Also known as Oleg Shtefanko, Oleg Stefan
was born in the Ukraine and studied at the Schepkin Academy of Art and Theater in Moscow. By his sophomore year, he had performed onstage at the Moscow Malyi Theatre and was offered to join its troupe in 1980, after making his television debut in 1979. He would go on to perform in over 20 plays and star in over 30 features and television films.
In 1992, Stefan immigrated to the United States and earned his living in a variety of jobs while continuing his acting at the Theater of New York City. He then moved to Los Angeles, where he continued his education at the L.A. Actors Circle Theater School. He appeared on such television shows as Frasier, JAG and Pacific Blue; his American film credits include the fantasy thriller Megiddo: The Omega Code 2, with Michael York, and the comedy Heartbreakers, with Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
Recently, Stefan won the Grand Prize at the Seventh International Euro-Asian Television Festival for his work in the film The Officers.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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