Zeljko Ivanek Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family

Zeljko Ivanek

Zeljko Ivanek, a Slovenian-born stage, and screen actor is best known for his roles in television shows such as 24, The Practice, Oz, The West Wing, Law & Order, Heroes, Banshee, True Blood, Suits, and Madam Secretary, as well as films such as Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, The Manchurian Candidate, Live Free or Die Hard, The Bourne Legacy, Argo, X-Men: Apocaly

What is the age of Zeljko Ivanek? What is his stature?

Eljko Ivanek was born on August 15, 1957, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as eljko imi-Ivanek. As of August 2020, he is 62 years old and stands 5 feet 7 inches tall (1.7 meters).

When he was three years old, his family moved to Palo Alto, California, to be closer to his father, who was working on a Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Stanford University. In 1962, the family went to Slovenia before moving back to Palo Alto in 1967. Ivanek attended Ellwood P. Cubberley High School in the surrounding area after his family had established it. He graduated in 1975. He went to Yale University and then the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art to study theatre.


Zeljko Ivanek began his career as a theater actor and has since been in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway productions, earning three Tony Award nominations in the process.

He first featured on television in the early 1980s, in episodes such as The Edge of Night, Echoes in the Darkness, L.A. Law, The X-Files, and Murder, She Wrote. In 1982, he made his feature film debut in the Cold War action movie The Soldier. He’s appeared in a slew of films since then, including Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, The Manchurian Candidate, Live Free or Die Hard, The Bourne Legacy, Argo, X-Men: Apocalypse, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

In the NBC police procedural drama series Homicide: Life on the Street, Ivanek played Assistant State’s Attorney Ed Danvers, who was one of his first breakout roles. Ivanek had recurrent appearances in the Fox action drama series 24 as Andre Drazen in 2002.

Ivanek’s performance of Raymond “Ray” Fiske in the FX legal drama Damages, starring Glenn Close and Rose Byrne, earned him his first — and so far, only — Primetime Emmy Award. He also appeared as Magister in True Blood, an HBO southern vampire drama series starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Alexander Skarsgard, among others.


Emile “The Hunter” Danko in the NBC superhero series Heroes, Blake Sterling in the NBC sci-fi action-adventure series The Event, Dr. Stafford White in the Fox drama series The Mob Doctor, and F.B.I. Special Agent Jim Racine in the Cinemax action series Banshee is among his other notable television appearances.

Ivanek is also recognized for acting alongside Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, and Brendan Hines in the USA Network legal drama series Suits.  Ivanek is best known for playing White House Chief of Staff Russell Jackson in the CBS political drama series Madam Secretary, in which he appeared in 102 of the 120 episodes that aired between September 21, 2014, and December 8, 2019.

Has a $4 million net worth

Zeljko Ivanek is said to have a net worth of $4 million as of August 2020. His fortune is derived from his work as a television and film actor. Since the early 1980s, the 62-year-old has made over a hundred appearances in films and television shows.

Facts of Zeljko Ivanek
Date of Birth:1957August-15
Age:64 years old
Birth Nation:Slovenia
Height:5 Feet 7 Inch
NameŽeljko Ivanek
Birth NameŽeljko Šimić-Ivanek
NationalitySlovenian, American
Birth Place/CityLjubljana, Slovenia
Net Worth$4 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBrown
EducationEllwood P. Cubberley High School, Yale University, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award, Boston Society of Film Critics Award, Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Award, Faro Island Film Festival Award, Gold Derby Award, Hollywood Film Award, Screen Actors Guild Award
MoviesCourage Under Fire, Infinity, Nowhere to Go, A Civil Action, Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, The Manchurian Candidate, Live Free or Die Hard, In Bruges, The Bourne Legacy, Argo, X-Men: Apocalypse, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
TV ShowThe Edge of Night, Homicide: Life on the Street, 24, The Practice, Oz, The West Wing, Law & Order, Heroes, Big Love, Damages, The Event, The Mob Doctor, Revolution, Banshee, True Blood, Suits, Madam Secretary