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Lee Tergesen is a theater and television actor from the United States. Weird Science, Wayne’s World, and Wayne’s World 2 are among the 54-year-old veteran’s film credits. In addition to Oz and Generation Kill, he has acted in other HBO drama programs.
What is the net worth of Lee Tergesen?
Lee Tergesen’s net worth is estimated to be over $3 million as of 2021. He is well-known for his roles in crime dramas. His work on HBO’s Oz and Generation Kill has been critically lauded and commercially successful. He also starred in Wayne World and its sequel, which grossed a total of $231.3 million worldwide.
A graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA)
Lee Tergesen was born on July 8, 1965, in Ivoryton, Connecticut, United States. He is the younger of two sons born to George Tergesen and Ruth Tergesen. Chris Tergesen, his brother, was a music supervisor for a number of television shows as well as a sound engineer for a number of recording artists. After graduating from Valley Regional High School, he headed to New York to pursue his acting career. He enrolled in Manhattan’s American Musical and Dramatic Academy and completed its two-year program. Before making his on-screen debut, Lee began playing onstage for little to no compensation in theaters all throughout New York.
Lee Tergesen is a well-known figure in the crime drama genre.
Lee began his acting career with the 1991 television pilot Acting Sheriff, in which he played a minor role. In the 1991 action flick Point Break, starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, he made his feature film debut. After landing the role of cinematographer Terry in Mike Myer’s 1992 comedy film Wayne’s World, his career took off. Wayne’s World 2 was released in 1993, and he reprised his role. He also had recurring appearances in Weird Science, a sitcom, and Homicide: Life on the Street, a police procedural crime drama. Lee, a veteran of the crime drama genre, got the role of Tobias Beecher in HBO’s Oz. He received widespread acclaim for his role in the show’s last 53 episodes. Lee, a veteran of the genre, went on to star in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Minds, Law & Order and its spin-offs, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, among others.
Lee Tergesen is a three-time married man.
Lee has been through three marriages. He married actress Tanya Lewis in 1994, but the couple divorced three years later due to irreconcilable reasons. He married Leslie Howitt in August 2001 after a period of being unmarried. Their marriage did not last long however, and they divorced in 2004. He married Yuko Otomo for the third time. Yuko is an art therapist who uses art to assist victims recover. They married on February 2, 2012, and have been blissfully married ever since. They have a daughter together, Lily, who was born on December 5, 2012.
Quick Facts about Lee Tergesen
|Date of Birth:||1965 , July-8|
|Age:||56 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Birth Name||Lee Allen Tergesen|
|Birth Place/City||Ivoryton, Connecticut|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
|Famous for||Weird Science, Wayne’s World, Wayne’s World 2, Oz, Generation Kill|
|Married to||Yuko Otomo|
|Divorce||Leslie Howitt, Tanya Lewis|
|Education||Valley Regional High School, American Musical and Dramatic Academy|
|Movies||Weird Science, Wayne’s World, Wayne’s World 2,|
|TV Show||Oz, Generation Kill, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Minds, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit|