Who is Ida Darvish?

Ida Darvish was born in the USA on 14 October 1975 – her zodiac sign is Libra and she holds American nationality. She is an actress and a film producer, who might be known best for her portrayal of Marta Alvarez in the 2016 action crime adventure film “Inferno”, written by Dan Brown and David Koepp, directed by Ron Howard and which starred Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones and Irrfan Khan. It follows Robert Langdon and Dr. Sienna Brooks as they travel around Europe to try and stop a plan to kill numerous people. The movie was nominated for five awards, winning four.

Early life and education

Ida was raised in the US an only child by her parents, who both seem to be involved in the film industry as well, however, this hasn’t been confirmed.

She became interested in acting at the age of five, and spent a lot of her spare time watching movies and TV series with her parents.

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Ida attended a local high school at which she practiced acting with its drama club, however, she was advised by her mother and father to focus on her education rather than on acting. Ida matriculated in 1993, and while nothing about her further education is known, it’s believed that she enrolled at college and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1997.

She spent the following four years working various jobs before launching her acting career.

Roles in movies

Ida made her debut film appearance in the 2001 short comedy “AppleJax and YoYo” but which failed to attract any attention, then in the same year she portrayed Bernice in the comedy “The Holy Cannoli”, which starred Nicole Marie Comer, Jeff Cushler and Michelle Tucker, and follows a Jewish and a Catholic family as they come together for a wedding.

The year 2005 saw Ida star in the short drama “Possibility”, and a couple of her following roles were in the 2006 adventure science fiction drama “The Astronaut Farmer”, the 2007 short comedy “Rick Speed, Private Shrink”, and the 2009 comedy “The Lost Nomads: Get Lost!” Ida went on to portray the lead character Persian Woman in the comedy “Rent Control”, which also starred Josh Gad and Kevin Larsen, and follows Brett who has dropped out of college and now works as a building manager. Ida also starred as Madonna in the short romantic comedy “Big Guy”.

Her three most recent roles in movies have been in the 2012 comedy “She Wants Me”, the 2013 drama “Call Me Crazy”, and the 2020 short thriller “One Last Thing”.

Roles in TV series

Ida made her debut TV series appearance in 2008, when cast to portray Marcy’s Client in the episode “Vaginatown” of the critically acclaimed comedy drama “Californication”, which starred David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone and Evan Handler, and follows a writer trying to balance his career with spending time with his daughter and former girlfriend. The series won six awards including a Golden Globe, and was nominated for 32 other awards.

In 2008, Ida appeared in the episode “Surge” of the mystery crime drama “Eleventh Hour”, and the following year saw her appear in the episode “Trout Fishing” of the drama “Raising the Bar”. The year 2011 saw her cast to portray Didi in the romantic adventure comedy “Gigi: Almost American” which starred Josh Gad, Tyler Moore and Kevin Larsen, and follows the foreigner Gigi who wants to become an average American man.

Two of Ida’s most recent roles in TV series have been in the 2015 episode “Red, White & Working Blue” of the comedy “The Comedians”, and the 2019 episode “Chapter 4: Sanctuary” of the critically acclaimed action adventure science fiction “The Mandalorian”, which stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano and Giancarlo Esposito, and follows a bounty hunter as he travels around the galaxy’s outer reaches. The series has won 23 awards including seven Primetime Emmys, and has been nominated for 30 other awards.

Other credits

Ida has voiced characters in several video games. In 2007, she voiced a couple of characters in “Assassin’s Creed”, and then in 2010 voiced Roman Citizen, Lia de Russo and Angelina Ceresa, in “Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood”. The following year heard her voice Mirela Djuric and Lysistrata in “Assassin’s Creed: Revelations”.

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She has four producing credits – in 2007, Ida produced “Rick Speed, Private Shrink” and then worked on “The Lost Nomads: Get Lost!”, “Rent Control”, and 10 episodes of “Gigi: Almost American”. She has a single writing credit – 15 episodes of “Gigi: Almost American”.

