Cas Anvar

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Cas Anvar
Cas Anvar by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Anvar in March 2018
ResidenceMontreal, Quebec, Canada
OccupationActor, voice actor, writer
Years active1992–present
Known for
Height6 ft (183 cm)

Cas Anvar (Persian: کاس انور‎) is a Canadian actor, voice actor, and writer.

Early life[edit]

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, to Iranian parents[1] and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Anvar speaks English, French, Persian, and some limited Arabic, Urdu, and Spanish.[2]


Anvar at the 2015 Fan Expo Canada

Anvar is best known as Dr Singh in the 17-episode television series The Tournament.[3][4] He appeared in the Jake Gyllenhaal film Source Code, and began his voice acting career with 2011's Assassin's Creed: Revelations.[5] Anvar appeared as Dodi Fayed with Naomi Watts in Diana in 2013.[6] From 2014, he is a main character on the science fiction television series The Expanse[7] which began airing in December 2015, and now has its fourth season in development under Amazon Prime production. In 2016, he joined season 3 of The Strain as Sanjay Desai.



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Seducing Maarya Zakir
2003 Shattered Glass Kambiz Foroohar
2004 The Terminal CBP Officer #3
2011 Source Code Hazmi
2012 Argo Revolutionary Guard
2013 Diana Dodi Fayed
2015 Room Dr Mittal
2015 Nobility Captain Eric Cern
2015 Miss India America Deep Panday
2018 The Lie Sam Ifrani
2019 The Operative Farhad
2019 Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ra's al Ghul Voice role


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Tournament Dr Singh Main role, 17 episodes
2009 The Phantom Rhatib Singh Television miniseries
2010 Lost Omer Jarrah Episode: "Sundown"
2011 Neverland Gentleman Starkey Television miniseries
2011–12 Xeno-Date Sirus Webseries, 8 episodes
2014 Intelligence Ibrahim Al-Munin Episode: "Red X"
2015 Olympus Xerxes Recurring role, 7 episodes
2015–present The Expanse Alex Kamal Main role, 36 episodes
2016–2017 The Strain Sanjay Desai Recurring role, 10 episodes
2019 How To Get Away with Murder Robert Hsieh

Internet Video[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Star Trek Continues Sentek Episodes: "To Boldly Go" Part 1; "To Boldly Go" Part 2

Video Games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Assassin's Creed: Revelations Altaïr ibn-La'Ahad Voice role
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Mullah Rahmaan Voice role
2012 Halo 4 Dalton Voice role


  1. ^ "Simply human nature". The Iranian. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Resume". Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  3. ^ The Tournament on IMDb
  4. ^ "The Tournament". The Serious Comedy Site. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Cas Anvar". Voice Chasers. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  6. ^ Gary Baum (27 September 2012). "Irony Alert: Princess Di Movie Strikes Deal With Paparazzi Agency". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 7 January 2016.
  7. ^ Etan Vlessing (29 October 2014). "Dominique Tipper, Cas Anvar join Syfy's The Expanse". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 7 January 2016.

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