Faran Tahir

Faran Tahir

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name = Faran Tahir



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birthname = Faran Tahir
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birthplace = Los Angeles, California, United States
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Faran Tahir (born February 16, 1963) is a Pakistani-American film and television actor.

Tahir was born in Los Angeles, California, where his parents had been studying acting and directing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Growing up in Pakistan, Tahir returned to Los Angeles in 1980. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a BA in Theatre before acquiring a graduate degree from Harvard University's Institute for Advanced Theatre Training.

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, featuring John Carroll Lynch and Stephanie Niznik), and "Charlie Wilson's War" (2007, featuring Cyia Batten and Rachel Nichols). He also played the male lead in the 1999 independent film "ABCD".

Tahir first worked with director/producer J. J. Abrams and writers/executive producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman in the fourth episode of the Abrams-created spy series "Alias". Tahir has guest starred on many other television series, including "The Practice", "Family Law", "The Agency", "NYPD Blue", "Lost", "7th Heaven", "The West Wing", "JAG", "Judging Amy", "The D.A." and "Cold Case".

Tahir appeared in two episodes of the hit FOX series "24", as well the prequel episode to the show's fourth season. Tahir has more recently appeared on such shows as "Monk" and "Justice". He also co-starred with Robert Beltran and Chase Masterson in the 2005 Sci-Fi Channel original movie "Manticore".

In 2008, Tahir plays the role of a villain in the Marvel Comics-based "Iron Man". Jon Braver was Tahir's stunt double in this film. He will be playing a Federation captain named "Robau" in "Star Trek" in 2009. His character is reportedly "a meaty role and 'heroic' with some action scenes."Fact|date=June 2008

As of 2008, he lives in San Diego, California.

He has one daughter, Lena.

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