Antonio Sabato Jr. is trying to go from Hollywood to the House.
The “Melrose Place” and “General Hospital” alum has filed with the Federal Election Commission to run for Congress in California in 2018, according to the Los Angeles Times.
The 45-year-old actor, who was born in Rome, will run against incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Julia Brownley.
GOP strategist Charles Moran has been hired as Sabato’s fund-raiser.
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“Being a Republican and with proximity to the White House and Republican leadership, he’s going to be able to get more done — being in the majority, with his notoriety, for the residents of the 26th (Congressional) District,” Moran told the Los Angeles Times.
Sabato, who has also competed on “Dancing with the Stars” and on “My Antonio,” in which women vied for his affection, praised then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention last year.
Speaking mainly about how Trump would unite the country, Sabato also said his “faith in Jesus Christ…compelled” him to speak out.
He followed up his RNC speech by telling ABC News that he “absolutely” believes President Obama is Muslim.
“I believe that he’s on the other side … the Middle East,” Sabato said. “He’s with the bad guys.”
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