Enrico Colantoni was born on February 14, 1963 in Toronto, Canada. Colantoni started as a novice in theater, but came to be a serious and well-respected theatrical actor. He attended the highly prestigious Yale School of Drama and studied at the American Academy for Dramatic Arts in New York City. As a professional Shakespearean actor, he has appeared in Hamlet, The Merry Wives of Windsor and Macbeth.
In 1995, Colantoni was cast in NBC's television series Hope & Gloria. Following the show's end, he was cast again by NBC in Just Shoot Me! as the sensitive, but egotistical womanizing fashion photographer Elliot. He starred in Just Shoot Me! alongside Hot in Cleveland 's Wendie Malick. His other television credits include, Hope and Gloria, 3rd Rock from the Sun, which starred The Exes ' Kristen Johnston, Veronica Mars, Flashpoint, and Person of Interest, to name a few.
Enrico is currently guest starring on Hot in Cleveland as the character of Julian.
He currently splits his time between Los Angeles and Toronto.