Lee Tergesen

United States

Lee Tergesen Bio

Who is Lee Tergesen

Lee Allen Tergesen is an American actor popularly known as Lee Tergesen . He is best known for his work on the HBO prison drama, Oz and for playing Evan Wright in Generation Kill.

Early Life (Childhood)

Tergesen was born on July 8, 1965 in Ivoryton, Connecticut and is a graduated from Valley Regional High School. At the age of 18 he moved to New York and graduated from American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Manhattan.

Interesting Facts

Lee Tergesen is an American actor who has a net worth of $2 million. He is of Norwegian and Swedish decent. He has no feeling in one of his index fingers as he lost it while banging his hands on the prisons bars in his first scene as Tobias Beecher on Oz (1997).

Personal Life

Tergesen married 3 times. His first wife was Tanya Lewis (5 June 1994 - 1997) and second wife was Leslie Howitt (August 2001 - 2004). He married his third wife Yuko Otomo (art therapist) in 2011 in Japan. Their daughter Lily was born on December 5, 2012.


In 2002 Tergesen has won Golden Wave awards for Best Actor for Bark, 2002 in Bordeaux International Festival of Women in Cinema