Farhad Safinia
Farhad Safinia
Personal details
Birth place Tehran, Iran
Profession Motion picture writer and producer
Years active 2004 to present
IMDb 1731154
Role Executive Producer
Seasons 1 & 2
First episode "Listen"
Last episode "Choose"
Credits 8 episodes (see below)
Farhad Safinia, born 1975 in Tehran, Iran, is a motion picture writer and producer. He is the creator and head writer of Boss. He also wrote the film Apocalypto (2006).


Early lifeEdit

Farhad Safinia was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1975. He left Iran with his family at the age of four to live in Paris, then London. He studied at Charterhouse School and then at King's College, Cambridge, where he studied Economics. While at King's he directed and acted in a number of stage productions for the Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club and other theatre companies. After graduating, he moved to New York City where he studied film at the New School University and at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.


Apocalypto (2006), which he co-wrote with director/producer Mel Gibson, is his first feature length screenplay. Safinia met Gibson serving as his assistant during postproduction and promotion of The Passion of the Christ two years earlier. He is also the creator, writer and executive producer of the Starz TV series Boss.

Personal lifeEdit

In the summer of 2007 he married actress Laura Regan in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He currently lives in Los Angeles.


Executive ProducerEdit

Season 1 credits
"Listen" "Reflex" "Swallow" "Slip"
"Remembered" "Spit" "Stasis" "Choose"


Season 1 credits
"Listen" "Reflex" "Swallow" "Slip"
"Remembered" "Spit" "Stasis" "Choose"

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