Erick Avari

Biography

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.

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.

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Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 69

Birthday 1952-04-13

Place of Birth Darjeeling - India

Adult Actor False

Official Site http://www.erickavari.com/

Also Known As

  • Nariman Eruch Avari

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 California Winter as Douglas Hariri
2014 Scorpion(1 episode) as Richter
2013 It's Not You, It's Me as Cedrick
2013 A Haunting at Silver Falls as Dr. Parrish
2011 Dispatch as Sergeant Pincus
2010 Human Target(1 episode)
2009 Fault Line
2009 Hachi: A Dog's Tale as Jasjeet
2009 Party Down(1 episode)
2009 Castle(2 episodes) as Rupert Bentley
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop as Vijay
2008 AmericanEast as Fikry
2008 The Mentalist(1 episode) as Dr. Lance Reinhardt
2008 The Middleman(1 episode)
2007 Charlie Wilson's War as Avi Perlman
2007 Three Days of Rain
2007 Life(1 episode)
2007 Dirty Sexy Money(1 episode)
2007 Postal as Habib
2007 Burn Notice(1 episode)
2007 Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane as Dr. Bennett
2007 Dark Matter as Professor R.K. Gazda
2006 Heroes(3 episodes) as Chandra Suresh
2003 Tru Calling(1 episode) as Dr Thomas Burell
2003 Hope & Faith(1 episode) as Hassan
2003 The O.C.(1 episode)
2003 Daredevil as Nikolas Natchios
2002 Home Alone 4 as Prescott
2002 Everwood(1 episode)
2002 Mr. Deeds as Cecil Anderson
2002 Ritual as Dr. Peter Winsfold
2001 Alias(1 episode)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent(1 episode)
2001 Star Trek: Enterprise(1 episode)
2001 The Education of Max Bickford(1 episode)
2000 The District(1 episode)
1999 The West Wing(1 episode) as Pakistani ambassador
1999 Judging Amy(1 episode)
1999 The 13th Warrior as Caravan Leader
1999 The Mummy as Dr. Terrence Bey
1998 Cousin Skeeter(1 episode)
1997 Dharma & Greg(1 episode)
1997 Stargate SG-1(3 episodes)
1997 Stargate SG-1(1 episode) as Kasuf
1997 The Undercover Kid as Brach
1996 Bone Chillers(14 episodes)
1996 Independence Day as SETI Chief
1995 JAG(1 episode)
1995 Almost Perfect(1 episode)
1995 VR.5(1 episode)
1995 Cybill(1 episode)
1994 Stargate as Kasuf
1994 Chicago Hope(1 episode)
1994 Babylon 5(1 episode)
1993 The X-Files(1 episode)
1993 Scam as Mr. Ayub
1993 The Hit List as Pharmaceutical Wholesaler
1992 Mad About You(1 episode)
1992 Martin(1 episode)
1992 Encino Man as Raji
1992 Treacherous Crossing as Don Gallegher
1990 Law & Order(2 episodes)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air(1 episode) as Cedric
1990 Wings(1 episode)
1989 True Blue(13 episodes)
1989 Seinfeld(1 episode)
1988 The Beast of War as Samad
1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation(1 episode)
1984 Murder, She Wrote(1 episode)
1962 Kanchenjungha

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