-• Sasha Roiz is an Israeli-Canadian actor.
-• He is best known for his roles in the science fiction series “Caprica” and the video games “The Godfather II” and “Wolfenstein”.
-• He is also known for his roles in the movies “The Day After Tomorrow”, “Assault on Precinct 13”, and “Land of the Dead”.
-• Sasha is an animal lover and enjoys travelling, skiing, swimming, and snowboarding.
-• He has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.

Known for movies

Short Info

FactHas played an astronaut twice. First in the movie The Day After Tomorrow (2004), and then in the tv show Lie to Me (2009).

Who is Sasha Roiz? Wiki Bio

Sasha Roiz was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, on 21 October 1973, so his zodiac sign is Libra, and he now holds both Israeli and Canadian nationality. He is an actor, best known for having starred as Sam Adama in the science fiction series “Caprica”, which also starred Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, and Paula Malcomson, and which is about the Adamas and the Graystones families, and how they are dealing with artificial intelligence robots which are threatening human existence.

Childhood and education

Sasha spent his first seven years in Tel Aviv, where he was raised a single child by his Russian Jewish father who was a businessman, and his Jewish mother who was teaching at a local high school.

In 1980, Sasha moved with his parents to Montreal, Quebec, Canada and eventually enrolled at a local high school where he was playing basketball, but was mostly focused on working on his acting skills, appearing in most of the plays performed at the school. Upon matriculation, he enrolled at a college to study history, but soon quit and began studying acting at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre in 1996.

Roles in movies

Sasha made his debut film appearance in 2004 in the science fiction disaster movie “The Day After Tomorrow”, and was then cast to portray Jason Elias in the action thriller movie “Assault on Precinct 13” which starred Ethan Hawke and Laurence FIshburne and is about a man who has to work with cops and prisoners to protect themselves from corrupt police officers who are trying to kill them all.

In 2005, he played Manolete in the horror post-apocalyptic movie “Land of the Dead”, before being invited to portray the lead character Detective Kaller in the action thriller movie “16 Blocks” which also starred Bruce Willis and Mos Def.

Some of his next roles were in “Man of the Year” in 2006, “Unthinkable” in 2010, and “Extracted” in 2012.

In 2014, Sasha portrayed Proculus in the romantic historical disaster movie “Pompeii”, while his latest role has been in the direct-to-video superhero movie “Superman: Red Son” in 2020, in which he lent his voice to Hal Jordan and Green Lantern.

Sasha has also lent his voice to the Don Esteban Almeida character in the video game “The Godfather II”, and Pavel Cherny in the video game “Wolfenstein” in 2009.

Roles in TV series

He made his debut TV series appearance in “Largo Winch” in 2001, portraying Sergei in the episode “Endgame”. In 2003, he was cast to play Stephen Lyles in six episodes of the drama series “Playmakers”, and Nathaniel in an episode of “Mutant X”. He went on to appear in single episodes of “Missing” and “Kevin Hill” in 2004, before being cast as Blake in the drama series “Tilt” in 2005.

After being praised for his performance in “Tilt”, Sasha appeared in eight episodes of “Show Me Yours”, and four episodes of “Beautiful People” in 2005, as well as two episodes of “G-Spot” and “The Hane Show” in 2006. Sasha starred as Nick Demoia in the miniseries “The Path to 9/11”, about the Trade Center bombing in 1993, as well as the attacks on 11 September 2001.

Sasha Roiz

He went on to act as Taylor Bloom in four episodes of “Jeff Ltd.” and in a single episode of “NCIS” and “CSI: Miami” in 2007, before winning his first lead role as Ben Ford in the drama series “Across the River to Motor City” which also starred David Fox and Anne Openshaw, and which follows Ben, an insurance investigator working in Windsor and Detroit. Sasha was then invited to guest star in many series such as “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” in 2008, “Lie To Me” in 2009, and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in 2010, before portraying his second lead character of Sam Adama in “Caprica”.

The year 2011 saw him appear in five TV series with two of his best performances being in “Warehouse 13”, and “Grimm” in which he played the regular character Captain Sean Renard until 2017 when the show ended. Some of his latest appearances in TV series have been in the action thriller series “Taken” in 2018, and “Lucifer” and the legal drama series “Suits” in 2019.

Love life and relationships. Is her married or gay?

Sasha met the fellow actress Asha Leo in 2012 while they were shooting for a series together. and they started dating in March, but split in 2013 for unknown reasons.


