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Faran Tahir

Highest Rated:   94% Iron Man (2008)
Lowest Rated:   10% Jinn (2014)
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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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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
40% Honeyglue
  • Doctor Konig
2016
No Score Yet Flight World War II
  • William Strong
2015
38% Mr. Jones
  • The Anthropologist
2014
10% Jinn
  • Ali Amin
2014
90% Torn
  • Ali
2013
49% Escape Plan
  • Javed
2013
67% Elysium
  • President Patel
2013
94% Iron Man
  • Raza
2008
82% Charlie Wilson's War
  • Brigadier Rashid
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
97% Supergirl
2015
  • The Commander
No Score Yet Alias
2001-2006
  • Moktar
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Mr. Khan
Monk
2002-2009
  • Museum Official
35% Backstrom
2015
  • Dr. Alan Kobrine
No Score Yet Blue Bloods
2010
  • El Haq
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
  • Lucky Morah
71% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Isaac
92% Supernatural
2005
  • Osiris
89% Lost
2004-2010
  • Ishmael Bakir
No Score Yet Private Practice
2007-2013
  • Charles
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Anil Patel
81% Once Upon a Time
2011
  • Captain Nemo
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
  • Hassad Al-Jahiri
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
  • Tivon Askari
95% Elementary
2012
  • Ramses Mattoo
86% Burn Notice
2007-2013
  • Ahmed
87% 24
2001-2014
  • Greeter
84% The Blacklist
2013
  • Ruslan Denisov
96% American Crime
2015
  • Rhys Bashir

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