Erick Avari

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Erick Avari
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Biographical informations
Birth name Nariman Eruch Avari
Birth (1952-04-13) April 13, 1952 (age 65)
Darjeeling, India
Gender
     
Male
Professional informations
Occupation Actor
Years active 1984—present
Stargate universe-related informations
Related film(s)/series Stargate
Stargate SG-1
Occupation in Stargate Actor
Character(s) Kasuf

Erick Avari (born April 13, 1952) is an Indian American television, film and theater actor known for his roles in various science-fiction serial productions. Avari portrayed the Abydonian leader Kasuf in both the Stargate movie and the Stargate SG-1 TV series.

Early life[edit]

Erick Avari was born Nariman Eruch Avari[1] in Darjeeling, Bengal, India, into an old Parsi-Zoroastrian family of that town in the Himalayan foothills. His father Eruch Avari ran two movie theatres (the Capitol and the Rink) there. His early education was at the prestigious North Point School (the school division of the St. Joseph's College), which he attended as a day-scholar. He studied at the College of Charleston, in South Carolina.

Erick is a member of the Avari-Madan family of Darjeeling and Calcutta. His great-grandfather was Jamshedji Framji Madan, one of the pioneers of Indian cinema.

Career[edit]

Avari's career really started in 1984 with Nothing Lasts Forever. He then has played in many movies: The Beast of War (1988), She's Back (1989), Final Analysis (1992), Encino Man, The Hit List (1993), For Love or Money, Dream Lover, Color of Night (1994), Stargate, The Undercover Kid (1996), Independence Day (with Steve Giannelli, John Storey), McHale's Navy (1997), The Mummy (1999), The 13th Warrior, On Wings of Fire (2001), Planet of the Apes (2001), The Glass House, Three Days of Rain (2002), Mr. Deeds, The Master of Disguise, Ritual, Daredevil (2003), Searching for Haizmann, Dancing in Twilight (2005), The L.A. Riot Spectacular, Dark Matter (2007), Flight of the Living Dead, Choose Connor, Postal, Charlie Wilson's War, InAlienable (2008), AmericanEast, Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Hachi: A Dog's Tale, Fault Line, Three Veils (2011), Where the Road Meets the Sun, Dispatch, and California Winter (2012).

Avari has also guest starred in numerous TV movies and series, including True Blue, L.A. Law, Murphy Brown, The Antagonists, Good & Evil, Star Trek: The Next Generation (with Kieron Lee), General Hospital, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (with Dax Biagas), Tequila and Bonetti, Civil Wars, Treacherous Crossing (1992), Dream On, Wings, Great Scott!, Cheers, Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (1993), Martin, Good Advice, Seinfeld, Scam, SeaQuest 2032, Mad About You, Don't Drink the Water (1994), Chicago Hope, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, VR.5, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Cybill, Aladdin on Ice (1995), NYPD Blue, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Almost Perfect, Project: ALF (1996), Murder, She Wrote, Babylon 5 (with Gianin Loffler), Roseanne, Bone Chillers, To Face Her Past (1996), The John Larroquette Show, Baywatch Nights

Personal life[edit]

Involvement in the Stargate universe[edit]

