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Occupation
  
Actor

Years active
  
2005-present


Name
  
Omid Abtahi

Role
  
Actor

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Born
  
12 July 1979 (age 44) (
1979-07-12
)
Tehran, Iran

Alma mater
  
University High SchoolCalifornia State University Fullerton

Movies and TV shows
  
Those Who Kill, The Boys of Abu Ghraib, Argo, Over There, Ocean of Pearls

Similar People
  
Luke Moran, Navid Negahban, Hrach Titizian, James Morrison, Kerry O'Malley

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Omid Abtahi (born 12 July 1979) is an Iranian-born American actor. He is best known for his roles as Salim in Showtime's Sleeper Cell and that of Homes in the final installment of the Hunger Games film series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.

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Early life and education

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Abtahi was born in Tehran, Iran. At the age of 5 he moved to Paris with his family and later they moved to the United States, finally moving to Irvine, Orange County, California when he was 10.

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Abtahi graduated from University High School in Irvine and attended the California State University, Fullerton. He began studying advertising then he picked up a second major in theater and graduated in 2002.

Career

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Before acting on television, Abtahi performed on stage in many theatrical productions including Fraulein Else at the Berkeley Repertory, McCarter Theatre and Longwarf Theatre; Adoration of the Old Woman at the Sundance Theatre Lab and Your Everyday Typical Romantic Comedy at the Kennedy Centre. He has also guest starred on the television series JAG, Judging Amy and 24. He played Justin Yates in Ghost Whisperer.

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After arriving in Los Angeles, Omid was a series regular on FX's Over There and Showtime's Sleeper Cell. While preparing for the role of Pvt. Tariq Nassiri on the television series Over There, Abtahi learned how to speak French fluently.

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Abtahi made his New York stage debut in Urge for Going by Mona Mansour. The actor is also the voice of Farid in Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and of Sergeant John Lugo in Spec Ops: The Line.

