Zeljko Ivanek - Updated Jun 2024

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Zeljko Ivanek

Zeljko Ivanek is a renowned American actor. Zeljko Ivanek is famous for his performances in Damages as Ray Fiske, Homicide: Life on the Streets as Ed Danvers, and 24 as Andre Drazen.

Early Childhood

Zeljko Ivanek was born on August 15, 1957, in Ljubljana, PR Slovenia, FPR Yugoslavia. Currently, he is 66 years old. He is the son of Fedro Ivanek and Vojka nee Simic.

Both of his parents worked at Stanford University, his father was a research assistant at the Department of Electrical Engineering and his mother was a project manager. His nationality is American and is of Slovenian-Croatian ancestry.

old pic of Zeljko

Caption: old pic of Zeljko Ivanek Source: www.ebay.com

He has a younger brother, Ivan Ivanek. The family initially relocated to Palo Alto, California, from Varazdin, Croatia. They later relocated to Slovenia for five years before returning to Palo Alto.

Zeljko Ivanek – Education

1975 saw his graduation from Palo Alto’s Ellwood P. Cubberley High School. Ivanek earned a theatrical degree from Yale University in 1978 and then began studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Zeljko Ivanek – Relationship Status

Ivanek is in a relationship with Playwright, Greg Pierce. Ivanek’s sexual orientation is gay.

David Hyde Pierce, Greg’s uncle, introduced them. The pair goes on numerous occasions together. They were sighted at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held in January 2018 at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Zeljko Ivanek with Gerg

Caption: Zeljko Ivanek with Gerg Source: www.liverampup.com

Although the gay couple has enjoyed their love life for a few years, they appear to be in no hurry to marry. Ivanek has not been the subject of any rumors. He has maintained a respectable public image.

Zeljko Ivanek – Net Worth 2024

Ivanek has won praise for his performance on-screen. For his portrayal of Ray Fiske in Damages, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2008.

Ivanek has a fantastic acting career and has made a lot of money. He has a $4 million net worth.

Career and Professional Life

Zeljko Ivanek has a wealth of theater experience. He created Hally in Athol Fugard’s play “Master Harold”…and the Boys in 1982. The Pillowman and Cloud Nine’s U.S. debuts both included him.

He regularly plays on Broadway. He has appeared in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial revival, Two Shakespearean Actors, and the original production of Brighton Beach Memoirs.

Ivanek’s supporting performances in several well-known television programs, however, may be what makes him most well-known. Sammie Wheaton, a character from the soap opera The Edge of Night, was his first television character.

The prosecutor Ed Danvers in Homicide: Life on the Street; Ray Fiske in Damages; J.J. in Big Love; the Magister in True Blood; Governor James Devlin in Oz; Serbian terrorist Andre Drazen in 24; and Blake Sterling, the Director of National Intelligence in the NBC drama series The Event are some of the other roles he has played.

In addition to his stage and television roles, Ivanek has appeared in more than 20 feature films, such as School Ties, The Bourne Legacy, In Bruges, Dogville, Black Hawk Down, Donnie Brasco, Argo, Seven Psychopaths, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. He made his feature film debut in The Sender, where he played the unnamed title character.

In the show The Mob Doctor, he played Dr. Stafford White in 2012. He has supporting parts in several broadcast and cable television programs as of 2014.

These include The Americans, Suits, Banshee, and Revolution, in which he portrays Dr. Calvin Horn and an illusory nanotech avatar of Horn.

Zeljko Ivanek in Homicide

Caption: Zeljko Ivanek in Homicide Source: www.imdb.com

Body Measurements

Zeljko Ivanek stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs an average amount. He has blue eyes and is bald.

Social Media

Other information about his physical measurements is unavailable. Also, he is not available on any social media platforms.