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Luke Healy
Danny Pino
Biography
Danny Pino (Luke Healy in BRAINDEAD) Danny Pino has enjoyed success in film, theater and television. Recently, Pino wrapped his final season as Detective Nick Amaro in the long-running, critically-acclaimed series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” He is perhaps best known for his seven seasons starring as Detective Scotty Valens on the series “Cold Case,” on the Network. Pino has portrayed a wide range of characters, from the sociopath, Armadillo Quintero, on the acclaimed series “The Shield,” to Desi Arnaz in “Lucy,” a bio-pic focusing on the tumultuous lives of Lucille Ball and Arnaz. Pino’s feature film credits include “Across the Hall;” the thriller “The Exodus of Charlie Wright,” opposite Aidan Quinn and Andy Garcia; “The Burning Plain,” an ensemble drama featuring Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger; and “Flicka,” in which he portrays a Wyoming horse-wranger. Pino has starred in the theatrical productions of “Up For Grabs” opposite Madonna on London’s West End, New York Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Measure for Measure,” opposite Billy Crudup and directed by Mary Zimmerman, and “The Winter’s Tale,” directed by Brian Kulick. Recently, he starred in the Miami production of “Havana Bourgeois” at the Actor's Playhouse. Born and raised in Miami, Pino attended New York University’s Tisch Graduate Acting Program, where he earned an M.F.A. He lives in Los Angeles with his family and his birthday is April 15. Follow him on Twitter @TheDanny Pino and on Instagram @_thedannypino.