About this actor
Richard John Grieco, Jr. (born March 23, 1965) is an American actor and former fashion model. He was a model for Armani, Calvin Klein and Chanel. Grieco was born in Watertown, New York, the son of Carolyn (née O'Reilly) and Richard Grieco. He is of Italian and Irish descent. Grieco played football for Central Connecticut State University. After working as a model, he studied acting. He played Rick Gardner on One Life to Live from 1985 to 1987. In 1988, Grieco began appearing as Detective Dennis Booker on the shows 21 Jump Street and its spinoff Booker. Grieco's feature film debut was as Michael Corben in If Looks Could Kill (1991) and has appeared in numerous films since. He also appeared in the TV series Marker in 1995 and played himself in the 1998 film A Night at the Roxbury. He dated another One Life to Live star, Yasmine Bleeth, in 2001. Richard and Yasmine also co-starred in the 1999 movie Heaven or Vegas and the 1999 made-for-TV movie Ultimate Deception. He began a singing...