Enrico Colantoni is a Canadian actor on TV, film, and stage who is best known for his roles as Eliot DiMauro in Just Shoot Me
and as Keith Mars, the loving and hip father of the title character in Veronica Mars
. Rico was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and graduated from the prestigious Yale School of Drama from where he won the Carol Dye Award.
Aside from appearing regularly on TV with guest appearances on various drama and comedy shows, Colantoni has also made several movies since the start of his career. Most notable are his appearances in A.I.: Artificial Intelligence
in 2001, Galaxy QUest
in 1999, and Stigmata
In 2008, he was cast as Sgt. Gregory Parker in CBS' action-adventure/drama Flashpoint