The Magister

played by Zeljko Ivanek

A sadistic enforcer of vampire law

Character Bio

The Magister is a sadistic enforcer of vampire law.


Zeljko Ivanek earned a 2008 Emmy Award for his portrayal of Ray Fiske on 'Damages.'

Other notable television work includes the HBO mini-series John Adams, recurring roles on 'Homicide: Life on the Street,' '24,' and HBO's True Blood and Oz, as well as countless guest appearances. He will also appear regularly in the upcoming NBC series 'The Event.'

Ivanek is also a veteran of over 20 feature films including 'In Bruges,' 'Live Free or Die Hard,' 'The Hoax,' 'Dogville,' 'Unfaithful,' 'Black Hawk Down,' 'Hannibal,' 'Dancer in the Dark,' 'A Civil Action,' and 'Donnie Brasco' to name a few.

Zeljko Ivanek's many stage credits have earned him three Tony® nominations and a Drama Desk Award and include American, UK, and World premieres of works by Martin McDonagh, Neil LaBute, Athol Fugard, Neil Simon, Richard Nelson, Caryl Churchill and David Hare, as well as Peter Brook's production of 'The Cherry Orchard.'

He is a graduate of Yale University and The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

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