. Appearing Off-Broadway in an acclaimed production of Filumena and in leading roles on the stages
of America’s top regional theatres, including the Mark Taper Forum,Berekely Repertory, American Conservatory Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Utah Shakespeare, La Jolla Playhouse and the Old Globe. His stage credits include Cyrano, Iago, Uncle Vanya, Shylock, Salieri, Lear. Disney Hell premiere First Night series
Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. Tony’s VO/MO-CAP work includes recurring role in World Of Warcraft, Black OPS and Star Wars : Fallen Jedi. In addition he is a founding member and past Co-Artistic Director of the Antaeus company, a well respected Los Angeles theatre dedicated to producing the Classics.

Born in New Haven, Connecticut into a blue collar family, Tony was the first member of his family to attend college. He grew up on the East Coast before heading west to follow his dreams. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Judith.

The Stargate Photo Duo with Mitch & Tony
VIP Friday Night FUNction (Key to the City pass only)
Meet & Eat - Saturday Night Stargate Dinner with Tony
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This information is correct at the time of publication.

Please check the website and program for each guest/s final timetable, including time and location of appearances at Metro Comic Con.

Guest/s are confirmed, health, travel restrictions and other commitments pending. Further information will be provided via social media should any of these factors prohibit or otherwise impact the guest’s attendance.

Panel rooms may be subject to both venue capacity and safety requirements and may reach maximum capacity. Some panels will require patrons to queue for entry prior to the panel commencing. Please follow the directions of the staff.

An additional service charge may apply to tickets, photograph and autograph tokens purchased online or at the event.