Erik Palladino is an American actor best known for his starring role as Dr. Dave Malucci in the medical drama series ER, playing the role in 46 episodes from 1999-2001.
He also starred as Tony DeMeo, The Drake's doorman and the eyes and ears of the building, on the supernatural drama series 666 Park Avenue, from 2012-2013.
In 2005 he starred in the war drama Over There as Sgt. Scream, the leader of a squad of U.S. 3rd Infantry Division soldiers involved in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Palladino has had recurring roles in Murphy Brown, Malcolm & Eddie, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Joan Of Arcadia.
He has made guest appearances on numerous shows, including Party Of Five, Judging Amy, Less Than Perfect and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
He has also appeared in feature films such as Hollywood Boulevard (1996), Can't Hardly Wait (1998), Road Kill (1999), U-571 (2000), Finder's Fee (2001), Life Without Dick (2002), and The Thirst (2006).
Palladino was inspired to be an actor after watching Robert De Niro's performance in the 1980 film Raging Bull, when he was 12 years old.