Quick Facts of Victor Michael Szelazek

  • Full NameVictor Michael Szelazek
  • Net Worth$1.6 million
  • Date of Birth1957 /07 /30
  • NicknameVictor Slezak
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceYoungstown, Ohio, USA
  • EthnicityCaucasian
  • ProfessionActor
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1993-present
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseLeslie Smith Rawlings
  • Height5 feet 10 inch
  • Weight80 KG
  • Children1
  • HoroscopeLeo

A famous name among the Broadway viewers, Victor Slezak is active in the industry since 1993. Victor is credited for films like The Bridges of Madison County, Beyond Rangoon, The Siege, and Timequest. The Bridges of Madison County is one of his highest grossing movies with the collection $182,016,617.

Victor married twice in his lifetime and is currently living happily with Leslie Smith Rawlings. The couple is blessed with one child.



Who is Victor Slezak? His Bio and Wiki

Victor Slezak was born as Victor Michael Szelazek on July 30, 1957, in Youngstown, Ohio, USA. He is of American Nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity with the heritage from Moravian and Slovak ethnic groups. The actor has not revealed anything regarding his parents and Siblings.

Though nothing is known about his siblings, people assume Walter Slezak and Erika Slezak are related to Victor. But between Walter, Erika, and Victor only surname is common as it is of Czech or Polish origin. Slezak also does not like to talk about his educational background but we can assume he is an educated individual.


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Did You know? Victor and Annie Corley have acted in many films together including The Bridges of Madison County. Find out more about Annie Corley.

Victor Slezak’s Career

With the initial years of struggle and hard work, Victor finally landed his debut role in a television show. He appeared as Andy Ferris in one of the episodes of The Guiding Light in 1984-1985. His mesmerizing performance brought him initial fame and more work to establish him in the industry.



Olivia Wilde (left) and Victor Slezak (right) in the theatre play Beauty on the Vine

After his successful first venture, Victor acted in another TV show named Crime Story in 1988 as Senator Deming. Likewise, his other television shows include Miami Vice, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Homeland, and The OA. Simultaneously, Victor also acted in numerous movies and Theatre shows.

Slezak played a major role in many of his movies which include a John F. Kennedy character in 2002 cinema Timequest. Likewise, his other movies include A Rising Tide, Poison, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, The Notorious Bettie Page, and Taking Chance. Recently, Victor is shooting for a movie named What is Life Worth which is due to release in 2020.

Victor Slezak, Annie Corley, and Jim Haynie

If you have watched the famous 1995 movie The Bridges of Madison County, then you might’ve heard these names. Victor, Annie, and Jim acted in the movie which also featured Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep, Phyllis Lyons, and Debra Monk. Clint Eastwood directed and acted in the film.

Victor Slezak’s Critically acclaimed movie The Bridges of Madison County with Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep.

In the movie, Victor and Annie played the characters Michael and Carolyn who are siblings. Jim Haynie plays the role of Victor and Annie’s father who is a good loving husband to Meryl Streep. The film is based on Italian war bride named Francesca played by Streep which was distributed by Warner Bros.

This movie was produced with a budget of $22 million and earned $182 million at the same time receiving many critics awards.

Who is Victor Slezak Married to? Know his Wife

The 61-year-old actor is living happily with his wife Leslie Smith Rawlings who he married in 1999. The pair exchanged wedding vows on August 4, 1999, and the love between them has grown over the years with the arrival of their child. However, any details about Victor and Leslie’s child is not provided.

Victor Slezak and his wife Leslie Smith Rawlings
Victor Slezak and his wife Leslie Smith Rawlings

Before finding his soul mate in Leslie, Victor was in a relationship with actress Julie Erin Smith from 1994 to 1998. The duo tied wedding knot on September 30, 1994, and got separated in 1998. But the accurate reason for their divorce is not available as both the actor have stayed tight-lipped in this matter.

Did You Know? Victor appeared alongside Olivia Wilde in Beauty on the Vine, Broadway show. Find out more about Olivia Wilde

How much Rich is Victor Slezak?

The considered amount of net worth of Victor Slezak is at $1.6 million. He earned this fortune with his hard work over the years in films, television, and theatre plays. As a theatre artist, Victor earns $1,000 to $2,000 per week and by featuring as a guest character in a tv show, Slezak makes an income of around $35,000 to $50,000 per episode.

Not just that, Victor has acted in many movies and from the films he receives a handsome salary. Though his exact income model is not available but looking at his films with A-Listed actors, we can assume Slezak might be earning a chunk of remuneration.

Furthermore, one of his highest grossing cinema is The Bridges of Madison County which made more than $182 million at the box office. From the movie gross profit, Slezak might’ve received payment to add in his bank balance. Apart from this Victor’s lifestyle is difficult to know because he has kept his Instagram account in a Private Mode.

Victor is active on Twitter as he frequently tweets over there but he mostly tweets about his work.

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