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Nicholas Kadi


Nicholas, (birth name Nameer El-Kadi), is a classically trained New York stage actor. He first garnered attention in Hollywood as Gaw, one of the lead cavemen in Jean Jacques Annaud's prehistoric epic "Quest For Fire". He began his career with the New York Children's Theater. His stage credits include extensive work at La MaMa E.T.C. in N.Y., ... See full bio »
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Known For

Quest for Fire
(1981)
Navy Seals
Navy Seals Ben Shaheed
(1990)
George of the Jungle
George of the Jungle Ape Suit Performer
(1997)
Dr. Dolittle 2
Dr. Dolittle 2 Miscellaneous Crew
(2001)

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 2014 Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (TV Series)
Puppeteer
- Alien Transformation (2014) ... Puppeteer
 2014 Glee (TV Series)
Alain Marceau
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... Alain Marceau
- New New York (2014) ... Alain Marceau
 2012 The Temple
Khalid / Hassan (voice)
 2009 The Unit (TV Series)
Rafik Hakim
- Best Laid Plans (2009) ... Rafik Hakim
 2007/II Game of Life
Iraqi Dad
 2007 Clear Cut, Simple (Short)
Irate Border Crosser
 2006 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
Abdullah Al Ghamedi
- School (2006) ... Abdullah Al Ghamedi
- Fitna (2006) ... Abdullah Al Ghamedi
- Home (2006) ... Abdullah Al Ghamedi
- Faith (2006) ... Abdullah Al Ghamedi
 2005 E-Ring (TV Series)
Muezzin
- Snatch and Grab (2005) ... Muezzin
 2005 Soldier of God
Omar
 2005 Line of Fire (TV Series)
Jamal Al Yemeni
- This Land Is Your Land (2005) ... Jamal Al Yemeni
 2005 Cold Winter (Video Game)
GM guard (voice)
 2005 24 (TV Series)
Ahmet
- Day 4: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (2005) ... Ahmet
- Day 4: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (2005) ... Ahmet
 2003 Passage (Short)
Soldier
 2003 ER (TV Series)
Arab Dad
- A Boy Falling Out of the Sky (2003) ... Arab Dad (uncredited)
 2002 Muhammad: The Last Prophet
Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (voice)
 2002 Alias (TV Series)
Algosaibi
- The Solution (2002) ... Algosaibi (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 2001 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Marmot / Marmoset
- Gem of a Mom (2001) ... Marmot (voice)
- Family Tradition ... Marmoset (voice)
 1999-2000 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
Yoga Instructor
- The #@$%!*& Future (2000) ... Yoga Instructor
- She Ain't Heavy (1999) ... Yoga Instructor (uncredited)
 1999 Forever Young (TV Movie)
Salad Guy
 1999 Ballad of the Nightingale
Zade (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1999 Seven Days (TV Series)
Saeed
- HAARP Attack (1999) ... Saeed
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Al Sumaysif
- Ashes (1998) ... Al Sumaysif (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1998 Freedom Strike
Lt. Karbala (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1997 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV Series)
Arri
- For Love or Money (1997) ... Arri (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1997 George of the Jungle
Ape Suit Performer (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1996 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Indian Ambassador
- Episode #1.5874 (1996) ... Indian Ambassador
 1995-1996 JAG (TV Series)
Capitain Suhare / Colonel Ahmad Al-Barzan
- The Prisoner (1996) ... Capitain Suhare
- Scimitar (1995) ... Colonel Ahmad Al-Barzan
 1995 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Rasaan
- The Liar's Club (1995) ... Rasaan
 1995 Congo
Gorilla
 1994 Models Inc. (TV Series)
Border guard
- In Models We Trust (1994) ... Border guard (uncredited)
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Gaidar
- Foreign Co-respondent (1993) ... Gaidar
 1993 Raven (TV Series)
Kal
- Rip-Off (1993) ... Kal
 1992 The Jackie Thomas Show (TV Series)
Henry
- Pilot (1992) ... Henry (uncredited)
 1992 Me Myself and I
Saudi Prince
 1991 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Sergei Onyegin
- The List of Yuri Lermentov (1991) ... Sergei Onyegin
 1990 Perfect Strangers (TV Series)
Zoltan Bauchelitis
- Family Feud (1990) ... Zoltan Bauchelitis
 1990 Navy Seals
Ben Shaheed
 1989 General Hospital (TV Series)
Restaurant Owner
- Episode #1.6640 (1989) ... Restaurant Owner
 1988 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Assad
- Shadows (1988) ... Assad
 1986 Popeye Doyle (TV Movie)
Auram Bardas / The Weasel
 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series)
Norton
- I Want My Mummy (1986)
- Pilot (1986) ... Norton
 1985 Growing Pains (TV Series)
- Weekend Fantasy (1985)
 1985 MacGyver (TV Series)
Nikolaj Grodsky
- Thief of Budapest (1985) ... Nikolaj Grodsky
 1984 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Angelo Cappella
- Pudd'nhead Wilson (1984) ... Angelo Cappella (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1981 Quest for Fire
Gaw (as Nameer El-Kadi)
 1979 20/20 (TV Series documentary)
Sadat assassin
- Episode dated 1 November 1979 (1979) ... Sadat assassin
 1979 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Kyrlenko
- Fish Story (1979) ... Kyrlenko (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Nameer El-Kadi

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Trivia:

According to commentary by Rae Dawn Chong and Ron Perlman on The Quest for Fire (1981) DVD, he met his wife on the set of the film (she was an on-set nurse in Scotland) and Ron is the godfather to their daughter. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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