Pooya Mohseni is an Iranian/American actress, born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She moved to New York in her teens, where she discovered her love of acting and story telling. She is a graduate from the esteemed Maggie Flanigan Studio. She continues building her resume of a variety of characters from weak to strong, while exploring their humanity and fragility. She is fluent in Persian/Farsi and a transgender advocate, as well as a voice for immigrant issues and women's issues. She is also involved in writing and co-writing original LGBT stories to shed light on an otherwise under represented community.