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Sasha Roiz Biography

Birth Place:
Jaffa, Israel

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)


  • Jacob Roiz -- Father
  • Rima Roiz -- Mother