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Nasser Faris

Nasser Faris is an American actor originally from Egypt. He grew up in Los Angeles, CA. Although Faris has been acting throughout his life in theater, he began studying and acting professionally in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. Faris studied acting at the Wooly Mammoth Theater and the Shakespeare Theater in Washington, DC, the Herbert-Berghoff... See full bio »

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Ocean's Twelve
Ocean's Twelve Frank's Jail Mate
House of Sand and Fog
House of Sand and Fog Wedding Guest
Jarhead Iraqi Officer
Rosewater Haj Agha


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 2016 BrainDead (TV Series)
Dr. Ragheb Samira
 2014-2015 Tyrant (TV Series)
Khaled Al-Fayeed
- State of Emergency (2014) ... Khaled Al-Fayeed (uncredited)
- Pilot (2014) ... Khaled Al-Fayeed
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Jafar Alinejad
- Tamerlane (2015) ... Jafar Alinejad
 2015 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Delia's Father
- Rule #46: Keep the Holidays Low Key (2015) ... Delia's Father
 2014 Rosewater
Haj Agha
 2014 Elementary (TV Series)
Julian Afkhami
- The Grand Experiment (2014) ... Julian Afkhami
 2013 Salam Shalom (Short)
 2013 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Imam Jadid
- Loss of Faith (2013) ... Imam Jadid
 2013 NCIS (TV Series)
Arash Kazmi
- Shiva (2013) ... Arash Kazmi
 2011-2012 Homeland (TV Series)
- State of Independence (2012) ... Tailor
- The Vest (2011) ... Tailor
 2009 The Cleaner (TV Series)
Mr. Patel
- The Projectionist (2009) ... Mr. Patel
 2008 AmericanEast
Sabir (as Al Faris)
 2007 The Unit (TV Series)
- M.P.s (2007) ... Ayoub (as Al Faris)
 2007 The Shield (TV Series)
Gas Station Attendant
- Exiled (2007) ... Gas Station Attendant (as Al Faris)
 2007 24 (TV Series)
- Day 6: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2007) ... Salim (as Al Faris)
- Day 6: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (2007) ... Salim (as Al Faris)
- Day 6: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (2007) ... Salim (as Al Faris)
- Day 6: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. (2007) ... Salim (as Al Faris)
 2006 Brothers & Sisters (TV Series)
Dr. Bernard Kruger
- For the Children (2006) ... Dr. Bernard Kruger (as Al Faris)
 2006 Closer Than Ever (Video short)
Kunde (as Al Faris)
 2006 Game Day
Nasruldin / Steve (as Al Faris)
 2005 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
- Immigrant (2005) ... Yusef (as Al Faris)
 2005 Jarhead
Iraqi Officer (as Al Faris)
 2004 Ocean's Twelve
Frank's Jail Mate (as Al Faris)
 2004 Homeland Security (TV Movie)
Dr. Fazul Adel (as Al Faris)
 2004 Spartan
Customs Official (as Al Faris)
 2003 House of Sand and Fog
Wedding Guest (as Al Faris)
 2003 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
- Watching the Baby (2003) ... Sanjay (as Al Faris)
 2003 Saving Jessica Lynch (TV Movie)
Imam (as Al Faris)
 2003 JAG (TV Series)
- Touchdown (2003) ... Fadil (as Al Faris)
 2001-2002 The Agency (TV Series)
Old Man in Taxi / Courier
- Air Lex (2002) ... Old Man in Taxi (as Al Faris)
- Anthrax (2001) ... Courier (as Al Faris)
 2002 The West Wing (TV Series)
Qumari Translator
- Posse Comitatus (2002) ... Qumari Translator (as Al Faris)
 2002/I The Interrogation (Short)
Remy / Colonel (as Al Faris)
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Salim Wahid
- The Solution (2002) ... Salim Wahid (as Al Faris)
 2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Mustafa Al-Ramai
- Baby Love (2001) ... Mustafa Al-Ramai (as Al Faris)
 2001 Pretty When You Cry
Store Keeper (as Al Faris)
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Masoud Tabrizi
- The Most Dangerous Job (2001) ... Masoud Tabrizi (as Al Faris)
 2000 Couple Days... A Period Piece
Pakistani Cashier (as Al Faris)
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Silk Shirt Man
- S.R. 819 (1999) ... Silk Shirt Man (as Al Faris)
 1998 Out of Season
Store Clerk (as Al Faris)
 1997 Path to Paradise: The Untold Story of the World Trade Center Bombing. (TV Movie)
Militant Worshipper (as Al Faris)
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Larry Chaudhari
- Full Moon (1996) ... Larry Chaudhari (uncredited)
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Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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(August 31 to September 25, 2010) He played Baba in Matthew Spangler's adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel, "The Kite Runner," in a Brown-Forman Series production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with Aadya Bedi (Soraya); Apollo Dukakis (Rahim Khan); Jose Peru Flores (Young Amir); Ariya Ghahramani (... See more »

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