Ramin Karimloo, born on September 19th, 1978, is an Iranian-born Canadian actor and singer, best known for playing The Phantom in the London production of The Phantom of the Opera. He was born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Toronto, Canada. Ramin took over the role of the Phantom full time on 10th September, 2007. His previous roles include Chris in Miss Saigon [UK tour], Enjolras in Les Miserables [Queen's Theatre] and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera [Her Majesty's Theatre]. Ramin's debut EP is entitled 'Within The Six Square Inch'.