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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:
May 28, 1963 In Tehran - Iran
Movie/TV Credits:
11
First Appeared:
In the movie Σπασμένο Βέλος 1996-02-09
Latest Project:
Movie Σκυλιά Του Πολέμου 2016-08-17
Known For
Poster of Iron Man 3
Filmography
Movie Σκυλιά Του Πολέμου Marlboro 2016-08-17
Movie Iron Man 3 Ho Yinsen 2013-04-18
Movie Ο Τελευταίος Μαχητής του Ανέμου Uncle Iroh 2010-06-30
Movie Iron Man Yinsen 2008-04-30
Movie The Kite Runner Rahim Kahn 2007-10-14
Series The Path to 9/11 2006-09-10
Movie The Path to 911 Emad Salem 2006-09-10
Movie Crash Farhad 2005-05-06
Movie Στίγματα Doctor 1999-09-10
Movie D.R.E.A.M. Team Prince Ali Saleed 1999-09-25
Movie Σπασμένο Βέλος Max 1996-02-09