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Erick Avari

Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic The Beast of War (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate (1994), Independence Day (1996), The Mummy (1999) andPlanet of the Apes (2001). His comedic skills have landed him starring roles in the Adam Sandler remake Mr. Deeds (2002), The Concierge (1993) and Woody Allen's only television film Don't Drink the Water (1994) (TV). He is also featured in Revelation (2002),The Glass House (2001) and has a starring role in Michael Meredith's Three Days of Rain(2002) and Dancing in Twilight (2005). His long theatrical background has garnered him critical acclaim for several roles at the Joseph PappPublic Theatre in New York City, including his portrayal of Vasquez in "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" and the Broadway hit, "The King and I". Avari has had the pleasure of performing in some of the most prestigious regional theatres in the country, including The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Chicago's Goodman Theater and The Cleveland Playhouse, playing roles such as the King in "King Lear" and Joseph Smith in the Mabou Mines production of "The Morman Project". On television, in addition to his recurring role as Kasuf on "Stargate SG-1" (1997), he has played notable roles on "Heroes" (2006/II), "Cybill" (1995), "Cheers" (1982), "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" (1993), "Murder, She Wrote" (1984),"NYPD Blue" (1993) and several made-for-television films. ((Source: IMDB))

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Apr 13, 1952 In Darjeeling - India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Kanchenjungha 1962-05-11
Latest Project:
Movie Project Eden: Vol. I 2017-08-02
Known For
Poster of Castle
Poster of The Mentalist
Poster of Heroes
Poster of Independence Day
Movie Project Eden: Vol. I The Shepherd 2017-08-02
Movie California Winter Douglas Hariri 2015-12-01
Series Scorpion Richter 2014-09-22
Movie It's Not You, It's Me Cedrick 2013-09-17
Movie A Haunting at Silver Falls Dr. Parrish 2013-05-28
Movie Dispatch Sergeant Pincus 2011-12-20
Movie Three Veils Mr. Qasim 2011-04-10
Series Human Target Unknown 2010-01-17
Series Castle Rupert Bentley 2009-03-08
Movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop Vijay 2009-01-15
Movie Hachi: A Dog's Tale Jasjeet 2009-06-13
Movie Fault Line 2009-07-14
Series Party Down Unknown 2009-03-20
Movie AmericanEast Fikry 2008-11-14
Series The Mentalist Lance Reinhardt 2008-09-23
Series The Middleman Unknown 2008-06-16
Movie Dark Matter Professor R.K. Gazda 2008-04-24
Series Burn Notice Unknown 2007-06-28
Movie Flight of the Living Dead Dr. Bennett 2007-04-06
Movie Charlie Wilson's War Avi Perlman 2007-12-19
Movie Postal Habib 2007-08-11
Series Life Unknown 2007-09-26
Series Dirty Sexy Money Unknown 2007-09-26
Series Heroes Chandra Suresh 2006-09-25
Movie The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines General Samir 2006-09-09
Movie Home Alone 4 Prescott 2003-11-26
Series Tru Calling Unknown 2003-10-30
Series The O.C. Unknown 2003-08-05
Movie Daredevil Nikolas Natchios 2003-02-14
Series Everwood Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie The Master of Disguise Cigar Maker 2002-08-02
Movie Mr. Deeds Cecil Anderson 2002-06-28
Movie Three Days of Rain Alex 2002-05-12
Movie Ritual Dr. Peter Winsfold 2002-01-01
Movie Planet of the Apes Tival 2001-07-25
Series The Education of Max Bickford Unknown 2001-09-23
Series Star Trek: Enterprise Unknown 2001-09-26
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Series The District Unknown 2000-10-07
Series The West Wing Unknown 1999-09-22
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie The 13th Warrior Caravan Leader 1999-08-13
Movie The Mummy Dr. Terrence Bey 1999-05-07
Series Cousin Skeeter Unknown 1998-09-01
Movie The Undercover Kid Brach 1997-06-01
Series Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
Series Stargate SG-1 Kasuf 1997-07-27
Series Bone Chillers 1996-09-07
Movie Independence Day SETI Chief 1996-06-25
Movie Project: ALF Rocket (voice) 1996-02-17
Series JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Series Almost Perfect Unknown 1995-09-17
Series VR.5 Unknown 1995-03-10
Series Cybill Unknown 1995-01-02
Series Babylon 5 Unknown 1994-01-26
Movie Stargate Kasuf 1994-10-27
Series Chicago Hope Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Scam Mr. Ayub 1993-05-22
Movie The Hit List Pharmaceutical Wholesaler 1993-01-17
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie Encino Man Raji 1992-05-22
Movie Treacherous Crossing Don Gallegher 1992-04-09
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Series True Blue 1989-12-03
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Movie The Beast of War Samad 1988-09-14
Series Star Trek: The Next Generation Unknown 1987-09-28
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Kanchenjungha 1962-05-11