Mehrdad Sarlak

Biography

Mehrdad Sarlak was born on August 6, 1971. An MIT graduate, patented inventor, and accomplished violinist, Mehrdad began pursuing his passion for acting in parallel to a successful corporate career. After numerous commercial and print projects, he started his film career with The Ketchup Conspiracy (2001). After a series of starring roles in other independent films, he teamed with 'Reno Wilson; to produce and co-star in his first Hollywood feature entitled Fronterz (2004), starring Ted Danson, Henry Winkler, Reno Wilson, and Garth Belcon. Fronterz (2004) went on to secure international distribution on DVD/VIDEO and North American television distribution on Starz Encore. The actor/producer speaks English and Farsi fluently, and is conversant in Spanish and Russian. Mehrdad relocated from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in 2003. Trivia Played the violin semi-professionally in high school. Playing in a professional symphony was his "backup" to getting into MIT. Has an MS degree in Management of Technology and a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Graduated valedictorian of his high school class Received a United States Patent for a gas control he invented. Speaks English, Farsi, Spanish and some Russian

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Djinn

Josef

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Fronterz

Rick Zed

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Barracuda

Yomtov Jabbul

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Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage

Abdul

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Joe Somebody

Man at Karaoke Bar (uncredited)

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Argo

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Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage

Abdul

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Barracuda

Yomtov Jabbul

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Argo

Immigration Officer

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Djinn

Josef

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Fronterz

Rick Zed

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Joe Somebody

Man at Karaoke Bar (uncredited)

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