Navid Negahban

Navid Negahban

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1968-06-02 (53 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Mashhad, Iran

32 Movies · 17 TV shows

Also Known As: نوید نگهبان

Biography

Navid Negahban (Persian: نوید نگهبان‎; born June 2, 1968) is an Iranian-American actor. He has appeared on 24, Homeland, Mistresses and as Amahl Farouk / Shadow King in the second and third seasons of FX's Legion. He has also starred as The Sultan in the live-action remake of Aladdin.

Early Life

Negahban was born in Mashhad, Iran. He took a liking to theater when he was eight years old, while provoking laughter from a large audience by portraying an old man on stage. He left Iran when he was 20 for Turkey and then Germany, where he spent eight-and-a-half years. In Germany, he worked for a theater company, and then in 1993 he moved to the United States. He is fluent in English, German and Persian. He also began learning French for his role on Legion.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
Dark Corners

Dark Corners

2021
Jack Strachan, a shady ex-sports star in hiding out in Norway, is being followed by a woman who resembles his murdered wife, Veronique. He was convinced of Veronique's evil intent and determined to un...

2020.

1 TV show
TV
Tehran

Tehran

7.47
2020
A Mossad agent is about to start her first mission as a computer hacker in her home town of Tehran.

2019.

3 Movies
London Arabia

London Arabia

2019
When a Luxury Building Development tries to force out a diverse community in London's 'Little Arabia', they choose to stand their ground and band together to protect their hard won new homes in London...
In Full Bloom

In Full Bloom

2019
In full bloom is a boxing drama about two fighters from opposite worlds who are pulled together for a questionable fight arranged by their unscrupulous managers and the Yakuza.
Aladdin

Aladdin

6.34
2019
A kindhearted street urchin named Aladdin goes on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie while a power-hungry Grand Vizier tries to get the same lamp that has the ...

2018.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Saat des Terrors

Saat des Terrors

2018
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 powe...
12 Strong

12 Strong

4.83
2018
In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, a team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan to destroy the Taliban.
TV
God Friended Me

God Friended Me

5.77
2018
A person claiming to be God befriends a person on Facebook and encourages the person to help other people.
Damascus Cover

Damascus Cover

2018
During an undercover mission in Syria, a spy navigates the precarious terrain of love and survival.

2017.

5 Movies · 2 TV shows
Price for Freedom

Price for Freedom

2017
“Price For Freedom” is based on the book written in 2013 by prominent NYC dental implant surgeon Dr. Marc Benhuri. It is a chilling account of how members of his family were terrorized, tortured, a...
TV
Legion

Legion

5.36
2017
David Haller, also known as Legion, is a troubled young man. David has been in and out of hospitals for many years. He was confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he s...
American Assassin

American Assassin

7
2017
Following the murder of his fiancée,Mitch Rapp trains under the instruction of a Cold War veteran. A wave of apparently random attacks on military and civilian targets is being investigated by the pai...
TV
Castlevania

Castlevania

5
2017
A dark medieval fantasy follows the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction. It was inspired by the classic video game series.
Sand Castle

Sand Castle

1
2017
Some people are from the U.S. There are people in Iraq. The soldiers are protecting the village.
Carving a Life

Carving a Life

2017
Mitch must confront the haunting memories of his mother's tragic death and overcome his alcohol abuse, or lose all that is most precious to him.
Brain on Fire

Brain on Fire

6
2017
An up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post is plagued by voices in her head and has a rapid descent into insanity.

2016.

2 Movies
Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

2016
A wannabe private investigator who won the Green Card lottery and moved to America to pursue his dream was involved in a conspiracy to start the next world war.
Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming

2016
Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a Poetry Festival in Iran, but she would rather be in Paris. She lives with her grandparents. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company...

2015.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Day One

Day One

2015
On her first day in Afghanistan, an interpreter for the US Army is forced to deliver the child of an enemy bomb-maker.
Baba Joon

Baba Joon

2015
After they moved to Israel, Yitzhak's father built a turkey farm with two hands. Yitzhak hopes that his son will follow in his footsteps and continue the family tradition. His passion is fixing up jun...
TV
The Team

The Team

2015
Europol formed a task force to tackle the case after a number of murders of prostitutes at a motorway stop near Berlin. A group of people are looking for a killer. As the case unfolds, it becomes appa...

