Avari, Erick 1952–

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Avari, Erick 1952–

(Eric Avari)


Full name, Nari Erick Avari; born April 13, 1952, in Darjeeling, India; father, a game warden; married Margaret Walker.


Agent—Greene and Associates, 190 North Cannon Dr., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.




Film Appearances:

Kanchenjungha, Edward Harrison, 1962.

Toulouse Lautrec, Nothing Lasts Forever, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

Samad, The Beast (also known as The Beast of War), Columbia, 1988.

Deli owner, She's Back, Vestron Video, 1989.

(Uncredited) Moderator, Final Analysis, 1992.

Raji, Encino Man (also known as California Man), Buena Vista, 1992.

Benny the jeweler, For Love or Money (also known as The Concierge), 1993.

Kasuf, Stargate (also known as Stargate, la porte des etoiles), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1994.

(Uncredited) Cabbie, Color of Night, 1994.

Dr. Spatz, Dream Lover, Gramercy, 1994.

(Uncredited) S.E.T.I. chief, Independence Day (also known as ID4), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Elrach, The Undercover Kid, Leucadia Film Corp., 1996.

(Uncredited) European leader, McHale's Navy, 1997.

Dr. Bey, The Mummy, Universal, 1999.

(As Eric Avari) Caravan leader, The 13th Warrior (also known as The Thirteenth Warrior), Buena Vista, 1999.

Alex, 3 Days of Rain, Cassian Elwes, 2000.

On Wings of Fire, 2001.

Dr. Peter Winsfold, Ritual (also known as Tales from the Crypt Presents: Revelation and Tales from the Crypt Presents: Voodoo), 2001.

Tival, Planet of the Apes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Ted Ross, The Glass House, 2001.

Paul, Incest (short), 2002.

Cecil Anderson, Mr. Deeds, Columbia, 2002.

Cigar maker, The Master of Disguise, Columbia, 2002.

Nikolas Natchios, Daredevil, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Father Mark Reeder, Searching for Haizmann, 2003.

Alex, Three Days of Rain, Rogue Arts, 2003.

Matt, Dancing in Twilight, Luminous Galaxy Productions, 2005.

Matre'd, The L.A. Riot Spectacular, Visionbox Pictures, 2005.

Himself, Global Warming: Science and Solutions (documentary), Ambrose Video Publishing, 2006.

R. K. Gazda, Dark Matter, Myriad Pictures, 2007.

Dr. Leo Bennett, Flight of the Living Dead: Outbreak on a Plane (also known as Flight of the Living Dead), New Line Home Video, 2007.

Arthur Dennison, Choose Connor, 2007.

Habib, Postal (also known as Postal—Der Film), Freestyle Releasing, 2007.

Fikry, AmerianEast, Distant Horizons, 2007.

Avi Perlman, Charlie Wilson's War, Universal, 2007.

Howard Ellis, InAlienable, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Ahmed Hakeem, General Hospital, ABC, 1991.

Kasuf, Stargate SG-1, Showtime and syndicated, 1998-2001.

Sanjay Ramachandran, Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Don Gallegher, Treacherous Crossing, USA Network, 1992.

Surgeon, Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story, CBS, 1993.

Pharmaceutical wholesaler, The Hit List, Showtime, 1993.

Mr. Ayub, Scam, Showtime, 1993.

Emir's aide, Don't Drink the Water, ABC, 1994.

The Mystic Traveler, Aladdin on Ice (also known as Disney's "Aladdin on Ice"), 1995.

Voice of Rocket, Project: ALF (also known as Alf-Der Film), ABC, 1996.

Dr. Webster, To Face Her Past, 1996.

Prescott, Home Alone 4 (also known as Home Alone: Taking Back the House), ABC, 2002.

General Samir, The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (also known as The Librarian II: Return to King Solomon's Mines), TNT, 2006.

Dr. Hakim, The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

On Trial, NBC, 1994.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Hakim Huzan, True Blue, 1989.

Doctor, Good & Evil, 1991.

Cabbie, Seinfeld, NBC, 1993.

McKenny Dawes, The Education of Max Bickford, CBS, 2001.

Norman Divitry, The Madness of Jane, Lifetime, 2007.

Dr. Hakim, The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud, CBS, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dr. "Ekballa" Raza, "Prescription for Death," Law & Order, NBC, 1990.

"Splatoon," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991.

Dan, "Hoarse Play," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1991.

B'Ijik, "Unification: Part 1," Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as Star Trek: TNG), syndicated, 1991.

Dupree, The Antagonists, 1991.

Cedric, "Ill Will," The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, NBC, 1992.

Veterinarian, "Tale of the Dragon," Tequila and Bonetti, CBS, 1992.

