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Fast Facts

  • Born in Jaffa, Israel, his family moved to Montreal, Canada when he was 7.
  • Parents are Russian Jewish immigrants, and they all still speak Russian at home.
  • Was at one time the drummer for the indie-rock band Tricky Woo, based in Montreal. 
  • Studied history before pursuing drama.
  • Role in the pilot for the television series Caprica was originally a guest spot, but was later expanded to be included as a regular character.
  • Indicating his traditional Russian Jewish background, he claims that his father still plays the accordion and "a lot of things get pickled."
  • Is trilingual (English, French and Russian).


  • Rima Roiz — Mother
  • Jacob Roiz — Father


  • Guildford School of Acting, Guildford, Surrey, England

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  • Birth Place: Jaffa, Israel
  • Birthday: October 21, 1973, Libra
  • Profession: Actor

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