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Nico Tortorella Biography

Birth Place:
Illinois, United States
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Started acting when he was 8
  • His first role: a munchkin in a children's-theater production of The Wizard of Oz
  • Played hockey growing up
  • Moved to L
  • A
  • in 2008 to attend Loyola Marymount, where he planned to pursue a degree in green architecture
  • That didn't work out as he hoped, but there was an upside: one day he spotted an open-call notice for Ford Models
  • He tried out on a whim and was offered a four-year contract on the spot
  • Hadn't seen any of the Scream films before auditioning for Scream 4
  • Enjoys antiquing, a hobby he picked up from his grandmother