Zeljko Ivanek
Željko Ivanek
Personal information
Date of birth

August 15, 1957

Place of Birth

Ljubljana, PR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)

Years Active


Die Hard


Appeared in

Live Free or Die Hard

Željko Ivanek ([ˈʒeʎko iˈʋanək]; born 15 August 1957) is an Emmy Award-winning Slovenian American actor probably best known for his role as Ray Fiske on the long-running cable series "Damages" and is now appearing in the show Madam Secretary.

Ivanek portrayed FBI agent Molina in Live Free or Die Hard. While Ivanek is often cast in mean-spirited or villainous roles, his role in the fourth Die Hard film was one of the rare occasions where he was seen in a supporting heroic role.


He appeared in a wide variety of movies and television programs. Ivanek had movie roles on Courage Under Fire, Donnie Brasco, A Civil Action, 2001's Hannibal, Black Hawk Down, Unfaithful, The Manchurian Candidate remake, The Bourne Legacy and Seven Psychopaths.

His television credits include "St. Elsewhere", "L.A. Law", "Homicide: Life on the Street", "The X-Files", "Law & Order", "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit", "Millennium", "Oz", "24", "The West Wing", "Bones", "House", "John Adams", "The Mentalist", "The Event", "Revolution" and "Banshee".

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