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Shaun Toub's latest film as Uncle Iroh alongside Dev Patel and Cliff Curtis in M. Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender, was aired in July 2010. He was also opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Paramount Pictures/Marvel Studios's box office hit Iron Man, directed by Jon Favreau, where he played the trusted friend and scientist YinSen, who saves Tony Stark's life.
Toub has had a multi-faceted career. His gripping performance as Farad in Paul Haggis' Oscar-winning film Crash earned him an SAG Ensemble Cast Award, Satellite Award -Ensemble Cast Award, Critics Choice Award for Best Acting Ensemble, and the Hollywood Film Festival Ensemble Acting of The Year award. Crash was nominated for six awards in the 78th Academy Awards (2005) and won three of them, including a win for Best Picture. Toub also dazzled audiences playing Rahim Khan in The Kite Runner, a Golden Globe Best Foreign Language Film nominee, and playing Joaquim opposite actress Keisha Castle-Hughes in the critically acclaimed film The Nativity Story.
Known as a versatile actor, Toub has worked alongside many accomplished actors, including Tom Hanks in Charlie Wilson's War, Sandra Bullock in Crash, and John Travolta in Broken Arrow. As a comedic performer, he also shined in Michael Bay's Bad Boys with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.
His other acting credits include Executive Decision, Maryam, and Hot Shots 2. Additionally, Toub has made his mark on HBO, in Mick Jackson's Live from Baghdad, starring Michael Keaton and Helena Bonham Carter, and in the controversial Path to Paradise, opposite Marcia Gay Harden. He appears often in television mini-series, most recently in the ABC Emmy-nominated The Path to 9/11. He has received accolades for several of his appearances in over 100 television episodes, including Seinfeld, The Sopranos, ER, Just Shoot Me, Nash Bridges, Jag and Married with Children.