Born in Portland, OR, and raised in Beaverton, OR, Amir Kamali found a passion for acting during his time at the University of Oregon. Needing an elective class his Freshman year, one of his only choices was a beginners acting class. He fell in love with the craft, took part in a couple student films, and decided to pursue his dreams full-time after college. After moving back to Portland, he signed with an agency and went on to do some commercial work, and star in a few local projects. He now resides in Los Angeles, California, and trains at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. You can find Amir in NCIS: Los Angeles (Season 10, Episode 14: Smokescreen Part 1), Co-Starring opposite LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell. He also plays the lead, Yusuf, in Hollywood Rooftop - recently showcased at SXSW 2019.