Peter Porte (born March 31, 1985) is an American actor, known for the soap opera The Young and the Restless, two short films It's Not Porn... and Sutures, and the sitcom Baby Daddy playing Brad Walker, who is married to Bonnie Wheeler. He graduated at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 2006 with a degree in Drama and Journalism.
Early life and education
Porte grew up in Greenwood Lake, New York and always wanted to be an actor. Porte first got into acting in the third grade when he appeared in a Christopher Columbus pageant. According to Porte, he only got the role because his mother who from Poland made a his costume out of "traditional Polish garb." Porte continued acting throughout high school and ultimately decided to become a professional actor. Porte graduated from George F. Baker High School in 2002. He earned a BFA in Acting at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Porte then went onto study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Toured with the Broadway National Touring Company of Mamma Mia!, after which he made the move to Los Angeles. On stage, performing five seasons with the critically acclaimed For the Record company. Videos on the website Funny or Die.
Lead and supporting roles in film and hit network television shows including: Cold Case, CSI: Miami, Medium, The New Normal and Parks and Recreation. In 2011, he joined the cast of The Young and the Restless as a series regular, playing the role of Ricky Williams. Following his run on the series, he had recurring roles in Devious Maids for the Lifetime Network and in Baby Daddy for FreeForm. He has also had roles in episodes of the NBC comedy Telenovela, CBS Mom and NCIS: LA, and Fox New Girl.
Porte starred in the indie thriller The Good Nanny and the made-for-television movie A Cinderella Christmas for ION Television, while recurring on the comedy web series Living with Models, and starring in the world premiere of Eve Ensler's play O.P.C. at the American Repertory Theatre.
Porte stars as a surfer in the 2017 Hallmark movie, Love at the Shore.
|2005||University Place||Jeremy||Television film|
|2008||Medium||Fourth man||Episode: "Lady Killer"|
|Viralcom||Marcos||Episode: "You Got Yourself 30 Seconds"|
|CSI: Miami||Brad Garland||Episode: "Gone Baby Gone"|
|2009||Cold Case||Tucker "Duke" Benton (1966)||Episode: "The Crossing"|
|Moon Lake Casino||Pierre||Short film|
|2011||The Young and the Restless||Ricky Williams||Series regular; 51 episodes|
|2012||Parks and Recreation||Carl||Episode: "Ron and Diane"|
|2013||The New Normal||Mr. Rodriguez||Episode: "Dog Children"|
|Devious Maids||Scott||2 episodes|
|NCIS: Los Angeles||Joseph||Episode: "Omni"|
|Mom||Dr. Huss||Episodes: "Cotton Candy and Blended Fish"|
|2014||Baby Daddy||Brad Walker||Recurring role, 19 episodes|
|Hot Fail||Thomas||Television film|
|2016||Last Will and Testicle||Fake Testicle||1 Episode|
|Telenovela||Blaze Deluxe||Episode: "Split Personalities"|
|Living with Models||Dominic||7 episodes|
|Modern Romance||Sven||1 episode|
|A Cinderella Christmas||Nicholas Karmichael||Television film|
|2017||New Girl||Jack||Episode: "Misery"|
|The Good Nanny||Travis Walsh||Lifetime movie|
|Love at the Shore||Lucas||Hallmark TV Movie, lead|
|A Gift to Remember||Aiden||Hallmark TV Movie|