Rhys Coiro

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Rhys Coiro
Born (1979-03-12) March 12, 1979 (age 35)
Calabria, Italy
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present
Spouse(s) Katherine Cunningham-Eves (aka Kat Coiro); 3 children

Rhys J. Coiro (born March 12, 1979) is an American film, television and stage actor. Coiro is best known for his role on the HBO original series Entourage as Billy Walsh.

Personal life[edit]

Coiro was born to parents of Italian and Irish descent, and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, with his two siblings, where he attended Princeton High School. He graduated with a BFA from the Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama.[citation needed]

Rhys Coiro is married to director Katherine Cunningham-Eves, aka Kat Coiro; they have three children.

Career[edit]

Coiro has appeared as recurring characters Billy Walsh on Entourage and Vincent Bianchi on Ugly Betty.[1] He portrayed FBI Agent Sean Hillinger in the seventh season of 24 on FOX. In the fall of 2008, Rhys began starring in Howard Korder's Boys' Life at Second Stage Theatre in New York City. Coiro played Paul in 2010's "30 Days of Night: Dark Days"[2] and had a major role in the Straw Dogs remake.[3][4]

Coiro starred as Dr. Zeke Barnes on A Gifted Man and appeared on the eighth and final season of Dexter.[5][6]

In 2010, Coiro guest-starred in the 2010 TV series Hawaii Five-0 which reunited him with his former "Entourage" co-star Scott Caan. In 2013, Coiro appeared as Kramer Delaney, one of the hostage takers, and brother-in-law to Dylan McDermott's character in the drama Hostages.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Entourage Billy Walsh Post-production
2013 This Last Lonely Place In Production
2013 As Cool as I Am Ron
2011 A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Marcus
2011 Straw Dogs Norman
2010 MacGruber Yerik Novikov
2010 Order of Chaos John
2010 30 Days of Night: Dark Days Paul
2010 Snow & Ashes Blaise
2009 Man Without a Head Dino
2009 Kidnapping Caitlynn Daniel
2009 The Unborn Mr. Shields
2007 Mama's Boy Trip
2007 Look Ace
2003 Making Revolution Italian Activist

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Hostages Kramer Delaney Main Cast
2013 Dexter Andrew Briggs[7] Guest star
2012 Person of Interest Jordan Hester Guest star
2011 A Gifted Man Dr. Zeke Barnes Recurring character
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Bradford Matinsky Guest star
2004–2011 Entourage Billy Walsh Recurring character
2010 Burn Notice Vince Cutler Guest star
2010 Dark Blue Victor Guest star
2009 24 FBI Agent Sean Hillinger Regular character
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Reverend's Lawyer Guest star
2007 Tell Me You Love Me Jaime's Rebound 2 episode guest star
2007 Raines Eddie Guest star
2007 Criminal Minds Ethan Guest star
2007 Numb3rs Ricky Jones Guest star
2006 Ugly Betty Vincent Bianchi 2 episode guest star
2005 CSI: NY Razor Guest star
2005 CSI: Miami Diablo Guest star
2005 Six Feet Under Wolf Guest star
2003 One on One Zorbo Guest star

References[edit]

  1. ^ Interview, nj.com; October 2008.
  2. ^ Exclusive: 30 Days of Night: Dark Days Wraps Production – Director Ben Ketai Speaks!
  3. ^ BD's Got Your '30 Days of Night: Dark Days' Casting!
  4. ^ a b Rhys Coiro at the Internet Movie Database
  5. ^ Fitzpatrick, Kevin (February 27, 2013). "‘DEXTER’ SEASON 8: RHYS CHOIRO JOINS". ScreenCrush. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  6. ^ "'Dexter' Season 8 Photos: Jennifer Carpenter On Set". The Huffington Post. February 26, 2013. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  7. ^ West, Kelly (June 6, 2013). "Dexter Photos Offer New Clues For Season 8". Cinema Blend. Retrieved June 21, 2013.