Enver Leif Gjokaj
February 12, 1980
|Education||University of California, Berkeley (BA)|
New York University (MFA)
Enver Leif Gjokaj (/ / en-VAIR joh-KY; 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.
Gjokaj was born in Orange County, California. His father is Albanian, and his mother is American. Gjokaj has an older brother named Bekim and an identical twin brother named Demir. 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. 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.
On March 26, 2008, it was announced that Gjokaj had won the role as Victor on Dollhouse. 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.
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 was awarded a patent for a focusing system for motion picture cameras.
In 2019 Gjokaj appeared in the TV series Emergence as FBI Agent Ryan Brooks.
|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|
|2012||The Avengers||NYPD Cop|
|2012||Would You Rather||Lucas|
|2014||Lust for Love||Jake|
|2016||Come and Find Me||Alexander|
|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|
|2009-10||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"|
|2014-15||Rizzoli & Isles||Jack Armstrong||4 episodes|
|2014||Extant||Sean Glass||Recurring role; 6 episodes|
|2015-16||Agent Carter||Agent Daniel Sousa||Series regular; 18 episodes|
|2017-18||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)"
- "Dollhouse Unique Cast Names". Fox Broadcasting Company. 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
- Phillips, Jevon (February 12, 2009). "Countdown to Dollhouse: Enver Gjokaj, sci-fi lover". Los Angeles Times.
- California Births, 1905 - 1995
- "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-01.
- Enver Gjokaj: Biography
- Breaking: Battlestar Stud Playing Dollhouse with Dushku
- Dollhouse Casting Alert!, archived from the original on 2013-01-22
- Dollhouse - Season 2 - "Stop-Loss/The Attic" - Enver Gjokaj, Demir Gjokaj
- 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.
- USPTO Database, archived from the original on 2012-12-14