Numan Acar

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Numan Acar
Numan Acar Cannes 2017.jpg
Born (1974-10-07) 7 October 1974 (age 44)
Kelkit, Turkey
OccupationActor, producer
Years active2003–present

Numan Acar (born 1974) is a Turkish-born German actor and film producer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Acar was born in Kozoglu, Kelkit district, and lived until his eighth year in Erzincan. In 1982 he emigrated to Germany where he initially studied civil engineering. After completion of his studies he took on acting and started to perform in Turkish and German films. As a producer he specialized in German-Turkish movies and started Acar Entertainment in 2007.

In 2014 Acar played the role of Haissam Haqqani in season 4 of Homeland, an American-made TV production.

Acar, who lives in Berlin, speaks several languages fluently including German, Turkish, Spanish and English and has knowledge of Kurdish, Azerbaijani and Arabic.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Film roles
Year Title Role Note
2003 Angelina Murat Short film
2003 Linie X 1. Türke Short film
2004 Riechen Mann Short film
2004 Kebab Connection Schwertkämpfer
2005 Max and Moritz Reloaded Bülent, Fighter
2006 7 Short film
2006 Killing the Shadows (Hacivat Karagöz Neden Öldürüldü?) Trasci Ali
2006 Lieben Hakan
2006 Cenneti Beklerken Mustafa
2006 Eve Giden Yol 1914 Vartolu Settar
2007 Refugee (Mülteci) Azad
2008 Run for Your Life! (Lauf um Dein Leben – Vom Junkie zum Ironman) Salih
2008 For a Moment, Freedom (Ein Augenblick Freiheit)
2008 Dot (Punkt)
2008 Pure Random The Killed Short film
2008 Last Look Boom Operator
2009 Fire! Rashid
2009 The Basement Terek
2010 Time You Change (Zeiten ändern dich) Jussuf
2010 Takiye: Allah yolunda Mesut
2010 The Coming Days (Die kommenden Tage) Botschafter
2011 Kokowääh Arbeiter Gewerbehof
2011 Labirent Bk44
2012 Berlin Kaplani Hodcha
2012 Schutzengel TV Reporter Türkei
2013 The Berlin File Abdul
2013 The Immortalizer Hassan Short film
2014 Vergrabene Stimmen Kaan
2014 Flying Home Karadeniz
2014 Rosewater Rahim
2014 The Cut Alpasan Uncredited
2015 Point Break Turkish Doorman
2016 Ali and Nino Seyid Mustafa
2016 The Promise Mustafa
2016 The Great Wall Najid
2016 Sister Moon Feuerwolf Short film
2017 In the Fade Nuri Sekerci
2018 12 Strong Mullah Razzan
2019 Aladdin Hakim Post-production
2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home Dmitri Smerdyakov/The Chameleon Post-production
Television roles
Year Title Role Note
2003 Fast Perfekt Verlobt TV Movie
2003 Nach so vielen Jahren Stage Worker TV Movie
2003 Mit einem Rutsch ins Glück Tango lehrer TV Movie
2005 Die Gerichtsmedizinerin Metzger Episode: "Die letzte Reise"
2006 SOKO Kitzbühel Bollywood Film Hero Episode: "Blumen für die Diva"
2006 Freunde für immer - Das Leben ist rund Indischer Taxifahrer Episode: "Elf Freunde"
2007 Dr. Psycho – Die Bösen, die Bullen, meine Frau und ich Jugo 2 episodes
2007 CÖT (Cok Özel Tim) Mahir 1 episode
2007 Menekşe ile Halil Mehmet Episode: "The Escape"
2008 Bible Code (Der Bibelcode) Victor TV Movie
2008 Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei Hassan Episode: "Am Ende der Jugend"
2009 Lasko – Die Faust Gottes Prinz Jamal al Raschid Episode: "Der Ölprinz"
2011 Homicide Unit Istanbul (Mordkommission Istanbul) Cemil Episode: "Der Preis des Lebens"
2011 Mother 007 (Nina Undercover - Agentin mit Kids) Jussuf TV Movie
2011 Nina sieht es ...!!! Santini TV Movie
2011 Männer ticken, Frauen anders Rezeptionist TV Movie
2012 Cologne P.D. (SOKO Köln) Darko Episode: "Fischer gegen Fischer"
2012 Blutadler Mamoot TV Movie
2013 Achtung Polizei! Taifun TV Movie
2014 Homeland Haissam Haqqani Recurring
2015 Crossing Lines Borz Dudayev Episode: "Expose"
2017 Prison Break Abu Ramal 3 episodes
2018 Jack Ryan Tony Episode: "Sources and Methods"

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