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Everything You Need To Know About Jack Kesy – 2020 Update!

Jack Kesy

Who is Jack Kesy?

Jacek Kesey, better known as Jack Kesy, was born under the sign of Virgo on 27 August 1986, in New York City USA, of Polish descent. He is a 33-year-old actor, probably best recognized for starring in the role of Gabriel Bolivar in “The Strain”, playing Roller Husser in “Claws”, and featuring as Black Tom Cassidy in “Deadpool 2”.

How rich is he, as of now? Jack Kesy Net Worth

As of early 2020, Jack Kesy’s net worth is estimated at over $500,000, acquired through his successful career as a professional actor, since he started his career back in the late 2000s and has starred in more than 25 TV and film titles so far.

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Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Jack Kesy spent his early years in his hometown of New York City, but he also lived in Italy and Germany during his childhood. Born to Polish parents, Jack belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, is American by nationality, and a Christian. He spent some time serving in the US Marine Corps before he joined the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, which is based in London, where he there studied Theater. He is fluent in Polish, English and German.

Career Beginnings

Jack Kesy started his acting career on the stage, while his debut film appearance came in 2009, when he portrayed Zoran in the short drama “Emina” – it follows the confrontation between a young Bosnian woman and a man who raped her during the war in Bosnia.

He then filmed the 2011 drama “Yelling To The Sky”, but his role went uncredited. During the same year, Jack appeared as Tommy in the drama film “8:46”, about the September 11 attacks, then in 2012 he landed the role of Dean Kagen in the romantic drama “Morgan”, and played Methhead Alan in the comedy-drama fantasy “Recruiter”. It was followed in 2013 by his portrayal of Ivan in the action comedy crime “Empire Gypsy”, written and directed by Sean Slater.

His Breakthrough

After playing Sal in Lex Sidon’s romantic drama “Grand Street” in 2014, Jack Kesy joined the cast of the horror drama series “The Strain”.

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He portrayed the role of Gabriel Bolivar / The Master, which was one of the main roles until Season Three, when it became a recurring role. The series was created by Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro, and based on their vampire horror novel trilogy of the same name. It premiered on the FX network in July 2014, while the fourth and final season aired in 2017.

Side by side with filming the series, Jack continued to work on film titles.

He starred as Connelly in the action film “The Throwaways”, played J.P. Henson in the horror thriller film “Intruders”, directed by Adam Schindler, and landed the role of Ellington in the drama film “Tomato Soup”, alongside Jonathan Chang, Chris Candy and Veronica Dash, all in 2015.

Continued Success

In 2016, Jack guest-starred as Butch in the episode “Lake Hollywood” of the Showtime crime drama series “Ray Donovan”, after which he portrayed Ponytail in the 2017 neo-noir coming-of-age crime drama “Hot Summer Nights”.

During the same year, he featured as Leon in Seth Gordon’s action comedy “Baywatch”, starring next to Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, and portrayed a Saxon gamble in the crime drama “Juggernaut”. Between 2017 and 2019, Jack was cast as Roller Husser in the TNT comedy-drama series “Claws”.

International Fame

In 2018, Jack appeared in the role of Charles Jones in the action war drama “12 Strong”, based on the book “Horse Soldiers” by Doug Stanton, guest-starred as Henry Wolff in the episode “The Boy On The Bridge” of the TNT period drama series “The Alienist”, and featured as Tate the Fish Karp in Eli Roth’s vigilante action thriller “Death Wish”.

In the same year, he portrayed Jake Banning in the action thriller “Blood Brother”, and then attracted international fame with the role of Black Tom Cassidy in David Leitch’s superhero adventure film “Deadpool 2”, which became a box office success as it grossed over $785 million worldwide.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

In 2019, Jack Kesy played Roy in the comedy-drama film “Peel”, directed by Rafael Monserrate, followed by his guest-starring appearance as Roman Burgin in the episode “10-8 Outlaws” of the Fox procedural drama series “Deputy” in 2020.

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Moreover, Jack will be featured in three film titles scheduled for release in 2020-21 – “The Outpost”, “Demented”, and “Cicada 3301”. Most recently, he started filming the action crime drama “Without Remorse”, directed by Stefano Sollima, set to be released in September 2020.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

The handsome actor has short light brown hair and blue eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m) and weighs approximately 187lbs (85kgs). He has an athletic figure and muscular body. His biceps size is 15ins, and his chest is 42ins. Jack is also a huge fan of tattoos, and has a couple of them on his chest and arms.

Legal Problems

Back in January 2015, Jack Kesy was arrested for possession of cocaine, at the time while he was ordering it from a dealer at the Pianos bar in New York City. He pleaded not guilty to the charges during the hearing at Manhattan Supreme Court, but had to pay $10,000 to be released.

Personal Life: Single or Not? Gay or Not?

Jack Kesy is not very open regarding his personal life. No information has been disclosed in the media as to whether he is romantically involved or not. However, he is known to be unmarried, and doesn’t children.

Since he has never been seen with a woman in public, some rumors suggest that he is probably gay, and he stated in an interview that he would like to appear in a gay role. However, Jack identifies himself as straight.

Hobbies and Favorites

In his spare time, Jack Kesy enjoys playing tennis – believe it or not, he once played against Spanish professional tennis player and World No. 1 Rafael Nadal. He enjoys boxing as well, and even trained to become a professional boxer, but quit to pursue acting. Jack’s favorite actor and role model is Al Pacino – he grew up wanting to be just like him. His favorite film is the 1992 drama “Scent Of A Woman”, in which Al Pacino landed the lead role.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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