Acclaimed actor Mark Pellegrino, star of the new A&E Drama “The Returned”

Mark Pellegrino

Never short of juicy roles, he’s played the tortured ‘Paul Bennett’ on the acclaimed series, Dexter, the villainous ‘Lucifer’ on the hit series Supernatural, and the mysterious ‘Jacob’ on the critically hailed, Lost. He’s now ready to star in a new original drama for A&E…

The Returned, Mondays 10 pm ET/PT

From executive producers Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Raelle Tucker (True Blood), The Returned focuses on a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, bringing with them both positive and detrimental consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind are challenged on a physical and emotional level. Interpersonal relationships are examined with intrigue and depth as strange phenomena begin to occur. The Returned is based on the popular and International Emmy®-award winning French suspense series adapted by Fabrice Gobert and inspired by the feature film, Les Revenants, directed by Robin Campillo.

Having been acting since the age of 23, Mark Pellegrino has turned in powerful performances from working with the likes of some of the industry’s biggest names in directing such as Joel Schumacher, David Mamet, Steven Spielberg, David Lynch and the Coen Brothers among many others. Pellegrino has appeared in such high-profile feature films as HBO’s Hemingway & Gellhorn, The Big Lebowski, Lethal Weapon 3, Mulholland Dr., Capote, National Treasure, The Number 23 and more. Pellegrino was most recently seen as the sinister ‘Jedikiah Price’ in The CW’s The Tomorrow People, based the 1970’s British cult show and the television feature The Trials of Cate McCall opposite Kate Beckinsale, Nick Nolte, Taye Diggs and James Cromwell for the Lifetime Network. Pellegrino also stars in the upcoming film We Gotta Get Out of This Place from directors Zeke and Simon Hawkins which premiered at TIFF last year and won the Audience Award at AFI Fest.

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