Milo Ventimiglia
Milo Ventimiglia
as Charlie

Actor Biography

Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor, director and producer.

Ventimiglia stars in the new ABC drama series "The Company You Keep," for which he also serves as an executive producer under his DiVide Pictures banner. The series, based on the successful Korean show "My Fellow Citizens," follows con man Charlie (Ventimiglia) and undercover CIA officer Emma. A night of passion leads to love between the pair, who are unknowingly on a collision course professionally. The series will premiere Feb. 19, 2023.

Ventimiglia starred for six seasons on the critically acclaimed NBC drama series "This Is Us." He was nominated three times for an Emmy Award® for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and a Critics' Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series for his portrayal of the family patriarch, Jack Pearson. The show won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series two years in a row and the People's Choice Award for Best New Drama. Additionally, Ventimiglia was named the 2019 Man of the Year by the Harvard Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the U.S., and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in January 2022.

In 2016, Ventimiglia reprised his role of Jess in the continuation of critically acclaimed television drama "Gilmore Girls," which returned with four 90-minute episodes on Netflix. He also has a guest-starring role in "The Marvelous Ms. Maisel," which reunited him with "Gilmore Girls" creator Amy Sherman-Palladino. His other television credits include a memorable recurring role as The Ogre in the FOX drama "Gotham," the Frank Darabont-helmed TNT drama "Lost Angels," NBC's "Heroes," the critically acclaimed drama "American Dreams" and David. E. Kelley's drama "Boston Public."

Ventimiglia's passion for the art of acting keeps him drawn to both studio and independent features. He recently wrapped production on "The Land of Bad" starring alongside Russell Crowe and Liam Hemsworth.

Ventimiglia starred in Disney's "The Art of Racing in the Rain," an adaptation of the international bestselling novel by Garth Stein, recently starred alongside Jennifer Lopez in the romantic comedy "Second Act" and had a memorable cameo in "Creed II." He starred alongside Sylvester Stallone as his son in the sixth installment of the "Rocky" series, appeared in Adam Sandler's "That's My Boy" and "Grown Ups 2," and alongside Nicole Kidman in "Grace of Monaco."

Through his production company, DiVide Pictures, Ventimiglia executive produces the dramedy "Relationship Status," which debuted at Tribeca and premiered in 2016 exclusively on the streaming video app Verizon G90. He produced and starred in the web series "Chosen," which launched on the multiplatform entertainment network Crackle, and won a Seoul Drama Award in 2015. DiVide currently has projects in active development with a variety of networks and studios. Also under the DiVide banner, he launched two comic book titles with Top Cow Productions.

Ventimiglia is involved with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America organization (IAVA) which supports veterans who need help when they return home from the war. He recently traveled across three continents to five countries with the USO to spend time over the holidays meeting with the service members of the armed forces.