Bachelor of Education, Duquesne University, 1943. Diploma, Pittsburgh (now in San Francisco), Pittsburgh, 1943. Master of Education, University Pittsburgh, 1949.
Bachelor in Theater Arts, Pasadena Playhouse, California, 1952.
Born in Homestead, Pennsylvania, his education included a degree in fashion design. Zastupnevich"s early career was spent acting in stage productions and designing costumes for many of them. In addition to costume design in Irwin Allen"s productions, Zastupnevich appeared in a number of Allen"s movies and television series such as Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea and Lost in Space.
In 1994, he was the special guest of honor at a convention in England.
He gave several talks at the convention, covering his work with Irwin Allen. The same year he became honorary president of the Irwin Allen News Network which is dedicated to all of Allen"s works.
In 1996 he was living in Palm Desert, California.
Served with United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Screen Actors Guild (president 1971-1974, Costume Design award 1967, 68), National Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar nominations 1972, 78, 80),National Academy television Arts and Sciences, Cinematheque Francaise (honorary).