Mershad Torabi is an Iranian/Canadian, New York based actor. Mershad first discovered his love for acting in high school after being sent out on auditions by his drama teacher Paul Batten. In 2005 Mershad packed his bags and left Vancouver, British Columbia to pursue his dreams in Los Angeles.
Matthew has executive produced, created, and developed many programs in the film/television and theatre genre over the past decade. They have won Dora (Canadian Tony), Accolade and Gemini Awards (Canadian Emmy). His award-winning film Othello the Tragedy of the Moor, for which he co-executive produced earned rave reviews with high ratings for an arts program on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation). For the Dora Award winning Actors Repertory Company, Matthew had served as a co-artistic producer for over a decade, helping to finance and mount many critically acclaimed productions. He is also well-established actor, recent credits include Castle Rock (HULU), Madam Secretary (CBS), The Strain (FX) and Molly’s Game (EOne).