Nicholas D'Agosto Biography

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Born: April 17, 1980


Date of Birth: April 17, 1980

Nicholas D'Agosto was a student at Creighton Prep in Omaha, Nebraska when he was cast in Election (1999), directed by Alexander Payne, an alumnus of the school.

He then studied history and theater at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, graduating in 2002 cum laude. That's when he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a full-time acting career.

Retaining the looks of a high school student, D'Agosto quickly landed guest appearances on primetime television series such as Boston Public, ER, Six Feet Under, Cold Case, House, Supernatural and Without a Trace. He appeared in three episodes of The Office before being cast in the recurring role of West Rosen in the hit series Heroes.

Although he'd played starring roles in small budget films and straight-to-video productions, D'Agosto's first starring role in a major motion picture was in Columbia Pictures' Fired Up (2009), playing a high school student who decides to attend cheerleader camp in order to be surrounded by girls.

In 2011, he was seen in the romantic comedy From Prada to Nada before taking a role in Final Destination 5 (2011), the latest installment in the horror franchise that began in 2000.

Nicholas spent the following years in various role on television, including appearances on numerous episodes of the acclaimed Masters of Sex series after joining the cast in 2013, alongside Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan. In 2014, he played Dr. Graham Maddox for three episodes during the eleventh season of Grey's Anatomy. Also in 2014, he was cast as the famous Harvey Dent on the hit series Gotham, and stayed with the show through 2016.

Next, in 2017 he was entrusted with a leading role Josh Segal on the NBC sitcom Trial & Error, which ran for two seasons, ending in 2018.

Nicholas has two older brothers and two younger sisters.

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