Filmography

Actor
2023
City on Fire (TV Series) as
Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- In the Dark (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- The Demon Brother (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- Annus Horribilis (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- Brass Tactics (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- Land of a Thousand Dances (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- The Family Business (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- Scenes from Private Life (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
- We Have Met the Enemy, and He is Us (2023) - Detective Ali 'Al' Parsa
2023
Diablo IV (Video Game) as
Additional Voices (voice)
2023
Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur (TV Series) as
Ahmed
- Like Mother, Like Moon Girl (2023) - Ahmed (voice)
- Run the Rink (2023) - Ahmed (voice)
- The Borough Bully (2023) - Ahmed (voice)
- Moon Girl Landing (2023) - Ahmed (voice)
2019
The Mandalorian (TV Series) as
Dr. Penn Pershing
- Chapter 19: The Convert (2023) - Dr. Penn Pershing
- Chapter 16: The Rescue (2020) - Dr. Penn Pershing
- Chapter 12: The Siege (2020) - Dr. Penn Pershing
- Chapter 3: The Sin (2019) - Dr. Penn Pershing
- Chapter 1: The Mandalorian (2019) - Dr. Penn Pershing
2022
Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight (TV Series) as
Alfie
- Epic Lunar New Year (2023) - Alfie (voice)
- The Mad Scientist (2023) - Alfie (voice)
- The Knight's Fall Part 2 (2022) - Alfie (voice)
- The Lost City (2022) - Alfie (voice)
2021
Fear the Walking Dead (TV Series) as
Howard
- Sonny Boy (2022) - Howard
- Mourning Cloak (2022) - Howard
- The Portrait (2021) - Howard
- Till Death (2021) - Howard
- Breathe with Me (2021) - Howard
- Six Hours (2021) - Howard
- The Beacon (2021) - Howard
- The Beginning (2021) - Howard
2021
The Lost Symbol (TV Series)
- As Above, So Below (2021)
2021
The Artful Escape (Video Game) as
Talish / Hyperionite 3 (voice)
2021
Justice Society: World War II as
Hawkman (voice)
2017
American Gods (TV Series) as
Salim
- Tears of the Wrath-Bearing Tree (2021) - Salim (credit only)
- The Lake Effect (2021) - Salim (credit only)
- The Rapture of Burning (2021) - Salim
- Fire and Ice (2021) - Salim
- Conscience of the King (2021) - Salim
- Sister Rising (2021) - Salim
- The Unseen (2021) - Salim (credit only)
- Ashes and Demons (2021) - Salim (credit only)
- Serious Moonlight (2021) - Salim
- A Winter's Tale (2021) - Salim (credit only)
- Moon Shadow (2019) - Salim
- Treasure of the Sun (2019) - Salim
- Donar the Great (2019) - Salim (credit only)
- The Ways of the Dead (2019) - Salim
- The Greatest Story Ever Told (2019) - Salim (credit only)
- Muninn (2019) - Salim
- The Beguiling Man (2019) - Salim
- House on the Rock (2019) - Salim
- A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (2017) - Salim
- A Murder of Gods (2017) - Salim
- Head Full of Snow (2017) - Salim
2020
Fast & Furious Spy Racers (TV Series) as
Sandocal
- The Hunt (2020) - Sandocal (voice)
- The Empty Well (2020) - Sandocal (voice)
- The Dead End (2020) - Sandocal (voice)
2020
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands (Video Game)(voice)
2020
Disintegration (Video Game) as
Ox-eye / Outlaw / Redshirt (voice)
2019
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Video Game) as
Additional Voice (voice)
2019
DuckTales (TV Series) as
D'jinn
- Moonvasion! (2019) - D'jinn (voice)
- Treasure of the Found Lamp! (2019) - D'jinn (voice)
2019
Rage 2 (Video Game) as
Miscellaneous Voices (voice)
2019
Days Gone (Video Game) as
Additional Voices (voice)
2019
Love, Death & Robots (TV Series short) as
Wes
- Sonnie's Edge (2019) - Wes (voice)
2019
Metro Exodus (Video Game) as
Cannibal / Child of the Forest (voice)
2018
Goliath 22 (Short) as
Omar
2018
We Bare Bears (TV Series) as
Additional Voices
- The Limo (2018) - Additional Voices (voice)
2018
Thief of Thieves (Video Game) as
Corbin 'Chip' Tavistock (voice)
2018
The Crossing (TV Series) as
Jake
- These Are the Names (2018) - Jake
- Ten Years Gone (2018) - Jake
2017
Shameless (TV Series) as
Sameer
- Frank's Northern Shuttle Express (2017) - Sameer
2017
Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) as
Naser Salaam
- He ke'u na ka 'alae a Hina (2017) - Naser Salaam
2017
Madam Secretary (TV Series) as
Deputy Minister Amin Hamadani
- The Beautiful Game (2017) - Deputy Minister Amin Hamadani
2016
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Video Game) as
