Zarif Kabier

Biography

Zarif Kabier is an Afghan-American actor (born, Zarif Muhammed Sadiqi) on February 25, 1988 in Kabul, Afghanistan to Kabier Sadiqi, a doctor and Afghan Army General and to Jameela Sadiqi (née Monsef), an educator. With leading man good looks and classical training from the prestigious Columbia University in New York city, he has undertaken several Film, TV, and Theatre projects as both lead and principle roles. Zarif spent the first twelve years of his life in Afghanistan where his father passed away in 1992 during the civil war there. Zarif, his three siblings, and his mother immigrated to the United States in the year 2000. He comes from a medical family; his younger brother and sister are both doctors, and his older brother works in the administrative side as a medical recruiter. He is fluent in Farsi/Dari, English, and Hindi/Urdu. He can also converse as well as read Arabic and Pashto. As an actor, he has had the pleasure of traveling the country and worked in the theatre at many major regional theatre companies such as Cleveland Playhouse in Ohio, San Jose Repertory Theatre in California, Arizona Theatre Company in Phoenix and Tucson, Actor's Theatre of Louisville in Kentucky, Shakespeare Santa Cruz in California and several others. He can next be seen at Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the spring of 2018. He resides in Studio City, California with his girlfriend Carson Pursley, who is also an actor, and their two cats Horace and Pete.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Jack Ryan August 31, 2018