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Navid Negahban

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نوید نگهبان

1968-06-02

Mashhad, Iran

Male

Biography

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 

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Baba Joon

Baba Joon

Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built with his own two hands after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. When his son Moti turns thirteen, Yitzhak teaches him the trade, hoping that he will continue the proud family tradition. But Moti doesn't like working in the turkey barn; his passion is fixing up junkyard cars and bringing them back to life. Moti's mother Sarah tries to reconcile between the two, while his grandfather pushes Yitzhak to take a firm hand with his son. Yitzhak takes Moti's refusal to work in the turkey barn as a personal rejection. Though he loves his son dearly, he makes it his mission to impose the family farm on Moti. The arrival of Darius, the uncle from America, sets off a chain of events that will undermine the familial harmony. Soon enough Yitzhak will learn that his son is just as stubborn as he is. The conflict is inevitable.

2015-09-10
Dead Air

Dead Air

Logan Burnhardt is the ego-king of the airwaves, but his unflappable persona is put to the test when a terrorist bio-attack unleashes a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs on Los Angeles.

2009-10-27
Cash for Gold

Cash for Gold

Desperate for money, a women enters a pawn shop where she forms an unexpected connection.

2013-01-01
The Stoning of Soraya M.

The Stoning of Soraya M.

A drama set in 1986 Iran and centered on a man, Sahebjam, whose car breaks down in a remote village and enters into a conversation with Zahra, who relays to him the story about her niece, Soraya, whose arranged marriage to an abusive tyrant had a tragic ending.

2008-09-07
The Fallen Ones

The Fallen Ones

An archaeologist finds the mummified remains of a giant--the offspring of a Fallen Angel and a human woman. Now he has to stop the terror he has unleashed.

2005-05-14
Liberation

Liberation

In 1979, the Shah of Iran was overthrown by the country's Islamic Revolution. Forced into exile, he settled in an isolated mansion in Cuernevaca, Mexico and watched as his empire collapsed on television. A powerful examination of dictatorship and its psychological effects on a man, LIBERATION explores a key turning point in Middle-East History and the origins of the Iran we know today.

2009-07-26
Diplomacy

Diplomacy

Relations between the United States and Iran take an unexpected turn when two diplomats and their interpreters meet for closed-door negotiations.

2010-04-24
12 Strong

12 Strong

A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

2018-01-19
Saat des Terrors

Saat des Terrors

In the feature film "Seed of Terror", a German secret service agent during her assignment abroad in Pakistan recognizes that attacks on civilians in Mumbai are imminent. It does everything in its power to thwart the attacks, but it must experience that their use is counteracted on different levels. Their fight becomes a race against time and various intelligence services.

2018-11-21
Aladdin

Aladdin

A kindhearted street urchin named Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie while a power-hungry Grand Vizier vies for the same lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

2019-05-24
Cry Me A River

Cry Me A River

Jack Strachan, a shady ex-sports star in hiding out in Norway, is stalked by a mysterious woman he cannot identify who closely resembles his murdered wife, Veronique. Convinced of her evil intent and determined to unmask her, he forces himself to re-live the harrowing events that culminate in Veronique's brutal murder at the hands of violent associate, Karim, and confront the demons that first drove him underground.

The Moment

The Moment

Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.

2013-04-21
Damascus Cover

Damascus Cover

A spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival during an undercover mission in Syria.

2018-07-20
Stellina Blue

Stellina Blue

Shot during a failed robbery attempt, the reclusive woman Stellina, mysteriously acquires an extraordinary gift that challenges her beliefs and the beliefs of those around her.

2009-01-01
Words and Pictures

Words and Pictures

An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

2014-05-23
Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a Poetry Festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she’d rather be in Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company of poets and Persians, all who tell her stories that force her to confront her past; the Iranian father she assumed abandoned her and the nature of Poetry itself. It’s about building bridges between cultural and generational divides. It’s about being curious. Staying open. And finding your own voice through the magic of poetry. Rosie goes on an unwitting journey of forgiveness, reconciliation, and perhaps above all, understanding, through learning about her father’s past, her own cultural identity, and her responsibility to it.

2016-06-13
Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

A wannabe private investigator wins the Green Card lottery and moves to America to pursue his dream only to find himself embroiled in a conspiracy to start the next world war.

2016-03-13
American Assassin

American Assassin

Following the murder of his fiancée, Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley. The pair then is enlisted to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets.

2017-09-15
Powder Blue

Powder Blue

On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.

2009-05-08
Atlas Shrugged: Part I

Atlas Shrugged: Part I

A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.

2011-04-15
Brain on Fire

Brain on Fire

Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.

2017-06-06
Brothers

Brothers

When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic mayhem.

2009-12-02
Sand Castle

Sand Castle

Set during the occupation of Iraq, a squad of U.S. soldiers try to protect a small village.

2017-04-21
In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom

Set shortly after the end of World War II, IN FULL BLOOM is a philosophical boxing drama of two fighters from opposite worlds (USA and Japan) who are pulled together for a questionable fight arranged by their unscrupulous managers and the Yakuza.

2019-06-19
Day One

Day One

On her first day in Afghanistan, an interpreter for the US Army is forced to deliver the child of an enemy bomb-maker.

2015-02-27
Charlie Wilson's War

Charlie Wilson's War

The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

2007-12-21
Pretty Persuasion

Pretty Persuasion

A 15-year-old girl incites chaos among her friends and a media frenzy when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.

2005-01-22
American Sniper

American Sniper

U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle takes his sole mission—protect his comrades—to heart and becomes one of the most lethal snipers in American history. His pinpoint accuracy not only saves countless lives but also makes him a prime target of insurgents. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband and father to his family back in the States, Kyle serves four tours of duty in Iraq. However, when he finally returns home, he finds that he cannot leave the war behind.

2014-12-25

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