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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 BOX OFFICE YEAR
36% Honeyglue
  • Doctor Konig
2016
No Score Yet Flight World War II
  • William Strong
2015
38% Mr. Jones
  • The Anthropologist
2014
10% Jinn
  • Ali Amin
$0.2M 2014
90% Torn
  • Ali
$5.4k 2013
49% Escape Plan
  • Javed
$18.7M 2013
67% Elysium
  • President Patel
$90.8M 2013
94% 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 Prison Break
2005
  • Jamil
  • 2017
81% Once Upon a Time
2011
  • Captain Nemo
  • 2017
  • 2016
97% American Crime
2015
  • Rhys Bashir
  • 2016
No Score Yet Hawaii Five-0
2010
  • Lucky Morah
  • 2016
35% Backstrom
2015
  • Dr. Alan Kobrine
  • 2015
No Score Yet Criminal Minds
2005
  • Tivon Askari
  • 2015
97% Supergirl
2015
  • The Commander
  • 2015
85% The Blacklist
2013
  • Ruslan Denisov
  • 2015
95% Elementary
2012
  • Ramses Mattoo
  • 2014
No Score Yet Private Practice
2007-2013
  • Charles
  • 2013
89% Burn Notice
2007-2013
  • Ahmed
  • 2012
No Score Yet Blue Bloods
2010
  • El Haq
  • 2011
92% Supernatural
2005
  • Osiris
  • 2011
No Score Yet NCIS: Los Angeles
2009
  • Hassad Al-Jahiri
  • 2010
70% Grey's Anatomy
2005
  • Isaac
  • 2009
87% Lost
2004-2010
  • Ishmael Bakir
  • 2008
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Anil Patel
  • 2007
No Score Yet Monk
2002-2009
  • Museum Official
  • 2006
87% 24
2001-2014
  • Greeter
  • 2003
No Score Yet Alias
2001-2006
  • Moktar
  • 2001
No Score Yet The Practice
1997-2004
  • Dr. Shields
  • 2000
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
  • Mr. Khan
  • 1993

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