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Erick Avari


Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic The Beast of War (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), The Mummy (1999) and Planet of the Apes (2001). His comedic skills have landed him starring roles in the Adam ... See full bio »

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Mr. Deeds
Mr. Deeds Cecil Anderson
(2002)
The Mummy
The Mummy Dr. Terrence Bey
(1999)
Stargate
Stargate Kasuf
(1994)
Hachi: A Dog's Tale
(2009)

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 2017 Graves (TV Series)
Ahsan
- They Die Happier (2017) ... Ahsan
 2015 The Brink (TV Series)
Hasan
- There Will Be Consequences (2015) ... Hasan
- Just a Little Crazy Talk (2015) ... Hasan
- Swim, Shmuley, Swim (2015) ... Hasan
- I'll Never Be Batman (2015) ... Hasan
- Baghdad My Ass (2015) ... Hasan
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Turkish Foreign Minister Ozan Canoglu
- The Ninth Circle (2015) ... Turkish Foreign Minister Ozan Canoglu
 2014 Grimm (TV Series)
JP
- Highway of Tears (2014) ... JP
 2014 Scorpion (TV Series)
Robert Richter
- Single Point of Failure (2014) ... Robert Richter
 2014 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Ravi Madhavan
- Do Not Disturb (2014) ... Ravi Madhavan
 2011-2014 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Caturanga
- Endless (2014) ... Caturanga
- Stand (2011) ... Caturanga
- Emily Lake (2011) ... Caturanga (uncredited)
 2014 Hieroglyph (TV Movie)
Odion
 2013 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Lance Reinhardt
- Red Lacquer Nail Polish (2013) ... Lance Reinhardt
 2012 Covert Affairs (TV Series)
Omar Ansari
- Quicksand (2012) ... Omar Ansari
 2012 Parenthood (TV Series)
Leon Dengraff
- There's Something I Need to Tell You... (2012) ... Leon Dengraff
 2012 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Hosein Khadem
- Endgame (2012) ... Hosein Khadem
 2010 Lie to Me (TV Series)
Dr. Kozell
- Pied Piper (2010) ... Dr. Kozell
 2010 Party Down (TV Series)
Reverend
- Constance Carmell Wedding (2010) ... Reverend
 2010 Human Target (TV Series)
Gerard
- Victoria (2010) ... Gerard
 2010 Castle (TV Series)
Rupert Bentley
- Wrapped Up in Death (2010) ... Rupert Bentley
 2009 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Omar
- Episode #1.11194 (2009) ... Omar
- Episode #1.11193 (2009) ... Omar
- Episode #1.11191 (2009) ... Omar
- Episode #1.11190 (2009) ... Omar
- Episode #1.11187 (2009) ... Omar
 2009 Hung (TV Series)
Therapist
 2009 Mental (TV Series)
Dr. Timothy Paul
- House of Mirrors (2009) ... Dr. Timothy Paul
 2009 Life (TV Series)
Edward Zakaria
- Hit Me Baby (2009) ... Edward Zakaria
 2009 Leverage (TV Series)
Doctor Lloyd
- The Second David Job (2009) ... Doctor Lloyd
 2008 The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV Series)
Alex Gilbert
- Patriot Tact (2008) ... Alex Gilbert
 2008 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Nefzi
- Double Booked (2008) ... Nefzi (uncredited)
- Turn and Burn (2008) ... Nefzi
 2008 The Middleman (TV Series)
Lord Jeremiah Purcell
- The Obsolescent Cryogenic Meltdown (2008) ... Lord Jeremiah Purcell
 2008 The Madness of Jane (TV Movie)
Norman Divitry
 2007 The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud (TV Movie)
Dr. Albert Hakim
 2007 Dirty Sexy Money (TV Series)
Harold Templeton
- The Chiavennasca (2007) ... Harold Templeton
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Kazi Hasni
- World's Fair (2007) ... Kazi Hasni
 2006 Heroes (TV Series)
Chandra Suresh
- Chapter Ten 'Six Months Ago' (2006) ... Chandra Suresh
