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Haaz Sleiman

Haaz Sleiman stars as Tarek in award-winning filmmaker Thomas McCarthy's (The Station Agent) upcoming new film, The Visitor. Both the film and Sleiman garnered critical acclaim at the 2007 Toronto Film Festival, and the movie made its American debut at Sundance '08.

In 2006, Sleiman completed the indie film AmericanEast, directed by Hesham Issawi and written by Sayed Badreya and Issawi. Sleiman co-stars in this film about a family man (Badreya), who opens a Middle Eastern restaurant with his Jewish best friend (played by Monk star and three-time Emmy-winner Tony Shalhoub). Sleiman also co-stars in the Universal feature American Dreamz, directed by Paul Weitz (American Pie, In Good Company) with Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Marcia Gay Harden and Willem Dafoe. Other film credits include Offside: The Price Of Dreams, The Ski Trip and What Goes Around. Sleiman's television credits include a three-episode arc on Fox's Emmy-winning series 24, Navy NCIS, Veronica Mars, ER, a recurring role for the CBS pilot Company Town and the Discovery Channel's Battle Ground: Alexander.

On Broadway, Sleiman played an Iranian soldier in Joys Of Lipstick in addition to appearing in his first short film One Second At A Time.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2009.

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