Birth Name: Christopher Meloni
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA
Born Christopher Peter Meloni on April 2, 1961 in Washington, D.C. to parents Robert, a successful endocrinologist, and Cecile, a proud homemaker, Meloni grew up in the nation's capital prior to attending the University of Colorado. Upon earning his bachelor's degree in history in 1983, he returned to the D.C. area, working in construction for a time, before pursuing acting. Meloni relocated to New York City, where he apprenticed at the famed Neighborhood Playhouse while earning a living as a bouncer at various clubs. During that period he took part in several obscure, off-Broadway productions and managed to land occasional television work, with a small recurring role on the daytime soap "Se...
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