- Chapter Nine 'Homecoming' (2006) ... Chandra Suresh
- Chapter Eight 'Seven Minutes to Midnight' (2006) ... Chandra Suresh
- Chapter Three 'One Giant Leap' (2006) ... Chandra Suresh (uncredited)
 2006 The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie)
General Samir
 2006 The O.C. (TV Series)
Dr. Overbee
- The College Try (2006) ... Dr. Overbee
 2005 Hope & Faith (TV Series)
Hassan
- Christmas Time (2005) ... Hassan
 2005 Tru Calling (TV Series)
Dr. Thomas Burell
- Grace (2005) ... Dr. Thomas Burell
 1998-2005 JAG (TV Series)
Sheik Shuhaib Al-Hassan / Minister Nassan
- Bridging the Gulf (2005) ... Sheik Shuhaib Al-Hassan
- The Black Jet (1998) ... Minister Nassan
 2004 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Steven Nashte
- Catching It Early (2004) ... Steven Nashte
 2003 NCIS (TV Series)
Agent William Gamal
- Minimum Security (2003) ... Agent William Gamal
 2003 Alias (TV Series)
Dr. Vasson
- Breaking Point (2003) ... Dr. Vasson
 1990-2003 Law & Order (TV Series)
Ravi Patel / Dr. 'Ekballa' Raza
- Floater (2003) ... Ravi Patel
- Prescription for Death (1990) ... Dr. 'Ekballa' Raza
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series)
Sanjay Ramachandran
- Coyote (2003) ... Sanjay Ramachandran
- Daddy's Girl (2003) ... Sanjay Ramachandran
- For Whom the Whistle Blows (2003) ... Sanjay Ramachandran
- Redemption (2003) ... Sanjay Ramachandran
- Sticks and Stones (2003) ... Sanjay Ramachandran
 2003 Everwood (TV Series)
James Gellar
- Extra Ordinary (2003) ... James Gellar
 2002 Home Alone 4 (TV Movie)
Prescott
 2002 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Lalit
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Omar Khalid
- Twist of Hate (2002) ... Omar Khalid
 2001 Felicity (TV Series)
Dr. Ansari
- A Perfect Match (2001) ... Dr. Ansari
- Oops... Noel Did It Again (2001) ... Dr. Ansari
 2001 The X-Files (TV Series)
Dr. Herb Fountain
- Lord of the Flies (2001) ... Dr. Herb Fountain
 2001 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Jamin
- Terra Nova (2001) ... Jamin
 2001 Thieves (TV Series)
Benny Mustafa
- Dey Got De Degas (2001) ... Benny Mustafa
 2001 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
McKenny Dawes
- Pilot (2001) ... McKenny Dawes
 2001 Cousin Skeeter (TV Series)
 1998-2001 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Kasuf
- Absolute Power (2001) ... Kasuf
- Forever in a Day (1999) ... Kasuf
- Secrets (1998) ... Kasuf
 1999-2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Guard / Soldier / Hasim / ...
- Happy Campers (2000) ... Guard / Soldier (voice)
- Queen of Denial (2000) ... Guard (voice)
- You Ain't Seen Nothing Yeti (1999) ... Hasim / Jigme / Nepal / ... (voice)
 2000 The West Wing (TV Series)
Pakistani Ambassador
- Lord John Marbury (2000) ... Pakistani Ambassador (as Eric Avari)
 1999 Family Law (TV Series)
- Games (1999)
 1997 The Tom Show (TV Series)
Lloyd
- The White Shadow (1997) ... Lloyd
 1997 Profiler (TV Series)
Ashok Dupree
- Ambition in the Blood (1997) ... Ashok Dupree
 1997 Baywatch Nights (TV Series)
Dr. Kasan
- The Servant (1997) ... Dr. Kasan
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
The Proprietor
- The Shot (1997) ... The Proprietor
 1996 To Face Her Past (TV Movie)
Dr. Webster
 1996 Bone Chillers (TV Series)
Dr. Lumbago
- Mr. Fitz and Dr. Hyde (1996) ... Dr. Lumbago
- Teacher Creature (1996) ... Dr. Lumbago
 1996 Roseanne (TV Series)
Prince's Assistant
- Someday My Prince Will Come (1996) ... Prince's Assistant
 1996 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Rabbi Leo Meyers
