Giacomo Gianniotti

Giacomo Keaton Gianniotti (born 19 June 1989) is an Italian-Canadian actor. He studied theater at Humber College and made his acting debut in the Italian television series Medicina Generale in 2010. He went on to play recurring roles in the television series Reign (2013) and Murdoch Mysteries (2013–2014). From 2015 to 2021, Gianniotti played Dr. Andrew DeLuca in the medical drama series Grey's Anatomy.

Giacomo Gianniotti
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Gianniotti in 2016
Giacomo Keaton Gianniotti

(1989-06-19) 19 June 1989 (age 33)
Rome, Italy
Alma materHumber College
Years active2010–present
Nichole Gustafson
(m. 2019)

Early lifeEdit

Giacomo Gianniotti was born 19 June 1989, in Rome, Italy. He emigrated with his family at a young age and grew up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] He divides his time between Toronto and Rome, working in Canadian and Italian stage, films and television.[2]

He attended high school at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts in Toronto, then graduated from Humber College's Theatre Program. He has also completed an actor's residency at Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre in Toronto.[1]


His first experience in film was a small role in a Giulio Base's feature film featuring Shelley Winters and Vittorio Gassman, shot in the "Cinecittá" film studio in Rome. He guest starred in an episode of the Italian television series Medicina Generale in 2010. He appeared in several television shows in 2013, including Beauty & the Beast and Copper in which he starred in three episodes.

Gianniotti played a recurring role as Lord Julien in the first season of Reign.[1] He played Leslie Garland for several episodes in Murdoch Mysteries (2013–2014). He starred as Freddy in the now cancelled television series Selfie (2014), and later acted in the made-for-TV drama film The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe. In 2015, Gianniotti appeared in Backpackers as Andrew.[1]

Also in 2015, he was cast as surgical intern Dr. Andrew DeLuca for the last two episodes of the eleventh season of Grey's Anatomy. On 8 January 2016, he was promoted to series regular.[3][4]

In 2019, Gianniotti was one of the recipients of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards presented by Canadian Immigrant Magazine.[5]

In 2021, Gianniotti won the Tell-Tale TV Award for Favorite Actor in a Network Drama Series for his role on Grey's Anatomy.

Personal lifeEdit

On November 25, 2017, Giannotti became engaged to makeup artist Nichole Gustafson. They married on April 28, 2019, in Italy.[6]



Year Title Role Notes
2013 Done John Short film
2014 Still Jake Short film
2015 The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe Jimmy Dougherty Television movie
2016 Race Sam Stoller
2019 The Cuban Kris
2020 Acquainted Drew
2021 Luca Giacomo Voice


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Medicina generale Alberto Talenti Episode: "Separazioni"
2013 Beauty & the Beast Mayor's Aide Episode: "Anniversary"
Copper Donovan's Clerk 3 episodes
Time Tremors Mr. Vincent Episode: Facing the Fear
Reign Lord Julien Recurring role (5 episodes)
2013–2014 Murdoch Mysteries Leslie Garland Recurring role (9 episodes)
2014 Selfie Freddy 9 episodes
2015 Backpackers Andrew 4 episodes
2015–2021 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Andrew DeLuca Guest (season 11)
Main cast (season 12–17)
110 episodes
Nominated - Golden Maple Award for Best actor in a TV series broadcast in the U.S (2016)[7]
Nominated - Golden Maple Award for Newcomer of the year in a TV series broadcast in the U.S. (2016)[7]
2018–2021 Station 19 Episodes: "No Recovery", "Under the Surface", and "Train in Vain"

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Marvel's Avengers Hawkeye/Clint Barton Post-release DLC
2022 Horizon: Forbidden West Drakka Base Game Content


  1. ^ a b c d "Giacomo Gianniotti". IMDb. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Giacomo Gianniotti". Twitter. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  3. ^ Ausiello, Michael (15 April 2015). "Grey's Anatomy Recruits Reign Hottie Giacomo Gianniotti for Top-Secret Role". TVLine. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  4. ^ Gianniotti, Giacomo (6 August 2015). "Another day at work with these lovely people #regram @camillaluddington @jpadler @greysabc #greysanatomy #season12". Instagram. Archived from the original on 24 December 2021. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  5. ^ Teo., Gianniotti (1952). Teo Gianniotti. Aracne. OCLC 797570726.
  6. ^ Petit, Stephanie (26 November 2017). "Lovesick! Grey's Anatomy Actor Giacomo Gianniotti Is Engaged". People. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Golden Maple Awards Nominees Unveiled". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 10 November 2016.

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