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Stelio Savante

A South African born New Yorker with over three decades of versatile, award winning performances in popular, world-wide theatrically released studio & independent films, prime-time & cable television & New York theater. After small speaking roles opposite Russell Crowe in Ron Howard's A Beautiful Mind (2001) & David Chase's The Sopranos (1999) as Gaetano; his breakthrough lead role came in 2005 on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) directed by Oscar winner Juan José Campanella. Starring opposite Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni, & Bradley Cooper as the chilling yet engaging fundamentalist Milan Zergin. Also, a coveted recurring role on Ugly Betty (2006), becoming South Africa's first male SAG Award Nominee (Ensemble Comedy Performance). Followed by significant supporting roles in the studio films My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) opposite Eddie Izzard, Luke Wilson, & Uma Thurman directed by Ivan Reitman for Twentieth Century Fox . An ensemble lead in Sony's Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) produced by David Lancaster, a supporting role in Pure Flix's What If... (2010), & supporting lead in the Lionsgate family film Army Dog (2016) .

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Apr 24, 1970 In Cape Town, South Africa
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Mob Priest
Latest Project:
Movie Bernie the Dolphin 2018-12-07
Known For
Poster of Bernie the Dolphin
Poster of The Cleaning Lady
Poster of Eisenstein in Guanajuato
Poster of A Million Colours
Movie Acre Beyond the Rye Peter 2021
Movie The Mob Priest Diamond Dan 2021
Movie Bernie the Dolphin Brock Winters / The Mayor 2018-12-07
Movie Avalanche Nate 2018-03-25
Movie No Postage Necessary Agent Ames 2018-07-06
Movie The Cleaning Lady Michael 2018-08-24
Movie Running for Grace Mayor 2018-08-17
Movie Blood in the Water Marius Roos 2016-08-26
Movie Windsor Pierre Gandy 2016-09-22
Movie Army Dog 2016-01-12
Movie Eisenstein in Guanajuato Hunter S. Kimbrough 2015-02-11
Series Togetherness Yanni 2015-01-11
Movie The Two Thieves Demas 2014-04-01
Movie Awakened Benny Dawson 2014-03-21
Movie Where the Road Runs Out Martin 2014-09-26
Movie The Secret Village Joe 2013-10-18
Movie Stealing Roses Joey 2012-06-01
Movie Poe Johnathon Poe 2012-05-08
Series Person of Interest Aris Zappo 2011-09-22
Movie 3 Blind Saints Frankie 2011-01-01
Movie A Million Colours Major Shawn Dixon 2011-05-01
Movie What if... Joel Muller 2010-08-20
Movie Invictus Radio Rugby Announcer (uncredited) 2009-12-10
Movie Starship Troopers 3: Marauder Chief Bull Brittles 2008-07-19
Series The Suite Life on Deck St├ęphane 2008-09-26
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Movie My Super Ex-Girlfriend Leo 2006-06-20
Movie The Coldest Winter 2005-10-21
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series The Sopranos Gaetano Giarizzo 1999-01-10
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20