Amir Arison

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Amir Arison
Born Amir Arison
(1978-03-24) March 24, 1978 (age 36)
St. Louis, Missouri USA
Occupation Actor

Amir Arison (born March 24, 1978) is an American film, television and theatre actor.


Arison is an American actor of Israeli descent. He began his acting career in theatre starring in "Omnium Gatherum" [1] and "Modern Orthodox." [2]

He was part of the off-broadway show Aftermath.[3]

In 2009, he was part of the Sunshine Series.[4] He has appeared in many plays over the years.


He began his television career in 2003 as an extra on the soap opera Guiding Light. He appeared in several more soaps over the years, including As the World Turns, where he played an FBI Agent. He had a recurring role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Dr. Manning and made special guest appearances in series like Fringe, NCIS, Medium, and State of Georgia. In 2010, he was cast in TBS' "In-Security."[5]

In October 2011, he made guest appearances on Homeland as Prince Farid Bin Abbud for 2 episodes.[6] The following month, he made a guest appearance on an episode of American Horror Story.[7]

After several more guest appearances on Gossip Girl, True Justice, and The Mentalist, he was cast in Bryan Singer's digital series H+ as Dr. Gurveer.[8] In late 2012, he signed on for a recurring role on ABC's Zero Hour.[9]

In October 2013, he began a recurring role in NBC's The Blacklist.[10]


Arison made his big-screen debut in Day Zero in 2007. He was also cast in the 2007 American immigration film The Visitor.[11] He later appeared in Anamorph, I Hate Valentine's Day, and Today's Special. In 2012, he was cast in the American comedy horror film Vamps. In 2013, he was cast in the comedy A Friggin' Christmas Miracle.


Feature films, made-for-TV-films and TV miniseries
Year Title Role Notes
2007 Day Zero Lawyer Independent
2007 The Visitor Mr. Shah Feature
2007 Anamorph Profiler Independent
2009 I Hate Valentine's Day Bob Independent
2009 Today's Special Floor Manager Feature
2012 Vamps Derek Feature
2014 A Friggin' Christmas Miracle Farhad Feature
Television series
Year Title Role Notes
2003 The Jury Tariq Ahmed Episode: "Lamentation on the Reservation"
2004 Law & Order Adil Salim Episode: "15.1"
2005-2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Tarek 'Rick' Agiza / Lt. Sanjay
2006 Hope & Faith Phil Hobart Episode: "The Big Shanowski"
2008 As the World Turns FBI Agent 4 episodes
2008 Fringe Dr. Bruce Miller Episode: "1.10"
2009 NCIS Prince Sayif Ibn Alwaan Episode: "7.12"
2009-11 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Dr. Manning 9 episodes
2010 In Security TBS Pilot
2011 State of Georgia Trent Pierce 2 episodes
2011 Homeland Prince Farid Bin Abbud 2 episodes
2011 American Horror Story: Murder House Joe Escandarian Episode: Open House
2012 Undercovers Israeli Swat Commander Episode: "The Key to It All"
2012 True Justice Abdul Hassan Episode: "Angel of Death", "Toys in the Attic"
2013 Gossip Girl Officer Weiner Episode: "5:12"
2012 H+ Dr. Gurveer 11 episodes
2013 Zero Hour Theo Riley 6 episodes
2013 The Blacklist Aram Mojtabai Recurring for Season 1, Series Regular for Season 2 and onwards
2013 Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Sultan (Episode: "1:07")
2014 Girls Kevin Episode: "3:06", "3:10" and "3:11"


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