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Shaun Toub

Shaun Toub is an Iranian-American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Farhad in the 2004 movie Crash, as Rahim Khan in the movie The Kite Runner, and as Yinsen in the film adaptation of the Iron Man comic book series. Toub, who is of Persian Jewish background, was born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Manchester, England (his family left Iran before the 1979 revolution). At the age of fourteen, he moved to Switzerland and after a two year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire to finish his last year of high school. His high school yearbook notes: "The funniest guy in school and the most likely to succeed in the entertainment world." After two years of college in Massachusetts, Shaun transferred to USC. Shaun is active in the Iranian Jewish community. Through various charity events and public speaking engagements, he inspires the community to embrace the arts, as the arts enhance everyday life. He has been a recipient of the Sephard award at the Los Angeles Sephardic Film Festival. Toub currently resides in Los Angeles.


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Born:
Jun 19, 1963 In Tehran - Iran
Movie/TV Credits:
45
First Appeared:
In the series Hunter 1984-09-18
Latest Project:
Movie Juego de armas 2016-08-17
Known For
Poster of Unity
Poster of Iron Man 3
Poster of Iron Man
Poster of Smith
Filmography
Movie Juego de armas Marlboro 2016-08-17
Movie Papa Hemingway in Cuba Evan Shipman 2015-11-19
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Giro inesperado Nasseem 2014-10-14
Movie Iron Man 3 Ho Yinsen 2013-04-18
Series Grimm Conrad Bonaparte 2011-10-28
Movie Setup Roth 2011-10-17
Movie Airbender, el último guerrero Uncle Iroh 2010-06-30
Series Castle Philip Boyd 2009-03-08
Movie Iron Man Ho Yinsen 2008-04-30
Series Chuck Dr. Mohammed Zamir 2007-09-24
Movie Cometas en el cielo Rahim Kahn 2007-10-14
Series Smith Unknown 2006-09-19
Series The Path to 9/11 Emad Salem 2006-09-10
Series The Unit Unknown 2006-03-07
Movie Natividad Joachim 2006-12-01
Movie Crash (Colisión) Farhad 2005-05-06
Series Navy: Investigación criminal Unknown 2005-03-17
Series Perdidos Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie Tierra de abundancia Hassan 2004-09-10
Movie Maryam Dr. Darius Armin 2002-02-22
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Series Malcolm Unknown 2000-01-09
Series The District Unknown 2000-10-07
Series Son of the Beach Unknown 2000-03-15
Movie D.R.E.A.M. Team Prince Ali Saleed 1999-09-25
Series CI5: The New Professionals Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Stigmata Doctor 1999-09-10
Series Los Soprano Arouk Abboubi 1999-01-10
Series The Visitor Unknown 1997-09-19
Series Dame un respiro Unknown 1997-03-04
Movie Tiburones de acero Capt. Reza Lashgar 1996-01-01
Movie Broken Arrow: Alarma nuclear Max 1996-02-09
Movie Decisión crítica Terrorist 1996-03-15
Series Nash Bridges Unknown 1996-03-29
Series Edición anterior Unknown 1996-09-28
Series Salto al infinito Unknown 1995-03-22
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Walker, Ranger de Texas Unknown 1993-04-21
Series Bodies of Evidence Unknown 1992-06-18
Series Mancuso, F.B.I. Unknown 1989-10-13
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie Fuera de su tiempo Speechmaker 1988-07-17
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Series Hunter Unknown 1984-09-18