Kario Salem

Screenwriter
Kario Salem began acting at the tender age of 17. He had an early role on the television special "The 13th Day: The Story of Esther" (ABC, 1979-1980). He additionally was featured in the miniseries "Once an Eagle" ... Read more »
Born: 05/23/1955

Filmography

Actor (32)

L.A. Law 1992 - 1995, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Melrose Place 1993 - 1995, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Murder, She Wrote 1992 - 1995, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Reasonable Doubts 1992 - 1995, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Beast 1992 - 1995, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Savage 1996 (Movie)

(Actor)

Get Smart 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Killing Zoe 1994 (Movie)

Jean (Actor)

The George Carlin Show 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Traps 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

1492: The Conquest of Paradise 1992 (Movie)

Arojaz (Actor)

The Boy Who Cried Bitch 1991 (Movie)

Doctor Habib (Actor)

Ariana 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Flowers For Matty 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

Shooter 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Triumph of the Spirit 1989 (Movie)

Jacko (Actor)

The Red Spider 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Heart of the City 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Under the Influence 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

M*A*S*H 1972 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Bret Maverick 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Some Kind of Hero 1982 (Movie)

Young Soldier (Actor)

The 13th Day: The Story of Esther 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Centennial (TV Show)

Actor

Fatal Flaw (TV Show)

Actor

Jericho Fever (TV Show)

Actor

Liberace (TV Show)

Actor

Mr. Stitch (TV Show)

Actor

Once an Eagle (TV Show)

Actor

Testimony of Two Men (TV Show)

Actor

Through the Magic Pyramid (TV Show)

Actor

Without Warning (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (7)

Captive 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Chasing Mavericks 2012 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Score 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Score 2001 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Rat Pack 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Divas 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Screenplay

Don King: Only in America (TV Show)

Screenplay

Biography

Kario Salem began acting at the tender age of 17. He had an early role on the television special "The 13th Day: The Story of Esther" (ABC, 1979-1980). He additionally was featured in the miniseries "Once an Eagle" (1976-77), "Testimony of Two Men" (1976-77) and "Centennial" (1978-79). Salem began his entertainment career acting in films like "Some Kind of Hero" (1982) with Richard Pryor. His work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Shooter" (NBC, 1988-89). Following that project, he appeared in the drama "Triumph of the Spirit" (1989) with Willem Dafoe, "The Boy Who Cried B*tch" (1991) with Harley Cross and the Gérard Depardieu action picture "1492: The Conquest of Paradise" (1992). He followed this recognition with scripts for the crime drama "The Score" (2001) with Robert De Niro and "Mindhunters" (2005). In addition to his writing, Salem also appeared in the Olivier Gruner action flick "Savage" (1996). Most recently, Salem wrote the biographical drama "Chasing Mavericks" (2012) with Gerard Butler. Salem won an Outstanding Writing For a Miniseries or a Movie Primetime Emmy Award for "Don King: Only in America" in 1998.

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