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Shaun Toub

Best known for his critically acclaimed performance in 2005's Oscar-winning drama Crash, for which he has won several honors and awards including a Screen Actor's Guild Award for best ensemble cast, a Critic's Choice Award, an NAACP Image Award, a Hollywood Film Festival Award and a Satellite Award, Shaun was raised in Manchester, England. At the age of 14, he moved to Switzerland and after a two-year stay, he crossed the Atlantic to Nashua, New Hampshire to finish his last year of high school.

After two years of college in Massachusetts, Shaun transferred to USC. Through a chance encounter with a talent agent, he broke into Hollywood and has gone on to receive accolades for several of his appearances in over 100 television episodes including Seinfeld, The Sopranos, E.R., Just Shoot Me, Nash Bridges, JAG, The Bold and the Beautiful, The New Adventures of Superman, Married with Children and various movies made for television.

Shaun's filmography includes memorable performances in Michael Bay's Bad Boys with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, John Woo's Broken Arrow with John Travolta and Christian Slater, Mick Jackson's Live From Baghdad starring Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter for HBO, and Path To Paradise with Peter Gallagher, Marcia Gay Harden also for HBO. Recently, he completed several episodes Smith for CBS opposite Ray Liotta and Virginia Madsen and starred in the six-hour, $40 million miniseries Path to 9/ll for ABC, as the FBI's key informant with Harvey Keitel and Patricia Heaton, which aired in September 2006.

He will next appear in The Kite Runner, directed by Marc Forster.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

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