Eugene Oleksiuk is an American actor best known for his roles in the television series, "The Practice" and "The Wire". He was born in the Ukraine in 1978, but moved to the United States when he was two years old.
Growing up, Eugene was always passionate about the arts, and he began taking acting classes at a young age. He attended the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City, where he studied drama and music. He graduated in 2001 and immediately started to find work in the industry.
In 2002, Eugene booked his first major role in the television series, "The Practice". He played the role of attorney, Steven Marcus, for three seasons and received critical acclaim for his performance. His work on the show even earned him a nomination for an Emmy Award in 2003.
After "The Practice" ended in 2005, Eugene continued to find success in the industry with roles in films like "The Departed" (2006) and "Public Enemies" (2009). He also starred in several television series, including "The Wire" (2006-2008), "30 Rock" (2007-2009) and "Blue Bloods" (2010-2012).
Eugene has also appeared in a variety of stage productions, including "Romeo and Juliet" at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2012 and "The Normal Heart" at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles in 2014. He has also performed in various regional theatres across the United States.
In addition to his acting career, Eugene has also taken on directing and producing roles. He directed an episode of "The Wire" in 2008 and produced the independent film, "The Playground" in 2010.
Eugene is currently living in Los Angeles, California and continues to pursue his passion for acting, directing and producing. He has proven to be a versatile and talented actor, and his career shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.