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Erik Palladino Poster

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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 10 May 1968Yonkers, New York, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born and raised in Yonkers, N.Y. Youngest of three sons. His father was a Heating Contractor and his Mother was a school teacher. As a young boy, he fell in love with Saturday Night Live and the film Raging Bull. At thirteen, inspired by both Belushi and Deniro, he became part of a Children's Repertory Company. At seventeen, Erik was arrested for assault and the charges were later expunged. He went to an all boys catholic High School, Archbishop Stepinac in White Plains, NY. Fellow alums included, Jon Voight and Alan Alda, he later worked with the latter of the two on ER. Palladino attended Marymount Manhattan College and received his BA in theater. A few years out of college he was cast on the FOX sitcom, LOVE AND MARRIAGE, which brought the NY bred Palladino to Los Angeles. Erik has been a musician most of his life, playing in several bands, including, NO HAPPY FACES and HEARING RED. His career defining role came on TV's ER in 2000 as DR DAVE MALUCCI. His pivotal acting role, on FX's OVER THERE as SGT SCREAM, was when critics really took notice of his talent. Over the years, he has shown a real diversity moving seamlessly from comedy to drama in both film and television. Erik has won a TV GUIDE award for best drama, ER, 2000. He also has two Screen Actors Guild nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, ER, both 2000 and 2001. Palladino was starring on both the number one TV show in the US (ER) and the number one box office film (U-571) on the same week in April 2000. Erik has been married to Jaime Palladino since 2005. They have two sons, Roman and Enzo.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: JNP78

Spouse (1)

Jaime Lee (August 2005 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (13)

According to various sources, he was arrested for assault when he was seventeen years old. He was given one year probation, and the charges were eventually expunged.
He attended and graduated from Marymount Manhattan College, in New York City. He was a big fan of Bon Jovi. He had long hair (ala heavy metal).
Has a dog named Daisy
He graduated from all-boy Catholic Archbishop Stepinac High School. This prompted him to go to the almost all-female Marymount Manhattan College.
His mother, Queenie, was a junior high school teacher. His father, Peter, is a heating contractor.
Is of Italian-Armenian ancestry.
Was in a relationship and also lived with actress Sarah-Jane Potts from 1999 until 2001.
Has three children; son, Enzo was born in September of 2010 and son, Roman, in April of 2012. Daughter, Paloma Rocky Faye, was born on 10 March 2016.
Resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Got married in Hawaii.
The tattoo of a Chinese phrase that he sported on his right bicep while portraying Dr. Dave Malucci on ER (1994) was fake.
Is one of three children. He has two older brothers.
Left ER (1994) in 2001 after two successful seasons as he felt his character was being underused.

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