Cas Anvar Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 May, 2018
Facts of Cas Anvar
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet
Name Cas Anvar
Nationality Canadian-American
Birth Place/City Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Ethnicity white-Canadian
Net Worth $65 million
Eye Color Back
Hair Color Black
Face Color white
Education McGill University, Beaconsfield High, Canada's National Theatre School
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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 Anvar’s 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 GoulemPaula BoudreauChristian Potenza, and others. 

CAPTION: Cas Anvar SOURCE: The Expanse Wiki - Fandom

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 Glass, 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, Assassin'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 Anvar’s 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 Anvar’s 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
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Stanley Tucci
Chi McBride
Source Code (2011) $32 million $147.3 million 7.5 stars

Jake Gyllenhaal
Michelle Monaghan
Vera Farmiga
Scott Bakula

Argo (2012) $44.5 million $232.3 million 7.7 stars Ben Affleck
Bryan Cranston
Alan Arkin
John Goodman
Diana (2013) $15 million $21.7 million 5.5 stars Naomi Watts
Naveen Andrews
Laurence Belcher
Harry Holland
Room (2015) $13 million $36 million  8.2 stars Brie Larson
Jacob Tremblay
Joan Allen
Sean Bridgers

Cas Anvar’s 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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