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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
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Return of the Antelope 1986-01-19
Latest Project:
Movie Operation: 12 Strong 2018-01-18
Known For
Poster of Homeland
Poster of Dead Air
Poster of The Stoning of Soraya M.
Poster of The Fallen Ones
Movie Operation: 12 Strong General Dostum 2018-01-18
Movie Brain on Fire Dr. Najjar 2017-02-22
Movie Damascus Cover Sarraj 2017-01-28
Movie Sand Castle Kadeer 2017-04-21
Movie American Assassin Minister Behurz 2017-09-14
Movie Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming Mehran 2016-06-13
Movie Day One Dr. Nasir 2015-04-16
Movie Baba Joon Itzhak 2015-09-10
Movie American Sniper Sheikh Al-Obeidi 2014-12-11
Movie The Moment Malik Jamil 2013-04-21
Movie Words & Pictures Rashid 2013-09-06
Series Homeland Abu Nazir 2011-10-02
Movie Die Atlas Trilogie: Teil 1 - Wer ist John Galt? Dr. Robert Stadler 2011-04-14
Movie Brothers Murad 2009-01-27
Movie Stellina Blue Amir Keshavarz 2009-01-01
Movie Dead Air Abir 2009-10-27
Movie The Stoning of Soraya M. Ali 2008-09-07
Series The Mentalist Hassan Zarif 2008-09-23
Movie The Fallen Ones Ammon 2005-05-14
Series The Return of the Antelope Doctor Brooks 1986-01-19