Navid Negahban and Damian Lewis of Homeland
- Jul. 9, 2013 - DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, D.C. --
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.
Conversation is an art, and Halli Casser-Jayne is the artist of conversation. Tune into The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds, Wednesday, July 10, 3 pm ET for an hour of fascinating radio on BlogTalkRadio.com (http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thehallicasserjayneshow
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ABOUT THE HALLI CASSER-JAYNE SHOW
Halli began her radio career on “The Dick Summer Show” on WYNY in New York City and has also worked as a reporter and photographer;
actress and documentary producer; radio personality;
author, editor and publisher. Her radio show, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds, features stellar guests from the world of politics, books, art, culture, and celebrity. Recent guests of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show have included Gloria Feldt, former CEO of Planned Parenthood; actresses Diane Ladd and Linda Evans; comic legend Carl Reiner, Andy Dick, bestselling authors Kristin Hannah, Jackie Collins, Brad Meltzer, Steve Berry, Naomi Wolf, Camille Paglia; political pundits and journalists Joan Walsh, Roger Simon; Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Danny Danon, Ambassador (Ret.) Yorum Ettinger, two-time Pulitzer prizewinner political cartoonist Jim Morin, Broadway stars Rob McClure and Rebecca Pitcher. The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, a production of RESSAC LLC, airs Wednesday afternoons from 3 to 4 p.m. EST on BlogTalkRadio.com. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/
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