Danny Pino
Nick Amaro
Date of birth
15 April 1974
Place of birth
Miami, Florida
IMDb profile

Danny Pino is an actor known for his role as Scotty Valens on the CBS series Cold Case. He joined the cast of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU) in its 13th season as Detective Nick Amaro, who he also portrayed in two episodes of Chicago P.D.

Pino is also known for his role as Mexican drug lord and serial rapist Armadillo Quintero on the FX Network's The Shield. He has starred in movies such as Flicka, The Lost City, The Burning Plain, and Across the Hall.

He graduated from Miami Coral Park High School in 1992 and from Florida International University in 1996. Pino and his wife Lilly married in 2002 and have two sons: Luca Daniel (born February 15, 2006) and Julian Franco (born June 5, 2007).