2014.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Scorpion

Scorpion

5.95
2014
Walter O'Brien is an eccentric genius and his team of brilliant misfits are the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. O'Brien's "Scorpion" team includes an expert ...
Words and Pictures

Words and Pictures

2014
An art instructor and an English teacher have a rivalry that leads to a competition in which students decide if words or pictures are more important.
American Sniper

American Sniper

5.79
2014
U.S. Chris Kyle was one of the most lethal snipers in American history. He is a prime target of the Taliban because of his precise accuracy. Despite grave danger and his struggle to be a good husband ...

2013.

3 Movies
The Power of Few

The Power of Few

2013
There is a day of danger, mystery and possible transformation. Five unusual characters are connected to an extraordinary smuggling operation, as religious conspiracy collides with urban crime.
Cash for Gold

Cash for Gold

2013
Desperate for money, a women enters a pawn shop where she forms an unexpected connection.
The Moment

The Moment

6
2013
A mental patient is trying to uncover the mystery behind her ex-lover's disappearance.

2012.

1 TV show
TV
Arrow

Arrow

6.11
2012
Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead after his yacht is lost at sea. A changed man returns five years later with a plan to clean up the city.

2011.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Homeland

Homeland

6.36
2011
CIA officer Carrie Mathison is top in her field despite being unpredictable. At every turn, Carrie risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, with the help of her long-time m...
Atlas Shrugged: Part I

Atlas Shrugged: Part I

3.6
2011
The railroad executive is struggling to keep her business going. The 1957 novel is the basis for the movie.

2009.

7 Movies
Diplomacy

Diplomacy

2009
When two diplomats and their interpreters meet for closed-door negotiations, relations between the United States and Iran take an unexpected turn.
The Stoning of Soraya M.

The Stoning of Soraya M.

2009
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, whos...
Liberation

Liberation

2009
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 televisi...
Powder Blue

Powder Blue

2009
Four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide on the streets of LA.
Brothers

Brothers

6
2009
He is presumed dead when his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan. Tommy looked over Sam's wife, Grace, and two children. Sam came home and triggered domestic chaos.
Dead Air

Dead Air

6
2009
The ego-king of the radio is put to the test when a plague of flesh-ripping maniacs is unleashed on Los Angeles.
Stellina Blue

Stellina Blue

2009
A woman shot during a failed robbery attempt acquires an extraordinary gift that challenges her beliefs and those around her.

2008.

1 TV show
TV
The Mentalist

The Mentalist

6.32
2008
Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.

2007.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Moonlight

Moonlight

2007
Mick St. John is a captivating, charming and immortal private investigator from Los Angeles, who defies the traditional blood-sucking norms of his vampire tendencies by using his wit and powerful supe...
Charlie Wilson's War

Charlie Wilson's War

6.56
2007
The true story of Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where he helped rebels in their war with the Soviets, had some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

2005.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds

5.96
2005
An elite team of FBI profilers watch over the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. David Rossi is a founding member of the BAU who returns to ...
The Fallen Ones

The Fallen Ones

2005
An archaeologist found the mummified remains of a giant, the offspring of a Fallen Angel and a human woman. The terror that he has unleashed needs to be stopped.
Pretty Persuasion

Pretty Persuasion

6
2005
A 15-year-old girl causes chaos among her friends and the media when she accuses her drama teacher of sexual harassment.
TV
The Closer

The Closer

7
2005
A deputy police chief transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit that handles high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...

2004.

1 TV show
TV
Lost

Lost

6.62
2004
The survivors of a plane crash must work together to survive. There are many secrets on the island.

2002.

1 TV show
TV
Without a Trace

Without a Trace

7.14
2002
The FBI has a missing persons unit in New York City.

1999.

1 TV show
TV
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

6.09
1999
Sexually-based offenses are considered heinous in the criminal justice system. In New York City, the detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Specia...

1990.

1 TV show
TV
Law & Order

Law & Order

5.83
1990
From two different vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court, follows a crime.

1970.

1 TV show
TV
Scene of the Crime

Scene of the Crime

1970
Tatort is a long-running German/Austrian/Swiss, crime television series set in various parts of these countries. The show is broadcast on the channels of ARD in Germany, ORF 2 in Austria and SF1 in Sw...
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