Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor. He was born in Anaheim, California, to Carol Lynn (Wilson) and Peter A. Ventimiglia.
First coming of notice playing the reckless and too smart for his own good 'Jess' on WB's "Gilmore Girls", Ventimiglia moved on to NBC's "American Dreams", WB's "Bedford Diaries" (working with Tom Fontana) and finally landing back on NBC with their international phenomenon, "Heroes". Ventimiglia next appears on the TNT show "Mob City". Helmed by Frank Darabont and taking place in 1947 Los Angeles, Ventimiglia plays Ned Stax a fixer for Bugsy Seigels crime syndicate.
Ventimiglia's film work includes both studio and independent movies, comedy and drama. Known for darker films "Pathology" (helmed by Neveldine/Taylor) and "The Divide" (directed by Xavier Gen), Ventimiglia also spent time on two comedies with Adam Sandler. Last years "That's My Boy" and "Grown Ups 2". Other releases include: "Killing Season" along side Robert Deniro and John Travolta, and the Weinstein companies "Grace of Monaco" starring Nicole Kidman, who plays princess Grace Kelly. Ventimiglia plays Kelly's press agent Rupert Allan.
Behind the camera Ventimiglia and his partner at Divide Pictures Russ Cundiff are involved in traditional content having sold TV shows to NBC, SyFy and FX, and producing the independent feature TELL which Ventimiglia co-starred along side of Jason Lee and Katee Sackoff as well as STATIC, which Ventimiglia co-starred with Sarah Shahi and Sara Paxton. Ventimiglia also produced the web-series Chosen, now in it's second season for Sony's Crackle as well as directed other digital projects for American Eagle Outfitters, Cadillac, GQ and Liberty Mutual. Divide Pictures' latest web-series "The P.E.T. Squad" Files for CW's Seed, is about a group of amateur ghost hunters who chase fame without having seen an actual apparition. The show launches summer 2013 from San Diego Comicon. Ventimiglia's passion for comic books led him to produce two titles for Top Cow / Image Comics "Rest" and "Berserker"
Ventimiglia spends his free time working with vets through the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America as well as taking USO tours to troops abroad.