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Meeno Peluce
Meeno Peluce

Meeno Peluce

Personal Information
Gender: Male
Birthname Miro Fiore Peluce
Born: (1970-02-26) February 26, 1970 (age 47)
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website/URL http://www.meenophoto.com/
Occupation/
Career:
Actor/Photographer
Years active: 1977–1985 as actor
1992-present as photographer
Spouse(s): Ilsa Ackermann (2 children)
Character information
Appeared on: The Jeffersons
Episodes appeared in: "All I Want for Christmas" in Season 7
Character played: Billy
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Meeno Peluce (born February 26, 1970) is a photographer and former child actor. Meeno appeared as Billy, a 12-year old orphan at a Christmas party ran by the orphanage and the Help Center in the episode "All I Want for Christmas" in Season 7 of The Jeffersons. He is the half-brother of fellow former child star Soleil Moon Frye, of NBC-TV's Punky Brawster TV series fame.

With dark curly hair and pixieish looks, Peluce made guest appearances on American television programs during the 1970s and early 1980s, including Starsky and Hutch, Kojak, Benson, The Love Boat, Diff'rent Strokes, The Incredible Hulk, among numerous other appearnces.

Among his regular television roles were Tanner Boyle in The Bad News Bears, Daniel Best in Best of the West, and as history prodigy Jeffrey Jones in the 1982-83 NBC-TV series Voyagers!. In 1984, Peluce was devastated by the death of his Voyagers! co-star and close friend, Jon-Erik Hexum. In 1998, Peluce spoke about the accidental shooting on Mysteries and Scandals: The Death Of Jon-Erik Hexum.

Peluce is married and has two children. He has also worked as a writer and director. He also appeared in several made-for-TV movies, including Night Cries, Fast Friends, and World War III, and in the original theatrical release of The Amityville Horror, as one of the Lutz children.

After high school, Peluce attended at UC Santa Cruz and became a history teacher, with a position at Hollywood High School in the late 1990s. He returned to film during 1998, co-writing and co-producing Wild Horses (a.k.a. Lunch Time Special) with sister Soleil Moon Frye, and in 2001 when he appeared in Alex in Wonder (also titled Sex and a Girl).

An avid professinal photographer with many celebrity studio sessions to his credit, Meeno showcases his photographs, along with writings, at his website.

He lives with his wife, Ilse, and their two daughters, India and Mette, in Los Angeles.

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