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Christopher Meloni

On the top-10 rated Law and Order: Special Victims Unit on NBC, Christopher Meloni stars as compassionate detective and family man Elliot Stabler.

On the opposite side of the spectrum, Meloni portrayed duplicitous inmate Chris Keller on HBO's intense prison drama Oz, created by Tom Fontana.

In film he appeared in the hilarious independent movie Wet Hot American Summer. Starring opposite Janeane Garafolo and David Hyde Pierce, Meloni was singled out for his performance as a temperamental chef working at a summer camp. His other film credits include Runaway Bride, in which he starred opposite Julia Roberts as her sports-enthusiast fiancé, as well as in Twelve Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Junior and Bound.

His additional work in television includes guest appearances on NYPD Blue, and Homicide: Life on the Street. He also starred in the series Leaving L.A. and in several miniseries, including In a Child's Name and Mario Puzo's The Last Don.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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Christopher Meloni Facts

Birth NameChristopher Peter Meloni
BirthdayApril 2, 1961 (62)
BirthplaceWashington DC, District of Columbia, USA
Height6' 1" (1m85)  How tall is Christopher Meloni compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Runaway Bride
I am Wrath
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Man of Steel
Know It All
Nights in Rodanthe
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