When Sasha was cast to portray Sam Adama in “Caprica”, he didn’t know that his character was gay, and upon finding out stated that he was interested in portraying a gay character and learning about the dynamics of gay relationships in science fiction series. Sasha performed that well that many of his fans still believe the popular actor to be gay, while others have even stated that they’ve seen him with another man holding hands.There are rumors that Sasha has been in relationships with several of his colleague actress, but he currently appears to be single, hasn’t married, and has no children.

Hobbies and other interests

Sasha is a huge lover of animals, and has a pet dog called Bernie The Poo, which can often be seen featured in the pictures he uploads onto his Instagram account. Sasha likes to travel and has been on several trips around the US and Canada, mostly visiting natural attractions such as mountains and national parks. Winter is his favorite season, as he knows how to ski and snowboard, while he also likes summer as he is an avid swimmer and enjoys going snorkeling.

He is a fan of vintage cars, particularly those seen in Mexico and Cuba.

Sasha has his own favorite Hollywood actors and actresses, some of whom are Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Natalie Portman, while some of his favorite movies are “Shutter Island”, “Inception”, and “Taxi Driver”. He also likes to watch Asian movies, including “The Handmaiden” and “House of the Flying Daggers”.

Appearance and net worth

Sasha is 46 years old. He has short brown hair and green eyes, is 6ft 5ins (1.96m) tall, and weighs around 196lbs (90kgs). As of April 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $1 million.

General Info

Full NameSasha Roiz
Height1.93 m
EducationGuildford School of Acting


SiblingsElan Roiz


MoviesPompeii, Extracted, Unthinkable, Man of the Year, 16 Blocks, Land of the Dead, Assault on Precinct 13, The Day After Tomorrow, Neighbors
TV ShowsGrimm, Warehouse 13, Caprica, Across the River to Motor City, Show Me Yours

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1Has played an astronaut twice. First in the movie The Day After Tomorrow (2004), and then in the tv show Lie to Me (2009).
2He is of Russian Jewish descent.
3Onscreen he speaks French and Russian in addition to English.




Grimm2011-2017TV SeriesCaptain Sean Renard
Warehouse 132011-2013TV SeriesMarcus Diamond
Husbands2012TV SeriesPhotog
Grimm: Bad Hair Day2012TV SeriesCaptain Sean Renard
Neighbors2012/IIIShortMark Levins
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2011TV SeriesAdriano Calvanese
Castle2011TV SeriesBobby Stark
House M.D.2011TV SeriesDriscoll
Caprica2009-2010TV SeriesSam Adama
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2010TV SeriesDanny Macklin
Unthinkable2010Interrogator Lubitchich
In Plain Sight2010TV SeriesAnton Ivanov
Crazy/Sexy/Awkward2010Video shortDerrick Lerman
Wolfenstein2009Video GamePavel Cherny / Black Market Agent (voice)
The Godfather II2009Video GameDon Esteban Almeida / Additional Voices (voice)
The Mentalist2009TV SeriesKeith Wolcutt
Lie to Me2009TV SeriesCaptain David Markov
The Godfather II: Crime Rings2008Video GameEsteban Almeida (voice)
Burn Up2008TV Mini-SeriesDavid MacCready
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles2008TV SeriesPolice Officer
Victor2008TV MovieAlex Baumann
Across the River to Motor City2007TV SeriesBen Ford
CSI: Miami2007TV SeriesDarren Butler
NCIS2007TV SeriesNCIS Agent Rick Hall
Jeff Ltd.2006-2007TV SeriesTaylor Bloom
Man of the Year2006Donald Tilson
The Path to 9/112006TV Mini-SeriesNick Demoia
The Jane Show2006TV SeriesTed
G-Spot2006TV SeriesJackson
16 Blocks2006Kaller
Mayday2005TV MovieWayne Johnson
Beautiful People2005TV SeriesMr. Tabor
The Power Strikers2005TV SeriesCoach Manzano
Land of the Dead2005Manolete
Show Me Yours2005TV SeriesChazz Banks
Tilt2005TV SeriesBlake
Assault on Precinct 132005Jason Elias
Kevin Hill2004TV SeriesNick Bratt
The Day After Tomorrow2004Parker
Dead Lawyers2004TV MovieRobert Blumenthal
Delta State2004TV SeriesSven
Mutant X2003TV SeriesNathaniel
Playmakers2003TV SeriesStephen Lyles
1-800-Missing2003TV SeriesRandall Markham
Largo Winch2001TV SeriesSergei


Noches con Platanito2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Home & Family2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Grimm: Grimm Fairytales2011VideoHimself

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Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2013TV Series documentaryManolete

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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