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Ali Reza was born in 1969 in the USA as Ali Reza Farahnakian. He is an actor and writer, known for The Bourne Legacy (2012), Video Shmideo (2007) and Man Push Cart (2005). He has been married to Beth Saunders since September 11, 2004. See full bio »
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 2015 3rd Street Blackout (post-production)
Ralph Pizzola
 2015 You, Your Brain, & You (completed)
Dr. Howard Mackin
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Bilal Hassani
- Chains of Command (2015) ... Bilal Hassani
 2014 America 1979 (Short)
 2013-2014 Inside Amy Schumer (TV Series)
Mr. Blake / Mr. Farehike
- You Would Bang Her? (2014) ... Mr. Blake
- Terrible People (2013) ... Mr. Farehike
 2014 Workaholics (TV Series)
Dr. Johnson
- We Be Clownin' (2014) ... Dr. Johnson (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
- Three and a Half Men (2014) ... Dr. Johnson (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
 2013 Hostages (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Jim Miller
- Power of Persuasion (2013) ... Dr. Jim Miller (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2012-2013 Delocated (TV Series)
- The Frrt Identity (2013) ... TB (as Ali Farahnakian)
- Reunion Show (2012) ... TB (as Ali Farahnakian)
- Jon Done Gone Nuts (2012) ... TB (as Ali Farahnakian)
- TB's Mom (2012) ... TB (as Ali Farahnakian)
- Friend (2012) ... TB (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2012 The Bourne Legacy
Dr. Talwar (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
 2011 Louie (TV Series)
Veteran Writer
- Halloween/Ellie (2011) ... Veteran Writer (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2011 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
Farsi Street Vendor
- Play Me (2011) ... Farsi Street Vendor (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
 2011/I Arthur
Journalist #2 (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
 2010 The Actress (Short)
Book Salesman
 2010 Edge of Darkness
Northampton Doctor (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
 2006-2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Yakov / Executive / Sandwich Guy
- Dealbreakers Talk Show #0001 (2009) ... Yakov (as Ali Reza Farahnakian)
- The Head and the Hair (2007) ... Executive
- Jack Meets Dennis (2006) ... Sandwich Guy
 2009 Halfway There (TV Movie)
Dr. Ali Farahnakian
 2008 A Bad Situationist (Video)
Guy on Street
 2007 Video Shmideo (TV Short)
Alan Zick
 2003-2007 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Rohit Mehta
- Haystack (2007) ... Dr. Rohit Mehta
- Uncle (2006) ... Dr. Rohit Mehta
- Ghost (2005) ... Dr. Rohit Mehta
- Charisma (2004) ... Dr. Rohit Mehta
- Choice (2003) ... Dr. Rohit Mehta (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2007/II Daddy (Short)
Doctor Maharajapuram
 2002-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dr. Rohit Mehta / Anwar Mohammed
- Magnet (2006) ... Dr. Rohit Mehta
- American Jihad (2002) ... Anwar Mohammed (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2005 David & Layla
Dr. Ahmad (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2005 Man Push Cart
 2005 Shutterbugs (TV Series short)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Steve
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Kamil Maroun
- Three Boys and a Gun (2004) ... Kamil Maroun (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Michael Gergen
- Tuxedo Hill (2002) ... Michael Gergen (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2002 On_Line
Butterscotch Guy (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2001 Third Watch (TV Series)
- After Time (2001) ... Dave (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2001 The Misanthrope
Artemis (as Ali Farahnakian)
 2000 Upright Citizens Brigade (TV Series)
- Music (2000) ... Photographer (as Ali Farahnakian)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in the revue, "The Revelation Will Not Be Televised," at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Sue Maxman and Martin Garcia in the cast. Jeff Richmond was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Ali Reza Farahnakian | Ali Farahnakian

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He was nominated for a 1999 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Revue for "The Revelation Will Not Be Televised" at the Second City Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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