Canadian-American actor, Voice actor, as well as a writer, Cas Anvar is known for his role Dr. Singh in Canadian television series, The Tournament. The versatile actor has performed in over 70 major roles in both film and television including Diana, Room, Miss India America, Olympus, The Strain, and Neverland. As of 2018, he is starring in American science fiction television series, The Expanse as Alex Kamal.
Early Life And Education Of Cas Anvar
Cas Anvar was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada to Iranian parents. He belongs to white-Canadian ethnicity and has Persian, Indian, Lebanese and Latino heritage. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec, and went to McGill University where he studied psychology.
Anvar was interested in acting since his childhood and started learning at Canada's National Theatre School.
He can fluently speak English, Persian, French, and some limited Hindi, Arabic, Urdu, and Spanish.
Cas Anvars Career
Cas Anvar debuted in a silver screen from the 2000 Canadian English drama film, Seducing Maarya as Zakir, starring Nandana Sen, Mohan Agashe, and many others.
Anvar major breakthrough role came in 2005 when he was cast as Dr. Singh in a Canadian television series, The Tournament, and nominated for Gemini Award for Best Ensemble performance in the series. He shared the screen with Alain Goulem, Paula Boudreau, Christian Potenza, and others.
Anvar won the SAG award under Best Ensemble Cast for his role, two ACTRA awards and two Gemini nomination for the 2012 American historical drama film, Argo.
He then made his appearances in the number of television series, Lost, Neverland, Xeno-Date, The Strain whereas his movies credits, Shattered Gla s s, The Terminal, Source Code, Miss India America, and among others.
Moreover, Anvar lends his voice to video games. In 2012, he appeared as Altaïr ibn-La'Ahad in an action-adventure video game, Assa s sin's Creed: Revelations. He then worked in several video games, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Halo 4.
In 2017, Anvar was featured in an episode of American fan-created web series, Star Trek Continues as Sentek. He is currently playing as the main role Alex Kamal in American television series, The Expanse, starring Vic Mignogna, Todd Haberkorn, Chuck Huber, and many more.
Cas Anvars Net worth
Cas Anvar has earned a considerable amount of money from his career, as an actor and writer. According to some reliable online sources, his estimated net worth is around $65 million.
Anvar earned $150k-$300k per episode for his appearances in television series. He also served as voice actors and usually, the salary of the voice-over artist is more than 50k.
Some of Anvars successful movies are listed below,
|Movie||Budget||Box office collection||IMDB rating||Cast member|
|The Terminal (2004)||$60 million||$219.4 million||7.3 stars||Tom Hanks
|Source Code (2011)||$32 million||$147.3 million||7.5 stars|
|Argo (2012)||$44.5 million||$232.3 million||7.7 stars||Ben Affleck
|Diana (2013)||$15 million||$21.7 million||5.5 stars||Naomi Watts
|Room (2015)||$13 million||$36 million||8.2 stars||Brie Larson
Cas Anvars Personal life
Cas Anvar is quite secretive towards his love life. He has not introduced anyone as his girlfriend so he might be single.
Anvar is one of the founding artistic directors of Repercussion Theatre which is the Montreal-based Shakespeare-in-the-Park touring company.
Anvar enjoys playing paintball with his team, The Suave Bastards, and buzzing around in their custom-made tank called The Mighty Bastard.
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by ab-mahima, 02 May, 2018