Sasha Roiz

Sasha Roiz

Highest Rated: 94% Turning Red (2022)

Lowest Rated: 21% Man of the Year (2006)

Birthday: Oct 21, 1973

Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel

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.

Highest rated movies

Land of the Dead
16 Blocks
The Day After Tomorrow
Pompeii
Man of the Year

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
94% 72% Turning Red Mr. Kieslowski (Voice) - 2022
88% 64% Superman: Red Son Hal Jordan (Voice) - 2020
27% 34% Pompeii Proculus (Character) $23.2M 2014
No Score Yet 47% Extracted Tom (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Victor Alex Baumann (Character) - 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Victor: The Victor Davis Story Alex Baumann (Character) - 2008
21% 45% Man of the Year Donald Tilson (Character) $37.4M 2006
56% 57% 16 Blocks Kaller (Character) $36.9M 2006
74% 51% Land of the Dead Manolete (Character) $20.4M 2005
45% 50% The Day After Tomorrow Parker (Character) $186.7M 2004

TV

Credit
33% 83% The Endgame President Andrew Wright (Guest Star) 2022
81% 78% 9-1-1 Det. Lou Ransome (Guest Star) 2020-2021
90% 87% Suits Thomas Kessler (Guest Star) 2019
45% 82% Salvation Monroe Bennett (Guest Star) 2017-2018
32% 64% Taken Unknown (Guest Star) 2018
89% 89% Grimm Captain Renard (Character) 2011-2017
94% 91% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Adriano Calvanese (Guest Star) 2011
82% 87% Castle Unknown (Guest Star) 2011
90% 96% House Driscoll (Guest Star) 2011
81% 84% Caprica Sam Adama (Character) 2010-2011
No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 50% In Plain Sight Anton Ivanov (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 88% The Mentalist Keith Wolcutt (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 88% Lie to Me Captain David Markov (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 63% CSI: Miami Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet 82% NCIS NCIS Agent Rick Hall (Guest Star) 2007
83% No Score Yet Kevin Hill Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet 37% Mutant X Unknown (Guest Star) 2003