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Adam Donshik (born June 12, 1974; age 45) played a baggage handler during Season 5 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Adam Donshik was born in New York City, but grew up in Connecticut, where he attended Loomis Chaffee Boarding School. After graduating in 1992, he attended Carnegie Mellon University with the intention to study Cognitive Neuro-Psychology. However, after two years, Donshik decided to audition for Carnegie's College of Fine Arts. After four years, he graduated with a BFA in Acting in 1998. Donshik also studied with Milton Katselas at The Beverly Hill Playhouse.

Donshik's first credited role was in 1999, on the show Angel (with Alex Skuby). After that, he has appeared in shows like Threat Matrix (with Anthony Azizi and Marc Casabani), Standoff (with Gina Torres, Michael Cudlitz, Tom Wright, Tim Kelleher, and Peter James Smith), The Shield (with Benito Martinez), CSI: Miami (with Ian Anthony Dale), Lie to Me (with James MacDonald and Hayley McFarland), and Deception (with Tate Donovan).

Aside of his guest appearances, Donshik has had recurring or regular roles in Jericho (with Alicia Coppola and Clayne Crawford), and American Heiress. He has also appeared in several short films. In 2012, he co-founded Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre in New York. He stayed with the group until 2015.

In 2010, Donshik auditioned for and was accepted into the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University. He graduated with an MFA in May 2011 and is now living and working in New York City. In February 2015, he became an Art Director for PJ Media, a news and media outlet for which he had been working since 2008.

Role on 24 Edit

Donshik played the role of an airport baggage handler in Season 5. He was seen loading Flight 520 when Jack Bauer snuck in the flight. Donshik appeared in just one episode and was credited as a co-star.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Revenge of the Bimbot Zombie Killers (2014)
  • Freeloaders (2012)
  • We Were One (2008)
  • First Daughter (2004)

Television appearances

  • House of Cards (2017)
  • Madam Secretary (2016)
  • The Good Wife (2015)
  • The Following (2014)
  • The Americans (2013)
  • All My Children (2010)
  • CSI: Miami (2009)
  • The Shield (2008)
  • Jericho (2006-2007)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006)
  • 24 (2006)

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