David Dastmalchian Biography
KS native David Dastmalchian is an American actor of stage, film, and television. He has received recognition lead roles in Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie and Sam Shepard’s Buried Child at Shattered Globe Theatre.
He also portrayed Kurt in Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man (2015) and its sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018), Murdoc in CBS’s MacGyver, and Abra Kadabra in The CW’s The Flash.
David Dastmalchian Education
David attended Shawnee Mission South high school. He also graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University. After graduating college he held various jobs including professional fishing in Alaska, performing in a circus, ushering at a movie theater, and playwrighting. Later he became a member of the Shattered Globe Theatre Company and the Caffeine Theatre in Chicago.
David Dastmalchian Acting Career
Before his career as an actor, he suffered from heroin addiction for five years before getting clean. He wrote about his experience in his screenplay, Animals.
His debut in a film came in the 2000s as the Joker’s deranged henchman. David also portrayed Thomas Schiff, in Christopher Nolan’s movie The Dark Knight. He played Bob Taylor in Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners which received great reviews.
In March 2014, He earned the Special Jury Prize for Courage in Storytelling at the South by Southwest Film Festival. He was the writer and starring in the feature film Animals, directed by Collin Schiffli.
David has also appeared in other films such as starring roles in the psychological thriller The Employer, the indie grindhouse hit Sushi Girl, the Detroit-based drama Cass (winner, San Diego Black Film Festival),
Girls Will Be Girls 2012 (sequel to the cult hit, Girls Will Be Girls), Saving Lincoln, Virgin Alexander and the Peyton Reed-helmed Marvel Studios film, Ant-Man.
He also appeared in Michel Franco’s Chronic alongside Tim Roth. He has been cast on television as Simon on the Fox sci-fi series Almost Human episode “Simon Says”, like a chess expert and murder suspect on CSI:
Crime Scene Investigation and as Oz Turner on the BBC series Intruders. David has also done multiple TV appearances including the FX comedy The League, the Showtime series Ray Donovan, and NBC’s medical drama ER.
Dastmalchian was cast as DC Comics villain Abra Kadabra in season 3 of The Flash. He was called for the sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018).
David Dastmalchian Age
David was born on 29 February 1984 in Pennsylvania but raised in Overland Park, Kansas. He is 35 years old. His birth sign is Pisces.
David Dastmalchian Family
He is the son of Pamela Lynn “Pam” (Erie) and Hossein M. Dastmalchian. David’s maternal grandmother is Pattie “Pat” Hunter (the daughter of Lloyd Hunter and Mildred). He is the youngest of four kids. One of his sisters was involved in theater when she was in high school. He is of Armenian, Iranian, Italian, Irish and English descent.
David Dastmalchian Wife
Mr.David is married to artist Evelyn Leigh. Moreover, the pair married in 2014. The couple is blessed with a daughter Pennie.
David Dastmalchian Body Measurements
Height: ft in'(Meters or cm): 6 ft 0.5 in.
Weight: Pounds(lbs): 78 kg
Shoe Size: Not available
Body Shape: Not available
Hair Colour: Black
David Dastmalchian Salary
He made an average salary of $50k to $120k from his movies. The actor also did various roles in TV series that earned him $30k to $60k per episodes. Although David has not shared with the media the actual figure of his salary. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
David Dastmalchian Net Worth
Dastmalchian holds an estimated net worth of $2 million of 2019. He summoned his wealth from a decade long successful career. Dastmalchian featured in various super hit movies that supported him to grow his fortune. Like the other actors, he also made an impressive income from the movies he featured in.
David Dastmalchian Macgyver
David portrays Murdoc in the Tv series Macgyver. Murdoc is a fictional character that appears in the ABC television series MacGyver and in the CBS reboot series of the same name.
In both portrayals, Murdoc is an assassin and frequent antagonist of both series. Meredith Eaton and Justin Hires are also cast in Macgyver. Subsequently, Sarah Sokolovic as Amber, Murdoc’s ex-wife and mother of their son, Cassian.
David Dastmalchian Films and TV Shows
David Dastmalchian Bird Box Scene
David Dastmalchian portrays Whistling Marauder in the Bird Box. Bird Box is a 2018 American post-apocalyptic thriller film, directed by Susanne Bier from a screenplay written by Eric Heisserer, and based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Josh Malerman.
David Dastmalchian Gotham
He portrayed Dwight Pollard on Gotham.
David Dastmalchian Prisoners
David Dastmalchian The Flash
The famous actor guest-starred on the Flash Tv series as Abra Kadabra.
David Dastmalchian Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Dastmalchian?
David is an American actor of stage, film, and television.
How old is Dastmalchian?
David was born on 29 February 1984. He is 35 years old as of 2019.
How tall is Dastmalchian?
The famous actor stands at a height of 6 ft 0.5 in.
Is Dastmalchian married?
Mr.David is married to artist Evelyn Leigh.
How much is Dastmalchian worth?
Dastmalchian holds an estimated net worth of $2 million of 2019.
How much does Dastmalchian make?
Although David has not shared with the media the actual figure of his salary. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Where does Dastmalchian live?
His current resident is currenly under review.
Is Dastmalchian dead or alive?
David is still alive and in good health.
Where is Dastmalchian now?
He is among the best actors in Hollywood.
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