15 February 1966
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
Mohamed Ghalayini is an American film and television actor, known by his stage name Mo Gallini.
Gallini was born Mohamed Ghalayini on February 15, 1966 in Miami, Florida. His father was from Lebanon, and his mother was of Cuban descent. He attended the University of Florida from 1983 to 1985 before moving to Los Angeles with his family. After moving, Gallini met director David Anspaugh, who offered him his first role as a Notre Dame football player in the 1993 film Rudy. Gallini has portrayed over fifty characters in television and film, including the roles of Enrique in 2 Fast 2 Furious (as "Matt Gallini"), Abdul Manesh on the fourth season of the hit series 24, and Interrogator in Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden. He was awarded Best Supporting Actor honors at the 2008 BendFilm Festival for his portrayal of identity thief Wesley Stone in Selfless. Gallini currently appears in the recurring role of firefighter Jose Vargas on the NBC television series Chicago Fire.
|1993||Rudy||Notre Dame Football Player|
|1994||Seinfeld||Tough Guy||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|1995||Crimson Tide||Seaman Kuhne|
|1995||Land's End||Tomas||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|1995||Powderburn||Rick||as Matt Gallini|
|1996||The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play||Nicky Z||as Matt Gallini|
|1996–2001||NYPD Blue||INS Agent Mike Torres/Jay Dolinky||Two episodes; as Matt Gallini|
|1997||Flipping||Ray-Ray's Friend #2||as Matt Gallini|
|1997||Melrose Place||Burt||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|1997||Profiler||Atlanta Cop||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|1997||Brooklyn South||Third Killer||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|1997||Alien Avengers||Alley Hood #1||as Matt Gallini|
|1998||Mike Hammer, Private Eye||Robo Baroni||Two episodes; as Matt Gallini|
|1998||Poodle Springs||J.D.||as Matt Gallini|
|1998||Beverly Hills, 90210||Repo Man||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|1999||Babylon 5: A Call to Arms||Rolf||as Matt Gallini|
|1999||The X-Files||Hood||Episode; "Tithonus" as Matt Gallini|
|1999||Clubland||Henchman #1||as Matt Gallini|
|1999||End of Days||Monk||as Matt Gallini|
|1999–2002||V.I.P.||Hoag/Drug Dealer #1||Two episodes; as Matt Gallini|
|2000||Yup Yup Man||Boxer||as Matt Gallini|
|2000||A Better Way to Die||Laslov||as Matt Gallini|
|2000||JAG||Mustafa Al-Jimri||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|2001||General Hospital||Wes||Three episodes; as Matt Gallini|
|2001||Nash Bridges||Tucker Kite||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|2001||Mulholland Drive||Castigliane Limo Driver||as Matt Gallini|
|2001||The District||Tony Enzo||One episode; as Matt Gallini|
|2002||You Got Nothin'||Javier||as Matt Gallini|
|2002||Warrior||Chavez||as Matt Gallini|
|2002||Father Lefty||as Matt Gallini|
|2003||2 Fast 2 Furious||Enrique||as Matt Gallini|
|2005||24||Abdul Mahnesh||Three episodes; as Matt Gallini|
|2006||07||Al||Short; as Matt Gallini|
|2007||NCIS||Andre Jones||One episode|
|2008||Drillbit Taylor||Male Police Officer on Bluff||as Matt 'Mo' Gallini|
|2008||Marco Polo||Marco Polo 2000's|
|2008||East L.A.||Victor Guzman|
|2008||Legacy||Suhart||as Matt Gallini|
|2008||Get Smart||Drug Lord|
|2008||Selfless||Wesley Stone||won Best Supporting Actor at 2008 BendFilm Festival|
|2008||Cinco de Mayo||Raul||Short|
|2009||Majestic and the Masked Man||Santiago Marquez/El Lobo||Short|
|2010||CSI: NY||Mitch Barrett||One episode|
|2011||Chase||Hector Torres||Two episodes|
|2011||NCIS: Los Angeles||Boss||One episode|
|2011||In My Pocket||Tony Eyebrow|
|2012||Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden||Interrogator|
|2012||Chicago Fire||Jose Vargas||Recurring|
|2015||Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story||Detective Salazar||Television film|
|2017||Chernobyl: Zone of Exclusion||Jesus|
|2019||Bluff City Law||Edgar Soriano|
- "Mo Gallini". Retrieved 2013-11-05.
- "Mo Gallini". Retrieved 2013-11-05.
- "Here comes Mo! SELFLESS Star MO GALLINI Arrives Today at Santa Fe Film Fest". Retrieved 2013-11-05.
- "Mo Gallini - IMDb". Retrieved 2013-11-05.
- "2008 BendFilm Festival Winners". Retrieved 2013-11-05.
- "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mo Gallini – Chicago Fire". Retrieved 2013-11-05.
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