Navid Negahban

Navid Negahban


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 02-06-1968
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Mashhad, Iran
  • Also Known As:

    نوید نگهبان

  • Popularity: 1.22
  • Homepage: N/A


Navid Negahban was born and raised in Mashhad, Iran. His passion for acting led him to Germany, where he spent eight years honing his theatrical skills prior to arriving in the US. Navid has been building a strong resume ever since, playing a broad range of intriguing characters for film, theatre, and television. Navid has a powerful leading role in the stunning dramatic feature The Stoning of Soraya M., and significant supporting roles in Brothers with Tobey Maguire, directed by Jim Sheridan, Powder Blue with Jessica Biel and Forest Whitaker, and Charlie Wilson's War opposite Tom Hanks, directed by Mike Nichols. On TV, Navid had a recurring role on the eighth and final season of 24, and guest appearances include Lost, CSI: Miami, Law & Order, Covert Affairs, and NCIS: Los Angeles. Navid recently (2011) appeared as Dr. Robert Stadler in Atlas Shrugged Part 1. He also shot The Power of Few in New Orleans with Christopher Walken and Christian Slater. Navid is currently (2011/2012) playing the chilling Abu Nazir on Showtime's Homeland, with Damian Lewis and Claire Danes. Credit:  J. Bass 




Year Movie Character
2015 Baba Joon as Itzhak
2017 Price for Freedom as Victor Daniels
2009 Dead Air as Abir
2013 Cash for Gold as Ehsan
2008 Djinn as Djinn
2019 London Arabia as Mo
2009 The Stoning of Soraya M. as Ali
2005 The Fallen Ones as Ammon
2009 Liberation as Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
2009 Diplomacy as Iranian Foreign Minister
2018 12 Strong as General Dostum
2018 Saat des Terrors as Kashif Baqri
2019 Aladdin as The Sultan
2021 Dark Corners as Karim
2013 The Moment as Malik Jamil
2014 Words and Pictures as Rashid
2018 Damascus Cover as Sarraj
2009 Stellina Blue as Amir Keshavarz
2017 Carving a Life as Dr. Kasem
2016 Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming as Mehran
2017 American Assassin as Minister Behurz
2016 Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero as Mohammad Mohammad-Mohammadi
2009 Powder Blue as Doctor Brooks
2011 Atlas Shrugged: Part I as Dr. Robert Stadler
2017 Sand Castle as Kadeer
2017 Brain on Fire as Dr. Najjar
2009 Brothers as Murad
2019 In Full Bloom as The Shepherd (voice)
2015 Day One as Dr. Nasir
2007 Charlie Wilson's War as Refugee Camp Translator
2013 The Power of Few as Sahel
2005 Pretty Persuasion as Mr. Azzouni
2014 American Sniper as Sheikh Al-Obeidi
2019 London Arabia
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2011 Homeland (19 episode) as Abu Nazir
2005 Criminal Minds (1 episode) as Hassan Nadir
2014 Scorpion (1 episode) as Agent Khara
2008 The Mentalist (1 episode) as Hassan Zarif
1970 Scene of the Crime (1 episode) as Harun
2007 Moonlight (1 episode) as Amir Fayed
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1 episode) as Sam Farhidi
2015 The Team (8 episode) as Said Gharbour
2018 God Friended Me (1 episode) as Hasan
2018 God Friended Me (1 episode) as Hassan
2017 Legion (19 episode) as Amahl Farouk / Shadow King
2017 Castlevania (10 episode) as Sala (voice)
2012 Arrow (1 episode) as Al Ow-Al
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode) as Nazar Rahim
2020 Tehran (8 episode) as Masoud Tabrizi
2005 The Closer (1 episode) as Dr. al-Thani (credit only)
2005 The Closer (1 episode) as Dr. al-Thani
2004 Lost (1 episode) as Omar
1990 Law & Order (1 episode) as Imam Ibrahim

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