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with Edward Zellem  


Fahim Fazli

Hollywood actor, award-winning author and combat interpreter


     There is a famous Afghan Proverb that says, “Sar zenda baasha,

kolaah besyaar ast.”  (If there is life in your head, there are lots of hats.)

سر زنده باشه، کلاه بسیار است

     This means that life provides many unique possibilities for action.  Although the Proverb is a very ancient one, it could have been written specifically for Afghan-American Hollywood actor, author, and Afghan war veteran Fahim Fazli.

     Fahim Fazli is a Hollywood actor whose work will be recognized by many .  Currently the most prominent Afghan-American actor in the Hollywood film industry and the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA).  Fahim is best known for playing terrorists and “bad guys” in action films that include “Iron Man,” “Eagle Eye,” and “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.”  

    Most recently, Fahim had a small speaking role in Ben Affleck's movie "Argo," which received the 2013 Academy Award for Best Picture.  He also has played roles on the hit television shows “24” (Season 6) and “The Unit.”  He recently returned from China and the filming of his role in the upcoming “Iron Man 3” prologue with Robert Downey, Jr....  (more)  


Read Fahim Fazli's Interview with Edward Zellem

  "A Hollywood Actor, Author, War Veteran and Afghan-American"

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