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Romany Malco is one of the main actors of A Million Little Things, portraying the role of Rome Howard.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Malco was born in Brooklyn, New York. His family is from Trinidad, with extended relatives in Venezuela. As a teen, he moved to Baytown, Texas and attended Ross S Sterling High School. After graduation, he formed the rap group R.M.G., and upon relocating to Los Angeles, the crew signed a deal with Virgin Records in 1991. The group's name was changed to College Boyz and the single "Victim of the Ghetto" off their 1992 album Radio Fusion Radio went to #2 on the rap charts.

CareerEdit

Malco was working as a music producer on The Pest when John Leguizamo, impressed by his dynamic personality, encouraged Romany to pursue acting. He went on to play Jay in Judd Apatow's 2005 film The 40 Year Old Virgin and as Conrad Shepard in the Showtime television series Weeds. For these roles, he was nominated for several awards, including an NAACP Image Award, MTV Movie Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.

Malco played supporting roles in films such as Blades of Glory, The Love Guru, and Baby Mama. He appeared in 2011's A Little Bit Of Heaven and the Gulliver's Travels adaptation. In the fall of 2010, Malco appeared as a member of the ABC primetime one-hour drama No Ordinary Family. He also appeared as a guest host on the popular YouTube series, Equals Three, on the episode "T-Painful".

In 2013, he played a concierge in the movie Last Vegas, alongside Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, and Michael Douglas. That same year, he appeared as himself in two episodes of Real Husbands of Hollywood. From 2015 to 2016, he guest starred as Bob Gardner on Blunt Talk, and starred as Gus on Amazon's Mad Dogs.

In 2018, Malco was cast as Rome Howard on A Million Little Things.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2008, he married former ice skater Taryn Dakha, the body double for Jessica Alba. They met in 2007 on the set of the 2008 film The Love Guru. They married in 2008, but divorced in 2016.

In 2015, while filming Mad Dogs in Puerto Rico, Malco decided to move to the island. On an interview on ABC's The Chew, Malco said he "couldn't leave" and that living in the island made him feel he was "living the dream".

AppearancesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ‘A Million Little Things’: Romany Malco To Co-Star In ABC Drama Pilot, by Nellie Andreeva, Deadline (February 15, 2018)
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