Milo Anthony Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer. He gained recognition for his roles as Jess Mariano on Gilmore Girls and Peter Petrelli on Heroes. He has starred as Jack Pearson on theNBC drama This Is Us since 2016.
About Milo Ventimiglia in brief
Milo Anthony Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer. He gained recognition for his roles as Jess Mariano on the television series Gilmore Girls from 2001 to 2006, and as Peter Petrelli on the NBC series Heroes from 2006 to 2010. He has starred as Jack Pearson on theNBC drama This Is Us since 2016. He also starred as Rocky Balboa’s son in the sixth and eighth installments of the Rocky series, RockyBalboa and Creed II. He was born July 8, 1977, in Anaheim, California, the youngest child of Carol and Peter VentimIGlia, a Vietnam War veteran. His father is of Italian-Sicilian descent and his mother is of English and Scottish ancestry. He attended El Modena High School, the same high school as Saturday Night Live cast member and writer Mikey Day. In high school, he wrestled, acted in drama productions and served as student government president, graduating in 1995.
He studied at the American Conservatory Theater for their summer program, subsequently attending the University of California, Los Angeles as a theatre major. At eighteen, he pursued an acting career, first starring as a gay teenager in Must Be the Music, a short film released as part of Strand Releasing’s Boys Life 2. He enrolled at UCLA before landing a role on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, guest starring on television series including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Boston Public. He played Jed Perry, in the short-lived Fox TV series, Opposite Sex, which originally aired in 2000. In 2015, he reprised his role on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, and currently stars as JackPearson on NBC’s This is Us.