|Born||in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA|
|Birth Name||Jeffrey Frank D'Agostino|
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Actor & Recording Artist, Jeff D'Agostino is the lead singer/songwriter of Rock/Electro band Perfect Dilemma, signed to Interscope Records.
Born and raised in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jeff began acting & singing in local theatre programs when he was 8 years old. At age 13, he was discovered by a Los Angeles based talent agent, while attending an acting class in Denver, Colorado. In 1996, Jeff took a brief trip to Los Angeles with his father, and landed the lead role in the Nickelodeon TV pilot, "Skwids" (1996). Unable to make the move to Los Angeles with his family at the time, Jeff returned to Colorado where he completed Jr. High & High School. D'Agostino then made his permanent move to Los Angeles in 2001. Upon his return, he quickly started booking guest starring roles on hit TV shows including: "CSI: Miami" (2002) "Without a Trace" (2002), "Malcolm in the Middle" (2002), Judging Amy (2003), "Good Morning, Miami" (2003) etc., and starred along side the Olsen Twins in the feature film "Getting There" (2002). Jeff then landed a series regular role on David E. Kelly series, "The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire" (2003), featuring his standout performance as Malcom Shaw, along side cast members; Chris Penn, Randy Quaid, & John Carroll Lynch. Some of D'Agostino's television credits also include his recurring role on The Disney Channel's "Phil of the Future" (2004-2005), and guest star roles on "Veronica Mars" (2005), "Weeds" (2005), and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2005). Other Feature Film credits include: "When Do We Eat?" (2005), and "The Sasquatch Gang" (2006).
In 2006, Jeff took a hiatus from acting, in order to focus on his music career. He joined as the front-man for the band "The Perfect Victim," and released the album "One Against the Odds" with Dirty Icon Productions in 2007. After touring the west coast, the band broke up in 2008. Around the same time, Jeff's personal friend, Tayren Southern cast him in her web series "Private High Musical" (2009), which pulled his focus back into acting. Shortly after, director Tamar Simon Hoffs saw Jeff's performance in the web series, and offered him a role in her independent feature film "Pound of Flesh" (2009) with Malcolm McDowell. A few months later, Jeff landed a lead role in the Independent Sci-Fi Horror Film "Underground" (2009) followed by Ghost House Pictures Comedy Horror Series "Zombie Roadkill" (2010).
In the summer of 2010 Jeff started his own band "Perfect Dilemma." After writing and recording a few demos he was offered a record deal, and signed with Rock Mafia Records (RMR Music Group) in Feb. 2010. With recognition from Music Producer Timbaland & Interscope Records Chairman Jimmy Iovine, Jeff was then signed to Interscope Records in 2011.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: eminent1