Deran Sarafian (born January 17, 1958) is an American actor, film and television director. He is ethnically Armenian.
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.
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.
Sarafian is married to actress Laurie Fortier, with whom he has two children.
Selected acting filmography