Heroes Cast

Milo Ventimiglia as Peter Petrelli

Milo Ventimiglia as Peter Petrelli
Milo Ventimiglia quickly garnered attention when he joined the cast of The WB's critically acclaimed television comedy Gilmore Girls, as the quiet and complicated Jess. Ventimiglia also joined the cast of another critically acclaimed show, American Dreams. He portrayed a 1960s war radical and helped bring the show into the 1970s. He also had a recurring role on David E. Kelley's drama Boston Public.

Before joining Gilmore Girls, audiences became familiar with Ventimiglia when he starred in the series Opposite Sex, which secured him a holding deal with Warner Brothers. His other television credits include guest starring roles on primetime series such as The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, C.S.I., Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Promised Land.

Segueing effortlessly between the big and small screen, Ventimiglia's passion for the art of acting keeps him drawn to both studio and independent features. Ventimiglia is currently working in the next installment of the Rocky series, in which he plays Sylvester Stallone's son. He most recently starred in the Wes Craven/Kevin Williamson thriller Cursed and the independent film Dirty Deeds. His other film credits include Sheer Bliss and Massholes. Additionally, he starred in the short films Nice Guys Finish Last and Must be the Music, which debuted at the 1996 Film Festival to rave reviews.

Ventimiglia currently resides in Los Angeles and enjoys skateboarding, snowboarding and wakeboarding. He also has a passion for restoring vintage muscle cars.

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