Tony Bentley was born in St. Louis, Mo. in 1951 and moved to New Orleans in 1974 to be the announcer at the New Orleans Fair Grounds racetrack which he did for 27 years. He had done local theater and commercials as well and started acting in movies when "Hollywood South" got underway in La. in 2004.
He still can be heard announcing every major race meet of the National Steeplechase Association in the north and southeast.
He lives in New Orleans.
Name: Tony Bentley
Known for: 12 Years a Slave