David Anthony "Tony" Roberts (born October 22, 1939) is an
actor. He is best known for his roles in several
Woody Allen movies, usually cast as Allen's best friend.
Roberts was born in Manhattan, New York, the son of Norma (née Finkelstein), an animator, and CBS radio announcer Ken Roberts. His family isJewish. He has a sister, Nancy, and is the cousin of late actor Everett Sloane. Roberts attended Northwestern University and made hisBroadway debut in 1962, with a role in the play Something About a Soldier.