Victor 'Gator' Diallo (voice)
2016
Titanfall 2 (Video Game) as
Militia Captain (voice)
2016
Mafia III (Video Game) as
Additional Voices (voice)
2016
World of Warcraft: Legion (Video Game)(voice)
2016
Window Horses as
Ramin (voice)
2016
Damien (TV Series) as
Amani Golkar
- Ave Satani (2016) - Amani Golkar
- The Devil You Know (2016) - Amani Golkar
- Here Is Wisdom (2016) - Amani Golkar
- Abattoir (2016) - Amani Golkar
- Temptress (2016) - Amani Golkar
- Seven Curses (2016) - Amani Golkar
- The Number of a Man (2016) - Amani Golkar
- The Deliverer (2016) - Amani Golkar
- Second Death (2016) - Amani Golkar
- The Beast Rises (2016) - Amani Golkar
2016
1979 Revolution: Black Friday (Video Game) as
Babak Azadi (voice)
2016
StarCraft II: Nova Covert Ops (Video Game) as
Additional Voices (voice)
2015
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (Video Game) as
Additional Voices (voice)
2015
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 as
Homes
2015
Better Call Saul (TV Series) as
Detective Abbasi
- Bingo (2015) - Detective Abbasi
- Five-O (2015) - Detective Abbasi
- Alpine Shepherd Boy (2015) - Detective Abbasi
2015
The Blacklist (TV Series) as
Khan
- Luther Braxton (No. 21) (2015) - Khan
2014
State of Affairs (TV Series) as
Rayst Kamal
- Masquerade (2014) - Rayst Kamal
2014
Legends (TV Series) as
Bashir Al-Kanazer
- Wilderness of Mirrors (2014) - Bashir Al-Kanazer
- Iconoclast (2014) - Bashir Al-Kanazer
2014
Those Who Kill (TV Series) as
Jerry Molbeck
- Surrender (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Untethered (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Insomnia (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- A Safe Place (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Always After (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Souvenirs (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Sunday (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Rocking the Boat (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- The Way Home (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
- Pilot (2014) - Jerry Molbeck
2014
Boys of Abu Ghraib as
Ghazi Hammoud
2013
Castle (TV Series) as
Rasheed Waqas
- Dreamworld (2013) - Rasheed Waqas
2013
Revolution (TV Series) as
Captain Riley
- The Dark Tower (2013) - Captain Riley
- Children of Men (2013) - Captain Riley
2013
NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) as
Ari Sayed
- Red: Part Two (2013) - Ari Sayed
- Red: Part One (2013) - Ari Sayed
2013
Archer (TV Series)
- Un Chien Tangerine (2013) - (voice)
2012
Family Guy (TV Series) as
Mahmoud / Faisal
- Turban Cowboy (2013) - Mahmoud (voice)
- Leggo My Meg-O (2012) - Faisal (voice)
2010
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV Series) as
Amis / Mandalorian Super Commando / Cadet Amis
- The Lawless (2013) - Amis / Mandalorian Super Commando (voice)
- The Academy (2010) - Cadet Amis (voice)
2012
Last Resort (TV Series) as
Nigel
- Damn the Torpedoes (2013) - Nigel
- Another Fine Navy Day (2012) - Nigel
- Skeleton Crew (2012) - Nigel
- Blue on Blue (2012) - Nigel
- Captain (2012) - Nigel
2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Video Game) as
Farid / Mujahideen Soldier (voice)
2012
Argo as
Reza Borhani
2012
Covert Affairs (TV Series) as
Sayid Al-Muqri
- Hello Stranger (2012) - Sayid Al-Muqri
2012
Spec Ops: The Line (Video Game) as
SSgt. John Lugo (voice)
2012
Diablo III (Video Game) as
Additional Voices (voice)
2012
Unit 13 (Video Game) as
Informant 1 (voice)
2012
The Good Wife (TV Series) as
Samir
- Live from Damascus (2012) - Samir
2011
The Perfect Meal (Short) as
Social Worker (voice)
2011
Hide (TV Movie) as
Neil
2011
Homeland (TV Series) as
Raqim Faisel
- The Good Soldier (2011) - Raqim Faisel
- Semper I (2011) - Raqim Faisel
- Clean Skin (2011) - Raqim Faisel
2011
Fringe (TV Series) as
Simon Phillips
- Concentrate and Ask Again (2011) - Simon Phillips
2010
An Idle Dream (Short) as
Pascal
2010
Pleading Guilty (TV Movie) as
Jonathan Ziven
2010
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) as
Aasif
- Something's Gotta Give (2010) - Aasif
2010
The Mentalist (TV Series) as
Markham Shankar
- Red Hot (2010) - Markham Shankar
2010
Nikita (TV Series) as
Amir Komera
- Resistance (2010) - Amir Komera
2010
The Event (TV Series) as
William
- Protect Them from the Truth (2010) - William
- I Haven't Told You Everything (2010) - William
2009
Three Rivers (TV Series) as
Dr. Yousef Khouri
- Status 1A (2010) - Dr. Yousef Khouri
