Alex Weisman Wiki
Alex Weisman Biography
Alex Weisman, 33, a member of the original cast of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Legacy,” had to undergo laser eye surgery after receiving a blow to the face at 103rd Street Station on the Upper West Side , according to the actor and police.
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A Broadway actor was struck by a madman by a madman in a Manhattan subway station Tuesday, suffering a fractured eye socket and a torn retina.
Weisman of Manhattan told The Post that he anticipated the man would ask for money, “but instead he just started punching me in the face.”
The actor, who also appeared in television roles as “Chicago P.D.,” said he fell to the ground and the suspect fled without taking anything.
“It was not a robbery, it was an attack for the sake of attacking,” Weisman said.
Weisman was bloody, but he got on the B train downtown and got off at the next stop, where he received help.
“Two older women helped me up to the station manager’s office. The police arrived quickly, the paramedics arrived ”, he recalled.
Weisman, who said, “I couldn’t see with my eye,” was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital West, where he learned that he had suffered a retinal tear and two fractures in his right eye socket.
Alex Weisman He spent eight hours in the emergency room on Tuesday before undergoing surgery
He spent eight hours in the emergency room on Tuesday before undergoing surgery on Wednesday and Thursday.
Police said the suspect was still at large Thursday night.
Weisman said three of his friends were also randomly attacked in Manhattan this week, one in Chelsea and two on the Upper West Side.
“It seems like a systematic problem,” he said of the unprovoked assaults.
Despite the attack on the subway, Weisman intends to continue riding the train.
“I can’t live my life scared to take the train because that’s how we move,” he added.