Batman, The

Sports nickname of Italian-American housekeeper, Anthony Morton “Tony” Micelli (Tony Danza) on the sitcom WHO’S THE BOSS/ABC/1984-92.

batman-the-tony-micelli-tony-danza-who's-the-bossTony was called the “Batman” when he played second base for the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. He was forced to retire from the team due to a shoulder injury.

After the death of his wife, Tony moves from Brooklyn to Fairfield, Connecticut to give his daughter, Samantha (“Sam”) a better life. Tony then gets a job as a live-in housekeeper for divorced advertising executive Angela Bower and her son Jonathan.

See also –  “May Day Malone”

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Born in Philadelphia, Jerome Alphonse Holst worked 30 years as a librarian. He has since retired and lives in Greensboro, North Carolina. Mr. Holst is also the author of the children’s books “Norman the Troll,” "Norman the Troll and the Haunted House," and "Gretchen and the Gremlins." In addition, he penned the fantasy novel “The Adventures of Glinda Gale,” a retelling of “The Wizard of Oz" and the reference text “The Encyclopedia of Movie and TV Insults.” .

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