Deran Sarafian

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Deran Sarafian
Born (1958-01-17) January 17, 1958 (age 58)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Director, actor
Parent(s) Richard C. Sarafian

Deran Sarafian (born January 17, 1958) is an American actor, film and television director.

Life and career[edit]

He is ethnically Iranian Armenian. Sarafian is the son of film director Richard C. Sarafian and the brother of Tedi Sarafian, Richard Sarafian, Jr. and Damon B. Sarafian. Sarafian is also the nephew of director Robert Altman. He is married to actress Laurie Fortier, with whom he has two children.[1]

Sarafian has directed several episodes of the FOX series House and was made a co-executive producer of the series for the 2007 and 2008 season. He has also directed installments of: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Cold Case, The District, Without a Trace, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Nash Bridges, Fringe, The Cape and Nikita.[2]

Select filmography[edit]




  1. ^ Brittany Frederick (April 19, 2013). "Laurie Fortier Makes Her Return With Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove'". Retrieved 2015-02-15. 
  2. ^ The New York Times[dead link]

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