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Fahim Fazli (born May 30, 1960; age 56) played one of Abu Fayed's terrorists in Season 6 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Fahim Fazli was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. When he was still a teenager, he became part of the Mujahideen freedom fighters during the Afghan-Russian war. He then moved to Pakistan and eventually to the United States with his family. He returned to Afghanistan as an interpreter with the U.S. Marines from 2009 to 2010.

Fazli settled in California with the intention to pursue an acting career. He has appeared in TV shows like The Unit (with Dennis Haysbert, Max Martini, and Michael Irby), Outsourced (with Rizwan Manji and Sacha Dhawan), and NCIS: Los Angeles.

Aside of TV, Fazli has appeared in Academy Award winning films like American Sniper (with Leonard Roberts and Rey Gallegos) and Argo (with Tate Donovan, Rory Cochrane, and Željko Ivanek). Other films in which he has appeared are G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (with Arnold Vosloo, Michael Benyaer, and Michael Broderick), Eagle Eye (with Anthony Azizi, Bill Smitrovich, and Darius Kashani), and Iron Man (with Faran Tahir and Tim Guinee).

Fazli is also a prolific voice actor that has done voice-overs for dozens of films and TV shows. In 2012, Fazli released a memoir titled Fahim Speaks.

Role on 24 Edit

Fazli played one of Abu Fayed's terrorist during Season 6. He appeared in two episodes, but was uncredited in both.

In Day 6: 6:00am-7:00am, his character drove the van that picked up Jack, and he sat in the drivers seat as Fayed called Bill Buchanan. He later arrived at Fayed's hideout and stood back as Jack was tied down and tortured. He stood in the background as Fayed called CTU to give them Assad's location.

In Day 6: 7:00am-8:00am, his character searched the sewers for Jack with Fayed. He was later seen exiting the back of Fayed's van at the warehouse, and watched as Fayed prepared Nasir Trabelsi.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • American Sniper (2014)
  • Argo (2012)
  • Ripple Effect (2011)
  • GI Joe: The Rise of the Cobra (2009)
  • Hired Gun (2009)
  • Iron Man (2008)
  • Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
  • Standoff (2005)

Television appearances

  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2013)
  • Outsourced (2011)
  • Deadliest Warrior (2009)
  • The Unit (2008)
  • 24 (2007)
  • The Path to 9/11 (2006)
  • AKA (2006)
  • Homeland Security (2004)

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