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.
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.
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
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...
1 TV show
DC's Legends of Tomorrow
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...
In Her Place
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.
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...
2 TV shows
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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Parks and Recreation
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.
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...
1 TV show
While their wives protect their husbands' secrets, a covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe.
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1 TV show
Any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel is investigated by a team of special agents.
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 ...
America So Beautiful
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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