Nico Tortorella, born July 30, 1988, Wilmette, Illinois, USA, is an American model turned actor, best known for his roles in “Scream 4″ and the ABC Family television series “Make It or Break It.”

Tortorella started out as a model when he was offered a contract with “Ford Models” when he stopped by an open call in 2007.

Tortorella’s first TV series was the very short-lived CW series “The Beautiful Life” in 2009, in which he played a role that came naturally: an upcoming underwear model. He followed this up with starring role in the ABC Family Teen Drama television series, “Make It or Break It,” playing an aspiring singer.

In 2010, Tortorella had a small role in the Joel Schumacher film Twelve and starred in the Horror film Scream 4 the fourth installment of the Scream film series

In 2013, comes his biggest role yet — the FOX serial killer TV drama “The Following” starring Kevin Bacon.