Stelio Savante


Born: Cape Town, South Africa


A South African born New Yorker with over three decades of versatile, award winning performances in popular, world-wide theatrically released studio & independent films, prime-time & cable television & New York theater. After small speaking roles opposite Russell Crowe in Ron Howards A Beautiful Mind (2001) & David Chases The Sopranos (1999) as Gaetano; his breakthrough lead role came in 2005 on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) directed by Oscar winner Juan José Campanella. Starring opposite Mariska Hargitay, Chris Meloni, & Bradley Cooper as the chilling yet engaging fundamentalist Milan Zergin. Also, a coveted recurring role on Ugly Betty (2006), becoming South Africas first male SAG Award Nominee (Ensemble Comedy Performance). Followed by significant supporting roles in the studio films My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) opposite Eddie Izzard, Luke Wilson, & Uma Thurman directed by Ivan Reitman for Twentieth Century Fox . An ensemble lead in Sonys Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (2008) produced by David Lancaster, a supporting role in Pure Flixs What If... (2010), & supporting lead in the Lionsgate family film Army Dog (2016) .

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