Andonis James Anthony was born in Sussex and made his acting debut in the late 1990s. On stage he has appeared in productions for the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and the Oldham Coliseum and others in productions such as Cymbeline, Abigail's Party, The Canterbury Tales and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are dead.
On television he has appeared in several roles in Emmerdale and The Bill and also been in, among other shows, London's Burning, Hollyoaks and The Royal. As well as acting he also runs a company, Simply Showreels, which produces films to promote the work of actors, plays or organisations.
He has appeared in four Coronation Street roles:
- Bob Cummings in July 2003.
- Paul, a salon owner where David Platt was briefly employed as a junior in August 2008 (although credited under his alternative stage name of Anthony Adonis).
- Rory, an Underworld client and buyer for Macnee's in October 2011.
- DS Morrison in May 2016.