Actor[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film, Television and Video Games
Year Title Role Notes
2012 Chasing Eagle Rock Cam Avery Film (post-production)
2013 A Haunting At Silver Falls Dr. Parrish Film (completed)
2013 It's Not You, It's Me Cedrick Film (completed)
2013 The Mentalist Lance Reinhardt Tv series, 1 episode
2012 Covert Affairs Omar Ansari Tv series, 1 episode
2012 Parenthood Leon Dengraff Tv series, 1 episode
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles Hosein Khadem Tv series, 1 episode
2012 You Are the Blood Tom Short
2012 California Winter Douglas Harari Film
2011 Dispatch Sergeant Pincus Film
2011 Warehouse 13 Caturanga Tv series, 1 episode
2011 Where the Road Meets the Sun Dadi Film
2011 Three Veils Mr. Qasim Film
2011 Fall North Professor Katz Short
2010 Lie to Me Dr. Kozell Tv series, 1 episode
2010 Party Down Rabbi Eagleman Tv series, 1 episode
2010 Karma's a Bitch Heather's Karma Short
2010 Human Target Gerard Tv series, 1 episode
2010 Castle Rupert Bentley Tv series, 1 episode
2009 Days of Our Lives Omar Tv series, 8 episodes
2009 Hung Therapist Tv series, 1 episode
2009 Mental Dr. Timothy Paul Tv series, 1 episode
2009 Fault Line Film
2009 Hachi: A Dog's Tale Jasjeet Film
2009 Life Edward Zakaria Tv series, 1 episode
2009 Leverage Doctor Lloyd Tv series, 1 episode
2009 Paul Blart: Mall Cop Vijay Film
2008 AmericanEast Fikry Film
2008 The Sarah Silverman Program. Alex Gilbert Tv series, 1 episode
2008 The Middleman Lord Jeremiah Purcell Tv series, 1 episode
2008 Burn Notice Nefzi Tv series, 1 episode
2008 InAlienable Howard Ellis Film
2008 The Madness of Jane Norman Divitry TV movie
2007 Charlie Wilson's War Ari Goldman (uncredited) Film
2007 Dirty Sexy Money Harold Templeton Tv series, 1 episode
2007 Postal Habib Film
2007 Choose Connor Arthur Dennison Film
2007 Flight of the Living Dead Dr. Bennett Film
2007 Dark Matter Professor R.K. Gazda Film
2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Kazi Hasni Tv series, 1 episode
2007 The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud Dr. Albert Hakim TV movie
2006 Heroes Chandra Suresh Tv series, 3 episodes
2006 The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines General Samir TV movie
2006 The O.C. Dr. Overbee Tv series, 1 episode
2005 Hope & Faith Hassan Tv series, 1 episode
2005 The L.A. Riot Spectacular Matre'd Film
2005 Tru Calling Dr. Thomas Burell Tv series, 1 episode
1998-2005 JAG Minister Nassan / Sheik Shuhaib Al-Hassan Tv series, 2 episodes
2005 Dancing in Twilight Matt Film
2004 Judging Amy Steven Nashte Tv series, 1 episode
2003 NCIS William Gamal Tv series, 1 episode
2003 Alias Dr. Vasson Tv series, 1 episode
1990-2003 Law & Order Dr. 'Ekballa' Raza / Ravi Patel Tv series, 2 episodes
2003 Dragnet Sanjay Ramachandran Tv series, 9 episodes
2003 Everwood James Gellar Tv series, 1 episode
2003 Searching for Haizmann Father Mark Reeder Film
2003 Daredevil Nikolas Natchios Film
2002 Home Alone 4 Prescott TV movie
2002 Ritual Dr. Peter Winsfold Film
2002 The Master of Disguise Cigar Maker Film
2002 Mr. Deeds Cecil Anderson Film
2002 Three Days of Rain Alex Film
2002 Incest Paul Short
2002 Dharma & Greg (TV series) Lalit Tv series, 1 episode
2002 The District Omar Khalid Tv series, 1 episode
2001 Felicity Dr. Ansari Tv series, 2 episodes
2001 The X-Files Dr. Herb Fountain Tv series, 1 episode
2001 Star Trek: Enterprise Jamin Tv series, 1 episode
2001 Thieves Benny Mustafa Tv series, 1 episode
