After graduating from college, Christopher Meloni moved to New York City to study with Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse. Mr. Meloni garnered major attention for his role as criminal Chris Keller on the HBO series Oz. The critical acclaim from Oz earned him a leading role on the hit prime time NBC series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2006 Mr. Meloni was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Film credits include Wet Hot American Summer and Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.