Biography

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Nicholas Kadi (born Nameer El-Kadi; September 22, 1952) is a Turkish-born Iraqi American actor.

Kadi was born in Istanbul, Turkey of Iraqi descent. His father, Nizar el Kadi, was an Iraqi ambassador.

Kadi has appeared in numerous television sitcoms and series, such as JAG, Sleeper Cell, Alias, 24, ER, The Young and the Restless and The Wayans Bros. He is fluent in Arabic and French.

According to commentary by Rae Dawn Chong and Ron Perlman on La Guerre du Feu (1981) DVD, Kadi met his wife on the set of the film (she was an on-set nurse in Scotland) and Ron is the godfather to their daughter.

He is twin brother of Naseer El-Kadi.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicholas Kadi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nicholas Kadi (born Nameer El-Kadi; September 22, 1952) is a Turkish-born Iraqi American actor.

Kadi was born in Istanbul, Turkey of Iraqi descent. His father, Nizar el Kadi, was an Iraqi ambassador.

Kadi has appeared in numerous television sitcoms and series, such as JAG, Sleeper Cell, Alias, 24, ER, The Young and the Restless and The Wayans Bros. He is fluent in Arabic and French.

According to commentary by Rae Dawn Chong and Ron Perlman on La Guerre du Feu (1981) DVD, Kadi met his wife on the set of the film (she was an on-set nurse in Scotland) and Ron is the godfather to their daughter.

He is twin brother of Naseer El-Kadi.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicholas Kadi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1952-09-22

Place of Birth Istanbul, Turkey

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Also Known As

  • Nameer El-Kadi

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2006 The Unit(1 episode) as Rafik Hakim
2005 E-Ring(1 episode) as Muezzin
2005 Soldier of God as Omar
2002 Muhammad: The Last Prophet as Abu Sufyian (voix)
2001 24(2 episodes) as Ahmet
2001 Alias(1 episode) as Algosaibi
1998 Brimstone(1 episode) as Al Sumaysif
1995 The Wayans Bros.(1 episode) as Rasaan
1986 L.A. Law(1 episode) as Gaidar
1986 Popeye Doyle as Auram Bardas / The Weasel
1985 MacGyver(1 episode) as Nikolaj Grodsky
1981 Quest for Fire as Gaw
1981 Simon & Simon(1 episode) as Assad
1978 WKRP in Cincinnati(1 episode) as Kyrlenko

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