Navid Negahban



Place of birth:

Mashhad, Iran:


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 

Film Credits

In Full Bloom (2019)
as The Shepherd (voice)
Aladdin (2019)
as The Sultan
Saat des Terrors (2018)
as Kashif Baqri
Damascus Cover (2018)
as Sarraj
12 Strong (2018)
as General Dostum
Carving a Life (2017)
as Dr. Kasem
American Assassin (2017)
as Minister Behurz
Sand Castle (2017)
as Kadeer
Brain on Fire (2017)
as Dr. Najjar
Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming (2016)
as Mehran
Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero (2016)
as Mohammad Mohammad-Mohammadi
Baba Joon (2015)
as Itzhak
Day One (2015)
as Dr. Nasir
American Sniper (2014)
as Sheikh Al-Obeidi
Words and Pictures (2013)
as Rashid
The Moment (2013)
as Malik Jamil
Cash for Gold (2013)
as Ehsan
Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
as Dr. Robert Stadler
Dead Air (2009)
as Abir
Liberation (2009)
as Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi
Diplomacy (2009)
as Iranian Foreign Minister
The Stoning of Soraya M. (2009)
as Ali
Powder Blue (2009)
as Doctor Brooks
Brothers (2009)
as Murad
Stellina Blue (2009)
as Amir Keshavarz
Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
as Refugee Camp Translator
The Fallen Ones (2005)
as Ammon
Pretty Persuasion (2005)
as Mr. Azzouni
Cry Me A River ()
as Karim