- And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place (1996) ... Rabbi Leo Meyers
 1996 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Raul Jaffa
- Mrs. Parker's Revenge (1996) ... Raul Jaffa
 1996 Project: ALF (TV Movie)
Rocket (voice)
 1996 Almost Perfect (TV Series)
Dave
- Overly Meditated (1996) ... Dave
 1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Hissene Idriss
- The Bob Episode (1996) ... Hissene Idriss
 1996 The John Larroquette Show (TV Series)
Targ
- Cheeses H. Taste (1996) ... Targ
 1995 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Rajesh
- Curt Russell (1995) ... Rajesh
 1995 Aladdin on Ice (TV Movie)
The Mystic Traveler
 1995 Cybill (TV Series)
Paolo
- Since I Lost My Baby (1995) ... Paolo
 1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Mr. Moonhauer
- Target: Jimmy Olsen (1995) ... Mr. Moonhauer
 1995 VR.5 (TV Series)
Boise
- Dr. Strangechild (1995) ... Boise
 1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV Series)
Vedek Yarka
- Destiny (1995) ... Vedek Yarka
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Goodman
- Cutting Edges (1995) ... Dr. Goodman (uncredited)
 1994 Don't Drink the Water (TV Movie)
Emir's Aide
 1994 Mad About You (TV Series)
Dr. Arzupian
- The Last Scampi (1994) ... Dr. Arzupian
 1993 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series)
Lybyan Representative
- Treasure of the Mind (1993) ... Lybyan Representative
 1993 Scam (TV Movie)
Mr. Ayub
 1993 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Cabbie
- The Pilot (1993) ... Cabbie
 1993 Good Advice (TV Series)
Mr. Vajneesh
- Special Session (1993) ... Mr. Vajneesh
 1993 Martin (TV Series)
Rashidi
- Jerome's in the House (1993) ... Rashidi (uncredited)
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Mr. Cranston
- Feelings... Whoa, Whoa, Whoa (1992) ... Mr. Cranston
 1992 Great Scott! (TV Series)
Briefcase Salesman
- Pyrrhic Lyric (1992) ... Briefcase Salesman
- Stone Moan (1992) ... Briefcase Salesman
 1992 Wings (TV Series)
Artist
- Mathers of the Heart (1992) ... Artist
 1992 Dream On (TV Series)
Dr. Dawson
- Domestic Bliss (1992) ... Dr. Dawson
 1992 Treacherous Crossing (TV Movie)
Don Gallegher
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Yale Peck-Naughton
- Tape Fear (1992) ... Yale Peck-Naughton
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Veterinarian
- Tale of the Dragon (1992) ... Veterinarian
 1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Cedric
- Ill Will (1992) ... Cedric
 1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
B'iJik
- Unification I (1991) ... B'iJik
 1991 Good & Evil (TV Series)
Dr. #2
- Pilot (1991) ... Dr. #2
 1991 The Antagonists (TV Series)
Dupree
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Dupree
 1991 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Dan
- Hoarse Play (1991) ... Dan
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dr. Harris
- Splatoon (1991) ... Dr. Harris
 1989 True Blue (TV Series)
Hakim Huzan
- Pilot: Part 1 (1989) ... Hakim Huzan
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Ahmed Hakeem (1991)
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Alternate Names:

Eric Avari

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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When you work with love, you will love your work.

Trivia:

Along with Alexis Cruz, he is one of only two actors to appear in both Stargate (1994) and its spin-off series Stargate SG-1 (1997). He played Kasuf, the father-in-law of Daniel Jackson, in both productions. See more »

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