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Deran Sarafian

Occupation  Director, actor
Name  Deran Sarafian

Role  Actor
Spouse  Laurie Fortier (m. 2000)
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Born  January 17, 1958 (age 57) (1958-01-17) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Parents  Richard C. Sarafian, Helen Joan Altman
Siblings  Tedi Sarafian, Richard Sarafian, Jr., Catherine Sarafian, Damon B. Sarafian
Cousins  Mike Altman, Robert Reed Altman, Stephen Altman, Christine Altman, Matthew R. Altman
Movies  Death Warrant, Terminal Velocity, Gunmen, Zombi 3, Roadflower
Similar People  Hugh Laurie, David Shore, Peter Blake, Lawrence Kaplow, Richard C Sarafian

Deran Sarafian (born January 17, 1958) is an American film and television director and former actor. He directed Death Warrant, Gunmen, and Terminal Velocity.


Life and career

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Sarafian is the son of film director Richard C. Sarafian and the brother of Tedi Sarafian, Richard Sarafian, Jr. and Damon B. Sarafian. Sarafian is also the nephew of director Robert Altman. He is married to actress Laurie Fortier, with whom he has two children.

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Sarafian began working as an actor in Italian genre cinema, starring in the Bruno Mattei-directed horror film Zombi 3. After directing a number of low-budget B-movies, Sarafian entered into the mainstream by directing the Jean-Claude Van Damme action film Death Warrant. As a film director he has worked primarily in the action and thriller genres.

Sarafian has directed several episodes of the FOX series House and was made a co-executive producer of the series for the 2007 and 2008 season. He has also directed installments of: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Cold Case, The District, Without a Trace, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nash Bridges, Fringe, The Cape and Nikita.


  • The Falling (1985)
  • Interzone (1987)
  • To Die For (1989)
  • Death Warrant (1990)
  • Back in the USSR (1992)
  • Gunmen (1994)
  • The Road Killers (1994)
  • Terminal Velocity (1994)
  • Road Rage (1999) – Television film
  • Trapped (2001) – Television
  • House MD (2004) – Television
  • Lost (2006) – Television
  • Fringe (2010) – Television
  • The Cape (2011) – Television
  • Nikita (2012) – Television
  • Hemlock Grove (2013) – Television
  • The Strain (2014) – Television
  • Dominion (2015) – Television
  • Game of Silence (2015) – Television
  • Rosewood (2016) – Television
  • Acting

  • 10 to Midnight (1983) as Dale Anders
  • Interzone (1987)
  • Zombi 3 (1988) as Ken
  • Gunmen (1994) as the Bishop
  • Creatures from the Abyss (1994) as Professor Clark
  • References

    Deran Sarafian Wikipedia

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