David Dastmalchian is originally from Kansas. He trained in theatre at DePaul University in Chicago and went on to perform on stage with many theatres there. Some roles include Tom in The Glass Menagerie at Shattered Globe Theatre, Ezra Pound in Sailing to Byzantium with Caffeine Theatre and LeBeau in As You Like It at Writer's Theatre. His film and TV work includes roles in The Dark Knight, ER, Horsemen, Say When, Brutal, and the upcoming Death Method. David wrote and produced the short film, Keen, which will be released soon.