2001 The Education of Max Bickford McKenny Dawes Tv series, 1 episode
2001 The Glass House Ted Ross Film
2001 Planet of the Apes Tival Film
1998-2001 Stargate SG-1 Kasuf TV series, 3 episodes
2001 On Wings of Fire Film
1999-2000 The Wild Thornberrys Guard / Hasim, Jigme, Nepal, Egypt Wallah / Soldier Tv series, 2 episodes
2000 The West Wing Pakistani Ambassador Tv series, 1 episode
1999 Family Law Tv series, 1 episode
1999 The 13th Warrior Caravan Leader (as Eric Avari) Film
1999 The Mummy Dr. Terrence Bey Film
1997 The Tom Show Lloyd Tv series, 1 episode
1997 Profiler Ashok Dupree Tv series, 1 episode
1997 McHale's Navy European Leader (uncredited) Film
1997 Gun The Proprietor Tv series, 1 episode
1997 Baywatch Nights Dr. Kasan Tv series, 1 episode
1997 Zork: Grand Inquisitor Mir Yannick, the Grand Inquisitor Video Game
1996 The John Larroquette Show Targ Tv series, 1 episode
1996 To Face Her Past Dr. Webster TV movie
1996 Bone Chillers Dr. Lumbago Tv series, 3 episodes
1996 Roseanne Prince's Assistant Tv series, 1 episode
1996 Babylon 5 Rabbi Leo Meyers Tv series, 1 episode
1996 Independence Day SETI Chief (uncredited) Film
1996 Murder, She Wrote Raul Jaffa Tv series, 1 episode
1996 Project: ALF Rocket (voice) TV movie
1996 Almost Perfect Dave Tv series, 1 episode
1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith Hissene Idriss Tv series, 1 episode
1996 The Undercover Kid Brach Film
1995 NYPD Blue Rajesh Tv series, 1 episode
1995 Aladdin on Ice The Mystic Traveler TV movie
1995 Cybill Paolo Tv series, 1 episode
1995 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Mr. Muunour Tv series, 1 episode
1995 VR.5 Boise Tv series, 1 episode
1995 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Vedek Yarka Tv series, 1 episode
1995 Chicago Hope Dr. Goodman Tv series, 1 episode
1994 Don't Drink the Water Emir's Aide TV movie
1994 Stargate Kasuf Film
1994 Color of Night Cabbie (uncredited) Film
1994 Mad About You Dr. Arzupia Tv series, 1 episode
1993 Dream Lover Dr. Spatz Film
1993 For Love or Money Benny the Jewler Film
1993 SeaQuest 2032 Lybyan Representative Tv series, 1 episode
1993 Scam Mr. Ayub TV movie
1993 Seinfeld Cabbie Tv series, 1 episode
1993 Good Advice Mr. Vajneesh Tv series, 1 episode
1993 Martin Rashidi Tv series, 1 episode
1993 The Hit List Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Film
1993 Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story Surgeon TV movie
1992 Cheers Mr. Cranston Tv series, 1 episode
1992 Great Scott! Briefcase Salesman Tv series, 2 episodes
1992 Wings Artist Tv series, 1 episode
1992 Dream On Dr. Dawson Tv series, 1 episode
1992 Encino Man Raji Film
1992 Treacherous Crossing Don Gallegher TV movie
1992 Civil Wars Documentarian Tv series, 1 episode
1992 Tequila and Bonetti Veterinarian Tv series, 1 episode
1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Cedric Tv series, 1 episode
1992 Final Analysis Moderator (uncredited) Film
1991 General Hospital Ahmed Hakeem TV series, 1 episode
1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation B'iJik Tv series, 1 episode
1991 Good & Evil Doctor Tv series, 1 episode
1991 The Antagonists Dupree Tv series, 1 episode
1991 Murphy Brown Dan Tv series, 1 episode
1991 L.A. Law Dr. Harris Tv series, 1 episode
1989 True Blue Hakim Huzan Tv series, 1 episode
1989 She's Back Deli owner Film
1988 The Beast of War Samad Film
1984 Nothing Lasts Forever Toulouse Lautrec Film

