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Assaf Cohen is an American actor and voice actor best known for his role as Hesam in the science-fiction superhero series Heroes.

Biography[]

Cohen was born on October 31, 1972, in Mountain View, California. The names of his parents are not known, as is why he wanted to become an actor. What is known is that Cohen grew up in Palo Alto, California, graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrative Biology, and studied acting at the Mason Gross School of the Arts. Cohen got his first on-screen role in 2002, when he was cast as an unknown role in the action short film American Gulag. Cohen got his first major role in 2009, when he was first cast as Hesam, a paramedic that worked alongside Peter Petrelli, for 4 episodes of the science-fiction superhero series Heroes. Cohen has also appeared in TV shows, movies, and video games such as Resurrection, Stalker, 9-1-1, Grey's Anatomy, Grey's Anatomy, Final Fantasy XV, Final Fantasy XV: Comrades, American Sniper, Backstrom, Castle, Fast & Furious, Bones, Numb3rs, and Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior.

On Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior[]

Cohen portrayed Martin Malek, a man whose pregnant wife was abducted by Rawlins and Richard Stahl, in the series finale "Death by a Thousand Cuts".

Filmography[]

  • 9-1-1 (2020) - Ellis
  • Fauda - 27 episodes (2015-2020) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • The Ranch (2020) - Koosh
  • The Young and the Restless (2020) - Doctor Fletcher
  • The Silence of the Marsh (2019) - Unknown Character
  • Act Super Naturally (2019) - Vern Roberts
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019) - Additional Voice (voice)
  • This Is Us (2019) - Doctor David Monroe
  • Grey's Anatomy (2018) - Aamir Elshami
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (2018) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • When Heroes Fly - 8 episodes (2018) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • Brothered Up (2017) - Abdul Rahman
  • Final Fantasy XV: Comrades (2017) - Additional Voices (English version, voice)
  • Hashtag Awareness: The Webseries (2017) - Don Cohen
  • MacGyver (2017) - Joshua Abdal Khan
  • Queen of Hearts (2016) - Grocery Store Owner-Dougie
  • Final Fantasy XV (2016) - Additional Voices (English version, voice, uncredited)
  • How to Get Away with Murder (2016) - Karim Assaf
  • Glimpses of Greg (2016) - Doctor Wilbon
  • Connected (2016) - Chris
  • You're the Worst (2015) - Male Executive
  • Borderline (2015) - Armen
  • Mr. Hollywood (2015) - Amir
  • A Beautiful Now (2015) - Ali
  • Backstrom (2015) - Doctor Daniel Bai
  • Castle (2015) - Doctor Rusham Haroun
  • Stalker (2014) - Oliver Granzinger
  • American Sniper (2014) - Terp #2
  • Resurrection (2014) - Doctor Luke Courtelis
  • The Prophet (2014) - Baker/Date Seller/Groom (voice)
  • Baby Daddy (2014) - Photographer
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation - 2 episodes (2013-2014) - Doctor Lownis
  • Sister (2014) - Doctor Pincus
  • Chosen (2014) - Frank
  • Glee (2014) - Doctor
  • At the Devil's Door (2014) - Doctor Aranda
  • Unknown Caller (2014) - Aasim
  • Bones (2014) - Mauricio Rivas
  • Beg to Differ (2013) - George
  • It's Dark Here (2013) - Doctor Rabin
  • Peace After Marriage (2013) - Boris
  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) - Qasim's Translator
  • Blood Shot (2013) - Hmar
  • Supernatural (2013) - Ajay
  • Night of the Templar (2013) - Menas
  • Last Resort (2012) - Linus Terman
  • The Girl from the Naked Eye (2012) - Miles
  • Convincing Clooney (2011) - Jason
  • The Doctor (2011) - Doctor Manu Billawala
  • An Unbending People (2011) - Aaron
  • Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior - "Death by a Thousand Cuts" (2011) TV episode - Martin Malek
  • Funny or Die Presents... (2011) - Radio Man
  • Weeds - 3 episodes (2010) - Hooman Jaka
  • Death, Inc. (2010) - Brad
  • 24 - 2 episodes (2005-2010) - Navid/Yassir
  • CSI: Miami (2010) - Ahmad Salib
  • Bulletface (2010) - Amir
  • Operating Instructions (2009) - Doctor Eli Bamberger
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2009) - Tariq Barad Al-Jabiri
  • Heroes - 4 episodes (2009) - Hesam
  • The Ex List (2009) - Shaman
  • Fast & Furious (2009) - Border Agent
  • Burn Notice (2008) - Waseem
  • Reno 911! (2008) - Iraqi Lieutenant
  • Pic Six (2008) - Guy In Car
  • Ghost Whisperer (2008) - Andy Yates
  • Knight Rider (2008) - Amir (uncredited)
  • Entourage - 2 episodes (2007) - Yair Marx
  • The ½ Hour News Hour (2007) - Rafi Hadaad
  • Stupidface (2007) - Dave Myers
  • A Perfect Day (2007) - Ziad
  • Equal Opportunity (2007) - Al'Ahhhhkkkkhh bin Laden
  • NCIS (2007) - Eli 'Goliath' Lisack
  • Sleeper Cell (2006) - Lieutenant Hayat
  • Lucky Man (2006) - Unknown Character
  • Numb3rs (2006) - Agent Kareem Allawi
  • Flightplan (2005) - Ahmed
  • Monk (2005) - Ricardo
  • Over There (2005) - Black Hood Interrogator (uncredited)
  • West Bank Story (2005) - Menorah Mickey
  • A Moment of Grace (2004) - Arab Radio Announcer
  • Half & Half - 2 episodes (2003-2004) - Matt
  • JAG (2003) - Musa Sabet
  • The Agency (2002) - Young Man in Taxi
  • American Gulag (2002) - Unknown Character

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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