Christopher Meloni

Born Apr 2, 1961
Age 55
Hometown Washington, D.C.
Height 6' ½" (184...
Nationality American
Alma Mater University of Col...
High School St. Stephen`s and...
Other Names Christopher Peter...

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.

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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.


In May 2011, Meloni announced that he would not be returning to SVU in fall 2011 for its 13th season after the failure of negotiations over a new contract. … Read More
2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In June 2012, he returned to HBO, as the vampire Roman on the main cast of True Blood for the series' fifth season. … Read More
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