Enver Gjokaj

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Enver Gjokaj
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Enver Leif Gjokaj

(1980-02-12) February 12, 1980 (age 40)
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (BA)
New York University (MFA)
Years active2006–present

Enver Leif Gjokaj (/ˈɛnvɛər ˈk/ en-VAIR joh-KY;[1] born February 12, 1980) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles as Victor in Joss Whedon's science fiction television series Dollhouse and as Agent Daniel Sousa on Agent Carter.

Early life[edit]

Gjokaj was born in Orange County, California. His father is Albanian, and his mother is American.[2] Gjokaj has an older brother named Bekim and an identical twin brother named Demir.[3] Both Gjokaj and his brother attended Amador High School, in Sutter Creek, California, where Gjokaj participated in multiple plays and variety shows. Gjokaj graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.[4] While at NYU, he was a semi-finalist for Tisch's Vilar Global Fellows Program, a Rhodes Scholar–style program in the Arts. In 2002, he received a Bachelor of Arts in English from UC Berkeley.[5]


On March 26, 2008, it was announced that Gjokaj had won the role as Victor on Dollhouse.[6][7] His character, whose real name is Anthony Ceccoli, is an "Active" (or "doll") inside the Dollhouse, taking on multiple personalities through the process of highly technological imprinting of memories. His identical twin brother Demir guest starred alongside Gjokaj in a dream sequence in a second season episode of Dollhouse.[8]

Gjokaj has appeared in the films The Express: The Ernie Davis Story alongside Dennis Quaid, Taking Chance with Kevin Bacon, and Eagle Eye opposite Shia LaBeouf. Prior to his series regular role on Dollhouse, he appeared in the made-for-TV film Filthy Gorgeous and also had a recurring role on the television series The Book of Daniel. He also guest starred in episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Community and The Unit.

In 2012, Gjokaj cameoed in The Avengers (directed by Joss Whedon) as a policeman involved in the relief effort during the final battle in New York City.

From 2015 to 2016, Gjokaj played S.S.R. Agent Daniel Sousa in Agent Carter.[9]

In 2012 Gjokaj was awarded a patent for a focusing system for motion picture cameras.[10]

In 2019 Gjokaj appeared in the TV series Emergence as FBI Agent Ryan Brooks.



Year Film Role Notes
2007 Spinning Into Butter Greg Sullivan
2008 The Express: The Ernie Davis Story Dave Sarette
2008 Eagle Eye Remote Pilot
2009 Tale of the Tribe Micah
2010 Stone Young Jack
2011 Eden Eddie
2012 The Avengers NYPD Cop
2012 Would You Rather Lucas
2014 Lust for Love Jake
2016 Come and Find Me Alexander
2019 3022 Vincent Bernard


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Filthy Gorgeous Mirash TV Movie
The Book of Daniel David 3 episodes
The Path to 9/11 n/a TV Mini-Series
2007 The Unit Lloyd Episode: "Binary Explosion"
2008 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Peter Gardela Episode: "Ten Count"
2009 Taking Chance Corporal Arenz TV Movie
2009–2010 Dollhouse Victor/Anthony Ceccoli Series regular; 26 episodes
2010 Lie to Me Sgt. Jeff Turley Episode: "React to Contact"
Chase Carson Puckett Episode: "Havoc"
Undercovers Novak Hincir Episode: "Funny Money"
2011 Community Lukka Episode: "Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy"
Person of Interest Lazlo Yogorov Episode: "Witness"
2012 Hawaii Five-0 Marku Episode: "Pa Make Loa"
Dexter Viktor Baskov 2 episodes
2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Michael Provo Episode: "Beautiful Frame"
Vegas Tommy Stone Recurring role; 5 episodes
Witches of East End Mike 4 episodes
The Walking Dead Pete Dolgen Episode: "Dead Weight"
2014–2015 Rizzoli & Isles Jack Armstrong 4 episodes
2014 Extant Sean Glass Recurring role; 6 episodes
2015–2016 Agent Carter Agent Daniel Sousa Series regular; 18 episodes
2017–2018 Major Crimes Hunt Sanford 2 episodes
2018 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Milk Carton (voice) Episode: "Caught White-Handed"
2019 The Rookie Donovan Episode: "Warriors and Guardians"
Emergence Agent Ryan Brooks Episodes 8 through 12: "American Chestnut", "Where You Belong",
"15 Years", "Applied Sciences" & "Kill Shot (1)"


  1. ^ "Dollhouse Unique Cast Names". Fox Broadcasting Company. 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  2. ^ Phillips, Jevon (February 12, 2009). "Countdown to Dollhouse: Enver Gjokaj, sci-fi lover". Los Angeles Times.
  3. ^ California Births, 1905 - 1995
  4. ^ "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-01.
  5. ^ Enver Gjokaj: Biography
  6. ^ Breaking: Battlestar Stud Playing Dollhouse with Dushku
  7. ^ Dollhouse Casting Alert!, archived from the original on 2013-01-22
  8. ^ Dollhouse - Season 2 - "Stop-Loss/The Attic" - Enver Gjokaj, Demir Gjokaj
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (August 29, 2014). "Enver Gjokaj Cast In ABC Series Marvel's Agent Carter". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 29, 2014. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  10. ^ USPTO Database, archived from the original on 2012-12-14

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