Christopher Meloni

Actor, Construction worker, Bouncer
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Born: 04/02/1961 in Washington, Washington D.C., USA

Filmography

Actor (67)

Mother/Daughter 2017 (Movie)

Roger Simmons (Actor)

Underground 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

I Am Wrath 2016 (Movie)

Dennis (Actor)

Inside the Actors Studio 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Marauders 2016 (Movie)

Montgomery (Actor)

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Guest

Drunk History 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Diary of a Teenage Girl 2015 (Movie)

Pascal (Actor)

The Jack And Triumph Show 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Awful Nice 2014 (Movie)

Jon Charbineau (Actor)

Carlo's Wake 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Conan 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Small Time 2014 (Movie)

Al Klein (Actor)

Surviving Jack 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

They Came Together 2014 (Movie)

Roland (Actor)

Veep 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

White Bird in a Blizzard 2014 (Movie)

Brock Connor (Actor)

42 2013 (Movie)

Leo Durocher (Actor)

Comedy Bang! Bang! 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Man of Steel 2013 (Movie)

Colonel Nathan Hardy (Actor)

True Blood 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Celebrity Poker Showdown 1999 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Homicide: Life on the Street 1992 - 1995, 1998 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hope & Gloria 1992 - 1995, 1999 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1992 - 1995, 1999 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Oz 1992 - 1993, 1998 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Boys 1992 - 1993, 1999 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men 2009 (Movie)

R/Subject #3 (Actor)

Carriers 2009 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

Gym Teacher 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Michael and Michael Have Issues 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nights in Rodanthe 2008 (Movie)

Jack Willis (Actor)

The 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order: Trial by Jury 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Christmas in Rockefeller Center 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle 2004 (Movie)

Freakshow (Actor)

Dominick Dunne Presents: Murder in Greenwich 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Wet Hot American Summer 2001 (Movie)

Gene (Actor)

Brown's Requiem 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Runaway Bride 1999 (Movie)

Coach Bob (Actor)

Brooklyn South 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Every 9 Seconds 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 1998 (Movie)

Clerk at Flamingo Hotel (Actor)

The Souler Opposite 1998 (Movie)

Barry Singer (Actor)

Leaving L.A. 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Mario Puzo's The Last Don 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Bound 1996 (Movie)

Johnny Marconi (Actor)

Golden Gate 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Misery Loves Company 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Small Hours 1996 (Movie)

F L (Actor)

12 Monkeys 1995 (Movie)

Lt Halpern (Actor)

Clean Slate 1994 (Movie)

2nd Bodyguard (Actor)

Junior 1994 (Movie)

Mr Lanzarotta (Actor)

The Fanelli Boys 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

When Will I Be Loved? 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

1st & Ten: Do It Again 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

A Dangerous Affair (TV Show)

Actor

In a Child's Name (TV Show)

Actor

Shift (TV Show)

Actor

Target Earth (TV Show)

Actor

Without a Kiss Goodbye (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Robert Meloni

Father

Cecile Meloni

Mother

Sophia Meloni

Daughter
Born March 23, 2001; mother, Sherman Williams

Dante Meloni

Son
Born Jan. 2, 2004; mother, Sherman Williams

Robert Meloni

Brother
Born c. 1957

Michele Meloni

Sister
Born c. 1955

Sherman Williams Production Designer

Wife
Married July 1, 1995

EDUCATION

The Neigborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

New York , New York
Studied acting with Sanford Meisner

University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder , Colorado 1983

St. Stephen's School

Alexandria , Virginia
Now known as St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School

Milestones

2016

Joined the cast of the historical drama "Underground"

2015

Reprised the role of Gene in the prequel series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp."

2014

Began appearing as Jack Dunlevy on "Surviving Jack"

2013

Played Colonel Nathan Hardy in the superhero film "Man of Steel"

2012

Joined the cast of HBO's "True Blood" as 500-year-old vampire Roman

2009

Featured in the horror "Carriers"

2008

Co-starred with Diane Lane and Richard Gere in "Nights in Rodanthe"

2004

Played almost-unrecognizable role of 'Freakshow' in comedy feature "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"

2002

Portrayed Mark Fuhrman in TV-movie "Murder in Greenwich" (USA Network), which was based on the unsolved murder of Martha Moxley

2001

Acted in the ensemble comedy "Wet Hot American Summer"

1999

Played the sports-obsessed Coach Bob opposite Julia Roberts in "Runaway Bride"

1999

Cast as Detective Elliot Stabler on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC); earned an Emmy (2006) nomination for Best Actor; left the show after 12 seasons

1998

Cast as inmate Chris Keller on the HBO prison drama "Oz"

1998

Along with "Oz" co-star Rita Moreno, acted in the film "Carlo's Wake"

1998

Played a bounty hunter in a two-part episode of "Homicide: Life on the Street" (NBC)

1998

Re-teamed with Terry Gilliam for a small role in "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"

1997

Cast in a recurring role on Steven Bochco's "Brooklyn South" (CBS)

1997

Played Daryl Hannah's ex-husband in "Mario Puzo's 'The Last Don'" (CBS)

1996

Landed recurring role on Steven Bochco's "NYPD Blue" (ABC) as Jimmy Leary, the love interest of Kim Delaney

1996

Featured as the hotheaded son of a Mafia Don in the crime thriller "Bound"

1995

Appeared in Terry Gilliam's thought-provoking time travel tale "12 Monkeys"

1995

Starred in the one-act play "Who Made Robert De Niro King of America"

1994

Playing supporting role in "Junior," starring a pregnant Arnold Schwarzenegger

1994

Appeared in the Dana Carvey vehicle "Clean Slate"

1993

Cast in the TV-movie "Without a Kiss Goodbye" (CBS) as the husband of a woman wrongly convicted of poisoning their infant son

1991

Voiced the recurring character of Spike on the ABC animated series "Dinosaurs"

1991

Co-starred in the CBS miniseries "In a Child's Name"

1990

Landed featured role in the NBC TV-movie "When Will I Be Loved?"

1990

Played Frankie, one of the title brothers on the NBC sitcom "The Fanelli Boys"

1989

Cast as an ex-con turned quarterback on the HBO series "1st & Ten"

1988

Early TV credit, a small role on an episode of "The Equalizer" (CBS)

1981

Dropped out of college during his junior year to move to Los Angeles; returned to Colorado after six weeks

Bonus Trivia

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Was raised in Washington D.C.

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Moved to New York City to study acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse after graduating from college.

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Worked as a construction worker prior to finding success as an actor.

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Began appearing with repertory theater companies in Colorado while still in college.

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