Ivan Sergei

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Ivan Sergei
Born Ivan Sergei Gaudio
(1971-05-07) May 7, 1971 (age 43)
Hawthorne, New Jersey, United States
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990–present
Spouse(s) Tanya Sergei (2003–2009)

Ivan Sergei (/ˈvɑːn/; born May 7, 1971) is an American actor known for his work in television.

Personal life[edit]

Sergei was born Ivan Sergei Gaudio in Hawthorne, New Jersey,[1] and is of Dutch and Italian descent.[2] Ivan attended Hawthorne High School, where he was a member of the graduating class of 1989, and was a quarterback on the Hawthorne Cubs football team.[3] He married Tanya in 2003. The couple divorced in 2009.[4]


Sergei first became well known when he starred in John Woo's 1996 film Once a Thief, and then returned along with the rest of the cast for the 1997 television series, which only lasted one season. His next series was starring with Amanda Peet in Jack & Jill which ran from 1999 to 2001, and after this he joined the cast of the abruptly cancelled Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) (2002). From 2003 to 2004, he starred on Crossing Jordan, and then in 2004 was part of the cast of the cancelled NBC series Hawaii.

Sergei has also had roles in If Someone Had Known (1995), Dangerous Minds (1995), Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996), The Opposite of Sex (1998), and 10.5 (2004). He has guest starred on Touched by an Angel, Cybill and Party of Five. In 2005 and 2006, he starred in Charmed as Henry Mitchell, the boyfriend and later husband of the character Paige Matthews. He also had a minor role in The Break-Up with Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. He co-starred with Jenny McCarthy in Santa Baby. He guest-starred in the October 2008 CSI: Miami episode "Raging Cannibal". Sergei has also played the lead character in the TV mini-series Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (2008). Among Sergei's recent roles are the Lifetime Nora Roberts' series movie High Noon where he portrayed Duncan (April 2009) and a guest role in episode 3 of Warehouse 13 with his Jack Hunter co-star Joanne Kelly.


Year Film Role Notes
1990 Ghoul School O'Rawe
1995 Gunfighter's Moon Spud Walker
Dangerous Minds Huero Gross revenue: $179,519,401
1998 Airtime Unknown
The Opposite of Sex Matt Mateo
2000 Playing Mona Lisa Eddie / Carl / Ben
2001 The Big Day John
2003 Scorched Mark Independent film
2006 The Break-Up Carson Wigham Gross revenue: $204,999,686
2010 Egg Scape Ryan
2012 Jewtopia Christian O'Connell
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Touched by an Angel Peter Enloe Episode: "Show Me the Way Home"
Bionic Ever After? Astaad Rashid made-for-TV
1995 Cybill Kelly Episode: "Virgin, Mother, Crone"
If Someone Had Known Jimmy Pettit made-for-TV
1996 Party of Five Sean Episode: "Valentine's Day"
Star Command Ens. Phillip Jackson made-for-TV
Kindred: The Embraced Zane Episode: "Live Hard, Die Young, and Leave a Good Looking Corpse"
The Rockford Files: Friends and Foul Play Unknown made-for-TV
Once a Thief Mac Ramsey made-for-TV
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Billy Jones (Kevin Shane) made-for-TV
1996–1998 Once a Thief Mac Ramsey 22 episodes
1999–2001 Jack & Jill David 'Jill' Jillefsky 32 episodes
2002 Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) David Weiss 8 episodes
2003–2004 Crossing Jordan Dr. Peter Winslow 22 episodes
2004 Hawaii Danny Edwards 8 episodes
10.5 Dr. Zack Nolan TV miniseries
2005–2006 Charmed Henry Mitchell 11 episodes
2005 Drive Alex Tully Unaired Pilot
2006 Santa Baby Luke Jessup made-for-TV
2008 CSI: Miami Greg Donner Episode: "Raging Cannibal"
To Love and Die Blue 12 episodes
2008–2009 Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit Jack Hunter TV miniseries
2009 High Noon Duncan Swift made-for-TV
2008–2009 Army Wives Collin Richards 2 episodes
2009 Warehouse 13 Ross Episode: "Magnetism"
2010 A Trace of Danger Dave made-for-TV
2010 Gravity Robert 10 episodes
2010 Sundays at Tiffany's[5] Hugh Lifetime
2011 Final Sale Ryan Graves made-for-TV
2012 The Mentalist Gabe Mancini [6]
2013 Body Of Proof Sergei Damanov 3rd season, 6th episode
2013 Twisted Jack Taylor Recurring Character

Other works[edit]

  • 2002 – Rebellion (Director/Writer)
  • 2011 – A Borrowed Life (Ryan Graves/Character)
  • 2012 - Unstable (Character) Lifetime Movie


  1. ^ "Ivan Sergei (I)". IMDB.com. Retrieved March 18, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jack & Jill - Cast Bio's". Warner Bros. Online UK. Archived from the original on July 18, 2001. Retrieved December 3, 2007. 
  3. ^ Rohan, Virginia. "North Jersey-bred and talented too", The Record (Bergen County), June 18, 2007. Accessed June 25, 2007. "Ivan Gaudio: Class of 1989, Hawthorne High School"
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001720/bio
  5. ^ Sundays at Tiffany's Official Movie Site
  6. ^ Entertainment Weekly article

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