Enrico Colantoni

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Enrico Colantoni (born February 14, 1963) is a Canadian actor, probably best known for portraying Elliot DiMauro in the sitcom Just Shoot Me!, Keith Mars on the television series Veronica Mars, and Sergeant Greg Parker on the television series Flashpoint. He has also had supporting roles in such films as The Wrong Guy, Galaxy Quest, and A.I. Artificial Intelligence and guest appearances on Monk, Numb3rs, Stargate SG-1 and Bones. Recently, Colantoni portrayed DJ, a gun-toting former gourmet chef in the indie comedy Sherman's Way opposite James LeGros. Colantoni currently plays a recurring role on Person of Interest as Elias, an elusive crime boss. Colantoni was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Gina, a garment worker, and Quintino Colantoni, a labourer and truck driver. Both his parents were immigrants from Italy, and his brother is a retired police officer. He attended the University of Toronto studying psychology and sociology, but transferred to the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Colantoni graduated from the Yale School of Drama, winning the Carol Dye Award. He currently appears in the Canadian TV police drama Flashpoint as Sgt.


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