Essa Zahir

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KNOWN FOR 
Women Without Men (2009) | Foggy Notion (1995) | The Bill (2009)
HEIGHT *
5' 5" (1.65m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 33-38
GUILDS *
Equity
ETHNICITY *
Middle Eastern
HAIR *
Black (Receding)
EYES *
Brown
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
ATHLETICS *
Boxing | Weight Lifting
ACCENTS *
Italian | Middle Eastern | British | American: New York/New Jersey + Southern: Memphis | French  Less
LANGUAGES *
Persian | Farsi
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (10 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (10 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The BillThe Bill (TV Series) Atash (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Caught in a TrapCaught in a Trap (TV Movie) ADR Voice  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for House of SaddamHouse of Saddam (TV Mini-series) Depot Manager (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Munich: Mossad's RevengeMunich: Mossad's Revenge (TV Movie) Plo victim  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Bremner, Bird and FortuneBremner, Bird and Fortune (TV Series) Afghan minister of opium (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for A Line in the SandA Line in the Sand (TV Movie) Iranian Gaurd  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Dick and Dom in da BungalowDick and Dom in da Bungalow (TV Series) Fat Egyptian Belly Dancer (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #3.45 (Feb 21, 2004) Fat Egyptian Belly Dancer  Less
  • Primary photo for Pompeii: The Last DayPompeii: The Last Day (TV Movie) House Slave (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Second NatureSecond Nature (TV Movie) Henchman  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The American EmbassyThe American Embassy (TV Series) Algerian Terrorist (3 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 3
    • Long Live the King (Apr 1, 2002) Algerian Terrorist  Less
    • Driven (Mar 25, 2002) Algerian Terrorist  Less
    • China Cup (Mar 18, 2002) Algerian Terrorist  Less
Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Ancient MysteriesAncient Mysteries (TV Series) Himself - Petra Citizen (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for BBC NewsnightBBC Newsnight (TV Series) Himself, playing surveillance suspect  Less 2017– 
  • Primary photo for The Real Tower of BabylonThe Real Tower of Babylon Herodotus  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Spy School PilotSpy School Pilot (TV Series) Hostage Taker (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Booker Prize 2001The Booker Prize 2001 (TV Special) Frankie  Less 2001
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 2007 "Diageo Responsible Drinking" * – Kebab Man Outsider/ "Dom & Nick"
  • 2003 "The Times (newspaper sport supplement)" * – Running Commuter 2am Films/ V. Mckinley
  • 2000 "McDonald's Builders Saurus" * – Builder 2am Films/ Russel England
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 1993 One Night Stand * – Soldier The Wall Theatre/ Angie Kind
  • 1991 Danny And The Deep Blue Sea * – Danny Springfield Theatre Club/ Tony Longhurst
ModelingCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 2006 Carling Black Label * – Ali Baba Wyatt Clark & Jones/ Chris Frazer Smith
  • 1995/96 "SPELLBOUND" Exhibition * – "Actor whose surname starts with letter Z" The Hayward Gellery (London UK) Peter Greenaway
IndustrialCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 2007 "Emergency Services" * – Foam Officer Vector Command/ Simon Officer
  • 2005 "Grayling Face To Face" * – Foreign Technician F.V.E.L/ Jill Fieldhouse
  • 2003 "Lonely Hearts" * – Tony Amatis Productions/ David Pollock
  • 2003 "First Aid" * – Various Roles Video Towl/ Steven Saunders
  • 2000 "G Force 2000" * – Commuter O.F.A.V.P.L/ Boyed Catling
  • 1992 "Need To Know" * – Arif S.S.V.C/ Barnie Broom
InternetCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 2010 "UCHL Private Care" * – Patient Brandcast Media/ Charlie Grieve
  • 2009 "BBC Worldwide Open University" * – Applicant Jacaranda Productions/ Jack Price
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Outside Bet (2011) * – "Shouting Jockey" Gateway Films/ Sacha Bennett
  • Caught in a trap (2008) * – Office Worker Greenlit Productions/ Michael Samuels
FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 2012 The Thompsons * – Persian Man (taxi cab driver) Film Harvest/ Mitchell Altieri & Phil Flores
  • 2009 "Women Without Men" * – Amir Khan Essential Films/ Shirin Neshat
  • 2008 "For A Moment Freedom" * – Secret Service Man Wega Films/ Arash T.Riahi
  • 2008 "House Of Saddam" * – Depot Manager BBC-HBO/ Jim O' Hanlon
  • 2004 "A Line In The Sand" * – Iranian Guard Anglia Television/ James Hawes
  • 2003 "Second Nature" * – Henchman Ben Bolt
  • 1997 "The Score" * – Patz Mountain Films/Anil Rao
  • 1996 "Tomorrow Will Be Too Late" * – Elvis Impersonator S.I.A.D/ Simon Ragoonanan
  • 1996 "Working For Sally" * – Stephan Bournmouth Uni/ Peter Allanson
  • 1995 "Foggy Notion" * – Peiman Independent/ Philip Martin
  • 1994 "Tartar Sauce" * – Marco P.A.M.S/ Fritz Kohle
  • 1992 "Roundabout" * – Vandal L.I.F.S/ A. Papacosta
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • 2012 "Great Crimes & Trials: anti mafia wars" * – Umberto Santino World Media Rights/Kim Hogg
  • 2010 "Battle For The Gulf" ep- 'Battle for Lebanon' (Documentary for Al-Arabiya) * – Terror Leader ORTV International/ Charlie Smith
  • 2009 "The Bill - Conviction" * – Atash Talkback Thames/ Karl Neilson
  • 2009 (unreleased) "The Atomic Republic Of Iran" (Documentary for Al-Arabiya) * – Political Activist ORTV International/ Charlie Smith
  • 2006 "Munich: Mossad's Revenge" * – PLO Victim Tom Whitter
  • 2004 "Dick and Dom in da Bungalow" * – Egyptian Belly Dancer BBC/ Simon Hepworth
  • 2004 "Bremner, Bird And Fortune" * – Afghan Minister Of Opium Steve Connelly
  • 2002 "American Embassy - 3 episodes" * – Algerian Terrorist Stephen Cragg
  • 2001 "The Booker Prize" * – Frankie London Weekend Television/ P. Horthorne
  • 2002 "Spy School - Ep6" (BRAVO) * – Hostage Taker Ten Alps/ E. Venner
Video GamesCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Battlefield 3 (2011) * – Al Bashir's General + PLR Soldier Electronic Arts Inc/ Tom Keegan

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • The Lee Strasberg Method Institute * – Strasberg Method, Michael Billington, Marianna Hill 1991 London
  • Film Actor's Workshop * – Acting for the camera, Andrew Higgs 1991 London
  • Theatre Arts * – Drama, Angie Kind 1989 London
  • Actor's Institute * – Drama 1988 London
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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