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Navid Negahban

Navid Negahban was born and raised in Mashhad, Iran. His passion for acting led him to Germany, where he spent eight years honing his theatrical skills prior to arriving in the US. Navid has been building a strong resume ever since, playing a broad range of intriguing characters for film, theatre, and television. Navid has a powerful leading role in the stunning dramatic feature The Stoning of Soraya M., and significant supporting roles in Brothers with Tobey Maguire, directed by Jim Sheridan, Powder Blue with Jessica Biel and Forest Whitaker, and Charlie Wilson's War opposite Tom Hanks, directed by Mike Nichols. On TV, Navid had a recurring role on the eighth and final season of 24, and guest appearances include Lost, CSI: Miami, Law & Order, Covert Affairs, and NCIS: Los Angeles. Navid recently (2011) appeared as Dr. Robert Stadler in Atlas Shrugged Part 1. He also shot The Power of Few in New Orleans with Christopher Walken and Christian Slater. Navid is currently (2011/2012) playing the chilling Abu Nazir on Showtime's Homeland, with Damian Lewis and Claire Danes. Credit:  J. Bass 

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Jun 2, 1968 In Mashhad, Iran
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Scene of the Crime 1970-11-29
Latest Project:
Movie Dark Corners 2021-02-05
Known For
Poster of Dark Corners
Poster of In Full Bloom
Poster of 12 Strong
Poster of American Sniper
Movie Dark Corners Karim 2021-02-05
Series Tehran Masoud Tabrizi 2020-06-22
Movie Aladdin The Sultan 2019-05-22
Movie In Full Bloom The Shepherd (voice) 2019-06-19
Movie 12 Strong General Dostum 2018-01-16
Movie Damascus Cover Sarraj 2018-07-20
Series God Friended Me Hassan 2018-09-30
Movie Saat des Terrors Kashif Baqri 2018-11-21
Movie Brain on Fire Dr. Najjar 2017-02-22
Series Legion Amahl Farouk / Shadow King 2017-02-08
Movie Sand Castle Kadeer 2017-04-21
Movie Price for Freedom Victor Daniels 2017-07-07
Movie Carving a Life Dr. Kasem 2017-10-13
Movie American Assassin Minister Behurz 2017-09-14
Series Castlevania Sala (voice) 2017-07-07
Movie Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero Mohammad Mohammad-Mohammadi 2016-03-13
Movie Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming Mehran 2016-06-13
Series The Team Said Gharbour 2015-02-22
Movie Baba Joon Itzhak 2015-09-10
Movie Day One Dr. Nasir 2015-02-27
Movie Words and Pictures Rashid 2014-05-22
Series Scorpion Agent Khara 2014-09-22
Movie American Sniper Sheikh Al-Obeidi 2014-12-11
Movie Cash for Gold Ehsan 2013-01-01
Movie The Moment Malik Jamil 2013-04-21
Movie The Power of Few Sahel 2013-02-15
Series Arrow Al Ow-Al 2012-10-10
Movie Atlas Shrugged: Part I Dr. Robert Stadler 2011-04-14
Series Homeland Abu Nazir 2011-10-02
Movie Brothers Murad 2009-01-22
Movie Stellina Blue Amir Keshavarz 2009-01-01
Movie Powder Blue Doctor Brooks 2009-05-08
Movie Liberation Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi 2009-07-26
Movie Dead Air Abir 2009-10-27
Movie Diplomacy Iranian Foreign Minister 2009-07-10
Movie The Stoning of Soraya M. Ali 2009-06-26
Movie Djinn Djinn 2008-03-06
Series The Mentalist Hassan Zarif 2008-09-23
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Refugee Camp Translator 2007-12-19
Series Moonlight Amir Fayed 2007-09-28
Movie Pretty Persuasion Mr. Azzouni 2005-01-22
Movie The Fallen Ones Ammon 2005-05-14
Series Criminal Minds Hassan Nadir 2005-09-22
Series The Closer Dr. al-Thani 2005-06-13
Series Lost Omar 2004-09-22
Series Without a Trace Nazar Rahim 2002-09-26
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Sam Farhidi 1999-09-20
Series Scene of the Crime Harun 1970-11-29