Victor Rasuk | Biography

Since his childhood, Victor Rasuk knew he wanted to make his living through acting. Trained from a reputed acting school, Victor Rasuk has delivered power pact performances in several movies including 2002’s “Raising Victor Vargas”, 2014’s “Godzilla” and 2015’s “Fifteen Shades of Grey”. An award nominated actor, Victor began professional acting as a child actor at age fifteen in 1999.

Proud Dominican parents gave birth to the future star Victor Rasuk on 15th of January 1984. Victor started the journey of his life in New York City, New York. Born to a seamstress mother and a father who own an auto shop, Victor has a brother named, Silvestre. In the movie “Raising Victor Vargas”, he starred along with his brother. He attended the reputed performing arts school during his teenage and began acting at age fourteen.  

Talking about his personal life, Victor Rasuk is currently thirty-one years old and still unmarried. Though his present dating status is not clear, he once dated Melonie Diaz. The couple was together for a brief time in 2003. He had two years long relationship with Nikki Reed. Victor began dating Nikki in 2004 and parted from her in 2006. In 2005, while he was still dating Nikki, the rumor of him seeing Bridgetta Tomarchio created the buzz among his fans. Victor has spent some of his fortune to help needy ones. He has been part of several charity functions as well.

While studying in a high school, Victor Rusk encountered the movie director of the NYU, who offered him role of a feisty Dominican teenager in his thesis short movie “Five Feet and Rising”. The movie was a big success and won a number of awards and appreciating at SXSW, Cannes and Sundance. The success of the movie gave him some exposure that led him to “Raising Victor Vargas”, starring Judy Marte, Melonie Diaz and his real life brother Silvestre Rasuk as his on-screen brother. His performance in the movie earned him Independent Spirit Award nomination for Choice Movie Breakthrough Performance Male. He then portrayed Roc in 2002’s “Rock Steady”.

Following a series of television roles, including guest appearance in the popular legal, crime drama, “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” as Leon Ardilles and “Law and Order: Trial by Jury” as Luis Ramirex, he depicted groundbreaking skateboarder Tony Alva in 2005’s biographical drama movie, “Lords of Dogtown”. He did a number of stunts by himself in the movie which causes him several skate-related injuries and factored orbital socket. The movie earned him Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie Breakout Performance – Male. He was then cast by Zackary Adler in hi romantic comedy film “I’m Reed Fish” as Frank Cortez, starring Alesis Bledel, Jay Baruchel and Schuyler Fisk. His followed up role came in Iraq war drama titled “Stop-Loss” in which Victor depicted a soldier who got wounded while rescuing ht life of a fellow soldier. A reoccurring part as neurotic NYC doctor Ryan Sanchez on popular series “ER” in the year 2008 flaunted his more serious side. He has appeared in movies such as “Bonneville”, “Adrift in Manhattan”, “Spinning into Butter”, “Feel the Noise” and “Che”. Before landing main role in HBO’s series “How To Make It in America” as Cameron “Cam” Calderon in 2010, he did movies such as “The War Boys”, “Life Is Hot in Cracktown” and “Apples”. In 2012, he portrayed Gabriel in “Being Flynn”. The following year, he landed role of Bill Fernandez in “Jobs”. That same year, he scored a part in a short film titled “A Bag Full of Money” as Rasool. In 2014, he scored another major role in “Godzilla”. He portrayed Sergeant Tre Morales in the movie. More recently, he appeared in British-American erotic film “Fifty Shades of Grey” as Jose Rodriguez. The movie premiered at the sixty-fifth Berlin International Film Festival on 11th of February 2015. He is currently playing Detective Ben Caldwell in “Stalker”. Reportedly he has a net worth of two million dollars.

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