Richard Ruccolo is an American actor best known for his starring role as Pete, the more serious (neurotic) student also at Tufts Unviersity with Berg who was an architecture graduate student, in the television sitcom Two Guys and a Girl (originally titled Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place), from 1998-2001.
Born in Marlton, New Jersey in 1972, Ruccolo realised his passion for acting after he was given the lead role in his high school's production of Oklahoma!.
Upon finishing school at Cherokee High School, he headed straight for Los Angeles, where he slept on a friends couch until he found work acting.
Initial parts included small roles on Beverly Hills, 90210 and The X-Files. In 1998 he was awarded the role of Pete in Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place. He also had a reccuring role in the television show Joey.
He chooses to live outside of Los Angeles now, but still has roles in movies, some recent examples include All Over the Guy (2001), The One (2003) and Anacardium (2001).
Ruccolo was previously engaged to former Saved by the Bell star Tiffani Thiessen. They met in 2000 when Thiessen guest starred in several episodes of Two Guys and a Girl. Their relationship had ended as of March 2003 and in 2008, he married Lauren Rees.