Milo Ventimiglia is an American actor. He was born in Anaheim, California, to Carol (Wilson) and Peter Ventimiglia. His father is of Italian/Sicilian descent, and his mother has English and Scottish ancestry. First coming of notice playing the reckless and too smart for his own good Jess on WBs Gilmore Girls, Ventimiglia moved on to NBCs American Dreams, WBs Bedford Diaries (working with Tom Fontana) and finally landing back on NBC with their international phenomenon, Heroes. Ventimiglia then appeared in TNTs Mob City. Helmed by Frank Darabont and taking place in 1947 Los Angeles, Ventimiglia plays Ned Stax a fixer for Bugsy Seigels crime syndicate. Ventimiglias film work includes both studio and independent movies, comedy and drama. Known for darker films Pathology (helmed by Neveldine/Taylor) and The Divide (directed by Xavier Gen), Ventimiglia also spent time on two comedies with Adam Sandler. Last years Thats My Boy and Grown Ups 2. Other releases include: Killing Season along side Robert Deniro and John Travolta, and the Weinstein companies Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman, who plays princess Grace Kelly. Ventimiglia plays Kellys press agent Rupert Allan. Behind the camera Ventimiglia and his partner at Divide Pictures Russ Cundiff are involved in traditional content having sold TV shows to NBC, SyFy and FX, and producing the independent feature TELL which Ventimiglia co-starred along side of Jason Lee and Katee Sackoff as well as STATIC, which Ventimiglia co-starred with Sarah Shahi and Sara Paxton.