Gino Anthony Pesi is an actor who portrays Assistant District Attorney James Nava on the NBC drama Shades of Blue.

Life and career

Pesi is a film, television and stage actor with more than 40 film and television credits.

Pesi has appeared on numerous TV series, including Dallas, Grimm, The Vampire Diaries, The Client List, Franklin & Bash, Common Law and Unleashed.

Pesi's film credits include 42, co-starring with Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie and Christopher Meloni; Battle: Los Angeles, with Aaron Eckhart and Ne-Yo; and Takers, along with Chris Brown, Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon and Idris Elba.

Pesi pursued his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Point Park University in Pittsburgh and is a lifetime member of The Actors Studio.