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Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY

Birthday: November 25, 1979, Sagittarius

Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Inspired by a teacher to pursue a career in acting while studying theater in college.
  • Made his professional acting debut in 2000 on an episode of The King of Queens.
  • Has used the alias Zack Morris while staying at hotels because Saved by the Bell was his favorite TV show while growing up. 
  • Has considered himself less outgoing and less outspoken than Turtle, his character on Entourage.
  • Was the best man at the 2006 Las Vegas wedding of his Entourage costar Kevin Dillon.
  • Co-owner of the Los Angeles deli Fat Sal's, which opened in 2010.
  • Hobbies include golfing and playing video games; is a self-described homebody who doesn't do a lot of clubbing.
  • Is not an avid traveler because he doesn't enjoy flying.
  • Is a huge sports fan who dreamed of being a sports analyst before turning to acting.

Awards

  • 2008, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2007, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler — Ex-significant Other
  • Mike Lautato — Stepfather
  • Mariana Lautato — Mother

College

  • Attended City University of New York, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY