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Born: October 21, 1973 Cause of Death:
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Sasha Roiz was an Israeli-Canadian actor best known for his appearances in many sci-fi shows and movies, most notably starring in "Caprica" (Syfy 2010) and "Grimm" (NBC 2011-17). Roiz was born in Tel Aviv, Israel on October 21, 1973, though he grew up in Canada. As a young person, he took theater classes in Montreal, and he went on to study at the Guildford School of Acting in England. He later returned to Montreal to perform in a variety of regional theater roles before pursuing a Hollywood career. His appeared in minor roles on television before landing a role on the star-studded sci-fi trek "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004), appearing alongside Dennis Quaid and Jake Gyllenhaal. He starred in a couple of series that only ran for a season, including in the Canadian series "Across the River to Motor City" (City 2007) and "Show Me Yours" (Showcase 2004-05). In 2009, he landed a role that stuck: as the violent but loyal Samuel Adama in the "Battlestar Galactica" (SciFi 2004-2009) spinoff "Caprica." He next became a series regular on the supernatural show "Grimm" as the intimidating captain with a mysterious magical past, Sean Renard. He continued to appear in high-profile films, including in the sword...

Sasha Roiz was an Israeli-Canadian actor best known for his appearances in many sci-fi shows and movies, most notably starring in "Caprica" (Syfy 2010) and "Grimm" (NBC 2011-17). Roiz was born in Tel Aviv, Israel on October 21, 1973, though he grew up in Canada. As a young person, he took theater classes in Montreal, and he went on to study at the Guildford School of Acting in England. He later returned to Montreal to perform in a variety of regional theater roles before pursuing a Hollywood career. His appeared in minor roles on television before landing a role on the star-studded sci-fi trek "The Day After Tomorrow" (2004), appearing alongside Dennis Quaid and Jake Gyllenhaal. He starred in a couple of series that only ran for a season, including in the Canadian series "Across the River to Motor City" (City 2007) and "Show Me Yours" (Showcase 2004-05). In 2009, he landed a role that stuck: as the violent but loyal Samuel Adama in the "Battlestar Galactica" (SciFi 2004-2009) spinoff "Caprica." He next became a series regular on the supernatural show "Grimm" as the intimidating captain with a mysterious magical past, Sean Renard. He continued to appear in high-profile films, including in the sword and sandals drama "Pompeii" (2013), alongside Kit Harington and Kiefer Sutherland.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Pompeii (2014)
2.
 Victor (2008)
3.
 Man of the Year (2006)
4.
 16 Blocks (2006)
5.
 Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) Cast
6.
 Land of the Dead (2005)
7.
 Day After Tomorrow, The (2004) Parker
8.
 Mayday (2005)
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2001:
Appeared in her first TV role in "Largo Winch"
2009:
Starred in SyFy's "Caprica"
2011:
Starred in the NBC fantasy drama "Grimm"

Education

Guildford School of Acting: -

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