Haaz Sleiman

Actor
Lebanese actor Haaz Sleiman captured the attention of moviegoers in 2007 with his finely tuned performance as a Syrian musician who befriends a lonely college professor in the independent drama "The Visitor. " Sleiman ... Read more »
Born: in Lebanon

Filmography

Actor (11)

Of Kings and Prophets 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Dorfman in Love 2013 (Movie)

Cookie (Actor)

The Good Wife 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Beauty and the Beast 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ricochet 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Nikita 2010 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Visitor 2008 (Movie)

Tarek (Actor)

Veronica Mars 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

American Dreamz 2006 (Movie)

Mujaheddin Captain (Actor)

AmericanEast 2006 (Movie)

Slick Ali (Actor)

Killing Jesus (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Lebanese actor Haaz Sleiman captured the attention of moviegoers in 2007 with his finely tuned performance as a Syrian musician who befriends a lonely college professor in the independent drama "The Visitor. " Sleiman, whose on-screen career began in 2004 with small but significant roles on television and in features like "American Dreamz" (2006), won praise and award nominations as the earnest young musician who gives drumming lessons and inspiration to Richard Jenkins' downtrodden academic. The film's critical success helped to elevate Sleiman from hard-working background player to the status of supporting actor on the rise.

Milestones

2009

Played the title characters gay coworker Mo-Mo in the first season of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie"

2008

Nominated for the 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male ("The Visitor")

2007

Had a recurring role as a terrorist suspect in the FOX series "24"

2007

Received critical acclaim for his role as a Syrian musician in the independent drama "The Visitor"

2006

Had a small role as a militant leader in Paul Weitz’s comedy film "American Dreamz"

2006

Played an Arab billionaire in the short-lived CBS series, "Company Town"

2004

Made feature debut in the gay-themed comedy "The Ski Trip"

2003

Professional acting debut in the Off-Broadway play, "The Joys of Lipstick"

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