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Faran Tahir


Faran Haroon Tahir was born in Los Angeles, California while his parents were studying acting and directing at UCLA Theatre Department. He comes from a theatre family well-known in Pakistan and India. Both his parents are actors, directors and writers in Pakistan. Faran moved back to Los Angeles, California in 1980, when he was 17 years old. He ... See full bio »

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Iron Man Raza
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Star Trek Captain Robau
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Escape Plan Javed
(2013)
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Filmography

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 2019 I Am Fear (completed)
Asad
 2018-2019 Land of the Outlaws (TV Series)
Utah Harjo
- Pilot - Volume 1 (2019) ... Utah Harjo
- Volume 2 (2018) ... Utah Harjo
 2017-2018 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
Mallick
- 45 RPM (2018) ... Mallick
- The End (2018) ... Mallick
- Witness (2017) ... Mallick
- Brothers (2017) ... Mallick
- Enemy (2017) ... Mallick
 2018 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
President Tarindo Nandasiri
- Reading the Signs (2018) ... President Tarindo Nandasiri
 2018 The Magicians (TV Series)
The Great Cock of the Darkling Woods
- The Tales of the Seven Keys (2018) ... The Great Cock of the Darkling Woods
 2017 Shameless (TV Series)
Mr. Adeeb
- Where's My Meth? (2017) ... Mr. Adeeb
 2017 Scandal (TV Series)
President Rashad
- Adventures in Babysitting (2017) ... President Rashad
- Lost Girls (2017) ... President Rashad
- Pressing the Flesh (2017) ... President Rashad
 2017 Mad Genius
Eden
 2017 Prison Break (TV Series)
Jamil
- Contingency (2017) ... Jamil
- The Prisoner's Dilemma (2017) ... Jamil
- Kaniel Outis (2017) ... Jamil
 2016-2017 Once Upon a Time (TV Series)
Captain Nemo
- A Wondrous Place (2017) ... Captain Nemo
- Page 23 (2017) ... Captain Nemo
- Dark Waters (2016) ... Captain Nemo
 2016 Space Command (TV Series)
Kasain
 2016 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Lucky Morad
- No ke ali'i wahine a me ka 'aina (2016) ... Lucky Morad
 2016 American Crime (TV Series)
Rhys Bashir
- Season Two: Episode Nine (2016) ... Rhys Bashir
- Season Two: Episode Five (2016) ... Rhys Bashir
- Season Two: Episode Four (2016) ... Rhys Bashir
- Season Two: Episode Three (2016) ... Rhys Bashir
- Season Two: Episode Two (2016) ... Rhys Bashir
 2016 Flight 1942 (Video)
William
 2015 Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Video Game)
General Hakim (voice)
 2015 Satisfaction (TV Series)
Omar Sandhal
- ...Through Family (2015) ... Omar Sandhal
- ...Through Psychedelics (2015) ... Omar Sandhal
- ...Through Negotiation (2015) ... Omar Sandhal
 2015 Supergirl (TV Series)
The Commander
- Pilot (2015) ... The Commander
 2015 Flight World War II
William Strong
 2015 Honeyglue
Dr. Konig
 2015 Backstrom (TV Series)
Dr. Alan Kobrine
- Inescapable Truth (2015) ... Dr. Alan Kobrine
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Ruslan Denisov
- Ruslan Denisov (No. 67) (2015) ... Ruslan Denisov
 2015 How to Get Away with Murder (TV Series)
Detective Terrence Amos
- Hello Raskolnikov (2015) ... Detective Terrence Amos
 2014-2015 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tivon Askari
- The Forever People (2015) ... Tivon Askari
- 200 (2014) ... Tivon Askari
 2014 Jinn
Ali Amin
 2014 Crisis (TV Series)
Tariq Rind
- If You Are Watching This I Am Dead (2014) ... Tariq Rind
 2014 Elementary (TV Series)
Ramses Mattoo
- The Diabolical Kind (2014) ... Ramses Mattoo
 2013 Super Athlete
Principal Zafar
 2013/I Torn
Ali Munsif
 2013/I Elysium
President Patel
 2013 Escape Plan
Javed
 2010-2013 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Adwin Kosan
- All the Time in the World (2013) ... Adwin Kosan
- The Big Snag (2013) ... Adwin Kosan
- Parks and Rehabilitation (2013) ... Adwin Kosan
- Endless Wonder (2012) ... Adwin Kosan
- An Evil Within (2012) ... Adwin Kosan
 2013 Mr. Jones
The Anthropologist
 2012-2013 Dallas (TV Series)
Frank Ashkani / 'Smiling' Frank
- False Confessions (2013) ... Frank Ashkani
- Sins of the Father (2013) ... Frank Ashkani
- Venomous Creatures (2013) ... Frank Ashkani
- Battle Lines (2013) ... Frank Ashkani
- Revelations (2012) ... 'Smiling' Frank
 2013 Private Practice (TV Series)
Charles
- Full Release (2013) ... Charles
 2012 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Ahmad Damour
- Last Rites (2012) ... Ahmad Damour
 2011 Supernatural (TV Series)
Osiris
- Defending Your Life (2011) ... Osiris
 2011 In Plain Sight (TV Series)
