Shaun Toub
Shaun Toub

Gender

Male

Known Credits

13

Shaun Toub

Date of Birth: Apr 06, 1963

Birthplace: Tehran - Iran

 

 

Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

War Dogs

War Dogs

as Marlboro

2016

Papa Hemingway in Cuba

Papa Hemingway in Cuba

as Evan Shipman

2015

Unity

Unity

as Himself - Narrator (voice)

2015

Stretch

Stretch

as Nasseem

2014

The Blacklist

The Blacklist

as  Commander Kushan

2013

Iron Man 3

Iron Man 3

as Yinsen

2013

Homeland

Homeland

as  Majid Javadi

2011

Iron Man

Iron Man

as Yinsen

2008

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

as Rahim Kahn

2007

Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow

as Max

2007

The Nativity Story

The Nativity Story

as Joachim

2006

Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty

as Hassan

2004

Stigmata

Stigmata

as Doctor

1999