Damon Tolstoy is a model and actor who stabbed himself near the Waverly Inn restaurant, a celebrity joint in the upscale West Village neighborhood.
The 48-year-old is said to have slashed his neck –right outside his Greenwich Village home. The reason apparently is because he and his unidentified girlfriend broke up. EMT’s took him to Bellevue Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition, reports say.
Neighbors said nothing seemed odd and had no idea Tolstoy had had an alleged fight with a girlfriend. However, the superintendent at the building said Tolstoy moved in two months ago after living in an apartment around the corner with his girlfriend.
As a model he’s been featured in a commercial for Jim Beam whiskey and in ads featured in Esquire and Max Italy, according to his website. He’s also featured in international ad campaign for Harley Davidson Eyewear in 2014 and 2015.
Also in 2015 he was the main model featured on The Meredith Vieira Show “Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide” Christmas 2015 Episode.
As an actor, he landed a few roles including in two “Law and Order” episodes. He describes himself as a ‘fish junkie, actor, surfer, model, producer and entrepreneur.’
According to his LinkedIn, he was for over a year, a Creator/ Executive Producer for the Discovery Channel. He created and Executive produced a two-part documentary series called, “FIGHTING TUNA” on Discovery Channel.
He is currently listed as a model at Q Model Management and an actor at Abrams Artists Agency. According to his IMDb, he appeared in the 2008 film, Life on Mars. Damon Tolstoy attended the acting studio Black Nexxus in New York as well as the William Esper Studios –where he studied the Meisner technique.
Damon Tolstoy is known for often walking his beloved bulldog around the neighborhood. The ‘outdoorsman at heart’ also enjoys traveling.
He is also active on social media, find him on Instagram here.