Faran Tahir

Faran Tahir

  • Highest Rated: 93% Iron Man (2008)
  • Lowest Rated: 18% Jinn (2014)
  • Birthday: Feb 16, 1963
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • In the late 1800s, his maternal great-grandparents published the first Pakistani magazine for women. Parents are actor-writer-directors. Originally considered majoring in business and economics in college, but switched to theater. For his Iron Man screen test, director Jon Favreau had him and costar Robert Downey Jr. do the same scene 10 different ways. Played the villainous Raza, who kidnapped and tortured the lead character, in Iron Man (2008). Upon reading the screenplay,he convinced the filmmakers to make the bad guys mercenaries instead of the originally scripted Muslim terrorists. Son, Javan, had a small role in Iron Man.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Escape Plan 2 (Double Feature with Escape Plan) Javed 2018
No Score Yet Mad Genius Eden 2017
36% Honeyglue Doctor Konig 2016
No Score Yet Flight World War II William Strong 2015
50% Mr. Jones The Anthropologist 2014
18% Jinn Ali Amin $0.2M 2014
90% Torn Ali $5.4K 2013
50% Escape Plan Javed $18.7M 2013
66% Elysium President Patel $90.9M 2013
93% Iron Man Raza $318.3M 2008
82% Charlie Wilson's War Brigadier Rashid $66.7M 2007
No Score Yet Ashes Actor 2007
No Score Yet Manticore Umari 2005
68% Her Own Choice Raj 2001
64% Anywhere but Here Hisham 2000
57% A Price Above Rubies Hrundi Kapoor 1998
48% Picture Perfect Sajit 1997
79% Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book Nathoo 1994

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Madam Secretary
2014
President Tarindo Nandasiri
  • 2018
89% The Magicians
2016
  • 2018
60% Prison Break
2005-2017
Jamil
  • 2017
80% Once Upon a Time
2011-2018
Captain Nemo
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
Lucky Morah
  • 2016
97% American Crime
2015-2017
Rhys Bashir
  • 2016
  • 2015
37% Backstrom
2015
Dr. Alan Kobrine
  • 2015
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
Tivon Askari
  • 2015
89% Supergirl
2015
The Commander
  • 2015
91% The Blacklist
2013
Ruslan Denisov
  • 2015
  • 2014
95% Elementary
2012
Ramses Mattoo
  • 2014
52% Private Practice
2007-2013
Charles
  • 2013
88% Burn Notice
2007-2013
Ahmed
  • 2012
No Score Yet Blue Bloods
2010
El Haq
  • 2011
88% Supernatural
2005
Osiris
  • 2011
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
Hassad Al-Jahiri
  • 2010
81% Grey's Anatomy
2005
Isaac
  • 2009
90% Lost
2004-2010
Ishmael Bakir
  • 2008
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
Anil Patel
  • 2007
90% Monk
2002-2009
Museum Official
  • 2006
86% 24
2001-2014
Greeter
  • 2003
No Score Yet Boston Public
2000-2005
Ali Mubarek
  • 2003
No Score Yet JAG
1995-2005
Saed Labdouni
  • 2003
No Score Yet The Agency
2001-2003
Jamar Akil
  • 2003
  • 2002
No Score Yet Diagnosis Murder
1993-2001
Antoine
  • 2002
89% Alias
2001-2006
Moktar
  • 2001
84% NYPD Blue
1993-2005
Isa Al-Ramai
  • 2001
No Score Yet Family Law
1999-2002
Dr. Pinder Singh
  • 2000
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
Dr. Shields
  • 2000
No Score Yet Party of Five
1994-2000
Radiologist
  • 1997
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
Mr. Khan
  • 1993

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