Rhys Coiro

  • Birth Name: John Rhys Coiro
  • Birth Place: Calabria, Italy
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Is of Italian and Irish descent.  
  • Lived in Washington, D.C., Brooklyn and upstate New York before moving to Princeton, New Jersey, at 9 years old.
  • Was a featured speaker at his 1997 high-school graduation ceremony.
  • Was directed by his wife, Kat Coiro, in the 2011 big-screen comedy L!fe Happens.
  • Appeared in the 2013 four-episode Web drama Paloma, written and directed by Julia Stiles and starring Grace Gummer.


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


  • Margherita Coiro — Daughter
  • Percy Coiro — Son
  • Alec Coiro — Brother
  • Kat Coiro — Wife


  • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States (BFA in Drama, 2002)

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