Pasdar, Adrian 1965(?)–

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PASDAR, Adrian 1965(?)


Full name, Adrian Kayvan Pasdar; born April 30, 1965 (some sources cite 1967), in Pittsfield, MA; raised near Philadelphia, PA; son of Homayoon (a heart surgeon) and Rosemarie (a travel agent; maiden name, Sberesny) Pasdar; brother of Anamarie Pasdar (a theatrical artistic director and producer); married Natalie Maines (a singer and recording artist), June 24, 2000; children: Jackson Slade. Education: Attended University of Central Florida; studied acting at Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, New York City.

Addresses: Agent International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor and director. Bobcat Films, founder. People's Light and Theatre Company, worked on sound, lighting, and set construction; also worked as a waiter and cashier at a diner in New York City.

Awards, Honors: Grand Award, WorldFest Houston, 2000, for Cement.


Film Appearances:

(Film debut) Chipper, Top Gun, Paramount, 1986.

Darstar, Solarbabies (also known as Solar Warriors ), MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1986.

Timmy Boyle, Streets of Gold, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1986.

Caleb Colton, Near Dark, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1987.

Dar, Made in U.S.A., De Laurentiis Entertainment Group, 1988.

Vito, Cookie, Warner Bros., 1989.

Michael Chatham, Vital Signs, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1990.

Ben Arnon, Torn Apart (also known as Forbidden Love and Ahava asura ), Cori, 1990.

Dawson, Shang Hai yi jiu er ling (also known as Once upon a Time in Shanghai and Shanghai 1920 ), 1991.

Frankie Taglialucci, Carlito's Way, Universal, 1993.

Captain John Harling, The Ghost Brigade (also known as Ghost Brigade: The Killing Box, Grey Knight, Grey Night, and The Killing Box ), 1993.

Gerald Tilson/Geraldine, Just Like a Woman, Samuel Goldwyn, 1994.

Eddie, The Last Good Time, Samuel Goldwyn, 1994.

Josh, The Pompatus of Love, IN Pictures/CFP Distribution, 1995.

The champ, Ties to Rachel, 1997.

Doper, A Brother's Kiss, First Look Pictures, 1997.

Tim, We Met on the Vineyard, 1999.

Tim, The Big Day, Monarch Films, 1999.

Driver, Desert Son, 1999.

Skeet machine salesperson, Secondhand Lions, New Line Cinema, 2003.

Film Work:

Coproducer and director, Cement, Cargo Films/Keystone Film Partners XIX, 1999.

Director of the short film Beyond Belief.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jim Profit, Profit, Fox, 1996.

C. Oliver Resor, Feds, CBS, 1997.

Declan Dunn, Mysterious Ways, PAX, 2000.

David McLaren, a recurring role, Judging Amy, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Jimmy Capone/Richard Hart, The Lost Capone, TNT, 1990.

Robert LeBrun, Grand Isle (also known as The Awakening ), TNT, 1992.

Jude Snow, Shadows of Desire (also known as The Devil's Bed ), CBS, 1994.

William "Will" Deal, "A Mother's Gift" (also known as "A Lantern in Her Hand"), Kraft Premier Movie, CBS, 1995.

Joseph, Slave of Dreams (also known as Joseph and Potiphar's Wife ), Showtime, 1995.

Hanaghan, Wounded, HBO, 1997.

Jerry Braskin, Touched by Evil, ABC, 1997.

Jake Cantrell, Love in Another Town (also known as Barbara Taylor Bradford's Love in Another Town ), CBS, 1997.

Colt Erikson, The Perfect Getaway, ABC, 1998.

Lieutenant Maravich, Mutiny, NBC, 1999.

Eric Harrison, Crossing the Line, Lifetime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Paul, "Big Time," American Playhouse, PBS, 1989.

George, "Paddy Chayefsky's 'The Mother'" (also known as "The Mother"), Great Performances, PBS, 1994.

Interviewee, Intimate Portrait: Dixie Chicks, Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Allies, CBS, 1999.

Nick & Shelly, Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Detective Vernon Coyle, House of Frankenstein, NBC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Tanner Brooks, "In the Zone," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Edward Tanner, "The Spirit of Liberty Moon: Parts 1 & 2," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1998.

Andrew Lomax, "Dream Lover," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Stage Appearances:

Rocky, Aven'u Boys, John Houseman Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Terry Malloy, On the Waterfront, Theatre Row Theatre, New York City, 1993.

Appeared in regional productions of Barefoot in the Park, Cold Foot, The Glass Menagerie, Hotters, Monkey's Paw, Shadow Box, and Sorry, Wrong Number.



Living in Darkness (documentary), Blue Underground, 2002.

Music Videos:

Appeared in "Goodbye Earl" by the Dixie Chicks, 2000, and "I Want You Bad" by Charlie Robinson; also affiliated with the music video "Barlight Barbright," 1999.



Writer of the short film Beyond Belief.



Empire, Issue 96, 1997, p. 60.

Entertainment Weekly, April 12, 1996, p. 54.

People Weekly, May 6, 1996, p. 16.

Vogue, July, 1996, p. 63.