Jonathan Ahdout

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Jonathan Ahdout
Born (1989-03-18) March 18, 1989 (age 27)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present

Jonathan Ahdout (born March 18, 1989) is an American actor.

Personal background[edit]

Ahdout was born in Santa Monica, California on March 18, 1989.[1] His parents are Yahya Ahdout and Jacqueline Hayempour, Iranian Jews who left Iran to go to the U.S. with their baby daughter (J. Ahdout's older sister) in 1982.[2][3] in Tehran, Iran. He grew up in New York City, and studied cinematography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They went to Pakistan and then on to Israel.[4] Ahdout resides in Brentwood with his parents, his sister Melody (born in Iran) and brother Daniel (born in California). He attended Sinai Akiba Academy and Harvard-Westlake School. He attended the University of Southern California (USC). He was double majoring in Business and Film.[5]

Film work[edit]

Ahdout's acting career started with a role in the film House of Sand and Fog, in which he played the part of Esmail Behrani.[6] In 2005, he played the part of Behrooz Araz in the television series 24. Coincidentally, he portrayed the son of a character played by Shohreh Aghdashloo in both roles.[7][8][9] He has said in an interview that both of them were surprised to learn the other had been cast on 24.[10] In 2007 he had a role as the shepherd in the TV show The Unit.[11]

Film work[edit]

Actor[edit]

Non-acting & technical[edit]

  • Grace Face (Short) ... (gaffer) - (2011)
  • Little Blue Pill ... (still photographer) - (2010)
  • 2 Guns ... (assistant to Adam Siegel) - (2013)
  • The Fantasy (Short) ... (cinematographer) - (2011)
  • Dig (Short) ... (art pa) - (2011)
  • Prince Charming (Short) ... (production assistant) - (2009) [14]

Television[edit]

Actor[edit]

  • The Unit - Episode: Johnny B. Good ... Shepherd (2007) [15]
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz(2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005)
  • 24 - Episode: Day 4: 9:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. ... Behrooz Araz (2005) [16]

Non acting role[edit]

  • 24Inside ... Himself [17]

Video[edit]

  • Behind the Scenes of 'House of Sand and Fog' (short) ... Himself [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Direct TV Jonathan Ahdout
  2. ^ Ahdout, Daniel. "Jonathan Ahdout: Young Iranian Jewish Film & Television Actor". Iranian Jewish Chronicle Online. Retrieved 2006-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Having found success in U.S., Iranian Jews turn to show biz". JewishLight. Retrieved January 15, 2007. 
  4. ^ Jewish United Fund Celebrities Celebrities Jonathan Ahdout
  5. ^ WhatsUpIran.com Jnathan Ahdout Know Him Better
  6. ^ Jewish Journal Feb. 22, 2007 Persian Jews break with tradition to break through in Hollywood by Karmel Melamed
  7. ^ Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2006 By Roger Ebert Page 298 House of Sand and Fog
  8. ^ The Examiner May 3, 2014 - Entertainment /Arts & Entertainment / TV, ♥'24 Live Another Day'- What You Need To Know Series Catch Up...
  9. ^ WSWS 5 April 2005 Fox’s 24: propaganda thinly disguised as television programming by Debra Watson
  10. ^ In.com India Celebbs|Bio, Hollywood Actors, Jonathan Ahdout
  11. ^ TV Guide The Unit Photos, Cast & Details
  12. ^ Little Blue Pill (the movie) Montauk Project Films Announces Debut Feature: LITTLE BLUE PILL
  13. ^ Imdb Jonathan Ahdout Filmography
  14. ^ Imdb Jonathan Ahdout Filmography
  15. ^ Imdb Jonathan Ahdout Filmography
  16. ^ Aveleyman.com Jonathan Ahdout
  17. ^ 24 Spoilers March 28th, 2005 Jonathan Ahdout and Tim Iacofano on 24 Inside
  18. ^ MTV Guide Behind the Scenes of 'House of Sand and Fog' (2004)

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