: Plays Robert in "Blue/Orange" play by Joe Penhall (Atlantic Theater Company, New York City, New York, USA).
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[Interview for "Films in Review" in 1985] There's a thrill in performance on the stage that you don't get in a movie. There's a feeling that you are communicating something to an audience that you just don't have during take 16 on a sound stage. A year later you see it on a screen and feel frustrated about things you've missed. Why didn't I do this? Why didn't I do that?
His first name, which has no English-language equivalent, means 'the one who desires' in his native Slovenian. Latin analogue is "Desiderius" (Desiderio in Italian and Spanish). Ivanek ("small Ivan", i.e. John, in Kajkavian dialect) is a common surname from his native region.
Frequently plays ruthless, morally ambiguous authority figures