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Zeljko Ivanek
Name Zeljko Ivanek
Birthplace Ljubljana, Slovenia
Date of Birth August 15, 1957
Role on LOST Edmund Burke
IMDB Zeljko Ivanek on IMDB

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Zeljko Ivanek portrayed the role of the "Edmund Burke" in Not in Portland.

Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (then a part of Yugoslavia), Ivanek graduated from Yale University in 1978 and afterward attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Five years later, he originated the role of Hally in Athol Fugard's play Master Harold...and the Boys. He has also appeared in the U.S. premieres of such notable plays as Caryl Churchill's Cloud Nine and Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman.

He frequently appears on Broadway and has been nominated for three Tony Awards including one for his performance in the original production of Brighton Beach Memoirs and one for his lead performance in a revival of The Caine Mutiny Court Martial alongside David Schwimmer.

He is perhaps best known for his supporting roles in the television series Homicide: Life on the Street (as Ed Danvers), Oz (Governor James Devlin), and 24 (Andre Drazen). In his screen appearances he often plays professional men such as lawyers or government functionaries, sometimes of an evil nature.

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