Brian Boland is an American film and television actor.

In 2002, Boland joined Second City, a well-known improv group in Chicago, and became a local celebrity after performing regularly with them. He kept trying to break into the movie industry by doing minor roles, while performing with Second City.

Boland’s big break came in the year 2006 when he played the role of a secret service agent in Gabriel Range’s political thriller, Death of a President, about the fictional assassination of George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States of America. The film got a lukewarm response from critics and audiences, alike.

In 2008, Boland played the role of Cleveland Browns assistant coach in the American sports biopic, The Express, directed by Gary Fleder. The film was based on the life of Ernie Davis, a Syracuse University Football player, and the first African-American recipient of the Heisman Trophy. The film bombed at the box office.

His next role came in the 2009 horror film, The Unborn, directed by David S. Goyer, and produced by Gary Pictures. Though the film got negative reviews from film critics, it made around $77 million on a budget of $16.5 million.

In 2010, Boland was roped into playing the role of Daniel in the supernatural horror film, Paranormal Activity 2, written by Michael R. Perry and directed by Tod Williams. The film was a sequel to the 2007 release, Paranormal Activity. The film got negative reviews from critics, but broke many box office records on its release. It became a commercial success, grossing $177 million on a mere budget of $3 million.

Boland appeared as an abusive policeman in Joe Maggio’s 2011 indie drama, The Last Rites of Joe May. The film was rated 7 on a scale of 10 on the Internet Movie Database, and got favorable reviews from many other critics. The box office response was lukewarm, as the film was released to a limited audience. The same year, he appeared in a minor role in the comedy horror film, The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue, directed by Mike Bradecich and John LaFlamboy. The film was released on DVD in 2013.

In 2012, Boland appeared as Seth Ross in Fox’s TV crime drama, The Mob Doctor. The series got an average response from critics and audience, alike. This was followed by the role of John, in the TV mini-series, Altar Man, in 2013.

In 2014, he joined the cast of NBC’s police procedural drama series, Chicago P. D. as Sam Whiting. The series received mixed to average reviews from critics. The series ran for 3 seasons and was renewed for a 4th season in 2015.

Boland also had an uncredited role in the 2016 superhero film, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Jesse Eisenberg in lead roles.

Ardeshir Radpour English Actor

Ardeshir Radpour

Belonging to Persian ethnicity, Ardeshir Radpour was completely separated from the bustle and glamor of Hollywood, geographically. He startled everyone, pleasantly, upon achieving success in the showbiz. However, he remained attached to his roots firmly and never gave up his principles to attain prosperity in the film industry. He was born in the month of November 1969, in the reputed city of Tehran, Iran. He is a Zoroastrian Persian. From his early years, he showed great promise in the field of equestrianism as he received training in riding horses from his family members who were accomplished equestrians. The revolutionary war left Iran in a state of turmoil, and Ardeshir relocated to America in pursuit of peace. He completed his undergraduate course in Political Science and History from the University of Southern California. He pursued his post graduation in Political Science from the California State University. He championed the sport of polo at his college, and he has undergone extensive training in combat. Mixed martial arts, karate, and kendo, are included in his vast set of skills. He is an archer as well. Ardeshir believes in practicing his riding and combat prowess every day and does not neglect his health and well-being. He performs exercise on a regular basis to remain fit and in shape. He is conscious about his food habits as well. Ardeshir is known not only for his valor but also for his expertise in dramatics. His work in films like ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ (2016), ‘Hail, Ceasar!’ (2016), ‘American Sniper’ (2014) and ‘Adventures Of Sheriff Kid McClain’ (2013) are notable. Although he has not received any chief roles till date, he is determined to showcase his proficiency in acting through minor parts in blockbuster movies. He portrayed the part of a CIA special operative in the iconic film, Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. The film gained the approval of the audience, and it was much awaited before its release. He played the role of an insurgent in the movie American Sniper, and illustrated the character of a Roman Cavalry Officer in the enlightening film Hail, Ceasar! (2016). Hail, Ceasar! (2016) is an innovative project which gathered unexpected response from the viewership. Joel and Ethan Coel are to be accredited for its scripting. Ardeshir is a competent professional with distinctive education. He has a muscular body and a handsome countenance which are added assets to his brilliant academic qualifications. Ardeshir is capable of making weaponry with artistic determination. He looks forward to enlightening the world about Persia and its traditions.

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Ray Fisher

Ray Fisher, an American stage Actor, was born in 1988 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Ray Fisher did his High School education from Haddon Heights High School in New Jersey and was introduced to the Theatre by his English Teacher. He was an active participant in the theatrical and choir programs at school and used to sing in his church’s choir. It was after high school that he went to New York to study at American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Fisher has been performing with the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey since 2008. He has performed in many plays, including a principal role in “To Kill a Mockingbird” as Tom Robinson, which was the Theatre’s production. He also acted in a Shakespearean play named “Macbeth” in 2009 at the Drew University, Madison, New Jersey. He also portrayed the role of Young Muhammad Ali, a former American professional boxer in “Fetch Clay, Make Man”, a production of Off-Broadway in the year 2013. He gained as much as 20 pounds of muscle to play this role. Before bagging this role, he played a small role of the Nation of Islam Body Guard at the play’s debut at Princeton’s McCarter Theater. He felt that the voice of Muhammad Ali was the most difficult to capture as they both have different registers and Ali has a high-pitched, melodic voice. Before this role, he mostly did Shakespearean Theatre, and he feels that this was more contemporary than Shakespeare, but is same in terms of rhythm and language. Ray Fisher is best remembered for his role in a short film titled “The Good, the Bad and the Confused”. Apart from this, he played the role of Captain Edward Dwight in an Episode of “The Astronaut’s Wife” in 2015. He was last seen portraying a cameo role of a Superhero named “Cyborg” also known as “Victor Stone” in the recent release Batman V Superman in 2016. “Cyborg” is the result of an accident that Victor Stone gets into and is saved by his father who is a Scientist. “Cyborg” is a Technopath, who can interact seamlessly with any technology, but his greatest challenge is not to give into technology and to stay human. It is also said that he may reprise his role of Superhero “Cyborg” in the Justice League Series Part One that is stated to release in 2017 and is currently being filmed. In October 2014, it was announced that Fisher may have his own solo film “Cyborg” in 2020. When asked about the same, he responded that it was unexpected to think he may get his own stand-alone film, and his mind is still boggled by this specific development. When asked by a reporter how he describes himself, he described himself as “most dedicated”.  

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Ray Fisher English Actor