John Farmanesh-Bocca

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John Farmanesh-Bocca has spent a 30-year career in the theatre. He is a multi-award winning theatre director and the Founding Artistic Director of both Not Man Apart - Physical Theatre Ensemble (2005-2015) and Shakespeare Santa Monica (2003-2014). Mr. Farmanesh-Bocca now serves as Emeritus Director of the award-winning Not Man Apart Ensemble, which... See full bio »

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I Did Not Forget You Major Abraham Vance
Shameless Akram
The Brave Hossein Larijani
Fallen Producer


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 2019 #3 Normandy Lane (Short)
Lt. Col. Coleman
 2019 13 Reasons Why (TV Series)
 2018 Duder (Short)
 2017-2018 The Brave (TV Series)
Hossein Larijani
- Desperate Measures (2018) ... Hossein Larijani
- Desperate Times (2017) ... Hossein Larijani
 2017 Shameless (TV Series)
- Occupy Fiona (2017) ... Akram
 2017 Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (TV Series)
Captain Basir Rifai
- Blowback (2017) ... Captain Basir Rifai
 2016 American Horror Story (TV Series)
- Chapter 1 (2016) ... Doctor
 2015 I Did Not Forget You (Short)
Major Abraham Vance
 2015 Stanistan (TV Movie)
Abdullah Hasami
 2014/II Innocent (Short)
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  13 Reasons Why (TV Series) (acting coach - 8 episodes, 2020) (choreographer - 1 episode, 2020)
- College Interview (2020) ... (acting coach)
- Valentine's Day (2020) ... (acting coach) / (choreographer)
- Thursday (2020) ... (acting coach)
- House Party (2020) ... (acting coach)
- Acceptance/Rejection (2020) ... (acting coach)
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 2015 I Did Not Forget You (Short) (attached)
 2012 An Engagement (Short)
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 2019 #3 Normandy Lane (Short)
 2015 I Did Not Forget You (Short)
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 2019 #3 Normandy Lane (Short) (producer)
 2017/III Fallen (Documentary) (producer)
 2014/II Innocent (Short) (producer)
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 2017 Stage 5 (TV Series)
- July 2016 (2017) ... Self

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The Short Film 'An Engagement' directed by John Farmanesh-Bocca is an Official Selection at the Malibu International Film Festival, Carmel Art & Film Festival, Philadelphia International Film Festival and The Burbank International Film Festival. See more »

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