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Mark Pellegrino Biography

Birth Name:
Mark Pellegrino
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States

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


  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated