Lou Ferrigno Jr. is an American actor, comedian, and "Pop-surreal" fine artist. After beginning his career in entertainment as a fitness model, Ferrigno found his way to roles in commercials, TV, and film. He's best known for his work on How I Met Your Mother (FOX), Teen Wolf (MTV), Rush: Inspired by Battlefield (Go90.com), and S.W.A.T. (CBS).
Born in Santa Monica, CA, Ferrigno participated in multiple sports as a youth, as well as becoming an accomplished HS football player. While pursuing his BA from the Annenberg School for Communication at USC in 2006 Lou walked-on to the nations's top football team, becoming a member of the 2007 Rose Bowl Champion USC Trojans. Upon graduation he began studying improvisational comedy at iOWest, Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), and the West Side Comedy Theatre (WCT). Before long he would work commercial spots for Comcast: Xfinity, Subway, Carl's Jr., MOPAR, Honda, Oscar Mayer, Miller Light, FIAT, Home Depot, Dr. Pepper, and Navy Federal Credit Union, to name a few.
As first-born son of actors Carla and Lou Ferrigno, Lou Jr. spent much of his youth with his parents on TV and film sets all across the globe. Exposure to acting at a young age manifested to become what is now a passion for film and TV. His first professional job was on the longtime daytime soap, Days of Our Lives (2012), and thereafter booking recurring roles on hit TV programs How I Met Your Mother (2013), Teen Wolf (2014), Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn (2015), The Young & the restless (2015), Mutt & Stuff (2016), SWAT (2018), and Stargirl (DC). Link to full filmography below: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4609670/?ref_=nv_sr_2
Photography by Dennys Denn
Offscreen, Ferrigno is an accomplished fine artist and freelance exercise therapist in west LA, Ca. Along with private clients he works with adolescents at PARADIGM MALIBU, a treatment center for addiction and mental health. For the past 5 years, Lou has nurtured his passion for inspiring misguided youth to better their lives through exercise. Visit http://paradigmmalibu.com
Photography by Erik Johnson
Lou Ferrigno, Carla Ferrigno & Lou Ferrigno Jr. @ premiere of THOR:Ragnarok