Fahim Fazli (Dari: فهیم فاضلی; born May 30, 1966) is an Afghan American film actor.

Fahim Fazli
Born (1966-05-30) May 30, 1966 (age 55)
Kabul, Afghanistan
NationalityAfghan, naturalized American
OccupationActor, author
Years active2004–present


Fazli was born in Kabul, Afghanistan. He escaped Afghanistan and settled in the United States. He appeared in many Asian ethnic roles in American films.[citation needed]

He returned to Afghanistan as an interpreter with the U.S. Marines from 2009–2010.[1] After returning, he wrote a memoir, Fahim Speaks that was released in early 2012.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Iron Man Omar
2008 Eagle Eye Al Kohei
2009 Red Sands Goat herder
2009 Hired Gun Abdul-Aziz
2009 Welcome to A'Stan Jamalia
2009 Anti-Narcotics Jalali
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Camel handler Uncredited
2009 After Action Review Jamalia
2011 We Will Rock You Shopkeeper Uncredited
2012 Argo Komiteh subordinate
2012 Big Bad Bugs Enemy soldier
2013 Blood Shot Terrorist #2
2014 Fort Bliss Afghan driver
2014 American Sniper Messianic tribal leader
2015 Aloha Afghani tribesman
2015 Rock the Kasbah Tariq
2018 12 Strong Khaled
2018 American Warfighter Bear V.O.
2018 Saint Judy Taliban leader
2019 Fahim Jamil Kahn
2019 The Outpost Taliban fighter Uncredited
2020 I Am Fear Rashid


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Homeland Security Karzai Bodyguard Television film
2004 NYPD 2069 Voices
2006 The Path to 9/11
2006 A.K.A. Chef
2008 The Unit Auctioneer Episode: "Shadow Riders"
2011 Outsourced Inmate #1 Episode: "Guess Who's Coming to Delhi"
2011 Deadliest Warrior Saddam Hussein Episode: "Saddam Hussein vs. Pol Pot"
2011 Louie Afghan local Episode: "Duckling"
2012 NCIS: Los Angeles Iranian soldier Episode: "Descent"
2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! Uber driver Episode: "Mila Kunis/Bob Odenkirk/Charli XCX"
2015 The Brink Warlord 2 episodes
2015 Homeland Video Jihadist Episode: "Separation Anxiety"
2019 Barry Afghan villager 3 episodes
2020 68 Whiskey Warlord

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Additional voices


  1. ^ Miguel Marquez (Nov 23, 2009). "Hollywood Actor's New Role: Serving With Troops in Afghanistan". ABC News. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  2. ^ Gibson Bookstore: 'Fahim Speaks', with Fahim Fazli and Michael I. Moffett

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