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Aleks Paunovic | Biography

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  • Full Name Aleks Paunovic
  • Occupation Actor, Producer
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Birthplace Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Birth Date Jun 29, 1969
  • Age 52 Years, 6 Months
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
Cast of Disney Plus Miniseries 'Hawkeye'

Aleks Paunovic | Biography

Famous for CW series like 'The 100' & 'iZombie'

Before launching his career in acting, Paunovic was a boxer and a national champion in amateur boxing. He was a professional boxer until he got injured in the 1999 Pan American Games. Paunovic was also a rock musician who used to play the bass guitar in a heavy metal band called Specula Black.


Aleks Paunovic is a Canadian actor famous for appearing on The CW's drama shows The 100 (2014) and iZombie (2015). He recently became popular for his roles on Disney Plus's smash hit miniseries Hawkeye.

Who is Aleks Paunovic?

Aleks Paunovic, a television and film actor, was born on 29 June 1969 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, to a Serbian father and Croatian mother. 

He began his acting career in the 1994 television movie Heads. Since then, he has appeared in nearly 20 television movies, including Roswell: The Aliens Attack (1999), Children of My Heart (2000), Christmas Rush (2002), Chasing Christmas (2005), and Zapped (2014).

Paunovic appeared in over 40 television series throughout his acting career, along with the television movies. 

Some of his notable television roles included Marine Sgt. Omar Fisher on Battlestar Galactica from 2005-2007, Gustus on The 100 from 2014-2015, Julien Dupont on iZombie in 2015, Breachman Boscovic on Snowpiercer in 2020-2021, Julius on Van Helsing from 2016-2021, and Ivan on Hawkeye in 2021.

Aleks Paunovic on Hawkeye
Aleks Paunovic posts his scene from the television miniseries Hawkeye on Instagram in September 2021 (Photo: Instagram)

Apart from television, he also has a successful big-screen career. Paunovic made his film debut in the 2000 sci-fi action film Nostradamus, portraying the role of Male Mabus. 

He then played Bob in the 2002 film I Spy and Sacco in the 2004 film Seven Times Lucky. In the 2000s, he also appeared in Zero Hour (2007), Taming Tammy (2007), Heart of a Dragon (2008), Personal Effects (2009), and Transparency (2010). 

In the 2010s, Paunovic notably appeared in films including This Means War (2012) as Karate Dad, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) as Cyclops, Vendetta (2015) as Griffin Abbott, Numb (2015) as Lee, War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) as Winter, and Puppet Killer (2019) as Jamie. 

His most recent film credits included Zero Contact (2021) and Crimson Point (2021). Paunovic will be appearing in the upcoming six films, including Sheltering SeasonThe Legend of Johnny Jones, and Final Invasion.

Paunovic also starred in many short films, including The Hitchhiker (2006), The Brute (2008), The Hostage (2010), The Starlight Heist (2015), Ganjy (2016), and Into the Night (2020).

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In addition to acting, Paunovic served as a stunt actor for several television movies such as Acceptable Risk (2001), Framed (2002), and Riverworld (2010). He also did stunt doubles in the 2002 video Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled and the 2007 film The Messengers.

Furthermore, he has been an executive/associate producer for the films and short films like The Brute (2008), The Hostage (2010), Numb (2015), Ganjy (2016), The Shipment (2018), and The Sinners (2020). 

Additionally, he was the associate producer of the television series Gotta Grudge? (2010) and the producer of the 2019 film Puppet Killer.

Early Bio- Boxing & Music

Before launching his career in acting, Paunovic was a boxer and a national champion in amateur boxing. He was a professional boxer until he got injured in the 1999 Pan American Games. 

Paunovic was also a rock musician who used to play the bass guitar in a heavy metal band called Specula Black, which released its songs on Spotify and other streaming sites. He toured the country along with the band for several years.

Does Paunovic Have a Wife?

Paunovic has remained private about his personal life as he has never disclosed anything about whether he is married or not. Therefore, whether he has a wife or not is still a mystery.

He is rumored to be in a relationship with Canadian actress Aliyah O'Brien. However, Paunovic and O'Brien both haven't confirmed anything about their relationship. 

They also had done a photo shoot together on the theme 'Real Men Don't Rape' in 2010 as he shared a picture of them on his Facebook page.

Due to the absence of information about his dating and married life, speculation of him being gay has arisen. However, he has also not talked about it.

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