Željko Ivanek is a Yugolsav born American actor who has recently become one of the most popular supporting actors on television. On House, M.D. he portrayed the hostage taking patient Jason in the Season 5 episode Last Resort.

Ivanek was already a well established Broadway actor before getting started in television, starting in the soap opera The Edge of Night. He had many featured but small roles over the next thirty years, including Tex, The Sun Also Rises, All My Sons, Courage Under Fire, Donny Brasco, The Rat Pack and A Civil Action.

However, he finally found regular work playing Assistant State Attorney Danvers on Homicide: Life on the Street. That eventually led to work in 24, Oz, Heroes, Big Love, Damages, True Blood and, most recently, The Event.

Watch for Ivanek in Argo in 2012.


Zeljko Ivanek at IMDB

Zeljko Ivanek at Wikipedia

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