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Facts about "Erick Avari"
Birth countryIndia +
Birth dateApril 13, 1952 +
FilmStargate (movie) +
GenderMale +
Guest Star inEpisode:Secrets +, Episode:Forever in a Day + and Episode:Absolute Power +
Has played inChasing Eagle Rock (film) +, A Haunting At Silver Falls (film) +, It's Not You, It's Me (film) +, The Mentalist (TV series) +, Covert Affairs (TV series) +, Parenthood (TV series) +, NCIS: Los Angeles (TV series) +, You Are the Blood (short) +, California Winter (film) +, Dispatch (film) +, Warehouse 13 (TV series) +, Where the Road Meets the Sun (film) +, Three Veils (film) +, Fall North (short) +, Lie to Me (TV series) +, Party Down (TV series) +, Karma's a Bitch (short) +, Human Target (TV series) +, Castle (TV series) +, Days of Our Lives (TV series) +, Hung (TV series) +, Mental (TV series) +, Fault Line (film) +, Hachi: A Dog's Tale (film) +, Life (TV series) +, Leverage (TV series) +, Paul Blart: Mall Cop (film) +, AmericanEast (film) +, The Sarah Silverman Program. (TV series) +, The Middleman (TV series) +, Burn Notice (TV series) +, InAlienable (film) +, The Madness of Jane (TV movie) +, Charlie Wilson's War (film) +, Dirty Sexy Money (TV series) +, Postal (film) +, Choose Connor (film) +, Flight of the Living Dead (film) +, Dark Matter (film) +, Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV series) +, The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud (TV movie) +, Heroes (TV series) +, The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (TV movie) +, The O.C. (TV series) +, Hope & Faith (TV series) +, The L.A. Riot Spectacular (film) +, Tru Calling (TV series) +, JAG (TV series) +, Dancing in Twilight (film) +, Judging Amy (TV series) +, NCIS (TV series) +, Alias (TV series) +, Law & Order (TV series) +, Dragnet (TV series) +, Everwood (TV series) +, Searching for Haizmann (film) +, Daredevil (film) +, Home Alone 4 (TV movie) +, Ritual (film) +, The Master of Disguise (film) +, Mr. Deeds (film) +, Three Days of Rain (film) +, Incest (short) +, Dharma & Greg (TV series) +, The District (TV series) +, Felicity (TV series) +, The X-Files (TV series) +, Star Trek: Enterprise (TV series) +, Thieves (TV series) +, The Education of Max Bickford (TV series) +, The Glass House (film) +, Planet of the Apes (2001, film) +, On Wings of Fire (film) +, The Wild Thornberrys (TV series) +, The West Wing (TV series) +, Family Law (TV series) +, The 13th Warrior (film) +, The Mummy (film) +, The Tom Show (TV series) +, Profiler (TV series) +, McHale's Navy (film) +, Gun (TV series) +, Baywatch Nights (TV series) +, Zork: Grand Inquisitor (Video Game) +, The John Larroquette Show (TV series) +, To Face Her Past (TV movie) +, Bone Chillers (TV series) +, Roseanne (TV series) +, Babylon 5 (TV series) +, Independence Day (film) +, Murder, She Wrote (TV series) +, Project: ALF (TV movie) +, Almost Perfect (TV series) +, Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV series) +, The Undercover Kid (film) +, NYPD Blue (TV series) +, Aladdin on Ice (TV movie) +, Cybill (TV series) +, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV series) +, VR.5 (TV series) +, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (TV series) +, Chicago Hope (TV series) +, Don't Drink the Water (TV movie) +, Color of Night (film) +, Mad About You (TV series) +, Dream Lover (film) +, For Love or Money (film) +, SeaQuest 2032 (TV series) +, Scam (TV movie) +, Seinfeld (TV series) +, Good Advice (TV series) +, Martin (TV series) +, The Hit List (film) +, Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story (TV movie) +, Cheers (TV series) +, Great Scott! (TV series) +, Wings (TV series) +, Dream On (TV series) +, Encino Man (film) +, Treacherous Crossing (TV movie) +, Civil Wars (TV series) +, Tequila and Bonetti (TV series) +, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV series) +, Final Analysis (film) +, General Hospital (TV series) +, Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV series) +, Good & Evil (TV series) +, The Antagonists (TV series) +, Murphy Brown (TV series) +, L.A. Law (TV series) +, True Blue (TV series) +, She's Back (film) +, The Beast of War (film) + and Nothing Lasts Forever (film) +
Infobox imageErick Avari.jpg +
Month-Day birthApril 13 +
NameErick Avari +
OccupationActor +
ProvErick Avari +
SeriesStargate SG-1 +
Stargate occupationActor +
Supporting cast inStargate (movie) +
Year active start1984 +