Vincent Ventresca

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Vincent Ventresca
Born Vincent Paul Gerard Ventresca
(1966-04-29) April 29, 1966 (age 49)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Alma mater Indiana University
  • Actor
  • writer
  • producer
Years active 1991–present
Spouse(s) Dianne Shiner (m. 1995)
Children 2

Vincent Paul Gerard Ventresca (born April 29, 1966) is an American actor, perhaps best known for portraying Darien Fawkes on Sci-Fi's The Invisible Man, and Professor Jack Reed on NBC's Boston Common.[1] Ventresca is also known for his guest starring role as Fun Bobby on NBC's Friends.

Early life[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 had a recurring role on the Nickelodeon series True Jackson VP, and starred in The Invisible Man.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Billy Christensen
1997 Looking for Lola Tony
1998 Saving Private Ryan Soldier on Beach
1998 The Thin Pink Line Bob
1999 Can't Stop Dancing Chuck Levine
1999 This Space Between Us Sterling Montrose
1999 The Learning Curve Marshal
2000 Love & Sex Richard Miltner
2002 Robbing 'Hef James
2003 Purgatory Flats Thomas Reed
2004 Dead & Breakfast Doc Riley
2005 Madison Walker Greif
2008 Sorry Robin Tasker Short film
2011 Bad Actress Morris Pillage
2011 Answers to Nothing Erik
2012 Should've Been Romeo Matt
2014 Break Point Gary
2015 Hangman
2015 Tao of Surfing El Gringo In post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1991 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Alex Episode: "She Ain't Heavy"
1991 Reasonable Doubts Scott Olkum Episode: "Dicky's Got the Blues"
1993 Life Goes On Bates Episode: "Lost Weekend"
1993 Empty Nest Police Officer Episode: "Two for the Road"
1993 The Torkelsons Dave Episode: "To Date or Not to Date?"
1993 Blossom Grant Episode: "Sitcom"
1994 Monty Reporter Episode: "My Dad Could Beat Up Your Dad"
1994 Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Nick Television film
1995 The Surrogate Eric Shaw Television film
1995 Degree of Guilt Richie Argos Television film
1995 Crazy Love John Stratton Unaired pilot
1995 Medicine Ball Tom Episode: "Wizard of Bras"
1995 Diagnosis: Murder Johnny Meslofski Episode: "My Baby Is Out of This World"
1994–96 Friends Fun Bobby 2 episodes
1996–97 Boston Common Prof. Jack Reed 31 episodes
1998 Maggie Winters Bobby Campanella 5 episodes
1998 Prey Dr. Ed Tate 13 episodes
1999 Jack & Jill Danny Hallahan 2 eisodes
2000–02 The Invisible Man Darien Fawkes 46 episodes
2002 Couples Arthur Television film
2002 The Twilight Zone Matt McGreevey Episode: "Shades of Guilt"
2003 Cold Case Dr. Bennett Cahill Episode: "Love Conquers Al"
2003 Vegas Dick Dicky Barrett Television film
2003 Las Vegas Elliot Episode: "Pros and Cons"
2004 CSI: Miami Joseph Zellar Episode: "Invasion"
2004–05 Complete Savages Jimmy Savage 16 episodes
2005 MorphMan Dr. Eli Rudkus Television film
2006 Mammoth Dr. Frank Abernathy Television film
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"
2009 Stuck Vince Television film; also writer and producer
2009 Without a Trace David Morgan Episode: "Daylight"
2009 The Mentalist Duncan Weaver Episode: "Red Bulls"
2009 My Neighbor's Secret Jason Hest Television film
2009 Dollhouse Nolan Kinnard 3 episodes
2009–11 True Jackson, VP Mr. Jeff Jamerson 3 episodes
2010 $h*! My Dad Says Samson Episode: "Easy, Writer"
2011 Hot in Cleveland Dr. Doug Episode: "Unseparated at Birthdates"
2011 Memphis Beat Jimmy Wagner Episode: "Troubled Water"
2012 CSI: NY Ron Ferguson Episode: "Who's There?"
2013 CSI Connor Durman 2 episodes
2013 Flying Monkeys James Television film
2013 Nikita Trevor Adrian 2 episodes
2014 Psych James Earl Craig Episode: "A Touch of Sweevil"
2014 Franklin & Bash Officer Mueller Episode: "Good Cop/Bad Cop"
2015 Rizzoli & Isles Dr. Carlson Episode: "Deadly Harvest"
2015 Wicked City Jimmy Lovett Episode: "Should I Stay or Should I Go"


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

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