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.[3] Porte graduated from George F. Baker High School in 2002.[4] 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.[3]

Career

Though he always considered himself an actor, Porte started his career as a model. He's done shows in Milan and Paris.

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.[5]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2005University PlaceJeremyTelevision film
2008MediumFourth manEpisode: "Lady Killer"
ViralcomMarcosEpisode: "You Got Yourself 30 Seconds"
CSI: MiamiBrad GarlandEpisode: "Gone Baby Gone"
2009Cold CaseTucker "Duke" Benton (1966)Episode: "The Crossing"
Moon Lake CasinoPierreShort film
2011The Young and the RestlessRicky WilliamsSeries regular; 51 episodes
2012Parks and RecreationCarlEpisode: "Ron and Diane"
2013The New NormalMr. RodriguezEpisode: "Dog Children"
Devious MaidsScott2 episodes
NCIS: Los AngelesJosephEpisode: "Omni"
MomDr. HussEpisodes: "Cotton Candy and Blended Fish"
2014Baby DaddyBrad WalkerRecurring role, 19 episodes
Hot FailThomasTelevision film
SuturesDrakeShort film
2015LusaGad2 episodes
2016Last Will and TesticleFake Testicle1 Episode
TelenovelaBlaze DeluxeEpisode: "Split Personalities"
Living with ModelsDominic7 episodes
Modern RomanceSven1 episode
A Cinderella ChristmasNicholas KarmichaelTelevision film
2017New GirlJackEpisode: "Misery"
The Good NannyTravis WalshLifetime movie
Love at the ShoreLucasHallmark TV Movie, lead
A Gift to RememberAidenHallmark TV Movie