Manoj Sood (born May 5, 1962) is a Canadian film and television actor.
|Agent(s)||The Characters Talent Agency, Vancouver BC, Canada.|
|Relatives||Kama Sood (son)|
Veena Sood (sister)
Ashwin Sood (cousin)
Life and career edit
Sood began his career by appearing in the made-for-television film Survival On The Mountain, produced by Billy Crystal and Francis Ford Coppola. Since then, Sood has been a regular performer in television and feature film productions.
Most notably, he portrayed the leading role of conservative Muslim father, Baber Siddiqui in the popular CBC/Amazon Prime sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie, which aired for six seasons. Other television appearances include Da Vinci's Inquest, The Dead Zone, Romeo! and Dead Like Me. Feature film appearances include Romeo Must Die, Rat Race, Meltdown, and Watchmen.
Personal life edit
|1997||Survival on the Mountain||Boutros||TV movie|
|Doomsday Rock||Missile Commander||TV movie, uncredited|
|Breaker High||Guru||Episode: "Don't Get Curried Away"|
|Viper||P.M. Sintong Nameh||Episode: "Cat and Mouse"|
|2000||Romeo Must Die||Akbar|
|Da Vinci's Inquest||Man in Office Building||Episode: "That's the Way the Story Goes"|
|2001||Rat Race||High Roller|
|2002||The Sausage Factory||Doctor||Episode: "Purity Test"|
|Monk||Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 1", uncredited|
|The Dead Zone||Apu, Convenice Store Clerk||Episode: "Unreasonable Doubt"|
|Da Vinci's Inquest||Bernie||Episode: "Twenty Five Dollar Conversation"|
|2004||Jake 2.0||Dr. Vikram Taleek||Episode: "Dead Man Walking"|
|Romeo!||Principal Gurjit Ramawad||Episode: "Loose Lips"|
|Episode: "A Matter of Principal"|
|Human Cargo||Mr. Sanjay Desai||TV mini-series|
|Touching Evil||Mr. Patel||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Meltdown||Syed Kahn||TV movie|
|Dead Like Me||Mr. Akhtar||Episode: "Send in the Clown"|
|Episode: "Forget Me Not"|
|2005||The Dead Zone||Cabbie||Episode: "Double Vision"|
|Robson Arms||Urologist||Episode: "A Certain Vintage"|
|The 4400||Albert||Episode: "The Hidden"|
|Fetching Cody||Security Guard|
|Da Vinci's City Hall||Santosh Kumar||Episode: "One Man, Two Jobs"|
|Murder Unveiled||Lawyer||TV movie|
|A Little Thing Called Murder||Syed Bial Ahmed|
|Godiva's||Mr. Hadieri||Episode: "Fast and Loose"|
|Episode: "Out the Door"|
|The Evidence||Medical Examiner||Episode: "Borrowed Time"|
|A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story||Actor||TV movie|
|2007||White Noise: The Light||Male Nurse|
|Partition||The Wood Gatherer|
|2007–2012||Little Mosque on the Prairie||Baber Siddiqui||Series Lead (91 episodes)|
|2008–2009||Winnipeg Comedy Festival||Baber Siddiqui|
|2011||R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Mr. Sadigh||Episode: "The Dead Body"|
|Fathers & Sons||Satish|
|Endgame||Dr. Abel Gray||Episode: "I Killed Her"|
|2011||Sisters & Brothers||Nata|
|2011||The Debaters||Babar Siddiqui||Episode "Plastic Bags & Batman vs. Superman"|
|2011||Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules||Convenience Store Customer #2|
|2012||Profile For Murder||Dr. Sharma|
|2013||Once Upon A Time In Wonderland||The Diplomat||Season 1 Episode 7 "Bad Blod"|
|2014||Continuum||Benedict||Season 3 Episode 5|
|2014||East Meets Ted||Executive producer, writer, Satish Scharma||In development|
|2014||Pants On Fire||Mr. Kar|
|2015||Just In Time For Christmas||Richard|
|2016||Grand Unified Field Theory||Dr. Al Razi|
|2016||One Last Ride||Inderjeet|
|2017||The Birthday Wish||Optometrist|
|2017||Supernatural||Dr. Sharma||Season 12, Episode 16|
|2017||Darrow and Darrow||Justice Armendariz|
|2017||Welcome To Surrey||Sunil||Series Lead|
|2018||ICE||Justice Herman||Guest Star|
|2020||Poisoned Love: The Stacey Castor Storey||Dr. Samra|
|2021||Christmas in Crumbs||Avi Varma|
|2021||Martha's Vineyard Mysteries||Marty Cline||Episode 4, Poisoned in Paradise|
|2022||Lucky Hank||Ali Mehaidle|
|2023||Percy Jackson and the Olympians||The Principal||Episode 11|
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- "Celebrities speak out against child sexual exploitation". CBC.ca. CBC News. October 21, 2009. Retrieved 2013-03-05.
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