Shaun Toub is an Iranian-born American actor. His career in Hollywood spans decades starting in 1988. During this period, he appeared in some television films and made one-time roles in TV shows. In the 1990s, he had a recurring role in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. He also appeared in the films Broken Arrow, Executive Decision, and Steel Sharks. In the 2000s, Toub had performances in several movies, including Land of Plenty, Crash, The Nativity Story, and The Kite Runner. He then played Ho Yinsen in Iron Man, as well as portrayed Uncle Iroh in The Last Airbender. He also played the recurring character of Majid Javadi in Homeland. He will star in the upcoming series Snowpiercer.