David Dastmalchian


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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 Joker's Thug
(2008)
Prisoners Bob Taylor
(2013)
Ant-Man Kurt
(2015)
(2017)

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 2021 The Suicide Squad (pre-production)
Polka-Dot Man
 2021 What If...? (TV Series) (filming)
Kurt
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Kurt (voice)
  Lacrimosa (Short) (post-production)
Male Corpse
 2020 Dune (post-production)
Piter De Vries
 2019 Reprisal (TV Series) (post-production)
Johnson
- Episode #1.10 (2019) ... Johnson
- Episode #1.9 (2019) ... Johnson
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... Johnson
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... Johnson
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Johnson
 2019 Jay and Silent Bob Reboot (completed)
Nervous Cop
 2019 Madness in the Method
The Witness
 2019 Teacher
James Lewis
 2019 Neurotica. (TV Series)
Tom & Jerry Fan
- Eureka! (2019) ... Tom & Jerry Fan
 2016-2019 MacGyver (TV Series)
Murdoc
- Murdoc + Helman + Hit (2019) ... Murdoc
- Murdoc + MacGyver + Murdoc (2018) ... Murdoc
- Improvise (2018) ... Murdoc
- Murdoc + Handcuffs (2018) ... Murdoc
- Bullet + Pen (2017) ... Murdoc
 2018 Bird Box
Whistling Marauder
 2018 All Creatures Here Below
Gensan
 2018 Making Love (Short)
Writer
 2018 The Domestics
Willy Cunningham
 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp
Kurt
 2018 Relaxer
Cam
 2018 Galaktikon: Nightmare (Short)
Triton
 2017 Blade Runner 2049
Coco
 2017 Twin Peaks: The Return (TV Series)
Pit Boss Warrick
- Part 10 (2017) ... Pit Boss Warrick
- Part 5 (2017) ... Pit Boss Warrick
- Part 4 ... 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)
Gil
 2016 The Belko Experiment
Lonny Crane
 2016 A Quiet Kind of Love (Short)
Dave
 2016 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
Kyle Slade
- Immortal (2016) ... Kyle Slade
- Bodies of Water (2016) ... Kyle Slade
 2016 Under the Pyramid
Yonas Al Masri
 2015 Ant-Man
Kurt
 2015 A Killer of Men (Short)
Denham
 2015 Chronic
Bernard
 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)
Swann
 2014/III Animals
Jude
 2014 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Lee Crosby
- Killer Moves (2014) ... Lee Crosby
 2014 Almost Human (TV Series)
Simon
- Simon Says (2014) ... Simon
 2014 Sketchy (TV Series)
- Winter Breakers (2014)
 2013 After Thought (Short)
Brandon
 2013 Prisoners
Bob Taylor
 2013/I Heavy (Short)
Dave
 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 Say When (Short)
Damon
 2012 Singled Out (TV Movie)
Luke
 2012 The Assassination of Chicago's Mayor (Short)
Patrick Prendergast
 2012/I The Cross (Short)
Stan
 2012 The League (TV Series)
Morgue Worker
- Judge MacArthur (2012) ... Morgue Worker
 2012/II 1,000 Times More Brutal
Antonio Scarafini
 2012 Sushi Girl
Nelson
 2012 Love Is an Elevator (Short)
Nick
 2011 Double Black (Short)
Breck
 2011 Gateway (Short)
Allen
 2011 Virgin Alexander
Hank
 2011 Keen (Short)
Brett
 2010 Band (Short)
Alan Smithee / Marty
 2010 Last Seen Wearing (Short)
David Porter
 2009 Credits (Short)
David
 2009 Head Case (Short)
Mombi - Head
 2009 Horsemen
Terrence
 2008 Arc of a Bird (Short)
Joshua
 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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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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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 Gotham 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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