Fajer Al-Kaisi (Arabic: الفجر آل القيسي‎; born May 7, 1979) is an Iraqi-Canadian actor and voice over artist from Montreal.

Fajer Al-Kaisi
فجر القيسي
Fajer Al-Kaisi

(1979-05-07) May 7, 1979 (age 40)
OccupationActor, voice over artist
Years active2005–present

Early lifeEdit

Born in Iraq, Al-Kaisi spent much time of his childhood being raised in Kuwait and later settled in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] He soon moved to the United States, where he had completed his Masters in Acting from the University of Texas at Austin.[2]

Al-Kaisi is fluent in English, French, and Arabic and speaks conversational Spanish and Italian.[3]

He currently resides in New York City,


Year Movie Role Notes and Awards
2005 Last Best Chance Deputy DVD video
2006 Time Bomb Ahmed Al-Fatwa Television film
Guide de la petite vengeance Vendeur 8
2008 I'll Come Running Karim
The Telephone Eulogies Arabic speaker Short film
The Whistler The Janiterrorist Short film
2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk Interpreter
2019 The Report (2019 film) Ali Soufan
Year Television appearance Role Other notes
2007 30 Rock Hot Dog Vendor Episode: "Jack Gets in the Game"
2009 Nurse Jackie Social Worker Episode: "Nose Bleed"
2018 Daredevil Nihar Nadeem Episode: "Resurrection"


  1. ^ Talking With Fajer Al-Kaisi Archived June 20, 2009, at WebCite
  2. ^ "New York Arab American Comedy Festival - Fajer Al-Kaisi". Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  3. ^ Fajer Al-Kaisi: Actors: UT-Austin MFA Actor Showcase Archived June 20, 2009, at WebCite

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