David Dastmalchian

About David Dastmalchian

Who is it?: Actor
Birth Day: February 29, 1984
Birth Place: Pennsylvania, United States, United States
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 2005–present

David Dastmalchian

David Dastmalchian was born on February 29, 1984 in Pennsylvania, United States, United States, is Actor. David Dastmalchian is an American actor who has acted in TV, films, as well as theater. Born in Pennsylvania in the United States, and raised in Kansas, he began his film career playing a minor role in Christopher’s Nolan hit film ‘The Dark Knight’. The film was a huge success, critically as well as commercially. His most significant works include his lead role in the psychological thriller film ‘The Employer’. The film, which was directed by Frank Merle, was a success and received positive reviews from critics. It also won several awards. Dastmalchian played a supporting role in the superhero film ‘Ant-Man’ which also earned him critical acclaim. The film was a huge commercial success. Also a proficient theater actor, he is known for his roles in plays, such as ‘The Glass Menagerie’ by Tennessee Williams and ‘Buried Child’ by Sam Shepard. Over the course of his career so far, he has also played guest roles in several popular TV shows, such as ‘Ray Donovan’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ and ‘Gotham’.
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Popular As David Dastmalchian
Occupation Film & Theater Personalities
Age 40 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born February 29, 1984 (Pennsylvania, United States, United States)
Birthday February 29
Town/City Pennsylvania, United States, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

David Dastmalchian’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

David Dastmalchian was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.



Dastmalchian's feature film debut came in the late 2000s, as the Joker’s deranged henchman, Thomas Schiff, in Christopher Nolan's movie The Dark Knight. His turn as Bob Taylor in Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners received strong reviews. Richard Corliss of Time called Dastmalchian's performance "excellent - chatty, modest with some subtle telltale psychopathy" and The Guardian's Paul MacInnes likened his introduction as a new suspect to Kevin Spacey's entrance in Seven.


Other feature film appearances include 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.


In March 2014, Dastmalchian was awarded the Special Jury Prize for Courage in Storytelling at the South by Southwest Film Festival. He wrote and starred in the feature film Animals, directed by Collin Schiffli. Ashley Moreno of The Austin Chronicle credits Dastmalchian's screenplay with "present[ing] an authenticity often lacking in films about drug abuse." Film Threat's Brian Tallerico similarly sings the praises of Dastmalchian's breakout performance, noting his ability to "capture that sense of self-loathing that comes through in the body language of an addict without overselling it."


On April 2017, he confirmed that he will be returning for Ant-Man and the Wasp.

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