Victor Rasuk currently stars in HBO's ‘How to Make it in America.' The show tells the story of two innovative young men, (Rasuk and Bryan Greenberg) who attempt to realize the American dream in New York City.
For his feature film debut as the title character in the Sundance Film Festival hit ‘Raising Victor' Vargas (2003), Rasuk garnered an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Debut Performance. He also starred as skateboard legend Tony Alva in TriStar Pictures' ‘Lords of Dogtown' directed by Catherine Hardwicke. Based on Stacey Peralta's documentary ‘Dogtown and Z-Boys', the film co-starred Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, John Robinson and Johnny Knoxville. In 2008 he co-starred in Kimberly Peirce's ‘Stop Loss' with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Channing Tatum.
A native New Yorker, Rasuk began acting at age 14. In 1998, he starred in "Five Feet High and Rising," Peter Sollett's short that garnered awards at both the Sundance and Cannes film festivals. Rasuk went on to study acting at the Professional Performing Arts School and HB Studios in Manhattan before collaborating with Sollett again on ‘Raising Victor Vargas'.