Who Is Tony Bronson? Untold Facts About Charles Bronson’s Son

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Who Is Tony Bronson? Untold Facts About Charles Bronson’s Son

Tony Bronson is an American personality who shot to fame as the son of the late Hollywood star Charles Bronson. He has made appearances in numerous movies such as Violent City, Cold Sweat, and Chato’s Land to name a few.

Talking about his mother Harriet Tendler, she is a radio host and an author. His mom and dad were considered one of the most powerful couples with decade-long marriage. Well, many of you must know a lot about the legendary actor Bronson, but what about his son? Where is he? Was he into movies like his dad?

Read the subheadings below to discover the undiscovered facts focusing more on Charles Bronson’s only son, Tony Bronson. Also, learn about his age, parents, siblings, and other facts.

Tony Bronson Is The Son of Charles Bronson

Tony Bronson is 61 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1961, February in Philadelphia, United States of America. Bronson’s ancestry comes from Lithuanian and American. However, he belongs to the Caucasian ethnic background and has American citizenship.

Since Tony likes to keep his life immensely private, he hasn’t talked anything about himself. In fact, he even never let his parents mention him in interviews as well. Therefore, nothing about his childhood is known.

Tony Bronson with his dad Charles Bronson, stepmom Jill Ireland and half sister Zuleika
Tony with his dad Charles Bronson, stepmom Jill Ireland and half-sister Zuleika Bronson
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However, we have been able to find out that Bronson attended primary school but he later dropped out of graduate school. He then started living in communal housing and mailing out Baysider literature.

According to The National Enquirer, at that time Tony Bronson was a full-time shrine worker. He used to work for a woman named Lueken Doherty.

Tony Bronson’s Dad Is Hollywood Star; All About His Parents

You all must have heard about the legendary Hollywood actor Charles Bronson. Well, Tony Bronson was born to him and his ex-wife Harriett Tendler. His father was an American actor who is most prevalent for his action movies such as Violent City, Cold Sweat, Chato’s Land, and many more. The actor started his career in 1951 and gave more than half of his life to this industry.

Tony Bronson's Parents, Charles Bronson and Harriett Tendler
Tony Bronson’s Parents; father Charles Bronson and mother Harriett Tendler
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Similarly, his mother Harriett Bronson worked as a radio talk show host on stations in Los Angeles. She started her career after her divorce from her ex-husband in 1965. The former couple walked down the aisle in 1949 and were married for more than a decade. Tendler had then put her own acting career just to support her former partners struggling career.

Later, when she thought of making her own identity, she not only found her voice but also became the author of three books. Out of the three, her most famous book was Charlie and Me where she has written about her and her ex-hubby’s high-profile marriage and separation. Meanwhile, though Tony’s dad after the partition, went on to marry two other women, his longest marital relationship was with his mom, Harriett.

Where Did Bronson’s Parents First Met?

Talking about Tony’s mom’s and dad’s first meeting, the ex-duo met in 1947. At that time, Tendler was a student at Bessie V. School of Stage, Screen, and Radio in Philadelphia, and Charles was her senior. They then dated for about a couple of years and tied knots.

Maybe, she was his lucky charm as he got his first role just after two years of nuptials. Eventually, Bronson, who had only four cents in his pocket during his first date later became one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood.

Tony Bronson Has One Biological And Five Half And Adopted Siblings

Tony is the only biological son of the Hollywood action star Charles Bronson. However, he is not a single child in the family. Tony has a sister named Suzanne Bronson who also likes to maintain her privacy just like him.

Tony Bronson's father Charles Bronson and sister Suzanne
Tony Bronson’s dad Charles Bronson with his biological sister Suzanne Bronson

Other than her, Bronson also has a half-sibling; Zuleika Bronson, and a sister Katrina Holden Bronson who was adopted by his dad and step-mom Jill Ireland. In addition, Tony’s father had also embraced three children from his ex-wife Jill’s previous marriage. They are Jason, Val, and Paul McCallum.

All Bronson’s children lived in the same mansion owned by their dad in Malibu. Even though Charles Bronson is no more in this world, all his seven kids are allegedly close to each other.

When Did Tony’s Dad Charles Bronson Die?

Hollywood lost one of the biggest stars on August 30, 2003. The legendary actor died at the age of 81 leaving his seven children and wife whom he had married only five years back. He took his last breath in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. The action superstar is buried at Brownsville Cemetery in West Windsor, Vermont.

What Was The Cause Of Charles Bronson’s Death?

Charles Bronson’s health deteriorated in his later years and he also went under hip-replacement surgery in 1998. He was then also suffering from pneumonia and Alzheimer’s disease. However, according to his death certificate, the cause of his death was cited as respiratory failure and metastatic lung cancer.

What Is The Net Worth Of Tony Bronson?

As a matter of fact that his dad was a superstar, no doubt he spent his life in luxury. His dad at one time was the highest paid actor in the world and had a net worth of $65 million at the time of his death. However, Tony has never been vocal about his wealth.