Jeffrey Vincent Parise

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Jeffrey Vincent Parise
Born Jeffrey Vincent Parise
(1974-02-08) February 8, 1974 (age 43)
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Occupation Actor, artist
Years active 1994–present
Website www.jeffreyvincentparise.com

Jeffrey Vincent Parise (born February 8, 1974), is an American actor and artist. Some of his more notable roles include Carlos Rivera and Carlos' twin brother Joe Rivera on the ABC soap opera General Hospital, [1] and Wayne in Anna Biller's horror-thriller film The Love Witch.[2]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

Parise made his acting debut in 1994 on the television series Sisters where he played the role of Dwayne. After that he entered the Los Angeles theatre scene in a string of plays, including Jerusalem Avenue, written and directed by Christopher Joyce.[3] He then appeared in many short and feature-length films and television series. His films include The Unscarred (2000), Over My Dead Body (2002), 5 Card Stud (2002), Don't Come Knocking (2005) directed by Wim Wenders, Land of Plenty (2004), Dark Reel (2008), Body Politic (2009), and The Face of Love (2013). In 2007, he landed a lead role of Tony in Callback: the Unmaking of Bloodstain, directed by Eric M. Wolfson, for which he won three Best Actor awards for his performance.[4] In 2008 Parise wrote, directed, and starred in the short film Vincent & Lucian.[5]

Parise has been active on television. He played Nick on the television series Cupid from 1998-1999, and he has guest-starred on Turks, Millennium, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI:NY (playing two different characters five years apart), Walker, Texas Ranger, Titans, NYPD Blue, Monk, Judging Amy, The District, Veronica Mars, Party Down, Burn Notice, and Castle. In 2007-2008 he was cast in Days of Our Lives playing the role of Detective Sullivan in 10 episodes.[6] Parise joined the cast of General Hospital in 2013, playing the role of bad boy Carlos Rivera. He made his first debut on September 19, 2013 and continued his run through 2016, after which he returned to the series as Carlos' twin brother, Joe Rivera.[7] Parise appeared in the final episode of Mad Men, where he played Vince, the guru. Parise uttered the last spoken words of the iconic series.[8]

Recent roles include Wayne in Anna Biller's acclaimed horror-thriller film The Love Witch,[9], Carlos Camacho in the TV Series The Detour created by Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, and Asmodeus in the award-winning television series Supernatural.

Artist[edit]

Parise is an artist, who began painting in the year of 1996. He got his book published, called "A Decade of Paintings 2000-2010", which contains his work, and writings from the people he has painted as well as from himself.[10][11] He exhibits his works in Los Angeles galleries and art/music festivals throughout California. He also performed the drumbrella with the William Earth Harp Ensemble on the 2012 season of America's Got Talent where they came in 3rd.[12][13]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Cheap Curry and Calculus Randal Short film
1998 The Artists Con Artist Short film
1998 The Next Tenant
2000 The Unscarred Young Mickey
2000 Damaged Goods Randy Film
2002 5 Card Stud Film
2003 Other Side of the Road
2004 Land of Plenty Coroner's Assistant Film
2005 The Chumscrubber Aide to Mayor Ebbs Film
2005 Death By Engagement Robert 'Bobo' Slarn Film
2005 Don't Come Knocking 2nd A.D. Film
2007 Callback Tony Film
2008 Dark Reel Derek Deeds Film
2009 Body Politic Vince Film
2013 Sweet Talk Samson Film
2013 Crosshairs Abe Frohman Film
2013 The Face of Love Nicholas Film
2014 Under the Hollywood Sign Tate Film
2014 BFFs Nicholas Film
2015 Welcome to the Family Stephen Film
2016 The Love Witch Wayne Film
2017 Justice League Dark Rath/ Policeman/ Father (voice) Animated film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Sisters Dwayne One episode
1998-1999 Cupid Nick 10 episodes
1999 Turks Randy One episode
1999 Millennium Lucas Wayne Barr Two episodes
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ethan One episode
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger Lonny Redman One episode
2001 NYPD Blue Chris Padgett One episode
2003 The District Reese Philips Three episodes Nominated *best actor* Women's Image Network awards
2004 Monk Dustin Sheres One episode
2004 Judging Amy Buck Costello Two episodes
2005 Veronica Mars Dylan Goran One episode
2007 Jericho Kyle Two episodes
2007-2008 Days of Our Lives Detective Sullivan/ Det. Dom Ohanion 10 episodes
2009 Party Down Coke Guy One episode
2010 Burn Notice Damon One episode
2005-2010 CSI: NY Gordon Sprouse/ Bobby Lugano Two episodes
2011 Castle Tom Moretti One episode
2013 General Hospital Carlos Rivera Recurring role; 2013–16
Joe Rivera Recurring role; 2016–
2015 iZombie Artie Fiss One episode
2015 Mad Men Vince 1 episode
2017 The Detour Carlos Camacho 6 episodes
2017 Small Shots Clyde 2 episodes
2017 Supernatural Asmodeus The Rising Son
Videogames
Year Title Roles
2011 L.A. Noire Leroy Sobo
2014 The Evil Within Ivan Diaz

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