A translator working with Damien Thorn. His fierce loyalty will be tested when he begins to realize his brother-in-arms could be the Antichrist.
Omid Abtahi was born in Tehran, Iran. He lived there until the age of five before moving with his family to Paris, France. They lived in France for a year before making their way to the United States and eventually settled in Irvine, California.
Omid started off his career working as a series regular on FX's "Over There." His list of television credits has grown to include regular and recurring roles in A&E®® series "Damien" and "Those Who Kill," Showtime's "Sleeper Cell" and the Emmy® Award-winning "Homeland," TNT's "Legends," ABC's "Last Resort" and FOX's "24."
Omid's venture into the world of film has been equally impressive. He just appeared the fourth installment of The Hunger Games directed by Francis Lawrence and opposite Jennifer Lawrence.
He has also made notable appearances in the 2012 Oscar® Award-winning film Argo, directed by Ben Affleck; Brothers, directed by Jim Sheridan and opposite Tobey Maguire; and The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber and opposite Sienna Miller.