Ishaq Bux

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Ishaq Bux
Born (1917-06-15)June 15, 1917
Kampur, India
Died September 2, 2000(2000-09-02) (aged 83)
London, United Kingdom
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Series
Years active 1957-87

Ishaq Bux (15 June 1917 – 2 September 2000) was an Indian actor.

He is best remembered by his roles of Omar in Raiders of The Lost Ark (1981) and the fakir in Octopussy (1983).

Filmography[edit]

  • The Sign of Four (1987) (TV) - Lal Chowder
  • The Singing Detective (1986) TV mini-series - Patient (unknown episodes)
  • A Passage to India (1984) - Salim
  • Minder - Elderly Indian Man (1 episode, 1984)
  • The Jewel in the Crown - Aziz (2 episodes, 1984)
  • Octopussy (1983) (uncredited) - Fakir
  • The Missionary (1982) - Maharajah
  • Privates on Parade (1982) - Sikh Doorman
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum - Stationmaster/Fortune-Telling Wallah/Sword Seller/Indian Trader/Garage Owner (5 episodes, 1974–1981)
  • Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) - Omar
  • Play for Today - Sheikh/Amina's Father (2 episodes, 1978–1981)
  • Quatermass - Misru (1 episode, 1979)
  • Crown Court - Mr.Patel/Akbar Nawaz Rana/Surinder Singh Sandhu (3 episodes, 1973–1979)
  • Carry on Emmannuelle (1978) (uncredited) - Plane passenger
  • Machinegunner (1976) (TV) - Mr. Pradesh
  • Double Exposure (1976) - First Arab
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) - The Transylvanians
  • Six Days of Justice - Magistrate (6 episodes, 1973–1975)
  • Barry McKenzie Holds His Own (1974)
  • Oh, Father! - Indian (1 episode, 1973)
  • The Regiment - Nari Dastoor (1 episode, 1973)
  • The Vault of Horror (1973) - Fakir - Episode #3
  • Softly Softly: Task Force - Panni (1 episode, 1972)
  • The Onedin Line - Man in Bar (1 episode, 1971)
  • The Horsemen (1971) - Amjad Kahn
  • The Raging Moon (1971) - Pakistani
  • Leo the Last (1970) - Supermarket Manager
  • Wicked Women - Old man (1 episode, 1970)
  • On the Buses - Ahmed (1 episode, 1970)
  • Department S - Turkish Club Patron (1 episode, 1969)
  • ITV Saturday Night Theatre - Bamjibinarse (1 episode, 1969)
  • W. Somerset Maugham - Old Indian (1 episode, 1969)
  • Inadmissible Evidence (1968) - Watson's Guest
  • Dixon of Dock Green - Ibrahim (1 episode, 1968)
  • Play of the Month - Quasim Ali (1 episode, 1965)
  • Theatre 625 - The Serang (1 episode, 1965)
  • The Indian Tales of Rudyard Kipling (3 episodes, 1964)
  • Man in the Middle (1963) - Indian bearer
  • Nine Hours to Rama (1963) - Gardener
  • BBC Sunday Night Theatre - Ismail (1 episode, 1959)
  • English Family Robinson - 2nd Bearer (1 episode, 1957)

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