At that time, this TV series was at the peak of its popularity, and Milo made a great impression by portraying the occasional boyfriend of Alexis Bledel, who played one of the main characters on the show.
Milo also appeared in other popular TV series during the 1990s, such as ”Saved by the Bell“, ”Sabrina, the Teenage Witch“, and so on.
The word Ventimiglia, meaning “twenty miles”, comes from the town of Ventimiglia, in Liguria, Italy, which later gave its name to another city, Ventimiglia di Sicilia. Milo’s maternal grandfather was Anthie/Anthony “Tony” Wilson, Jr. Milo’s great-grandfather Anthie was the son of John Wesley Wilson and Zora Elima West.
It seems that even in the early years of his life, Milo aspired towards being an actor, participating in school plays, but he was also a member of the school government at one point.
Milo was actively practicing wrestling too, and his physical resiliency helped him later during his career.
Since the debut went well, new opportunities came knocking, and Milo tried to make the best of his chances, appearing in NBC’s series ”American Dreams“ and WB’s”Bedford Diaries“.
However, his talent and abilities finally came into the spotlight when he landed the role of Jess Mariano in”Gilmore Girls“.
Leslie was the son of John/James Henry Maynard and Jane F. Milo’s great-grandmother Janet Lamont was born in Michigan, to Canadian parents, from Ontario, William Keith Lamont, whose parents were Scottish, and Jane A. Sources: Genealogy of Milo Ventimiglia – https://com Milo’s paternal grandfather, John Anthony Ventimiglia, on the 1940 U. Census – https://Genealogy of Milo Ventimiglia (focusing on his mother’s side) – maternal grandfather, Anthie/Anthony “Tony” Wilson, Jr., on the 1930 U. Census – https://Milo’s maternal grandmother, Frances Emily Maynard, on the 1930 U. Census – https://Genealogy of Milo’s maternal great-grandfather, Leslie Philip/Phillip Maynard (focusing on his own mother’s side) – https:// maternal great-great-grandmother, Jane F.
Born on 8th July 1977, Anaheim, California USA, Milo Anthony Ventimiglia is a well-known American actor with Italian origins, due to the fact that his father, Peter has Sicilian ancestry.
His other movies titles include such as ”Pathology“, ”The Divide“, ”Cursed“ and ”Wild Card“ among others.
Besides being in front of the camera, Milo has taken an interest behind the scene too, and is nowadays a producer as well, even founding his own company, Divide Pictures, which recently produced a web-series called ”Chosen“.
When it comes to the big screen, Milo has appeared in several independent movies, however, he has also taken part in a couple of blockbusters, including ”Rocky Balboa“ (2006), playing Rocky’s son.