Erick Avari

Erick Avari

actor, director, writer

Erick Avari was born on Apr 13, 1952 in India. Erick Avari's big-screen debut came with Kanchenjungha directed by Satyajit Ray in 1962, strarring . Erick Avari is known for The Chosen directed by Dallas Jenkins, Shahar Isaac stars as Simon Peter and Jonathan Roumie as Jesus. The most recent award Erick Avari achieved is Method Fest. The upcoming new movie Erick Avari plays is Love & Debt which will be released on Sep 21, 2019.

Erick Avari was born on April 13, 1952 in Darjeeling, India. His credits include leading roles in films from Kevin Reynolds' cult classic La bête de guerre (1988) to commercial megahits such as Stargate : La Porte des étoiles (1994), Independence Day : Le Jour de la riposte (1996), La Momie (1999) and La planète des singes (2001). His comedic skills have landed him starring roles in the Adam Sandler remake Les aventures de Mister Deeds (2002), Le concierge du Bradbury (1993) and Woody Allen's only television film Don't Drink the Water (1994). He is also featured in Revelation (2002), La prison de verre (2001) and has a starring role in Michael Meredith's Three Days of Rain (2002) and Dancing in Twilight (2004). His long theatrical background has garnered him critical acclaim for several roles at the Joseph Papp Public Theatre in New York City, including his portrayal of Vasquez in "'Tis Pity She's a Whore" and the Broadway hit, "The King and I".Avari has had the pleasure of performing in some of the most prestigious regional theatres in the country, including The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Chicago's Goodman Theater and The Cleveland Playhouse, playing roles such as the King in "King Lear" and Joseph Smith in the Mabou Mines production of "The Morman Project". On television, in addition to his recurring role as Kasuf on Stargate SG-1 (1997), he has played notable roles on Heroes (2006), Cybill (1995), Cheers (1982), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993), Arabesque (1984), New York Police Blues (1993) and several made-for-television films.

  • Birthday

    Apr 13, 1952
  • Place of Birth

    Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
  • Also known

    Nariman Eruch Avari, Eric Avari

Known For


1 wins & 0 nominations

Method Fest
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Winner - Best Supporting Actor

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows