Jerry Della Salla
Jerry studied with Stella Adler, and is a graduate of the NYU Tisch Drama Program. He co-starred with the late Victor Argo in his last film, PERSONAL SERGEANT (2004), and opposite Matt Damon in GREEN ZONE (2010), directed by Paul Greengrass.
On April 2nd, 2005, SGT. Della Salla was wounded in a three hour long base attack while serving in Iraq. The battle to this day has also held a unique place in the wars history, because every single military component (Army, Navy, Marine, Air-Force and Coalition troupes) fought side by side to fend off the enemy. For his actions, Jerry Della Salla was awarded the Combat Action Badge and is under review for the Purple Heart. Other Medals and citations include the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, The Generals Coin for Excellence, The Iraqi Campaign Medal and the Global War on Terrorism Medal.
Jerry is a member of the Veterans in Film and Television Association. You can find his page here: http://vftla.org/veteran/jerry-della-salla#.WECBp-ErKAw