Who is Robert Meloni Jr?
Robert Meloni Jr is the brother of a popular actor in the United States, Christopher Peter Meloni. Robert Meloni was born in Washington DC, United States.
He is the oldest of the 3 siblings. His mother is a homemaker named Cecile Meloni. On the other hand, his father is an endocrinologist named Charles Robert Meloni.
Robert has a younger sister and brother. Robert is a descendant of Matthias Farnsworth. He is of French-Canadian ancestry from his mother’s side.
However, he is of Italian ancestry from his father’s side. He has one great-grandfather who was born in Velva and another great-grandfather born in Sardinia.
Robert Meloni Jr Brother
Robert’s brother is the most popular of the family. Christopher Peter Meloni is an American actor. He was born on April 2, 1961.
Christopher is known for his TV roles on the NBC legal drama “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” where he played Detective Elliot Stabler.
Aside from that, he also played a role in the HBO prison drama “Oz” where he played an inmate named Chris Keller.
Christopher returned to HBO in June 2012 to play a role in the 5th season of True Blood as the vampire Roman.
From 2017 to 2019, Christopher starred in and executive-produced “Happy”, a Syfy series.
Christopher’s movies include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 42, Runaway Bride, 12 Monkeys, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, Wet Hot American Summer, and Man of Steel.
Christopher Peter Meloni Career
Before getting a career in the entertainment industry, Christopher worked as a construction worker. Aside from that, he also worked as a personal trainer, bartender, and bouncer.
Christopher worked his way up the entertainment industry with small parts in a couple of movies, short-lived television series, and commercials.
In 1996, Christopher got his first noticeable role. He played a hotheaded son of a Mafia leader in the movie “Bound”.
In the early 1990s, Christopher also played the role of Spike, a friend of Robbie Sinclair in Dinosaurs.
During 1996-1997, Christopher played in 7 episodes of NYPD Blue as criminal Jimmy Liery. In 1999, he also played the role of Julia Roberts’s Fiancé in the film “Runaway Bride”.
Christopher Meloni Personal Life
On July 1, 1995, Christopher married a production designer named Doris Sherman Williams. The couple has 2 surrogate kids.
They have a son named Dante Amadeo Meloni. He was born on January 2, 2004. They also have a daughter named Sophia Eva Pietra Meloni. She was born on March 23, 2001.
The godmother of Sophia is Mariska Hargitay. She was the co-star of Christopher on “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
Christopher was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame of his high school in 2007 as a member of the undefeated 1978 football team. Christopher played quarterback.
Christopher purchased a house in 2014. This house is known as the house in the TV series “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet”.
It’s also revealed that Christopher is a distant relative of Nancy Pelosi.