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Ari Barkan

A young man, who has been referred to by industry professionals as a "rising star", Ari Barkan is truly the definition of that term. Whether it is co-creating and starring in one of the most popular and well known Russian YouTube series entitled "Baba Fira"; or its' working alongside one of his best friends and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson - the ... See full bio »

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Gotham Young Tweed Brother
The Blacklist
The Blacklist Tow Truck Driver
Big Dogs
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 2018 The Martyr Maker (post-production)
Jason Getzov
 2018 Sarah Q (pre-production)
 2018 Big Dogs (TV Series) (pre-production)
Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- Into the Blurring Dead (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- Rome and Everything After (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- Nation of Men (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- All Eyes on Thee (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- All for None (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
 2017/II Circle (post-production)
Red Mafiya 'Avtoritet' (promo video)
 2017 Pack of Cigarettes (Short) (post-production)
Michael Feinstein
  Abnormal Attraction (completed)
Gary the Goblin
  First We Take Brooklyn (completed)
Russian Thug
 2017 Middleground
Partygoer #2
 2016 Almost Anonymous (Video)
 2016 Gotham (TV Series)
Young Tweed Brother
- Mad City: New Day Rising (2016) ... Young Tweed Brother
 2016 Oiled Up (Short)
Goon 1 - Felix
 2016/II Late (Short)
 2016 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Tow Truck Driver
- Mr. Solomon (No. 32) (2016) ... Tow Truck Driver
 2016 Neurotica (Short)
 2016 A Stand Up Guy
Fat Vinnie (uncredited)
 2016 American Fango
The Director's Bodyguard
 2016 Squeeze (Short)
 2016 The Circle (TV Series)
- The Inbetween (2016) ... Toad
- The Bridge (2016) ... Toad
- The Choice (2016) ... Toad
- The Nightmares (2016) ... Toad
 2015 Tempt! (TV Series)
 2015/V The Visit (Short)
Attacker 2
 2015/II Staten Island Summer
Speedo Guy
 2015 The Mafia Di Cello (Short)
Don Capellini
 2015 Broke A$$ Game Show (TV Series)
Ninja #1
- Sext and the City (2015) ... Ninja #1
 2015 Forever (TV Series)
Urkesh Delegate #1
- The King of Columbus Circle (2015) ... Urkesh Delegate #1 (uncredited)
 2014 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Sergei Khulakov
- Episode #4.11 ... Sergei Khulakov
 2014 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Abe the Thug
- New Hundred (2014) ... Abe the Thug
 2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Big Guy in ER (uncredited)
 2014 Non-Stop
Plane Passenger (uncredited)
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
Large Penny-Stock Broker (uncredited)
 2013 The Heart, She Holler (TV Series)
Big Freckled Hick
- The Endginning (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Gamebored (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Preverse Psychologism (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Hambrain Jan (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Come Unity (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
 2013/II Catch of the Day
Chris (Pizzeria Owner)
 2013 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Russian Goon
- Tit Punch (2013) ... Russian Goon (uncredited)
 2013 Very Good Girls
Beachgoer (uncredited)
 2013 Bad Advice from My Brother (TV Series)
OWS Protester
- Pilot ... OWS Protester
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Basketball Fan
- Schooled (2012) ... Basketball Fan (uncredited)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Russian Street Merchant
- Russian Brides (2011) ... Russian Street Merchant (uncredited)
 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Book Fan
- A Little Art, a Little Science (2011) ... Book Fan (uncredited)
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