Vincent Kartheiser is an American actor, widely popular for portraying the role of Pete Campbell in period drama series Mad Men. He is also renowned for appearing in Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s spin-off, Angel.
Vincent was born on 5 May 1979 in Minneapolis, Minnesota as the youngest of six children of Janet Marie (née Gruyé) and Ralph Kartheiser. He has four sisters and a brother and has German, Polish, Swedish, Finnish and Luxembourgish ancestors.
A graduate of Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minnesota, Vincent garnered early acting experiences by performing on stage at Children’s Theater Company. He has performed in various plays like Our Town, Pippi Longstocking, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and Dr. Seuss’ The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.
At the age of 13, Vincent made his screen debut by appearing in a minor role in the film Untamed Heart. A year later, in 1994, he made his television debut from one of the Sweet Justice’s episodes entitled Story of My Life. He appeared in various minor roles in movies and television series throughout the 90s and early 2000s.
Vincent made his breakthrough in 2002 by appearing in the role of Connor in supernatural drama series Angel. In the series, he appeared as a teen son of the lead character Angel, a vampire.
In 2007, he appeared in Mad Men in the role of Pete Campbell, which is probably the best-known role of his career. He appeared in the series until it ended 2015 and has won two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Through Mad Men, Vincent did not only achieve immense success and fame but also met the love of his life, Alexis Bledel. The actress had a recurring role as Beth Dawes in the series.
Vincent and Alexis began dating in the mid-2012 and got engaged in March of 2013. Following the engagement, the couple kept their relationship away from media limelight and got married quietly in California in June 2014.
Their pregnancy and childbirth were kept a major secret. The couple has a son born in around early 2015; his name has been kept a secret.
|Birthday||May 05, 1979|
|Age||39 Years Old|