Vincent Ventresca

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Vincent Ventresca
Born April 29, 1966
Indianapolis, Indiana

Vincent Paul Gerard Ventresca (born April 29, 1966) is an American actor, perhaps best known for playing Darien Fawkes on SCI FI's The Invisible Man (2000)[1] and Professor Jack Reed on Boston Common.[2]

Early years[edit]

Ventresca was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. The youngest of eleven children, Ventresca graduated from Indiana University with a double major in theater and psychology. In 1995, he married Dianne Shiner, his high school sweetheart, and they have two children - a son Benjamin and a daughter Renée Marie.


He has guest-starred on Friends, Cold Case, CSI: Miami, Las Vegas and Monk. Film credits include Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, The Thin Pink Line, Can't Stop Dancing, Love & Sex, The Learning Curve, Dead & Breakfast, Mammoth and Without a Trace. He has a recurring role on the Nickelodeon series True Jackson VP, as well as starring in The Invisible Man television series.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Nick Television film
1995 The Surrogate Eric Shaw Television film
Degree of Guilt Richie Argos Television film
1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Billy Christensen
1998 Saving Private Ryan Soldier on Beach
The Thin Pink Line Bob
Looking for Lola Tony
1999 Can't Stop Dancing Chuck Levine
This Space Between Us Sterling Montrose
2000 Love & Sex Richard Miltner
2001 Madison Walker Greif
The Learning Curve Marshal
2002 Couples Arthur Television film
Robbing 'Hef James
2003 Vegas Dick Dicky Barrett Television film
Purgatory Flats Thomas Reed
2004 Dead & Breakfast Doc Riley
2005 MorphMan Dr. Eli Rudkus Television film
Madison Walker Greif
2006 Mammoth Dr. Frank Abernathy Television film
2008 Sorry Robin Tasker Short
2009 Stuck Vince Television film
My Neighbor's Secret Jason Television film
2011 Bad Actress Morris Pillage
Answers to Nothing Erik
2012 Should've Been Romeo Matt
2013 Flying Monkeys James Television film
2014 Break Point Gary
2015 Tao of Surfing El Gringo post-production
TV series
Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Alex Episode: She Ain't Heavy
Reasonable Doubts Scott Olkum Episode: Dicky's Got the Blues
1993 Life Goes On Bates Episode: Lost Weekend
Empty Nest Cop Episode: Two for the Road
Almost Home Dave Episode: To Date or Not to Date?
Blossom Grant Episode: Sitcom
1994 Monty Reporter Episode: My Dad Could Beat Up Your Dad
1995 Crazy Love John Stratton
Medicine Ball Tom Episode: Wizard of Bras
Diagnosis: Murder Johnny Meslofski Episode: My Baby Is Out of This World
1994–1996 Friends Fun Bobby Episodes: The One with the Monkey (1994) and The One with Russ (1996)
1996–1997 Boston Common Prof. Jack Reed Main role (31 episodes)
1998 Real Life Seth Episode: Unaired Pilot
Prey Dr. Ed Tate Main role (13 episodes)
Maggie Winters Bobby Unknown episodes
1999 Jack & Jill Danny Hallahan Episodes: The Awful Truth and These Are the Days
2000–2002 The Invisible Man Darien Fawkes Main role (46 episodes)
2002 The Twilight Zone Matt McGreevey Episode: Shades of Guilt
2003 Cold Case Dr. Bennett Cahill Episode: Love Conquers Al
Las Vegas Elliot Episode: Pros and Cons
2004 CSI: Miami Joseph Zellar Episode: Invasion
2004–2005 Complete Savages Jimmy Savage Main role (16 episodes)
2006 Julie Reno, Bounty Hunter T-Bone Episode: Pilot
2007 Monk Rob Sherman Episode: Mr. Monk and the Birds and the Bees
2008 In Plain Sight Vernon McRoy Episode: Hoosier Daddy
2009 The Beast Roman Petrescu Episode: Nadia
Without a Trace David Morgan Episode: Daylight
The Mentalist Duncan Weaver Episode: Red Bulls
Dollhouse Nolan Kinnard Episodes: Needs, Belonging and The Attic
2009–2011 True Jackson, VP Mr. Jeff Jamerson Episodes: True's New Assistant, True Valentine and Principal for a Day
2010 $h*! My Dad Says Samson Episode: Easy, Writer
2011 Hot in Cleveland Dr. Doug Episode: Unseparated at Birthdates
Memphis Beat Jimmy Wagner Episode: Troubled Water
2012 CSI: NY Ron Ferguson Episode: Who's There?
2013 CSI Connor Durman Episodes: Backfire & Fearless (Uncredited)
Nikita Trevor Adrian Episodes: Bubble and Canceled
2014 Psych James Earl Episode: A Touch of Sweevil
Franklin & Bash Officer Mueller Episode: Good Cop/Bad Cop


  1. ^ Garcia, Frank; Phillips, Mark (2008-12-10). Science Fiction Television Series, 1990-2004: Histories, Casts and Credits for 58 Shows. McFarland. pp. 124–. ISBN 9780786469178. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  2. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-present. Ballantine Books. 2003. ISBN 9780345455420. 

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