Fast Facts

  • Went to college to study marine biology before turning his focus to acting.
  • Trained at Playhouse West in North Hollywood and later became a teacher there.
  • Film debut was in 1987's Fatal Beauty.
  • Was nominated along with the rest of the cast of 2005's Capote for a Screen Actors Guild Award (Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture).
  • Known for playing several supernatural characters: the mysterious near-immortal Jacob on Lost, Lucifer on Supernatural and a vampire boss on Being Human.
  • Studies various types of martial arts.


  • 2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

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  • Birth Name: Mark Pellegrino
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Birthday: April 9, 1965, Aries
  • Profession: Actor

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