Cas Anvar is a popular Canadian actor and writer. He made his acting debut in 2000 with Canadian English drama film, Seducing Maarya. He is best known for his role as Alex Kamal in The Expanse, Sanjay Desai in The Strain, Dodi Fayed in Diana. Currently resides in Los Angeles, California, Cas Anvar is quite ambitious and hardworking. His current relationship status is possibly single.
Early Life of Cas Anvar
Cas Anvar was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada to Iranian parents. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec. He holds Canadian ethnicity and has Persian, Indian, Lebanese and Latino heritage.
Anvar attended McGill University and studied psychology. He also learned acting at Canada's National Theatre School. Then he joined Beaconsfield High and earned his graduation.
He can fluently speak English, French, Persian, and some limited Arabic, Urdu, and Spanish.
Cas Anvar's Career
Cas Anvar started his professional acting career in 2000 with Seducing Maarya as Zakir. He got his major break in 2003 in the Cruise/Wagner film, Shattered Glass. He shared the screen with A-list actors like Hayden Christiansen, Peter Sarsgaard, and Chloe Sevigny. The movie earned four Spirit and a Golden Globe nomination.
Anvar made his TV debut with Canadian TV series, The Tournament in 2005. He played the main role of Dr. Singh. Then he appeared in numbers of TV series including, Lost, Neverland, Xeno-Date, Olympus, The Expanse, The Strain.
IN 2012, he starred in American historical drama film, Argo as Revolutionary Guard. He won the SAG award for Best Ensemble Cast for his role and two ACTRA awards and two Gemini nomination.
Some of his screen credit includes The Terminal (2004), Source Code (2011), Diana (2013), Room (2015), Nobility (2015), Miss India America (2015).
Anvar lends his voice to video games such as Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4.
Cas Anvar's Net Worth
Cas Anvar is one of the prominent Canadian actors. He made his acting debut in 2000 and till the date, he has performed in over 70 major roles in both film and television. Considering his career growth he might have an estimated net worth of millions.
Anvar earned $150k-$300k per episode for his appearances in movies and TV series. He also served as voice actors and usually the salary of the voice-over artist is more than 50k, he also might earn the same amount.
Anvar was associated with many box-offices hit movies and some of them are enlisted below,
1. The Terminal (2004)
Box-office Collection=$219.4 million
IMDb rating=7.3 stars
Starring=Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna
2. Source Code (2011)
Box-office Collection=$147.3 million
IMDb rating=7.5 stars
Starring= Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga
3. Argo (2012)
Box-office Collection=$232.3 million
IMDb rating=7.7 stars
Starring=Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, John Goodman
4. Diana (2013)
Box-office Collection=$21.7 million
IMDb rating=5.5 stars
Starring=Naomi Watts and Naveen Andrews
5. Room (2015)
Box-office Collection=$36.3 million
IMDb rating=8.2 stars
Cas Anvar's Personal Life
Cas Anvar has quite secretive about his private life. He is one of those celebrities who prefer to keep their private life away from the limelight. He never opens up about his relationship status with media. Believing some online sources, he is possibly single at the present.
Anvar is the founding artistic director of Repercussion Theatre which is the Montreal-based Shakespeare-in-the-Park touring company. He is a huge fan of paintball and often spends his spare time by competing with his team, The Suave Bastards.
Cas Anvar on the Interstellar War in The Expanse, check out the video below,