Biography

David Dastmalchian (/dəsˈmɔːltʃən/; born July 21, 1977 or 1984) is an American actor of stage, film, and television. Raised in Kansas, he studied at The Theatre School at DePaul University.[3] In Chicago, he received acclaim for lead roles in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie and Sam Shepard's Buried Child at Shattered Globe Theatre.[4] He also played Kurt in Marvel Studios's 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.

Dastmalchian was born in Pennsylvania but raised in Overland Park, Kansas where he attended Shawnee Mission South high school. He is of Armenian, Persian, Italian, Irish and English descent. Prior to beginning his career as an actor, he suffered from a heroin addiction for five years before getting clean. He wrote about his experience in his screenplay, Animals.

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David Dastmalchian (/dəsˈmɔːltʃən/; born July 21, 1977 or 1984) is an American actor of stage, film, and television. Raised in Kansas, he studied at The Theatre School at DePaul University.[3] In Chicago, he received acclaim for lead roles in Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie and Sam Shepard's Buried Child at Shattered Globe Theatre.[4] He also played Kurt in Marvel Studios's 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.

Dastmalchian was born in Pennsylvania but raised in Overland Park, Kansas where he attended Shawnee Mission South high school. He is of Armenian, Persian, Italian, Irish and English descent. Prior to beginning his career as an actor, he suffered from a heroin addiction for five years before getting clean. He wrote about his experience in his screenplay, Animals.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 28

Birthday 1977-07-21

Place of Birth Pennsylvania, U.S.

Official Site https://www.daviddastmalchian.com/

Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Madness in the Method as Hernando
A Million Little Pieces
All Creatures Here Below as Gensan
2018 The Domestics as Willy Cunningham
2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp as Kurt
2018 Relaxer as Cam
2018 Galaktikon: Nightmare as Triton
2017 Blade Runner 2049 as Coco
2016 MacGyver(5 episodes) as Murdoc
2016 The Belko Experiment as Alonso 'Lonny' Crane
2016 Under the Pyramid as Yonas Al Masri
2015 Making of an Ant-Sized Heist: A How-To Guide as Himself
2015 Chronic as Bernard
2015 Ant-Man as Kurt
2015 A Killer of Men as Denham
2014 The Flash(1 episode) as Abra Kadabra
2014 Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie as Sgt. L J Ng
2014 Animals as Jude
2014 After Thought as Brandon
2013 Almost Human(1 episode) as Simon
2013 Prisoners as Bob Taylor
2013 The Employer as James Harris
2012 Sushi Girl as Nelson
2012 CASS as Joshua Whitmore
2012 Singled Out as Luke
2009 Horsemen as Terrence
2008 The Dark Knight as Thomas Schiff
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation(1 episode) as Lee Crosby

Writing

All Creatures Here BelowWriter
2014 AnimalsWriter

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