- Was born in Iran, but moved to Paris with his family at the age of 5 and settled in Irvine, California when he was 10 years old.
- Performed in a stage production of Adoration of the Old Woman at the Sundance Theatre Lab.
- In 2004, played the role of Porter in Fraulein Else at the McCarter Theatre Center.
- Made his New York stage debut as Jul in an off-Broadway production of Urge for Going in 2011.
- Was a judge at the 2014 Noor Iranian Film Festival.
- Has introduced the year-end Actor Showcase at his alma mater, University of California, Fullerton.