Faran Tahir (Artist)

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Faran Haroon Tahir was born on February 16, 1964. He was born in Los Angles, California. He is a hollywood film and television actor. He graduated in B.A theatre from the University of California, Berkley.[1] Faran Haroon Tahir was born on February 16, 1964  He is a Pakistani-American actor who appears in American television series and films. He is the son of veteran Pakistani actor Naeem Tahir. He is best known for his roles as Raza in IRON MAN and Captain Robau in STAR TREK.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Faran Haroon Tahir

  • Native Name:

    Faran Tahir

  • In Urdu:

    فاران طاہر

  • Famous As:

    Actor

  • Nationality:

    Pakistani-American

  • Residence:

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.

  • Education:

    University of California & Harvard University

  • Religion:

    Islam

  • Profession:

    Actor

  • Height:

    5.9 inches

  • Zodiac:

    Aquarius

  • Twitter Account:

    https://twitter.com/farantahir123

  • Born
  • Date:

    16 February 1964

  • Place:

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.

  • Family
  • Ethnicity:

    Pakistani-American

  • Spouse:

    Marie Tahir

  • Children:

    Lena Tahir — Daughter & Javan Tahir — Son

  • Parents:

    Yasmeen Tahir — Mother & Naeem Tahir — Father

  • Siblings :

    Ali Tahir — Brother

  • Career
  • Occupation(s):

    Actor

  • Years active :

    1994–present

  • Hit Films:

    Iron Man & Star Trek & Jinn & Flight World War II & Honeyglue

  • Hit Dramas:

    The Blacklist & Satisfaction & Once Upon a Time & 12 Monkeys

About

Faran Tahir has great personality
Faran Tahir has great personality

Mini Bio

Faran Tahir has a good Body
Faran Tahir has a good Body
Faran Haroon Tahir was born in Los Angeles, California while his parents were studying acting and directing at UCLA Theatre Department. He comes from a theatre family well-known in Pakistan and India. Both his parents are actors, directors and writers in Pakistan. Faran moved back to Los Angeles, California in 1980, when he was 17 years old. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his graduate degree from the Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University. He has been nominated and has won many awards for his work in theatre and film.[2] Faran Haroon Tahir was born in Los Angeles, California

Early Career

Nice picture of Faran Tahir
Nice picture of Faran Tahir
He started off in theatre and then moved on to film and television therefore I would not call one specific moment as the turning point. It has been a gradual expansion into different mediums and he have appreciated every step of my journey because it gave me the chance to learn a lot.It was probably after one of his first stage plays. To this day, it is a humbling feeling. Espe-cially for someone to take time out of their day to say a kind word.It’s funny but when you are working together all that does not matter. Everyone is so focused on trying to give all they have to the project. Of course he feel blessed to be a part of the Hol-lywood fraternity and his experience has been a positive one. Everyone he have met and worked with in Hollywood has been talented and he have found good in all.[3] He started off in theatre and then moved on to film

Hollywood Career

Faran Tahir is Pakistani-American
Faran Tahir is Pakistani-American
He made his film debut playing Nathoo in the Disney's 1994 live-action version of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. He has since appeared in such films as Picture Perfect (1997), Anywhere But Here (1999) and Charlie Wilson's War (2007). He also played the male lead in the 1999 independent film ABCD. In 2008, Tahir played the role of the villain Raza in the Marvel Comics-based Iron Man. He played Starfleet Captain Richard Robau in the 2009 film Star Trek. In 2013, Tahir played President Patel in the science-fiction film Elysium. [4] He made his film debut playing Nathoo in the Disney's

Television Career

Faran Tahir also worked in television
Faran Tahir also worked in television
Tahir has guest starred on many television series, including Alias, The Practice, Family Law, The Agency, NYPD Blue, Lost, 7th Heaven, The West Wing, Walker, Texas Ranger, The D.A., 24, Monk, Justice, Cold Case, Chuck, Hawaii Five-0 and Warehouse 13. He also co-starred with Robert Beltran and Chase Masterson in the 2005 Sci-Fi Channel original movie Manticore. He also starred in the medical drama series Grey's Anatomy as Isaac and appeared on the CW series Supernatural as the Egyptian god Osiris in the seventh season's episode "Defending Your Life". Tahir starred in the ghost horror film Jinn. The role of Frank, Cliff Barnes' right-hand man in the reboot of Dallas. In 2015 Tahir appeared in a recurring role as the Commander on Supergirl.[5] Tahir has guest starred on many television series

Interesting Facts

Mind blowing acting by Faran Tahir
Mind blowing acting by Faran Tahir
  • 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.

Filmography

Faran Tahir in a hollywood movie
Faran Tahir in a hollywood movie
Faran Tahir on media talk
Faran Tahir on media talk
 Years FilmsRole 
 1994  The Jungle Book  Nathoo
 1997  Picture Perfect  Sajit
 1998  ABCD  Raj
 2005  Manticore  Umari
 2008  Iron Man  Raza
 2009  Star Trek  Captain Robau
 2010  Ashes  Kartik
 2014  Jinn  Ali
 2015  Flight World War II  William Strong
 2016  Honeyglue  Doctor Konig

Television

A Photo shoot by Faran Tahir
A Photo shoot by Faran Tahir
 
Years Title Role  
 1989  Midnight Caller  Desk Clerk
 1993  Law & Order  Mr. Khan
 1994 New York Undercover  Dr. Venegas
 1995 New York News  Neilson
 1997 Party of Five  Radiologist
 1999 The Pretender  Anesthesiologist
 2000  The Practice  Dr. Michael Shields
 2016 American Crime  Rhys Bashir
 2016-17 Once Upon a Time  Captain Nemo
 2017–Present  Prison Break: Resurrection  Jamil
 2017–Present  12 Monkeys  
 2015  The Blacklist  Mallick

Video Games

Mission Five by Faran Tahir
Mission Five by Faran Tahir
 Years  Title  Role Notes
 2015 Call of Duty: Black Ops III  General Abasi Hakim  Face and Motion Capture


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