- Full Name Babak Taft
- Occupation Actor
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Not Disclosed
- Birth Date 16 April (Year Not Disclosed)
Babak Tafti | BiographyHolds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale School of Drama.
The same year, he landed two of his most popular roles, Eduard Asgarov, in the TV series 'Succession' and Sphinx in 'The Legacies'. He portrayed the role of Eduard Asgarov for three episodes in 2019 and Sphinx for four episodes from 2019 to 2021.
Babek Tafti is well known for portraying Emil Michael in Showtime's television series Super Pumped.
Who is Babak Tafti?
Babak Tafti is a well-known American actor. His birthday falls on 16 April. Furthermore, he holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale School of Drama.
Subsequently, he began his early acting career, appearing in several short films such as Fetish (2005), Hamlet (2007), La Sevillana (2008), and Fish Out of Water (2008).
In the following years, he starred in several TV series like Crash (2009), Blue Bloods (2011), Nurse Jackie (2014), Orange Is the New Black (2015), Quantico (2018), Murphy Brown (2018), and more. In addition, he appeared in three short films consecutively in 2019: Swing Shift, Benim, and Campfire Alpha.
The same year, he landed two of his most popular roles, Eduard Asgarov, in the TV series Succession and Sphinx in The Legacies. He portrayed the role of Eduard Asgarov for three episodes in 2019 and Sphinx for four episodes from 2019 to 2021.
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However, he is widely recognized for his appearance in the 2022 TV series Super Pumped as Emil Michael. Besides, he has an upcoming project, a short film titled Fraud, where he will be playing the role of André Djawadi.
Super Pumped, originally titled Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber is Showtime Network's American drama television series released on 27 February 2022. It was created by Brian Koppelman and David Levien.
The anthology series has one season, narrated by the Oscar-winning director Quentin Tarantino. It follows the adventures of the upstart transportation company, capturing the highs and lows of Silicon Valley.
Tafti is cast in the lead role opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Kyle Chandler. He played the role of Emil Michael, Uber's dealmaker-in-chief, and Travis Kalanick's, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, right-hand man.
In addition, other key cast members of Super Pumped include Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Travis Kalanick, Kyle Chandler as Bill Gurley, Kerry Bishe as Austin Geidt, Jon Bass as Garrett Camp, Elisabeth Shue as Bonnie Kalanick, Bridget Gao Hollitt as Gabi Holzwarth, and others.
He also shared a post on his Instagram account, announcing Super Pumped's release on 27 February 2022.
Wife - Fiance
Tafti got engaged to her fiance Eden Malyn on 26 December 2020.
Malyn is an actor and coach who has appeared in several television shows, including recurring roles on Netflix's Living with Yourself, Showtime's House of Lies, and two seasons of Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
Malyn has also been featured as a guest appearance in credits such as Halston, Law, and Order: SVU, Criminal Minds, Castle, American Horror Story, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and The Good Cop as well as a few feature films.
Tafti and Malyn celebrated their fourth anniversary in April 2021. He also shared a post with the caption, "Four years and counting with this smoke show." However, they are not married yet.
On 16 October 2021, Malyn, shared a post on Instagram and wrote, "SIX MONTHS until I get to marry this dream boat."