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Christopher Meloni Biography

Birth Name:
Christopher Peter Meloni
Birth Place:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Left college during his junior year to try to find acting work in L
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  • , but after six weeks, he returned to Colorado
  • Studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre in New York City
  • Met his wife, production designer Sherman Williams, on an HBO set
  • In 2007, was inducted into his high school's athletic Hall of Fame as a member of the undefeated 1978 football team, for which he was quarterback


  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series: nominated


  • Robert Meloni Jr. -- Brother
  • Sophia Eva Pietra Meloni -- Daughter
  • Robert Meloni -- Father
  • Cecile Meloni -- Mother
  • Michele Meloni -- Sister
  • Dante Amadeo Meloni -- Son