Elias Edraki is a Canadian actor, who played the role of Anson in the Degrassi Spring Break Special in Season 11. He is also a rap artist. He was born in Montreal and raised in Toronto, Canada. He is of Persian origin. His nickname "ERF", is short for "Erfan" and translates simply as "knowledge". He attended school at York University. Elias was born on May 31, 1984 in Montreal, Canada.