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Mark Indelicato (born July 16, 1994) is an American actor, singer, fashion blogger, and photographer best known for his role in the ABC comedy series Ugly Betty, as Justin Suarez, the fashion-obsessed nephew of series protagonist Betty Suarez.

Mark Indelicato
Mark Indelicato.jpg
Mark Indelicato, 2008
Born (1994-07-16) July 16, 1994 (age 25)
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present

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Life and careerEdit

Indelicato was born in Philadelphia, the son of Lynn and Mark Indelicato, Sr.[1] He is of three quarters Italian and one quarter Puerto Rican descent.[2] He was trained at The Actors Center in that city, and is a student at Dupree School of Music in Linwood, New Jersey. He began acting at age eight at Philadelphia's Walnut Street Theater, and has appeared in national television commercials, the CBS television series Hack, Chappelle's Show, and was a regular cast member of Ugly Betty on ABC until the series ended in 2010. He also attended the Professional Performing Arts School, before moving back to Los Angeles. He is attending New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.[3]

Indelicato was featured in an episode of the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life of Zack & Cody in a special High School Musical-themed episode.[4]

On October 27, 2008, Indelicato performed the part of Boq for the "Wicked Day" 5th Anniversary Concert on Broadway in New York City as well.[5] He performed again at the Gershwin Theatre on February 28, 2009 for the "Defying Inequality" benefit.

He starred as the Artful Dodger in the CLO production of Oliver! in Pittsburgh, PA.

He appeared on a special episode of Dr. Phil about teens who were being bullied after coming out. He shared his experience when he received numerous death threats and verbal abuse from people for his role on Ugly Betty.[6]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Title Role Year Notes
Disposal Kid on Bike 2003 Short
White Bird in a Blizzard Mickey 2014

TVEdit

Title Role Year Notes
Hack Berge 2003 episode: Forgive, But Don't Forget
Chappelle's Show Kneehigh Park Kid 2004 episode #2.10
Ugly Betty Justin Suarez 2006–2010 85 episodes
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Antonio 2007 episode: Lip Synchin' in the Rain
MTV Cribs Self 2009 Season 16, Episode 12
Hot in Cleveland Zack 2010 episode: The Play's The Thing
Madison High Harvey Flynn 2011 TV Movie
Dead of Summer Blair Ramos 2016 Series regular

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Philadelphia Inquirer Jonathan Storm column: from Phila. acting class to 'Ugly Betty' star". Hignbeam.com. Archived from the original on September 24, 2015. Retrieved September 3, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ William Keck (February 7, 2007). "Indelicato gives bite to 'Betty' : ABC's hit series fashions a rare boy character". Usatoday.com. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  3. ^ Costa, Frank (September 17, 2012). ""Ugly Betty" Star Mark Indelicato's Journey Through NYU As a Freshman". Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  4. ^ "Disney Channel Medianet". Disney Channel Medianet. Archived from the original on February 20, 2012. Retrieved September 3, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  5. ^ Andrew Gans. "Ashanti, Bean, Block, Reichard and More Follow The Yellow Brick Road Not Taken Oct. 27". Playbill.com. Archived from the original on January 14, 2009. Retrieved September 3, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ https://www.drphil.com/slideshows/bullied-to-death-mark/

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