- The Kindness of Strangers (2009) - Dr. Yousef Khouri
2010
Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back (Video) as
Dr. Jagu / Reporter #2 (voice)
2009
Flashforward (TV Series) as
Ed Fiore
- Revelation Zero: Part 1 (2010) - Ed Fiore
- Gimme Some Truth (2009) - Ed Fiore
2009
Can Openers (TV Movie) as
Ali
2009
Not Necessary (Short) as
Larry Dallas
2009
Brothers as
Yusuf
2009
Stars (Short) as
The Pimp
2009
NCIS (TV Series) as
Saleem Ulman
- Truth or Consequences (2009) - Saleem Ulman
- Aliyah (2009) - Saleem Ulman
2009
Diplomacy (Short) as
American Interpreter
2005
24 (TV Series) as
Jibraan Al-Zarian / Safa
- Day 7: 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2009) - Jibraan Al-Zarian
- Day 7: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2009) - Jibraan Al-Zarian
- Day 7: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2009) - Jibraan Al-Zarian
- Day 4: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (2005) - Safa
2009
Bones (TV Series) as
Hal Shirazi
- The Bones That Foam (2009) - Hal Shirazi
2008
My Own Worst Enemy (TV Series) as
Tony Nazari
- Henry and the Terrible- Day (2008) - Tony Nazari
- Love in All the Wrong Places (2008) - Tony Nazari
- Down Rio Way (2008) - Tony Nazari
- High Crimes and Turducken (2008) - Tony Nazari
- The Night Train to Moscow (2008) - Tony Nazari
- That Is Not My Son (2008) - Tony Nazari
- Hello, Henry (2008) - Tony Nazari
- The Hummingbird (2008) - Tony Nazari
- Breakdown (2008) - Tony Nazari
2008
Eli Stone (TV Series) as
Amir Khan
- Should I Stay or Should I Go? (2008) - Amir Khan
2008
Space Chimps as
Dr. Jagu (voice)
2007
Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) as
Justin Yates
- The Gravesitter (2008) - Justin Yates
- Slam (2008) - Justin Yates
- The Underneath (2007) - Justin Yates
2008
The Last Lullaby as
Van
2008
Ocean of Pearls as
Amrit Singh
2008
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh as
Mohammed
2008
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series) as
Sumner
- Gnothi Seauton (2008) - Sumner
2007
The Unit (TV Series) as
The Boss
- Play 16 (2007) - The Boss
2007
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) as
Chandru 'Dru' Kambhatla
- The Good, the Bad and the Dominatrix (2007) - Chandru 'Dru' Kambhatla
2006
Sleeper Cell (TV Series) as
Salim
- School (2006) - Salim
- Fitna (2006) - Salim
- Home (2006) - Salim
- Faith (2006) - Salim
- Torture (2006) - Salim
- Salesman (2006) - Salim
- Al-Baqara (2006) - Salim
2006
Running with Scissors as
Restaurant Manager
2006
Heroes (TV Series) as
Amid Halebi
- Unaired Premiere Episode (2006) - Amid Halebi
2005
Over There (TV Series) as
Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Follow the Money (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Weapons of Mass Destruction (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Orphans (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Suicide Rain (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Spoils of War (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Situation Normal (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Mission Accomplished (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Bleeding (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Embedded (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- The Prisoner (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- I Want My Toilets (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
- Roadblock Duty (2005) - Pfc. Tariq Nassiri
2005
Judging Amy (TV Series) as
Reza Ajami
- The New Normal (2005) - Reza Ajami
2005
JAG (TV Series) as
Wahid
- Heart of Darkness (2005) - Wahid
Casting Department
2003
Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (casting assistant - 1 episode)
- American Made (2003) - (casting assistant)
Thanks
2014
Desert Dancer (special thanks)
Self
2022
Kapow! (TV Series) as
Self
- Omid Abtahi Interview (2022) - Self
2020
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Directing (2020) - Self (uncredited)
2019
Red Carpet Report (TV Series short) as
Self
- Rise of Skywalker Premiere (2019) - Self
- American Gods S2 Premiere (2019) - Self
2016
Dish it Out! (TV Series) as
Self - Guest
- Omid, Oh-My, Oh Lamb! (2016) - Self - Guest
2015
The Hunger Games: The Phenomenon (TV Short documentary) as
Self
Archive Footage
2011
NCIS (TV Series) as
Saleem Ulman
- Scope (2016) - Saleem Ulman (uncredited)
- A Man Walks Into a Bar- (2011) - Saleem Ulman

References

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