Adrian Saidi was born in Hamburg in 1984 and studied acting at the Academy of Film and Television in Potsdam. Even during his studies, he appeared in several theatre productions and on film and television. He made his cinematic debut in the school production Artisten by Florian Gottschick. After graduating, he took on the main role in Der Wald steht schwarz und schweigt, part of the Tatort series, and performed in Berlin at the HAU, the Hans Otto Theatre and at Ballhaus Naunynstraße. In 2013 he appeared not only in the ZDF serials Die letzte Spur and Soko Stuttgart, but also in two movies in which he played the main characters.