Rhys Coiro


Date Of Birth

March 12, 1979


Born on March 12, 1979, received his BFA degree from the Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama in 2002. He quickly began pursuing an acting career since, starting off on stage, and later debuting on screen. with a bit part in the 2003 comedy Making , before staging his television debut through a guest part in the series One on One the same year. His first prominent role came in 2004, when he took a recurring role in the HBO comedy , in which he played Billy Walsh, the intimidating and self-centered indie film director.

Coiro’s first appearances were, nevertheless, centered on guest television roles, including a two-episode run on the ABC comedy . He only returned to films in 2007, with Look; he eventually starred in other films such as Mama’s Boy, Draw and Glock. In 2009, after wrapping up shooting for the thriller The Unborn, he began appearing on the action series , playing FBI agent Sean Hillinger.

Most recently, he was in movie Straw Dogs and MacGruber. He also joined the cast of the CBS series Hostages.

Place of Birth

Calabria, Italy

Birth Name

Rhys Coiro



Fun Facts

He was born to Italian Albanian parents.

He has a daughter with director Kat Coiro.


2013 - Hostages
2011 - Straw Dogs as Norman
2010 - MacGruber as The Russian
2010 - Order of as John
2009 - Man Without a Head as Dino
2009 - Snow & Ashes as Blaise
2009 - Kidnapping Caitlynn as Daniel
2009 - The Unborn as Mr. Shields
2007 - Mama's Boy as Trip
2007 - Look as Ace
2003 - Making as Italian Activist


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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