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Marshall Manesh was born in Iran. He lost his father at an early age and was raised by his beloved mother, whom he feels he got his strength from to make it in show biz. He came to America in the mid "70s" and joined the Persian Theater Group and traveled extensively through out The United States, Canada and Europe for 8 years. His debut film was ... See full bio »
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 2016/II Tiger (post-production)
 2016 A Life Lived
 2016 Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero
Mehdi The Butcher
 2016 Baskets (TV Series)
- Trainee (2016) ... George
 2015 Stanistan (TV Movie)
 2015 The Magic Shoes (Short)
Uncle Bijan
 2014 Minutes with Max Amini (TV Series) (2014)
 2005-2014 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
- Gary Blauman (2014) ... Ranjit
- Daisy (2014) ... Ranjit
- Mom and Dad (2013) ... Ranjit
- The Poker Game (2013) ... Ranjit
 2014 Shirin in Love
 2014 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Hossein 'The Junkie'
 2013 Good Luck Charlie (TV Series)
- Weekend in Vegas (2013) ... Arnie
 2013 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
- The Conversation (2013) ... Ye'arj
 2013 Afternoon Delight
Taxi Driver
 2012 The League (TV Series)
- Bro-Lo El Cordero (2012) ... Valet
 2012 Guys with Kids (TV Series)
- Chris' New Girlfriend (2012) ... Redondo
 2012 The Beauty Inside (TV Mini-Series)
Alex #5
 2012 Political Animals (TV Mini-Series)
Ambassador Amir Jobrani
- Pilot (2012) ... Ambassador Amir Jobrani
 2012 Commander and Chief
 2011 A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Short)
The Man
 2011 Love Bites (TV Series)
- Modern Plagues (2011) ... Lorenzo
 2011 Svetlana (TV Series)
- Episode #2.9 (2011)
 2011 Broken English (Short)
Deepak Uncle
 2010 In Security (TV Movie)
Sheik Fadil Al Salah
 2010 Ketab (Short)
Saeed's Father
 2010 Persons Unknown (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- Exit One (2010) ... Taxi Driver
 2010 Pickin' & Grinnin'
 2009 Life Blood (Video)
 2009 The Ex List (TV Series)
Cyrus's pa
- Metro Guy and the Non Ex (2009) ... Cyrus's pa
 2009/I The Things We Carry
 2009 Driver's Ed (TV Movie)
Ed Parsa
 2009 Prison Break (TV Series)
Nandu Banerjee
- Cowboys and Indians (2009) ... Nandu Banerjee
 2009 Crossing Over
Sanjar Baraheri
 2009 ER (TV Series)
- Love Is a Battlefield (2009) ... Babu
 2009 Tom Cool
 2008 Pants on Fire
 2008 Valentine (TV Series)
Anil Jahrvi
- Daddy's Home (2008) ... Anil Jahrvi
- Pilot (2008) ... Anil Jahrvi
 2008 Raising the Bar (TV Series)
- Bagels and Locks (2008) ... Hansour
 2008 The Onion Movie
Announcer (uncredited)
 2007 Journeyman (TV Series)
Garage Worker
- Keepers (2007) ... Garage Worker
 2007 Carts
 2007 Burn Notice (TV Series)
- Wanted Man (2007) ... Anwar
 2007 Left Turn (Short)
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
- Security (2006) ... Bijan
 2006 Jane Doe: Yes, I Remember It Well (TV Movie)
Shop Owner
 2005 The Poseidon Adventure (TV Movie)
Jordanian General
 2005 Line of Fire (TV Series)
Mosque Leader
- This Land Is Your Land (2005) ... Mosque Leader
 2002-2005 JAG (TV Series)
Habib / Muslim Cleric
- Heart of Darkness (2005) ... Habib
- Head to Toe (2002) ... Muslim Cleric
 2005 New Car Smell (TV Movie)
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Janitor (uncredited)
 2004 Raise Your Voice
 2004 Joey (TV Series)
- Joey and the Book Club (2004) ... Lloyd
 2004 Scrubs (TV Series)
Dr. Akbar
- Her Story (2004) ... Dr. Akbar
 2004 Entourage (TV Series)
Rolls Royce Manager
- The Review (2004) ... Rolls Royce Manager
 2004 The Florist (Short)
Taxi Driver
 2004 Hidalgo
Camel Skinner
 2003 Beat Cops (TV Movie)
Pali Lampoor
 2000-2003 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Amin / Henry Petros
- Tranny Get Your Gun (2003) ... Amin
- The Naked Are the Dead (2000) ... Henry Petros
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
- Passage: Part 2 (2002) ... Rajive
 2002 Stealing Harvard
Toy Store Manager
 2002 Mackenheim (Short)
Mr. Ganish
 2002 The Division (TV Series)
Abbas Zaid
- Before the Deluge (2002) ... Abbas Zaid
 2002 Point of Origin (TV Movie)
Store Manager (uncredited)
 2001 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Mr. Chelvan
- Darkness for Light (2001) ... Mr. Chelvan
 2001 The Huntress (TV Series)
- Diva (2001) ... Jeff
 2001 Guardian
Iraqi Colonel
 2001 Spring Break Lawyer (TV Movie)
Motel Manager
 2000 Face the Music
Indian Man
 2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Saleh Amir
- Honor (2000) ... Saleh Amir
 2000 The Last Producer
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Khalil Chaudry / Dr. Rajiv Chaudry
- Unhand Me (2000) ... Khalil Chaudry
- Oscar de la Boya (2000) ... Dr. Rajiv Chaudry
 1999 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
- Rip Off (1999) ... Tomas
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
Mr. Jank
- The Goldberg Variation (1999) ... Mr. Jank (as Marshal Manesh)
 1999 Work with Me (TV Series)
- The Crush (1999)
 1999 Word of Mouth
 1999 Supreme Sanction (TV Movie)
Hawk Face Man
 1999 Pacific Blue (TV Series)
Cab Driver
- Stargazer (1999) ... Cab Driver
 1998 Gohar-e shab cheragh (Video)
Demon (as Masha Manesh)
 1998 Brooklyn South (TV Series)
- Fools Russian (1998) ... Tenant
 1998 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
- Daddy Piper (1998) ... Bruzzi
 1998 The Big Lebowski
 1997 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
- A Mime Is a Terrible Thing to Waste (1997) ... Maitre'd
 1997 Univers'l
 1997 Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac (TV Mini-Series)
- Part 2 (1997) ... Faruk
- Part 1 (1997) ... Faruk
 1997 Sleeping with the Devil (TV Movie)
Customs Agent
 1997 The Second Civil War (TV Movie)
Religious Man (uncredited)
 1996 To the Ends of Time (TV Movie)
Morlin General
 1996 High Incident (TV Series)
Motel Manager
- Who'll Stop the Bombs? (1996) ... Motel Manager
 1996 Kazaam
 1996 Barb Wire
Sheik (as Marshal Manesh)
 1989 Guests of Hotel Astoria
Dr. Parto
 1987 Checkpoint
Abe (as Masha Manesh)
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Shares a birthday with Madonna, T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence Of Arabia) and James Cameron.



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