Steve Bacic is a Canadian actor who is admired for his stunning ability to perfectly interpret different roles with equal ease. The actor is known to be at his maximum best and complete ease, whether he is playing the role of a scary villain or comic sidekick, as well as any other role he’s filling in. Having started his acting career since 1991, Steve Bacic is considered a veteran in the movie industry. Apart from being an actor, he has worked as a producer and also directed movies.
As an actor, Steve Bacic is now best known for portraying Gaheris and Telemachus Rhade on Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda, a Canadian/American science fiction television series which is also known simply as Andromeda. Over the years, he has been nominated for awards in recognition of his acting prowess.
Steve Bacic – Bio
Steve Bacic was born on the 13th day of the month of March in 1965. The actor was born in Lisičić, a village in Croatia. However, he was raised in Windsor, a popular city in Ontario, Canada, after his family moved there following his birth.
The identity of Bacic’s parents has remained unknown, mainly because the actor has not spoken much about them. There are also no details about whether or not he has any siblings with whom he grew up as a child. The actor, being a private person, has spoken quite sparingly about his family.
Information on where he had his elementary, high school or college education has not been revealed either. We, however, do know that he attended university and emerged with a degree in Kinesiology. Following his graduation, he went on to make a name for himself in the Canadian movie industry.
Steve Bacic’s Wife, Children
The actor is married to a woman called Caroline Bacic. The interesting thing about Steve is that despite his fame, he has managed to keep his marital life very private and very little is known about his relationship with his wife. The timeline of their romance including when they met and started dating remains unclear. In fact, even the date of their wedding has not been revealed.
However, we do know that the couple has three children together. According to sources, the actor and his family now live together in Vancouver, Canada.
Facts About The TV Actor
- 1. Acting wasn’t in his initial plans for the future
Steve Bacic has made a great career for himself as an actor and is respected for his prowess. However, it is interesting to know that acting was not part of his initial plans for his life. According to Steve, while he was growing up, he had an interest in sports and actually wanted to become a professional athlete. He also thought he could retire as a coach or even become a physical therapist. However, this was not to be as the path he towed later in life did not conform with his dreams as a child.
- 2. He was a factory worker and also did business
After he graduated from college with a degree in Kinesiology, he spent some time working on a factory job. He would also go on to build his own auto refurbishing business and did quite well. He was even able to own two houses of his own. However, fate came calling and he soon branched off to acting.
- 3. How he started acting
After some time in his auto refurbishing business, Steve Bacic, who was in his mid-twenties at the time, embarked on a road trip with his friends to Vancouver, a popular city in western Canada. While in Vancouver, Steve noticed that a lot of television and film production was going on there. The whole movie business caught his attention and he decided to settle in the city and started taking acting classes. He consequently began to audition for movie roles and very soon, he found his footing in the movie industry.
- 4. His exploits as an actor
Steve Bacic kick-started his acting career in 1991 when he was cast as Tommy Boylan Jr. in 21 Jump Street, a police procedural TV series. The same year, he scored the role of ‘Loco’ Luis Gomez in Street Justice, another TV series. His debut performances in these projects caught the attention of directors and producers and he began to land more roles.
In 1996, he starred as Luke Sarsfield in Highlander: The Series then gave a sensational performance in the TV series Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda in 2000. He was widely hailed for his believability on the series. The next year, he appeared in Dark Angel and Beastmaster then made appearances in Deception, a TV film in 2004.
In 2008. Steve starred as Miro DaSilva in The Guard, a Canadian drama TV series which gained so much popularity and gave Steve unprecedented fame as well. The Guard is considered to be one of his biggest works to date. His performance in the series was so good that he got nominated for the Leo Awards for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series in 2008 and 2009.
Over the years, Steve has appeared in so many other movies and TV series including Supernatural in 2008, The Final Storm in 2010, The Listener in 2011, A Haunting at Silver Falls in 2013, When Calls the Heart in 2014 and Wonder in 2017, among others.
- 5. Net worth
Apparently, Steve Bacic has made quite a lot of money from his acting career over the years. Having appeared in many TV series and feature films, the actor is expected to have reached a certain level of financial independence. He has also appeared in commercials for companies, a move that has also fetched him some more money for his efforts.
At the moment, the actor’s net worth is pegged at about $2 million by celebrity wealth calculators.