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Cas Anvar stars in "Source Code," opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Monaghan, as Hazmi.

Cas Anvar is a graduate of Montreal's prestigious National Theatre School. This versatile and gifted actor has amassed more than 50 credits in both film and television. Most recently, he was seen in the blockbuster "Transformers 2," and played the brother of Sayid (played by Naveen Andrews) on ABC's "Lost."

Previously, Anvar appeared opposite William Shatner, James Spader, and Candice Bergen in the hit series "Boston Legal" and was seen with fellow Canadian Kiefer Sutherland on "24." Anvar will soon be seen in the suspense thriller "The Factory," opposite John Cusack and Jennifer Carpenter. His other film credits include "Sublime," "Shattered Glass," and "The Terminal."

On the small screen, Anvar has been a guest star on the hit CBS show "NCIS," David Mamet's "The Unit," NBC's "E-Ring," and "Medium," starring Patricia Arquette. For the BBC/Discovery miniseries "Superstorm," Anvar earned a prestigious ACTRA nomination for Best Actor. Anvar also appears in the SyFy superhero miniseries "The Phantom," playing the diabolically evil Rhatib Singh.

Canadian audiences may further recognize Anvar as the arrogant Dr. Singh from the CBC's critically acclaimed series "The Tournament," a mockumentary about obsessive hockey parents who live vicariously through their kids. Anvar shared in the cast's nomination for two Gemini Awards for best ensemble.

An accomplished stage actor, Anvar has played numerous leading roles in productions of Shakespeare's most famous plays. He has also directed many of the Bard's works. Anvar is the Founding Artistic Director of the acclaimed Repercussion Theatre, the only touring "Shakespeare in the park" troupe in the world. With innovative, visually dynamic productions, the company tours extensively in North America.

The fluently trilingual (English, French, and Farsi) Anvar is a recipient of the Carla Napier Award for Achievement in the Montreal theater community, as well as Alliance Quebec's Youth Achievement Award for accomplishments in the arts.


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Height: 6' 0"
Birthplace: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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