15 Facts About Rhys Coiro


John Rhys Coiro was born on March 12,1979 and is an American film, television, and stage actor.


Rhys Coiro began acting on Broadway but is best known for on-screen roles such as Billy Walsh on the television series Entourage.


Rhys Coiro spent time studying at The Moscow Art Theater in Russia.


At age 19, Rhys Coiro got his first professional gig as an understudy to three roles in the American premiere of Conor McPherson's off-Broadway play This Lime Tree Bower directed by Harris Yulin at Primary Stages.


Rhys Coiro then moved to Los Angeles and began working in construction, including a stint building a house with Nick Offerman.


Rhys Coiro received the call that he'd landed his first on-screen acting gig, as Billy Walsh on Entourage, while digging a hole for a deck in Echo Park.


Rhys Coiro shared a studio space in Historic Filipino town with then-unknown painter Jonas Wood.


In 2007, following the birth of his first child, Rhys Coiro accepted the role of Sean Hillinger on the 7th season of 24.


Rhys Coiro was cast in The Last House On The Left but had to pull out when the writer's strike abruptly ended and production resumed on 24.


In 2009 Rhys Coiro returned to the stage, starring in a production of Howard Korder's "Boy's Life" at Second Stage in New York opposite Jason Biggs.


In 2010 Rhys Coiro starred in Slamdance Winner Snow and Ashes and in 2011 appeared alongside Alexander Skarsard in Screen Gems' remake of Straw Dogs.


In 2014, Rhys Coiro was antagonist to Stevie Van Zandt's character on the final season of Netflix's first original series, the Norwegian mega-hit Lillyhammer and he played one of the original Texas Rangers in The History Channel's Mini-series Texas Rising, alongside Ray Liotta, Bill Paxton and Brendan Fraser.


In 2015 Rhys Coiro played Armenian gangster Ari Adamian on the final season of USA's Graceland.


In 2016, Rhys Coiro traveled to Standing Rock, North Dakota to take part in the peaceful protest against the North Dakota Access Pipeline.


Rhys Coiro is married to director Kat Rhys Coiro, with whom he worked on Life Happens and She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.