Amir Arison

Amir-Arison

Amir Arison stars as Aram Mojtabai on NBC’s hit series “The Blacklist.”

Notable recurring roles in television include work on HBO’s “Girls,” the Emmy Award-winning “Homeland,” NBC’s “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Zero Hour,” “Dallas,” “True Justice,” and “State of Georgia,” as well as Julia Stiles’ hit web series “Blue.” Recent guest star appearances include “American Horror Story,” “NCIS,” “The Mentalist,” “Major Crimes,” “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland,” “Gossip Girl,” “Fringe” and “See Dad Run,” among others. Arison has also been a series regular on Bryan Singer’s acclaimed Digital Series “H+” for Warner Bros.

Arison’s film credits include “A Merry Friggin’ Christmas” with Robin Williams, “Big Words,” “I Hate Valentine’s Day” with Nia Vardalos, Tom McCarthy’s “The Visitor,” “Today’s Special,” “Vamps” with Alicia Silverstone, and the upcoming “Jane Wants a Boyfriend.”

Arison also has an extensive background in theater, which includes the New York premieres of Stephen Belber’s “The Muscles in Our Toes,” “Aftermath” (Drama League Nominee), Christopher Durang’s “Why Torture Is Wrong… ,” Charles Mee’s “Queens Boulevard,” “A Very Common Procedure,” “Modern Orthodox,” “Omnium Gatherum” (Pulitzer Finalist), “Candy & Dorothy” and “A First Class Man.”

Internationally, Amir starred in Michael Kahn’s award-winning “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (RSC’s Complete Works Festival). Notable regional credits include appearances in productions at The Shakespeare Theatre D.C., The Huntington Theatre Company, Yale Repertory Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, The Long Wharf Theatre, Portland Center Stage, The Lyric Theatre, Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis, Olney Theatre Center and the Dorset Theatre Festival.

Amir grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended Columbia University in New York City. He currently divides his time between New York and Los Angeles, where he also enjoys teaching and directing.

 

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