Ali Tavali
- A Womb with a View (2011) ... Ali Tavali
 2011 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
El Haq
- Hall of Mirrors (2011) ... El Haq
 2010 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Malik
- The Sultan's Finger: Live (2010) ... Malik
 2010/I Ashes
Kartik
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Hassad Al-Jahiri
- Fame (2010) ... Hassad Al-Jahiri
 2009 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Isaac
- Give Peace a Chance (2009) ... Isaac
 2009 Star Trek
Captain Robau
 2008 Chuck (TV Series)
Farrokh Bulsara
- Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer (2008) ... Farrokh Bulsara
 2008 Lost (TV Series)
Ishmael Bakir
- The Shape of Things to Come (2008) ... Ishmael Bakir
 2008 Iron Man
Raza
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War
Brigadier Rashid
 2007 Cold Case (TV Series)
Anil Patel
- A Dollar, a Dream (2007) ... Anil Patel
 2006 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
Aziz
- Faith (2006) ... Aziz
 2006 Justice (TV Series)
Oscar Rivera
- Behind the Orange Curtain (2006) ... Oscar Rivera
 2006 Monk (TV Series)
Museum Official
- Mr. Monk and the Big Reward (2006) ... Museum Official
 2006 Charmed (TV Series)
Savard
- Repo Manor (2006) ... Savard
 2005 Manticore (TV Movie)
Umari
 2005 Just Legal (TV Series)
- Pilot (2005)
 2005 Over There (TV Series)
Hamza
- Embedded (2005) ... Hamza
 2003-2005 24 (TV Series)
Tomas Sherek / Mosque Greeter
- Day 4: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2005) ... Tomas Sherek
- Season 4 Prequel (2004) ... Tomas Sherek
- Day 2: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (2003) ... Mosque Greeter
 2004 The D.A. (TV Series)
Asaf Shah
- The People vs. Achmed Abbas (2004) ... Asaf Shah
 2004 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Dr. Omidi
- The Quick and the Dead (2004) ... Dr. Omidi
 2003 Boston Public (TV Series)
Mr. Mubarik
- Chapter Seventy-Four (2003) ... Mr. Mubarik
 2003 JAG (TV Series)
Amad Bin Atwa / Said Labdouni
- Touchdown (2003) ... Said Labdouni
- Meltdown (2003) ... Amad Bin Atwa
- Ice Queen (2003) ... Amad Bin Atwa
 2002-2003 The West Wing (TV Series)
Manny
- Inauguration: Part 1 (2003) ... Manny
- Swiss Diplomacy (2002) ... Manny
 2001-2003 The Agency (TV Series)
Jamar Akil / India's Secret Police leader
- An Isolated Incident (2003) ... Jamar Akil
- Closure (2001) ... India's Secret Police leader
 2002 MDs (TV Series)
Dr. Banfa
- Cruel and Unusual (2002) ... Dr. Banfa
 2002 Diagnosis Murder: Town Without Pity (TV Movie)
Antoine Fahd
 2002 7th Heaven (TV Series)
Mr. Halawi
- Suspicion (2002) ... Mr. Halawi
 2001 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Isa Al-Ramai
- Baby Love (2001) ... Isa Al-Ramai
 2001 Alias (TV Series)
Mokhtar
- A Broken Heart (2001) ... Mokhtar
 2000 Family Law (TV Series)
Dr. Singh
- For Love (2000) ... Dr. Singh
- Going Home (2000) ... Dr. Singh
 2000 FreakyLinks (TV Series)
Doctor
- Subject: Three Thirteen (2000) ... Doctor
 2000 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Michael Shields
- Death Penalties (2000) ... Dr. Michael Shields
 1999 ABCD
Raj
 1999 Anywhere But Here
Hisham Badir
 1999 The Pretender (TV Series)
Anesthesiologist
- At the Hour of Our Death (1999) ... Anesthesiologist
 1998 Urban Relics
Rasheed
 1998 A Price Above Rubies
Hrundi Kapoor
 1997 Party of Five (TV Series)
Radiologist
- Adjustments (1997) ... Radiologist
- Truth Be Told (1997) ... Radiologist
 1997 Picture Perfect
Sajit
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
Neilson
- Past Imperfect ... Neilson
 1994 The Jungle Book
Nathoo
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Dr. Venegas
- Missing (1994) ... Dr. Venegas
 1993 Law & Order (TV Series)
Mr. Khan
- Profile (1993) ... Mr. Khan
 1989 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Desk Clerk
- Blood Red (1989) ... Desk Clerk
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(January 16 to 28, 1996) He played Ganesha in Terrence McNally's play, "A Perfect Ganesh," at the Actors Theatre of Louisville (Mainstage) in Louisville, Kentucky with V Craig Heidenreich (Man); Marion McCorry (Margaret Civil) and Karen Grassle (Katharine Brynne) in the cast. Mladen Kiselov was director. See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

We are all quick to point out all the differences but not as willing to accept what bonds us as humans.

Trivia:

His father, Naeem Tahir, is Director General at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts. See more »

Nickname:

The Danger

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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