Christopher Meloni

Born Apr 2, 1961

Christopher Peter Meloni is an American actor. He is best known for his television roles as NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler on the NBC police drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and as inmate Chris Keller on the HBO prison drama Oz. In June 2012, he returned to HBO, as the vampire Roman on True Blood.… Read More

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1961 Birth Born on April 2, 1961.


1996 35 Years Old His first noticeable role was as the hotheaded son of a Mafia Don in the 1996 thriller Bound. … Read More
1998 37 Years Old From 1998 to 2003, Meloni portrayed the bisexual criminal Chris Keller on the HBO series Oz.
1999 38 Years Old Law & Order producer Dick Wolf signed Meloni to play Elliot Stabler on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in 1999; until Oz went off the air in 2003, Meloni appeared on both Oz and Law & Order: SVU simultaneously. … Read More


2001 40 Years Old He returned to his comedic roots when he portrayed the character "Gene" in Wet Hot American Summer in 2001, the puppet-loving pediatrician Dr. Norris in a 2003 episode of Scrubs, and the character of "Freakshow" (albeit in heavy make-up) in the 2004 comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle. … Read More
2005 44 Years Old In 2005, he appeared on episode 107 of MTV2's adult puppet show Wonder Showzen in a series of parody public service announcements warning of the threat of cooties. … Read More
…  In 2006, Meloni was given the Human Rights Campaign's Equality Award, along with actor Jake Gyllenhaal and director Ang Lee, for his work on behalf of LGBT issues. … Read More
2007 46 Years Old In 2007, Meloni was inducted into his high school's athletic Hall of Fame as a member of the undefeated 1978 football team, for which he was quarterback.


2011 50 Years Old In 2011, Meloni stated he is in favor of the Human Rights Campaign's "New Yorkers for Marriage Equality" campaign on a video.
2013 52 Years Old Meloni currently resides in Los Angeles in a home made famous on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. In 2013, Meloni moved out of and attempted to sell his 60th floor New York apartment, but was unable to find a buyer and rented it out to a Saudi prince. … Read More
2014 53 Years Old He also starred in the 2014 comedy They Came Together.
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