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Ayad Akhtar


From Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Graduated from Brown University. Spent a year working with acting theorist and pioneer, Jerzy Grotowski (Towards a Poor Theater). Has taught acting on his own and alongside Andre Gregory in New York City & Vienna, Austria. Alumnus of the Graduate Film Program at Columbia University, with a degree in directing. Winner of a ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2011 Too Big to Fail (TV Movie)
Neel Kashkari
 2007 FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (Short)
 2006 Long After (Short)
Naseer
 2005 The War Within
Hassan
 2002 Life Document 2: Identity (Short)
Ahmad
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 2002 Life Document 2: Identity (Short)
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 2002 Life Document 2: Identity (Short)
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 2001 The Mark of Cain (Documentary) (thank you - as Ayad Stehle-Akhtar)
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 2012 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 26 April 2012 (2012) ... Himself
 2006 2006 Independent Spirit Awards (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

(2011-2012 Season) His play, "Disgraced," was performed at the American Theater Company in association with The Araca Group in Chicago, Illinois. Jack Magaw was scenic designer.

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Alternate Names:

Ayad Stehle-Akhtar
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I don't feel that as an artist my job is to offer PR propaganda, whether for the good or for the bad. See more »

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He was nominated at the 2005 Independent Spirit Awards for Best Screenplay for The War Within. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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