Ron Dante (Carmine Granito)

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Staten Island, New York, USA
Born Carmine Granito in Staten Island, New York, Ron Dante knew he wanted to be a singer from a very young age. A childhood fall from a tree resulted in a broken arm and, fortuitously, the choice of either squeezing a rubber ball in the afflicted hand or taking up guitar as a means to keep the muscles from atrophying. Ron chose the latter. Making the rounds at New York City's famed Brill Building, where tunesmiths worked diligently in cubicles cranking out hit songs, Ron met several folks who would have a hand in shaping his career. Read more...


Character: Himself - Winner: Best Musical

The 32nd Annual Tony Awards 1978