Name: Milo Anthony Ventimiglia
Date of Birth: July 08, 1977
Place of Birth: Anaheim, California

Milo Ventimiglia stars in NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated ensemble drama series “Heroes” as Peter Petrelli, a young man with the ability to absorb the powers of others. Peter’s power has made him both a unifying and destructive force – resulting in his whereabouts being unknown after his detonation over the New York City skyline. “Heroes” follows the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities.

Nurturing an impressive body of work that encompasses film and television, Ventimiglia has positioned himself as one of Hollywood’s most promising talents as his career continues to evolve with exciting and challenging projects.

Ventimiglia quickly garnered attention when he joined the cast of the critically acclaimed television drama “Gilmore Girls,” as the quiet and complicated ‘Jess.’ He also starred on Tom Fontana’s WB series “The Bedford Diaries” and the critically acclaimed drama “American Dreams.” His other television credits include a recurring character on David. E. Kelley’s drama “Boston Public” and guest starring roles on primetime series such as “The Fresh Prince of Bel Air” “C.S.I.,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” and “Promiseland.”

Segueing effortlessly between the big and small screen, Ventimiglia’s passion for the art of acting keeps him drawn to both studio and independent features. He is currently working on the heist film “Armored” with Matt Dillon and Laurence Fishburne. He has also recently completed work on “The Chaos Theory,” “Game” with Gerard Butler, and “Pathology” with Alyssa Milano. He most recently starred as Sylvester Stallone’s son in the sixth installment of the Rocky series, “Rocky Balboa,” which has proven to be a box office success. His other film credits include the Wes Craven/Kevin Williamson thriller “Cursed,” “Stay Alive,” “Dirty Deeds,” “Sheer Bliss” and “Massholes.” Additionally he starred in the short films “Nice Guys Finish Last” and “Must be the Music,” which debuted at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival to rave reviews.

Ventimiglia recently directed American Eagle Outfitters first original series, a comedy entitled “It’s a Mall World,” which was produced by his production company, Divide Pictures. The 12-episode series will aired exclusively on ae.com and three-minute teasers of the show premiered on MTV during “Real World Sydney.” American Eagle hired Ventimiglia and Divide Pictures again to direct and produce a claymation series called “Home for the Holidays” which aired throughout the 2007 holiday season.

He currently resides in Los Angeles.

Source: NBC Universal Media Village