David Diaan

David Diaan

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1959-04-12 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Tehran - Iran

9 Movies · 8 TV shows

Also Known As: David Fariborz Davoodian · Fariborz David Diaan · Fariborz David Davoodian

Biography

David Diaan, also known as David Davoodian, is a Los Angeles–based actor, writer, producer, and entrepreneur. He is best known for his roles in films such as The Stoning of Soraya M., America So Beautiful. The Dogwalker, The Ten, Peep World, and Mossadegh. He has also appeared on television shows such as NCIS, Weeds, Parks and Recreation and The Unit.

Personal Life

Diaan resides in Los Angeles, California with his family.He travels with his theater group to different cities and communities across the United States and Canada.He also contributes much of his time and talent to various charitable organizations.

Early Life

He was born Fariborz Davoodian in Iran during the era of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. His father, Elias Davoodian, was a textile distributor who had built a reputation as a trustworthy businessman. As a hobby, David's father Elias, would produce and act in community theater productions and was quite popular in his small town in Iran. His mother, Eshrat Moluk, was born into a family of prominent physicians. As a young girl, she possessed a gift for singing, but her strict parents never allowed her to perform professionally. His parents' appreciation of performing arts were an early influence on Diaan's aspirations in the entertainment industry.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie
Cuck

Cuck

2019
A young white male is struggling with the pressures of life. He is unemployed, rejected from the military for being mentally unstable, and lives at home with his ailing and nagging mother. An outlet f...

2018.

1 Movie
Roya

Roya

2018
Roya, a traditional Iranian-American mother, freaks out when her daughter dyes her hair blue right before an engagement party.

2016.

1 TV show
TV
DC's Legends of Tomorrow

DC's Legends of Tomorrow

6.17
2016
When heroes are not enough. People who are legends are what the world needs. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of both heroes and vill...

2015.

2 Movies
In Her Place

In Her Place

2015
Cultural, gender, and emotional challenges are explored in this story of an Iranian-American widower who returns to his homeland to take a second wife.
Baba Joon

Baba Joon

2015
After they moved to Israel, Yitzhak's father built a turkey farm with two hands. Yitzhak hopes that his son will follow in his footsteps and continue the family tradition. His passion is fixing up jun...

2014.

1 Movie
The Interview

The Interview

6.13
2014
Dave and his producer are the hosts of Tonight. They are recruited by the CIA to carry out an assassination mission when they land an interview with a North Korean dictator.

2013.

2 TV shows
TV
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

6.33
2013
The S.H.I.E.L.D has an agent named Phil Coulson. To protect the ordinary from the extraordinary, a team of agents is put together to investigate the new, strange and unknown around the globe.
TV
The Blacklist

The Blacklist

6.61
2013
One of the FBI's most wanted fugitives surrendered to the FBI in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI want to bring down criminals. The FBI can't find criminals because they don't know they ...

2012.

1 Movie
Revolution

Revolution

2012
A coming-of-age story about Jack, a 16-year old Iranian boy growing up in 1989 Los Angeles. With the 1979 Iranian Revolution a distant memory, the AIDS movement as a backdrop, and a haunting score by ...

2009.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

6.14
2009
A hilarious ensemble comedy that follows a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit ...
The Stoning of Soraya M.

The Stoning of Soraya M.

2009
A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whos...

2006.

1 TV show
TV
The Unit

The Unit

3.5
2006
While their wives protect their husbands' secrets, a covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe.

2005.

2 TV shows
TV
Weeds

Weeds

6.02
2005
A mom is selling weed to support her family after her husband's death.
TV
Bones

Bones

6.33
2005
There is a doctor. Special Agent Seeley Booth uses the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab to help with murder investigations when the remains are badly burned or destroyed.

2003.

1 TV show
TV
NCIS

NCIS

6.24
2003
Any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel is investigated by a team of special agents.

2002.

1 Movie
The Dogwalker

The Dogwalker

2002
The L.A. dog walking scene provides a colorful backdrop for the story of Ellie Moore, damaged goods on the run from her latest abusive boyfriend and on the verge of transformation. She's helped along ...

2001.

1 Movie
America So Beautiful

America So Beautiful

2001
The odyssey of a group of Iranian immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis is the subject of this film.
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