|Born||22 February 1966|
Ponkunnam, Kerala, India
|Education||SIBM Pune (MBA)|
|Relatives||Antony Thekkek (brother)|
Babu Antony (born 22 February 1966) is an Indian-American actor and martial artist, who works primarily in Malayalam cinema. He has also acted in several Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Sinhalese, Hindi and English films. He started his career doing antagonistic roles and progressed to supporting and leading roles as well. Babu owns a mixed martial art academy in Houston. 
He made his debut in Bharathan's Chilampu (1986). His career highlights include Vaishali (1988), Aparahnam (1991) and Uppukandam Brothers (1993). 
He was born to T.J. Antony and Mariyam Antony in Ponkunnam, Kerala, India. He was educated in Sacred Heart High School, Government Boys High School and St. Dominic's High School Kanjirappally. He graduated in English literature from Pune. He has a master's degree in Business Administration in Human resources from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune. He worked as a cinematographer in Film and Television Institute of India, Pune which led to his entry into the film industry.  He has a Fifth Dan Black Belt in martial arts.
Early in his career, he started playing in appearance roles like Shathru (1985), Mizhineerppoovukal (1986) in Malayalam. He made a mark through Fazil's 1986 thriller Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal . The film was remade into Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. Babu reprised his role in all the five versions. He made his debut by playing an antagonist in Bharathan's Chilambu (1987).
In 1987, he appears for its debut in Tamil cinema with Sathyaraj in Poovizhi Vasalile and then Makkal En Pakkam . Later with Kamal Haasan's Vrutham (1987) in Malayalam and Per Sollum Pillai in Tamil. With Nizhalgal Ravi, he acted in horror film, Veendum Lisa which were all commercial successes. He also played with Chiranjeevi in Pasivadi Pranam and Jebu Donga which later hit at the box office. He started his career as a villain and later on featured in lead roles with the image of an angry young man.
His debut film in Kannada was Shanti Kranti (1991). His movies like Aparahnam (1991), Gandhari (1993), Rajadhani (1994), Bharanakoodam (1994), Chantha (1995), Special Squad (1995) and Indian Military Intelligence (1995) helped him to build a large audience and fan following for him. Apart from these, he has worked in many different characters such as an ex-terrorist role in Aparahnam, king's role in Vaishali (1988), an impecunious in Sayahnam (2000). Uppukandam Brothers (1993) gave a breakthrough for Babu's career in starring roles. 
He made his debut in Hindi cine-industry with a movie Hatya in 1988. He is also in Telugu films including Lorry Driver (1990), Sathruvu (1991) and Nippu Ravva (1993). His debut movies in English Made in USA (2005) and Leader (2009) in Sinhala. His other Tamil hits were Anjali (1990), Surieyan (1992), Airport (1993), Attahasam (2004), Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010), Kanchana (2011), Aadhi-Bhagavan (2013), Kaaviya Thalaivan (2014), Kaaka Muttai (2015), Adanga Maru (2018) and Ponniyin Selvan (2022).
He is married to Evgeniya Antony, who is a Russian American. The couple has two sons, Arthur Antony and Alex Antony.  He trains his sons in martial arts and Arthur got his 1st Dan Black Belt in MMA. 
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1985||Shathru||Man in the crowd||Malayalam|
|Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal||Renji||Malayalam|
|Makkal En Pakkam||Kidnapper||Tamil|
|Chilambu||Nephew of Appu Nair||Malayalam|
|Per Sollum Pillai||Tamil|
|Veendum Lisa||John Fernandes||Malayalam|
|My Dear Lisa||John Fernandes||Tamil|
|The News||Victor George||Malayalam|
|1990||Jawani Ki Jalan||Hindi|
|Kottayam Kunjachan||Psycho Jimmy||Malayalam|
|Randam Varavu||Customs Officer Stephen||Malayalam|
|Nattukku Oru Nallavan||Bob||Tamil|
|Kasarkode Khaderbai||Kasim Bhai||Malayalam|
|Uppukandam Brothers||Uppukandam Sevichan||Malayalam|
|I Love India||Tamil|
|Rajadhani||Abbas Amanulla Khan||Malayalam|
|Kambolam||Tharakandam Daniel / Dany||Malayalam|
|Special Squad||Siby Matthew||Malayalam|
|Indian Military Intelligence||Imran Khan||Malayalam|
|1998||Gloria Fernandes from USA||Fernandes||Malayalam|
|Nayak: The Real Hero||Sniper||Hindi|
|Uthaman||Pulimuttathu Sunny Thomas||Malayalam|
|Black||Govind Chengappa IPS||Malayalam|
|Nothing but Life||Omar||Malayalam|
|2005||Made in USA||Omar||English|
|2009||Leader||Raghuwaran / Kimbulawala Soththi Siran||Sinhala|
|Sufi Paranja Katha||Sufi||Malayalam|
|Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa||Joseph Thekekuttu (Jessie's father)||Tamil|
|Ye Maaya Chesave||Joseph Thekekuttu (Jessie's father)||Telugu||Cameo appearance|
|9 KK Road||Devdas Adiyodi||Malayalam|
|Kanyakumari Express||Ranjan Philip||Malayalam|
|Again Kasargod Khader Bhai||Kasargod Kasim Bhai||Malayalam|
|2011||Christian Brothers||Captain Rasheed Rahman||Malayalam|
|Uppukandam Brothers: Back in Action||Uppukandam Sevichan||Malayalam|
|2012||Ekk Deewana Tha||Advocate Joseph Thekkekutu (Jessie's father)||Hindi|
|2014||Kaaka Muttai||Shiva Chidambaram||Tamil|
|Moonam Naal Njayarazhcha||Malayalam|
|2017||Ezra||Rabbi David Benyamin||Malayalam|
|Zacharia Pothen Jeevichirippundu||Chami||Malayalam|
|Bullets Blades and Blood||English|
|2022||The Great Escape||Bob Christo||Malayalam|
|Ponniyin Selvan||Rashtrakuta King||Tamil|
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