Milo Anthony Ventimiglia is an American actor known for his roles as Jess Mariano on the television series Gilmore Girls, and as Peter Petrelli on the NBC series Heroes, Rocky Balboa’s son in the sixth installment of the Rocky series, Rocky Balboa, and currently stars as Jack Pearson on NBC’s This Is Us
Ventimiglia’s film work includes both studio and independent movies, comedy, and drama. Known for darker films Pathology and The Divide, Ventimiglia also spent time on comedies with Adam Sandler, including That’s My Boy and Grown Ups 2. He was also in Killing Season alongside Robert Deniro and John Travolta, and the Weinstein companies Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman. Milo has played characters for both the Marvel and DC Universes on Television, including The Ultimate Spiderman TV Series, Gotham TV Series, and Wolverine TV Series.
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 alongside Jason Lee and Katee Sackhoff as well as STATIC, which Ventimiglia co-starred with Sarah Shahi and Sara Paxton. Ventimiglia also produced the web-series Chosen, now in its 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.