At school in the UK Tony won two national prizes from writing competitions and with some pals ran a successful underground school magazine. By the age of 18 Tony was making his own small professional
films that received wide public distribution. Klinger worked on the iconic TV series “The Avengers” and in the following years wrote and/ or produced films all over the world such as “The Kids are Alright”,
“Deep Purple Rises Over Japan”, “The Butterfly Ball” and many more. Over a distinguished, award-winning career Tony served as company President or Chief Executive for media companies in the UK and USA,
Tony later worked in partnership with his father, the legendary film producer, Michael Klinger, who made such films as “Get Carter” “Repulsion” “Cul-de-Sac”
and worked together with him on “Gold” “Shout at the Devil” and “Rachel’s Man” and several others Tony made with others such as “Full Circle”. He knows
what it’s like to work with stars having done so with people like Jack Nicholson, Peter Ustinov, Lee Marvin, Sir John Gielgud, Roger Moore, Deep Purple, Barbara Parkins, The Who, Peter Finch, Susannah York, Michael Caine and many others.
Tony has led more than a hundred productions ranging from documentaries to cinema feature films and TV movies of the week in various leading roles in more than thirty countries.