Nico Tortorella (born July 30, 1988) is an American actor and model. He is best known for his roles in Scream 4, the 2013 Fox series The Following, and the ABC Family television series Make It or Break It.
Tortorella is a native of Wilmette, Illinois and graduate of New Trier High School. In May 2009 The CW ordered a 13-episode first season of the Drama television series The Beautiful Life. The series centered on a group of models sharing a residence in New York City and Tortorella portrayed the role of an upcoming underwear model Cole Shepard. The series premiered on September 16 2009 to a low 1.38 million viewers and mixed reviews from critics. Following the premiere of the series second episode The CW cancelled the series due to low ratings.
In June 2010 Tortorella was announced to star in the Horror film Scream 4 the fourth installment of the Scream film series. Tortorella portrayed the role of Trevor Sheldon, a Woodsbro teenager whose life is in danger when peers from his school begin to be killed off one by one. He most recently cast on the FOX serial killer TV drama The Following. The show was created by Kevin Williamson, who also wrote Scream 4.