FAHIM FAZLI was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan. He fled the chaos of his homeland in 1983 and eventually came to the United States as a refugee. After moving to California, he worked in a variety of occupations before becoming a member of the Screen Actors Guild in 2003. He left his acting work from 2009-10 to return to Afghanistan as a linguist with the United States Marines. Now residing in California, he and his wife Amy have one daughter, Sophia.