Farid was born March 21st 1969 in Teheran, Iran.
His interest for acting and movies was distinct in an early age, and he got a lead role in a TV series by the age of 13.
He later fled the country due to the Iran-Irak war (1985) and ended up in Germany before he seeked asylum in Sweden the same year. He then began a journey in 1994 that brought him to L.A. where he attended classes in Van Mar Academy Acting classes 1996 - which got him a small role in Mike Hammer TV series and also opened for his membership in SAG (Screen Actors Guild) in 1998. Almost simultaneously he appears in a Japan air line commercial with Jody Foster, and receives a small role in Solder of Fortune TV series right after.
His passion for story telling got him an entry to the New York Film Academy in the year 2000 and was graduated as a film director.
Farid had a butcher's degree in his back pocket all the time and has always worked sporadically as a butcher, cause life happens in between all and the rent needs to be paid.
During his stay in Norway 2001-2004 he was involved in several movie projects, where he also developed his own Camera Acting Techniques, socalled CAT. His production company Sugarain Film Production was formed in 2001.
He shortly after moved to Sweden and managed to receive a small role in Lucas Moodysson movie Mammoth in Gothenburg. At the same time he became a father for the first time (2009).
Farid has also been a jury member for short films at the Indie film festival in Gothenburg in 2014.
As a writer, director, lead role and producer of SANCTUARY, this is his heaviest attendance, involvement and most contemporary film yet.