Dr. Dawson, "Domestic Bliss," Dream On, HBO, 1992.

Artist, "Mathers of the Heart," Wings, NBC, 1992.

Mr. Cranston, "Feelings … Whoa, Whoa, Whoa," Cheers, NBC, 1992.

Documentarian, "Tape Fear," Civil Wars, 1992.

Briefcase salesman, "Stone Moan," Great Scott!, 1992.

Lybyan representative, "Treasures of the Mind," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1993.

Rashidi, "Jerome's in the House," Martin, 1993.

Dr. Arzupia, "The Last Scampi," Mad About You, 1994.

Vedek Yarka, "Destiny," Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (also known as DS9, Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: DS9), syndicated, 1995.

Mr. Muunour, "Target: Jimmy Olsen," Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois & Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1995.

Rajesh, "Curt Russell," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995.

Boise, "Dr. Strangechild," VR.5 (also known as VR), 1995.

"Cutting Edges," Chicago Hope, CBS, 1995.

Paolo, "Since I Lost My Baby," Cybill, CBS, 1995.

Dave the Meditation Guru, "Overly Meditated," Almost Perfect, CBS, 1996.

Raul Jaffa, "Mrs. Parker's Revenge," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1996.

Rabbi Leo Mayers, "And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1996.

Dr. Lumbago, "Fitz and Hyde," Bone Chillers, 1996.

Dr. Lumbago, "Teacher Creature," Bone Chillers, 1996.

Dr. Lumbago, "Frankenturkey," Bone Chillers, 1996.

Prince's assistant, "Someday My Prince Will Come," Roseanne, ABC, 1996.

The proprietor, "The Shot," Gun (also known as Robert Altman's "Gun"), ABC, 1997.

Dr. Kasan, "The Servant," Baywatch Nights (also known as Detective on the Beach), syndicated, 1997.

Ashok Dupree, "Ambition in the Blood," Profiler, NBC, 1997.

Lloyd, "The White Shadow," The Tom Show, The WB, 1997.

Minister Nassan, "The Black Jet," JAG, CBS, 1998.

"Games," Family Law, 1999.

(As Eric Avari) Pakistani ambassador, "Lord John Marbury, " The West Wing, NBC, 2000.

Voice of guard, "Queen of Denial," The Wild Thornberrys (animated), 2000.

Benny Mustafa, "Dey Got De Degas," Thieves, 2001.

Jamin, "Terra Nova," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), 2001.

Dr. Herb Fountain, "Ord of the Flies," The X-Files, Fox, 2001.

Dr. Ansari, "Oops, Noel Did It Again," Felicity, The WB, 2001.

Dr. Ansari, "A Perfect Match," Felicity, The WB, 2001.

Omar Khalid, "Twist of Hate," The District, CBS, 2002.

Lalit, "I Think, Therefore I Am in Trouble," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2002.

James Gellar, "Extra Ordinary," Everwood (also known as Our New Life in Everwood), The WB, 2003.

Ravi Patel, "Floater," Law & Order, NBC, 2003.

Dr. Vasson, "Breaking Point," Alias, ABC, 2003.

William Gamal, "Minimum Security," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2003.

Steven Nashte, "Catching It Early," Judging Amy, CBS, 2004.

Sheik Shuhaib Al-Hassan, "Bridging the Gulf," JAG, CBS, 2005.

Dr. Thomas Burell, "Grace," Tru Calling, Fox, 2005.

Hassan, "Christmas Time," Hope & Faith, ABC, 2005.

Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2005.

Dr. Overbee, "The College Try," The O.C., Fox, 2006.

Chandra Suresh, "Seven Minutes to Midnight," Heroes, NBC, 2006.

Chandra Suresh, "Homecoming," Heroes, NBC, 2006.

Chandra Suresh, "Six Months Ago," Heroes, NBC, 2006.

Kazi Hasni, "World's Fair," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2007.

Harold Templeton, Dirty Sexy Money, ABC, 2007.

Also appeared as Targ, "Cheese H. Taste," The John Larroquette Show (also known as Larroquette), NBC; Hissene Idriss, "The Bob Episode," Mr. & Mrs. Smith, CBS; himself, "A Backyard for Entertaining," Landscapers' Challenge, HGTV.

Stage Appearances:

Third waiter and understudy Victor Mehta, A Map of the World, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York City, 1985.

Egeus, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York City, 1987-88.

Vasques, 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore, New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City, 1992.

Also appeared in The King and I, Broadway production; Rasputin, Lincoln Center, New York City; The Screens, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN.


Video Games:

Mir Yannick the Grand Inquisitor, Zork: Grand Inquisitor, 1997.



Eric Avari Website,http://www.erickavari.com, January 5, 2008.