Manji, Rizwan 1974–

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Manji, Rizwan 1974–


Born October 17, 1974, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; married Taslim, June 12, 2002.

Addresses: Agent— Don Buchwald and Associates, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actor. Appeared in television commercials, including Nathan's Restaurant, 1995.


Film Appearances:

Newsstand owner, Sue (also known as Sue Lost in Manhattan), Castle Hill Productions, 1997.

Caeser Alexander III, Contagious (short), 1998.

Ramesh, Don't Explain, 1998.

Young Arab, Too Tired to Die, Phaedra Cinema, 1998.

Salim Ali Khan, American Desi, Indica Productions, 2001.

Ahmed, Queenie in Love, 2001.

Party waiter, The Guru (also known as Le gourou et les femmes), 2002.

Peter Patel, Fillum Star: The Peter Patel Story, Net Effect Media, 2004.

Muslim publicist, God, Inc. (short), 2007.

Akram, Transformers (also known as "Transformers": The IMAX Experience), Paramount, 2007.

Colonel Mahmood, Charlie Wilson's War, Universal, 2007.

Nikhil, Karma Calling, 2008.

Film Work:

Executive producer and director, Fillum Star: The Peter Patel Story, Net Effect Media, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Series regular, Damage Control, MTV, 2005.

Rami/butler, Privileged, The CW, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Club patron, Vig (also known as Money Kings), Cinemax, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Quan, Four Play, ABC, 2008.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Outsourced Conan O'Brien, The 49th Annual New York Emmy Awards, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Dr. Patel, One Life to Live, ABC, 1999.

Santanu Singh, "Gone," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2005.

Dr. Pandy, "SWAK," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2005.

Santa Claus, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2005.

Car salesman, "Money," Sleeper Cell (also known as Sleeper Cell: American Terror), Showtime, 2005.

Officer ISI, "Five Pillars," E–Ring, NBC, 2006.

Haji, "Retards," Rescue Me (also known as Rescue Me: FDNY), FX Channel, 2006.

Dentist, "Operation: Fighting Shape," The Knights of Prosperity, ABC, 2007.

Rodd Tubak, "To Baby … Or Not to Baby," The Game, 2007.

Fasil Mazari, "Deep Water," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2007.

Mehar, "Paddy's Pub: The Worst Bar in Philadelphia," It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (also known as It's Always Sunny), 2008.

Gynecologist, Mind of Mencia, Comedy Central, 2008.

Young doctor, "Everything … All the Time," Life, NBC, 2008.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Jimmy Broderick, South.



Fillum Star: The Peter Patel Story, Net Effect Media, 2004.