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Biography

Sasha Roiz Biography

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Sasha Roiz's facts

Date of Birth 1973-10-21
Nationality Israeli-Canadian
Profession Actor
Education at Guildford School of Acting
Name on Birth Sasha Roiz
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)
Place of Birth Tel Aviv, Israel

Sasha Roiz is an Israeli-Canadian actor as his major profession to date. He is best known for his phenomenal portrayals of Sam Adama in the science fiction television series Caprica, and Captain Sean Renard in the American dark fantasy television series Grimm. He has perfect fluency in speaking Hebrew and Russian in addition to English. He is one of the mesmerizing personality holders in acting line. He has been famous among female population at great extent. To date many biographic sites and included his life events in well explicable form as his profile has maximum searches with compare to other personalities.

Turning back to his early life, Sasha was born on October 21, 1973 in Tel Aviv, Israel to Russian Jewish parents. He has spent his childhood at same place for 7 years before his family moved to Montreal, Canada in 1980. After his parents settled in Canada, he studied history before joining a theatre school in Montreal. He later graduated from Guildford School of Acting in England. He also got trained theatrically at the Guildford Conservatoire (UK). After returning to Montreal, he started to work consistently in theatre, earning a nomination for his performance at the "Masques Awards" (Quebec's Theatre Awards).

His acting career has said to be started from the feature film “The Day After Tomorrow”, in the film he was offered a supporting role. Later it was followed by "16 Blocks", "Man of the Year" and "Unthinkable". Roiz shot his first starring film role in the independent science fiction thriller "Extracted" which premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival.

He has been appeared in a number of popular television dramas, including CSI: Miami, House, NCIS, The Mentalist, Lie To Me and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. He had a recurring role on Warehouse 13 as Marcus Diamond. In 2008, Roiz landed the role of Sam Adama on Caprica, a spin-off of Battlestar Galactica. In the film his character is a Tauron enforcer for the Ha'la'tha crime syndicate on Caprica. Sam frequently goes head to head with his lawyer brother Joseph Adama, played by Esai Morales.[6] His character is also the uncle of William Adama. On April 28, 2009, his role was expanded to series regular.

One of the interesting facts about him is, he had stated in an interview that he was offered to play the role of gay, which he found something interesting 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. Later in 2012, he was guest-starred in the second season of the Jane Espenson scripted romantic comedy web series called “Husbands”.

Talking about his personal life, his indoor life has been let in disguise from his fans and followers as he has never found so willing to share his life in public. He likes to earn fame on his own and wants to be known by his work. Hence he has been working real hard since very beginning. His fans are still wondering to know something interesting about him as he has lots of female fans around him.

He has been connected to many social sites. Hence his fans and followers can easily get in contact with him and know him better way than before. Though, he hasn’t earned any professional wins till date but taking his efforts on account it can be easily said that he has a great future ahead of him.

At present, Sasha Roiz stars in NBC's new hit series "Grimm" as Captain Renard, Nick's politically adept superior officer and a descendant of a powerful line of royalty. Sasha Roiz stars in NBC's new hit series "Grimm" as Captain Renard, Nick's politically adept superior officer and a descendant of a powerful line of royalty.