She also served as the second assistant director for the 2005 short film “Possibility”.

Ida has received special thanks for the 2007 documentary film “Truth in Terms of Beauty”.

Love life and marriage with Josh Gad

Ida hasn’t disclosed how and when she met her future other half, famous American actor Josh Gad, but it’s believed that they met on the set of a film in the early 2000s. They dated for several years before marrying in a rather modest private ceremony on 10 May 2008, attended by their closest friends and family. On 1 December 2010, Ida gave birth to their daughter Ava, while their second daughter Isabella followed on 17 February 2014.

Ida and Josh follow different religions, as she’s a Catholic and he’s Jewish, however, Josh has stated that he is spiritual but isn’t religious.

Neither of the two have talked about any other people they had perhaps dated before meeting each other, so as of February 2021, Ida is married to Josh Gad and they have two daughters together.

Hobbies and other interests

Ida likes to travel, and her acting career has made it possible for her to visit many US states, while she has also kept her husband company during many of his red carpet events. The two have vacationed in Europe on several occasions, and Ida’s dream travel destination is Paris in France.

She is a lover of animals, and has a pet cat and a parrot.

She likes to read books in her spare time, and her favorite genre is romance while her favorite two writers are Nicholas Sparks and Nora Roberts.

Ida has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Julia Roberts and Emma Watson, and her favorite movies include “The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”, “Notting Hill” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”.

Age, height and net worth

Ida’s age is 45. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs). As of February 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $2 million, while Josh’s net worth is reputedly over $14 million.

Who is Josh Gad?

Joshua Ilan ‘Josh’ Gad was born in Hollywood, Florida USA, on 23 February 1981 – his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds American nationality. He is an actor and a singer, who might be known best for having voiced Olaf in the 2013 animated adventure comedy film “Frozen”, which also stared Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff, and follows the teenager Anna who goes searching for her sister Elsa, queen of the kingdom with icy powers. The movie won 81 awards including two Oscars, and was nominated for 59 other awards.

Josh was raised in Hollywood alongside his two brothers and two half-siblings, by his step-father who is an investment advisor, and his mother Susan who is a real estate agent. He was interested in various things while growing up, and in 1998 won a National Forensics League National Tournament Championships for Original Oratory.

The following year saw him matriculate from the University School of Nova Southeastern University, then being interested in acting, Josh enrolled at Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in drama in 2003.

He launched his acting career with his appearance in the 2002 movie “Mary and Joe”, and made his debut TV series appearance three years later, in a single episode of the medical drama “ER”. His first starring role was in the comedy series “Back to You”, while a couple of his following notable performances were in the 2008 heist drama movie “21”, the comedy movie “The Rocker” in which he starred alongside Rainn Wilson, and the 2009 horror comedy series “Woke Up Dead”.

Josh could’ve been seen in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy movie “Love & Other Drugs”, which starred Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal, then in 2011 he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical, for his performance in the Broadway play “The Book of Mormon”.

The following year he voiced Louis in the animated comedy “Ice Age: Continental Drift”.

A couple of his following notable performances were in the 2013 comedy movie “The Internship”, the 2015 buddy romantic comedy “The Wedding Ringer”, and the 2017 comedy movie “A Dog’s Purpose”, in which he voiced Bailey. Two of his most recent roles have been in the 2020 science fiction fantasy movie “Artemis Fowl”, and a single 2021 episode of the science fiction comedy series “Avenue 5”.

Josh has also voiced Olaf in three videos games: the 2013 “Frozen: Olaf’s Quest”, the 2015 “Disney Infinity 3.0” and the 2019 “Kingdom Hearts III”. He also voiced various characters in the 2012 game “MIB: Alien Crisis”.

Josh has been nominated for 16 awards for his acting skills, winning 10.

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Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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