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David Diaan

David Diaan has built an impressive career as an acclaimed Iranian American Actor, Writer, and Producer. David came to the United States as a teenager and completed high school in the Midwest. He then studied Radio, Television, & Journalism at the University of Missouri Columbia. David's first endeavor in the entertainment world began when he ... See full bio »
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Baba Joon
Baba Joon Dariush
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 2015 Roksana (Short) (completed)
 2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
- The Pickle Gambit (2017) ... Consul (as David Diann)
 2016-2017 Valet (TV Series)
Houshang Hakimi
- We Are Royal Lion Valet (2017) ... Houshang Hakimi
- Self-Parking (2017) ... Houshang Hakimi
- Welcome to the Ranch (2017) ... Houshang Hakimi
- Home (2016) ... Houshang Hakimi
- Houshang at the Party (2016) ... Houshang Hakimi
 2016 The Persian Connection
 2016 1979 Revolution: Black Friday (Video Game)
Homayoon Shirazi (voice, as Fariborz David Dian)
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
- Waiting for Taleju (2015) ... Shakya
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Bahram Bakhash
- The Djinn (No. 43) (2015) ... Bahram Bakhash
 2015 Baba Joon
 2015 The Brink (TV Series)
General Ahmed Ali
- There Will Be Consequences (2015) ... General Ahmed Ali
- Just a Little Crazy Talk (2015) ... General Ahmed Ali
- Who's Grover Cleveland? (2015) ... General Ahmed Ali
- Half-Cocked (2015) ... General Ahmed Ali
 2015 In Her Place (Short)
 2015 Bones (TV Series)
Omid Turan
- The Murder in the Middle East (2015) ... Omid Turan
 2015 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Vakeel Shah
- Fighting Shadows (2015) ... Vakeel Shah
 2014/II The Interview
Palestinian President (uncredited)
 2014 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
 2013 Homeland (TV Series)
Masud Sherazi
- The Star (2013) ... Masud Sherazi
- Big Man in Tehran (2013) ... Masud Sherazi
 2013 Frankly, Rebecca (Short)
Dr. Arkin (as Fariborz David Diaan)
 2013/I Silk (Short)
 2012/IV Revolution (Short)
 2012 Mossadegh (Short)
Mohammad Mossadegh
 2011 NCIS (TV Series)
Farid Bawali
- Safe Harbor (2011) ... Farid Bawali
 2011 Wainy Days (TV Series)
Hotel Manager
- Kelly and Arielle Part 2 (2011) ... Hotel Manager
 2010 Nose Job (Short)
Roya's Father
 2010 Weeds (TV Series)
Daoud Mahmud
- Fran Tarkenton (2010) ... Daoud Mahmud
- Viking Pride (2010) ... Daoud Mahmud
 2010 Peep World
 2010 Parks and Recreation (TV Series)
- Leslie's House (2010) ... Saïd
 2009 Convict
 2008 The Unit (TV Series)
The Vet
- Shadow Riders (2008) ... The Vet (as David Fariborz Davoodian)
 2008 The Stoning of Soraya M.
 2008 Quarterlife (TV Series)
- Home Sweet Home (2008) ... Victor
 2007 The Ten
Landlord (uncredited)
 2006 Art School Confidential
Future Critic #1 (uncredited)
 2004 Air (Short)
Mr. Amrani / Father
 2003 Iran Is My Home
 2003 Irangeles
Hamid Azizi
 2002 The Dogwalker
Angry Client
 2001 America So Beautiful
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Show Show Self (3 credits)

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Alternate Names:

David Fariborz Davoodian | Fariborz David Davoodian | Fariborz David Diaan | Fariborz David Dian | David Diann


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His screenplay, "The Apology", co-written by Amir Ohebsion and Babak Shokrian, took first place in the 2004 Slamdance Film Festival Screenplay Competition, announced at the Writer's Guild of America in Los Angeles.

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