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The Halli Casser-Jayne Show

The Halli Casser-Jayne Show


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CNN called him “the actor who made a character a household name,” and that’s exactly what Navid Negahban did in his critically acclaimed performance on the Emmy® and Golden Globe award-winning drama HOMELAND as ‘Abu Nazir, the enigmatic al-Qaeda overlord whose intrigues propelled the tense storyline through the first two seasons of the hit Showtime series.
In a rare, in-depth interview the 2013 SAG Award nominated actor, Navid Negahban, will share his secret to the building of the character “Abu Nazir, the al Qaeda terrorist manipulating US Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody on “Homeland,” and so much more, when Negahban sits down for an intimate conversation with host Halli Casser-Jayne on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds.
Born in Mashhad, Iran, Negahban took a liking to acting at the age of eight when he first provoked laughter from a large audience while he was on stage. He grew up during the Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War, before leaving at the age of 20 and moving to Turkey, Germany, and eventually America. After getting his show-biz start doing commercials and modeling, he transitioned into episodic work on TV and various movie roles. Navid is on fire with more guest starring roles and projects, including his latest starring role alongside Clive Owen in the upcoming feature WORDS AND PICTURES.  Negahban’s film credits also include a powerful leading role in the critically acclaimed feature THE STONING OF SORAYA M., a significant supporting roles in BROTHERS, starring Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal; POWDER BLUE with Jessica Biel and Forest Whitaker, and CHARLIE WILSON’S WAR, starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Amy Adams.