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Maz Jobrani

Maz Jobrani was born on February 26, 1972 in Tehran, Iran as Maziyar Jobrani. He is an actor and producer, known for The Interpreter (2005), 13 Going on 30 (2004) and In the Dark (2008). See full bio »

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 2016 Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (completed)
Jimmy Vestvood
 2015 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dakhir Hamed
- Sledgehammer (2015) ... Dakhir Hamed
 2015 Descendants (TV Movie)
 2014 Friends with Better Lives (TV Series)
- The Imposter (2014) ... Henry
 2014 True Blood (TV Series)
Moroccan Proprietor
- Jesus Gonna Be Here (2014) ... Moroccan Proprietor
 2014 Sunken City
 2014 Shameless (TV Series)
Dr. Johnny
- Liver, I Hardly Know Her (2014) ... Dr. Johnny
 2014 Shirin in Love
 2014 Last Man Standing (TV Series)
- Stud Muffin (2014) ... Jerry
 2013 We Are Men (TV Series)
- We Are Dognappers (2013) ... Vic
- Pilot (2013) ... Vic
 2013/I Paradise
Vegas Driver
 2013 Tainted Love (TV Series)
Detective Jamshid
- I Shot the Sheriff (2013) ... Detective Jamshid
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
 2013 Whitney (TV Series)
Dr. West
- Two Broke Hearts (2013) ... Dr. West
 2012/I Overnight
 2012 Reza Hassani Goes to the Mall (Short)
 2011 My Two Worlds (Short)
 2011 Man Up (TV Series)
Dr. Samdi
- Fear (2011) ... Dr. Samdi
 2011/II David
 2011 Traffic Light (TV Series)
- Where the Heart Is (2011) ... Ramon
 2010 Perfect Couples (TV Series)
 2010 Funny in Farsi (TV Series)
Mohammed Sayed Kazem Jazeyeri / Kaz
- Pilot (2010) ... Mohammed Sayed Kazem Jazeyeri / Kaz
 2008 In the Dark (Short)
Bijan / Cronus
 2008 Mixed Nutz (TV Series)
The Artist
 2008 The P.A. (Short)
Jim the Investor
 2006 A Season of Madness (Short)
 2006 Moonpie
 2005 E-Ring (TV Series)
Mohammed Safid
- Delta Does Detroit (2005) ... Mohammed Safid
 2005 The Interpreter
 2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Asher Koutal
- Caviar Emptor (2004) ... Asher Koutal
 2004 13 Going on 30
 2003-2004 Life with Bonnie (TV Series)
Paramedic / Maz
- Father and Son: A Table for Two (2004) ... Paramedic
- Boomerang (2003) ... Maz
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
- Opening Night (2004) ... Sikh (as Maziyar Jobrani)
 2004 Something for Nothing (Short)
Dr. Redd
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Prince Bitar
 2003 Threat Matrix (TV Series)
- Doctor Germ (2003) ... Yousef
 2003 Still Standing (TV Series)
Mr. Conway
- Still Petting (2003) ... Mr. Conway
 2003 Mind Games
Jill's Lawyer
 2002 24 (TV Series)
Marko Khatami
- Day 2: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (2002) ... Marko Khatami (uncredited)
 2002 The Agency (TV Series)
Yasir Khan
- Trust (2002) ... Yasir Khan
 2002 Cedric the Entertainer Presents (TV Series)
Happy Birthday Guy
- Episode #1.6 (2002) ... Happy Birthday Guy
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- In Extremis (2002) ... Imam
 2002 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Dr. Zamir Shola
- Less Is Morte (2002) ... Dr. Zamir Shola
 2002 ER (TV Series)
Henry Aquino
- Orion in the Sky (2002) ... Henry Aquino
 2002 Bug
 2002 Maryam
 2002 Dragonfly
 2001 The Areola (TV Movie)
Cuppy's Husband
 2001 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Agent Smith
- Kayus Ex Machina (2001) ... Agent Smith
 2000 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Robber #2
- Robbery (2000) ... Robber #2
 2000 Martial Law (TV Series)
- The Thrill Is Gone (2000) ... Sneer
 1999 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Security Guard
- White Rabbit (1999) ... Security Guard
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Maziyar Jobrani

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Received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Italian from U.C. Berkeley. But later dropped out of a Ph.D. program in Political Science from U.C.L.A. See more »


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