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When Mark Axelowitz isn’t managing money, he’s memorizing lines.

Axelowitz is a managing director at UBS Private Wealth Management. In his spare time, he is an extra on New-York produced television shows like Boardwalk Empire and Law & Order, says Business Insider.

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His acting career started after he bid on a speaking part on the popular crime serial in 2004 at a charity auction. After filming his appearance—where he plays a lead juror—he was hooked on acting, says BI.

Now a member of the Screen Actors’ Guild, Azelowitz uses his hobby to fuel his other passion—philanthropy. All his pay from acting gigs gets donated to chartity.

He says that while he’s on set, he doesn’t let anyone know he’s a Wall Streeter.

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Originally published on Advisor.ca

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