Mark Pellegrino has built a career entertaining audiences and impressing critics with his work in numerous films and television series’ delivering standout performances time and again with his tremendous range of characters. On television, he has made a lasting impression as the tortured, ‘Paul Bennett,’ in Showtime’s widely acclaimed, “Dexter.” Pellegrino then went on to portray the villainous ‘Lucifer’ on the CW Network’s hit series, “Supernatural,” the mysterious ‘Jacob’ on ABC’s final season of the critically hailed, “LOST,” and fan-favorite attorney ‘Gavin Q. Baker III’ during the final season of TNT’s popular original series, “The Closer.” Additionally, he appears as the Vampire-Mob Boss of Boston ‘Bishop’ in the supernatural-drama, “BEING HUMAN,” a U.S. adaptation for the SyFy Channel based on the original BBC program. Pellegrino will next be seen in the feature film “The Trials of Cate McCall” starring opposite Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, Taye Diggs and James Cromwell.
Pellegrino's impressive acting career
Having been acting since the age of 23, Pellegrino has turned in powerful performances from working with the likes of some of the industry’s biggest names in directing such as Joel Schumacher, David Mamet, Steven Spielberg, David Lynch and the Coen Brothers among many others. With the reputation as a well-respected actor, Pellegrino has appeared in such high-profile feature films as HBO’s “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” “The Big Lebowski,” “Lethal Weapon 3,” “Mulholland Dr.,” “Capote,” “National Treasure,” “The Number 23” and more. Television credits include, but not limited to “Revolution,” “Grimm,” “Chuck,” “ER,” “The X-Files,” “NYPD Blue,” “The Practice,” “The Unit,” “Criminal Minds,” “Prison Break,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “CSI,” “The Mentalist” and A&E’s original series “Breakout Kings.”
In addition to constant travel reporting to sets for production on television’s top shows, Pellegrino has remained connected to his craft by keeping active in theater as well as teaching classes at Playhouse West and seminars at Acting Studio LA , of which provides a home for some of the most talented professional actors, writers and directors. The program offers the opportunity to mentor developing actors, teach through workshops and classes, as well as create theatrical and film productions. When free time allows, he actively participates in a variety of sports, including martial arts, kickboxing, Thai boxing, Judo, Karate and Ju-Jitsu.