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David Dastmalchian

David Dastmalchian is originally from Kansas. He moved to Chicago, IL, to study acting at The Theatre School, DePaul University. After college, David worked as a professional fisherman in Alaska, a circus performer, movie theatre usher and playwright. He is an ensemble member of Shattered Globe Theatre Company and Caffeine Theatre in Chicago. See full bio »
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The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Joker's Thug
Prisoners Bob Taylor
Ant-Man Kurt
Blade Runner 2049


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 2018 Teacher (post-production)
James Lewis
 2018 The Domestics (completed)
Willy Cunningham
  The Cloud (filming)
Mike (Ted)
 2016-2017 MacGyver (TV Series)
- X-Ray + Penny (2017) ... Murdoc
- Cigar Cutter (2017) ... Murdoc
- Hole Puncher (2017) ... Murdoc
- Screwdriver (2017) ... Murdoc
- Corkscrew (2016) ... Murdoc
 2017 Blade Runner 2049
 2017 Twin Peaks (TV Series)
Pit Boss Warrick
- Part 10 (2017) ... Pit Boss Warrick
- Part 5 (2017) ... Pit Boss Warrick
- Part 4 (2017) ... Pit Boss Warrick
 2017 The Flash (TV Series)
Abra Kadabra
- Abra Kadabra (2017) ... Abra Kadabra
 2017 Gotham (TV Series)
Dwight Pollard
- Mad City: Smile Like You Mean It (2017) ... Dwight Pollard
- Mad City: Ghosts (2017) ... Dwight Pollard
 2016 Be Good (Short)
 2016 The Belko Experiment
Lonny Crane
 2016 A Quiet Kind of Love (Short)
 2016 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
Kyle Slade
- Immortal (2016) ... Kyle Slade
- Bodies of Water (2016) ... Kyle Slade
 2016 Under pyramiden
Yonas Al Masri
 2015 Ant-Man
 2015 A Killer of Men (Short)
 2015 Chronic
 2015 CSI: Cyber (TV Series)
Logan Reeves
- Family Secrets (2015) ... Logan Reeves
 2014 Intruders (TV Series)
Oz Turner
- She Was Provisional (2014) ... Oz Turner
 2014 Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie
Sergeant L. J. Ng
 2014 Tweet Me in NY (Short)
 2014/III Animals
 2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Lee Crosby
- Killer Moves (2014) ... Lee Crosby
 2014 Almost Human (TV Series)
- Simon Says (2014) ... Simon
 2014 Sketchy (TV Series)
- Winter Breakers (2014)
 2013 After Thought (Short)
 2013 Prisoners
Bob Taylor
 2013/I Heavy (Short)
 2013 Ray Donovan (TV Series)
English Teacher
- Black Cadillac (2013) ... English Teacher
 2013 The Employer
James Harris
 2013 Saving Lincoln
Major Eckert
 2013 Cass
Joshua Whitmore
 2012 The Assassination of Chicago's Mayor (Short)
Patrick Prendergast
 2012/I The Cross (Short)
 2012 The League (TV Series)
Morgue Worker
- Judge MacArthur (2012) ... Morgue Worker
 2012/II 1,000 Times More Brutal
Antonio Scarafini
 2012 Sushi Girl
 2012 Love Is an Elevator (Short)
 2012 Say When (Short)
 2012 Singled Out (TV Movie)
 2011 Gateway (Short)
 2011 Keen (Short)
 2011 Virgin Alexander
 2011 Double Black (Short)
 2010 Band (Short)
Alan Smithee / Marty
 2010 Last Seen Wearing (Short)
David Porter
 2009 Credits (Short)
 2009 Head Case (Short)
Mombi - Head
 2009 Horsemen
 2008 Arc of a Bird (Short)
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Young Man
- Heal Thyself (2008) ... Young Man
 2008 The Dark Knight
Joker's Thug
 2000 Early Edition (TV Series)
Patron #1
- Everybody Goes to Rick's (2000) ... Patron #1 (uncredited)
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Has twice portrayed a disciple of the popular Batman villain the Joker. First, in 2008's The Dark Kight, as a henchman of Heath Ledger's iconic iteration of the classic character. Then in Season 3 of Gothom he plays Dwight, the leader of a cult inspired by Cameron Monahan's TV version of the clown prince of crime. See more »

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