FANDOM


Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)
Marc Casabani
MarcCasabini
Marc Casabani
Character(s) Tariq
 
Date of Birth March 21, 1967
 
Origin Alexandria, Egypt
 
IMDb profile
www.casabani.com Website


Marc Casabani (born Ahmed M. Elkassabany) is an Egyptian-American actor who played the role of Tariq, Sayid's commanding officer in the Gulf War, in the second season episode "One of Them".

Background

Casabani was born in Alexandria, Egypt. At age 6, Casabani moved to Kansas, where his father was attending graduate school. He learned English from watching television shows such as Sesame Street and Mister Rogers.[1] He attended the University of Tennessee and the University of Chicago. Ironically, in addition to being an actor and voice actor, he is also an airline pilot.[2]

Trivia

  • For those interested in trivia knowledge or for perhaps a "Six Degrees" type game, Casabani was the first cast member of the Showtime original series Sleeper Cell to appear on Lost. He played The Scholar/Zayd Abdal Malik. Sonya Walger is the second actor to appear.
  • Casabani was also in Season Two of Fox's 24 as Omar, the same season that starred Daniel Dae Kim and Alan Dale.

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.