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Tony Piazza Biography
Tony Piazza is a Central Coast mystery writer, film historian, presenter, and a veteran storyteller well-known for his passion about writing and movies.
He is author of five mystery novels, “Anything Short of Murder,” “A Murder Amongst Angels,” “Murder is Such Sweet Revenge,” “Murder Will Out,” and “The Curse of the Crimson Dragon,” all available through Amazon. His memoir, “Bullitt Points,” provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the classic Steve McQueen movie “Bullitt” and the involvement of the Piazza family in the production.
He is also a contributing author to two anthologies: “The Best of the SLO NightWriters published in Tolosa Press 2009-2013” and “Deadlines: Murder & Mayhem on the California Coast.” Mr. Piazza has also done many interviews for television, radio, print, and electronic press.
Piazza worked regularly as an extra and stand-in on multiple Hollywood movies and television shows shot in San Francisco during the 1970’s, including “Towering Inferno,” “High Anxiety,” “Magnum Force,” and “Streets of San Francisco.” He now blogs regularly about his Hollywood experiences at authortonypiazza.com.
His inventory of stories reads like a Who’s Who of Hollywood from that era: Clint Eastwood, Steve McQueen, Darren McGavin, Paul Newman, Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Raymond Burr, Walter Matthau, Fred Astaire, Robert Vaughn and Leslie Nielsen.
Piazza is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, California Writer’s Club, and SLO Nightwriters.
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