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Cas Anvar


B: in Regina Saskatchewan

Although born in Regina, busy actor Cas Anvar grew up in Montréal and is a graduate from that city’s, and Canada’s prestigious National Theatre School. Anvar’s big break came with his role in 2003’s Shattered Glass, alongside an A-list cast including Hayden Christiansen, Peter Sarsgaard and Chloe Sevigny. The film went on to be nominated for four Spirit Awards and a Golden Globe. No stranger to working with Hollywood elite, his versatility on the big screen is evident in roles opposite Ben Affleck in the Oscar-winning Best Picture Argo, Naomi Watts in the Princess Diana biopic Diana (starring as Dodi Fayed), with Jake Gyllenhaal in the sci-fi adventure Source Code, and with John Cusak in the suspense thriller The Factory. Multilingual, Anvar speaks speaks English, French, Persian, and some limited Arabic, Hindi, and Spanish.

Features & TV Movies
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Witchboard III: The Possession (1995)
Hawk’s Vengeance (VR-1996)
Ivana Trump’s For Love Alone (TV-1996)
Everything to Gain (TV-1996)
Twist of Fate (1996)
Afterglow (1997)
The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo on His Journeys to the Ends of the Earth (1998)
Sublet (1998)
The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin’ in Brooklyn Heights (TV-1999)

Seducing Maarya (2000)
Race Against Time (TV-2000)
Cause of Death (2001)
The Sign of Four (TV-2001)
Hidden Agenda (2001)
Redeemer (TV-2002)
Wrong Number (2002)
Agent of Influence (TV-2002)
Lathe of Heaven (TV-2002)
Comment ma mère accoucha de moi durant sa ménopause (2003)
Shattered Glass (2003)
Jinnah: On Crime – White Knight, Black Widow (TV-2003)
Timeline (2003)
The Terminal (2004)
False Pretenses (TV-2004)
Crimes of Passion (TV-2005)
Last Exit (2006)
Sublime (VR-2007)
Backyards & Bullets (TV-2007)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (TV-2008)
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

Source Code (2011)
Glassy (2011, short)
The Son of an Afghan Farmer (2012)
Argo (2012)
The Factory (2012)
Black Angel (2012, short)
Follow Your Sunshine (2013, short)
Baby Sitters (TV-2013)
Diana (2013)
Fall (2014)
Room (2015)
The Vatican Tapes (2015)
Nobility (2016)
The Lie (2018)

TV Series – Cast:
The Maharaja’s Daughter (mini-series, 1994)

The Phantom (mini-series, 2009)

Neverland (mini-series, 2011)
The Expanse (2016)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Sirens (1994, 1995)
Nancy Drew (1995)
The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (1998)
Nikita (1998)
Misguided Angels (1999)

Are You Afraid of the Dark (2000)
Largo Winch (2001)
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Bliss (2004)
Naked Josh (2004)
The Tournament (2005)
Medium (2005)
E-Ring (2006)
The Unit (2006)
North/South (2006)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2007)
Little Mosque on the Prairie (2008)
Boston Legal (2008)
24 (2009)
The Foundation (2009)

Lost (2010)
Svetlana (2010)
In Plain Sight (2011)
Leverage (2011)
Xeno-Date (2011, 2012)
Major Crimes (2012)
Last Resort (2012)
Air Force One is Down (2013)
NCIS: Los Angeles (2013)
Intelligence (2014)
Castle (2014)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (voice, 2014)
Perception (2014)

Poster for the 2015 film Room, courtesy of Elevation Pictures
Poster for the 2015 film Room, courtesy of Elevation Pictures