About

Updated February 2016 –
Born in Guelph, ON, Canada raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Donnie Keshawarz developed a passion for acting at a young age appearing in several high school productions where he began to hone his skills on stage. After receiving his BFA from Rutgers University and MFA from The University of Missouri, Donnie moved to New York City, where he still resides, to pursue acting full time. He appeared in Off-Broadway productions of DRIFTING ELEGANT, BIG OLE WASHING MACHINE, HOMEBODY/KABUL, THE MEMORANDUM and FALL as well as the Broadway productions of TABOO and Disney’s TARZAN where he starred on stage in the role of Clayton. Along with Donnie’s work on Broadway, he has had several guest appearances and recurring roles on some of the biggest shows on television including 24, Lost, Fringe, Homeland, The Sopranos & Damages. Donnie also starred as Detective Hanson in the single series run of the ABC fantasy crime drama Forever. In addition to television, Donnie appeared in feature films such as The Adjustment Bureau, The Wolf of Wall Street, The Cobbler & Experimenter. With upcoming appearances on NBC’s crime drama Shades of Blue and the CW network’s fantasy drama Beauty & The Beast slated for this year, Donnie will continue sharing his talent with viewers.

 

2016
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – Agent Dan Morgan
SHADES Of BLUE
2015
EXPERIMENTER – Bruno
2014-2015
FOREVER – Detective Mike Hanson
2014
THE COBBLER – Pinchas Simkin
2013
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET – Stratton Broker #3
HOMELAND  Hafez ‘A-Z’ Azizi
PERSON OF INTEREST – Nick Breckenridge
2012
ELEMENTARY – Earl Wheeler
2011
LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT
– Tomas Grey
THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU – Donaldson
ONE LIFE TO LIVE – Kahlid
2009
WHITE COLLAR – Dmitri
UGLY BETTY – Detective
LAW & ORDER – Mr. Nozari
LOVING LEAH  – Raj
2008
FRINGE – Gerard
THE COLLECTIVE – Rost
NEW AMSTERDAM – Nazir
2007
DAMAGES
– Andrew Vida
THE SOPRANOS – Muhammad
2006
THE SOPRANOS – Muhammad
DRIFTING ELEGANT – Victor Saad
LOVE MONKEY – Clete
2005
LOST – Essam Tasir
2004
TONY ‘n’ TINA’S – Donnie Dulce
2003
24
– Yusaf Auda
2002
HACK – Cop
2000
GROWING DOWN IN BROOKLYN
– John ‘Pip’ Pipitone
SEX AND THE CITY – Greg Miller
1998
AS THE WORLD TURNS
– Gary Rady
1988
CRIME OF THE AGE
(short) – Groundskeeper
1987
THE PRETENDER  (short) – Nick

Donnie also appeared on Broadway in TARZAN, directed by Bob Crowley and in TABOO, directed by Christopher Renshaw and Off-Broadway productions of DRIFTING ELEGANT, BIG OLE WASHING MACHINE, HOMEBODY/KABUL, THE MEMORANDUM and FALL

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