Actor Adam Tsekhman graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He passed up a career in finance to pursue an acting career by getting a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Acting from Columbia University (2006). His first acting job was as a series regular in the hit Russian TV series, Zona (2006). Following this series he was cast by actor Joseph Fiennes to star in his 2007 directorial debut entitled The Spirit. Since then he's gone on to appearances in several short films, numerous TV series and TV movies.