J. Anthony Crane, “Tony Crane”, is an American film, television, and stage actor. He was born on October 19, 1972 in Los Angeles, California. The role he is most widely recognized for is Remy McSwain in the television series The Big Easy, which is a small screen adaptation of the 1987 movie starring Dennis Quaid. Tony first appeared on Broadway in the production Sight Unseen in 2008 at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, where he was the understudy for Ben Shenkman. Another prominent role throughout his Broadway career was that of Lancelot in the musical Spamalot. In 2010, he became a part of The Lion King musical production, taking on the role of Scar. This production is currently touring across the US and Canada.