Fast Facts

  • Father was a bank director; mother was a schoolteacher.
  • Began acting professionally in Germany after leaving his native Iran.
  • Is a trained mime.
  • Played the recurring role of Jamot on the eighth season of 24.


  • 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

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  • Birth Place: Mashhad, Iran
  • Profession: Actor

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