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Jonathan Ahdout

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Jonathan Ahdout (born March 18, 1989; age 27) played Behrooz Araz during Season 4 of 24.

Biography and career Edit

Jonathan Ahdout was born in Santa Monica, California. His family is Iranian-American, having left Tehran in 1982 and settling in Southern California the following year. Jonathan has a strong interest in music and the visual arts. He plays the piano, composes music and paints, in addition to being an avid swimmer.

24 BTS pose with Gino Salvano, Jonathan Ahdout and Navid Negahban

On-set with Gino Salvano and Navid Negahban

Ahdout made his film debut playing Shohreh Aghdashloo's son Esmail in House of Sand and Fog. Prior to landing the role of Esmail, Ahdout’s acting experience was limited to a few school plays. After 24, he appeared in the films American Gun (with James Morrison, Lombardo Boyar, and Dean Norris) and Little Blue Pill.

In 2007, Ahdout appeared in an episode of The Unit, along with Dennis Haysbert, Max Martini, Michael Irby, Necar Zadegan, Conor O'Farrell, and Brad Fleischer. Aside of acting, he has also worked as a production assistant, gaffer, and cinematographer in various films and shorts.

Role on 24 Edit

Day 4 Behrooz Filming

Jonathan on-set filming while his parents supervise.

Jonathan Ahdout played the role of Behrooz Araz, the teenage son of Middle Eastern immigrants Navi and Dina Araz. Ahdout was a Guest star, and appeared in 14 episodes of Season 4. Although his fate was left unknown, two deleted scenes were filmed in which he was rescued by the authorties.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Little Blue Pill (2010)
  • American Gun (2005)
  • House of Sand and Fog (2003)

Television appearances

  • The Unit (2007)

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