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Sasha Roiz

Sasha Roiz (born October 21, 1973) is a Canadian actor. Roiz was born in Jaffa, Israel to Russian Jewish parents. The family moved to Montreal, Canada in 1980. Roiz studied history before joining a theatre school in Montreal. He later graduated from Guildford School of Acting in England. He has appeared in a number of popular television dramas, including CSI: Miami, House, NCIS, The Mentalist, Lie To Me, and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. In 2008 he landed the role of Sam Adama on Caprica, a spin-off of Battlestar Galactica. His character, a gangster, frequently butts head with his lawyer brother, played by Esai Morales. His character is also the uncle of William Adama. On April 28, 2009, his role was expanded to series regular. He has stated in an interview that it was later revealed to him that his character would in fact be gay, something he feels is an opportunity to explore the dynamic relationship of a gay character in a science fiction setting as well as to explore the issue of homosexuality on a social level. Description above from the Wikipedia article Sasha Roiz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 21, 1973 In Tel Aviv, Israel
Movie/TV Credits:
23
First Appeared:
In the movie Scarface 1932-04-09
Latest Project:
Movie Pompeii 2014-02-18
Known For
Poster of Pompeii
Poster of Unthinkable
Poster of The Day After Tomorrow
Poster of Fawlty Towers
Filmography
Movie Pompeii Proculus 2014-02-18
Movie Extracted Tom 2012-03-10
Series Grimm Captain Sean Renard 2011-10-28
Movie Unthinkable Lubitchich 2010-06-14
Series Castle Unknown 2009-03-08
Series Warehouse 13 Unknown 2009-07-07
Series The Mentalist Unknown 2008-09-23
Movie Assault on Precinct 13 Jason Elias 2005-01-19
Movie Land of the Dead Manolete 2005-06-24
Series Beautiful People Unknown 2005-08-08
Movie Mayday Wayne Johnson 2005-10-02
Series Show Me Yours 2004-05-26
Series Kevin Hill Unknown 2004-09-29
Movie The Day After Tomorrow Parker 2004-05-26
Series Playmakers Unknown 2003-08-26
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Mutant X Unknown 2001-10-06
Movie Cast Away Unknown 2000-12-22
Movie Frankenstein Unknown 1987-01-01
Series Fawlty Towers Kaller 1975-09-19
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Donald Tilson 1968-01-22
Movie Scarface Sam Adama 1932-04-09