Peter Porte Biography
Peter Porte, born on March 31, 1985, in Greenwood Lake, United States, is a first-generation American actor. While his father is of Italian origin, his mother has Polish roots. Peter grew up in a small village in upstate New York. The first show that Peter did was in his third grade, in a pageant about Christopher Columbus. He has said in an interview that he got the part because his mother had a traditional Polish costume that looked like an old European garb. He also did a couple of shows in high school.
Realizing that acting was what he loved doing, Peter applied and got into NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for BFA in Acting. After completing his degree at NYU in 2006, he moved to London and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) where his focus was classical drama. He has also spent time studying in Hong Kong and Paris and holds multiple degrees.
Back in the US after completing his studies, Peter started working with various experimental theaters before landing his first important gig, with the Broadway National Touring Company of Mamma Mia! He moved to Los Angeles after the tour was over and performed for five seasons with the acclaimed For the Record Company.
Porte has performed lead and supporting roles in various network television hits, including CSI: Miami, Medium, The New Normal, Cold Case, and Parks and Recreation. In 2011, Porte entered the cast of The Young and the Restless, as Ricky Williams.
Given his acting chops and deep knowledge of drama, Peter stands out of the heard of mediocrity. Apart from series, Porte has also acted in movies. He starred in the indie thriller The Good Nanny and the television movie A Cinderella Christmas (2016).
His short films include It's Not Porn... and Sutures. His latest project is the 2017 movie Love at the Shore, where he plays the role of a surfer.
Porte was rumored of having an affair with Chelsea Kane in 2015. The American national's Peter has a net worth of around 11 million dollars.Edit
Born to Foreign Parents
American actor Peter Porte was born on March 31, 1985, in Greenwood Lake, United States. He is a first-generation American actor, with a father of Italian origin and mother having Polish roots. Peter grew up in a small village in upstate New York.The first show that Peter did was in his third grade, in a pageant about Christopher Columbus. The pageant ignited his love for acting.Edit
He also did a couple of shows in high school.
Role in a Popular Series
In 2011, Porte entered the cast of The Young and the Restless, as Ricky Williams. Following his run on the series, he also found roles in Lifetime Network’s Devious Maids and FreeForm’s Baby Daddy (2012). Before that, he was also involved in experimental theatre for a while.Edit