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Michael Benyaer is a Canadian-born-American actor and voice actor best known for his role as Bob in the animated science-fiction series ReBoot.

Biography[]

Benyaer was born on May 25, 1970, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The names of his parents are not known, as is why he wanted to become an actor. What is known is that Benyaer graduated from both the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of British Columbia, the latter of which with a Law Degree. Benyaer got his first on-screen role in 1987, when he was cast as Don for an episode of the dramatic crime series 21 Jump Street. Benyaer got his first major recurring role in 1989, when he was first cast as Leonard "Scoop" Michael, a Cobra member turned G.I. Joe member, for all 5 episodes of the animated action mini-series G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire. Benyaer has also appeared in TV shows, movies, and video games such as Robot Chicken, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Love, Death & Robots, G.I. Joe, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, Underworld, S.W.A.T., Masterminds, ReBoot, The Inside, Hitman: Blood Money, FBI, G.I. Joe, The Mentalist, Motive, and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

On Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders[]

Benyaer portrayed Salah Sabila, a man assisted the IRT in solving a series of abductions, in the Season One episode "Citizens of the World".

Filmography[]

  • The Expanse - 6 episodes (2019) - Arjun Avasarala
  • Broker (2019) - Alan Mendelson
  • Designated Survivor (2019) - Dov Levi
  • FBI (2019) - Zev Solin
  • Love, Death & Robots (2019) - Doctor Wehunt (voice)
  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018) - Darius (voice)
  • Magnum P.I. (2018) - Samal Talib
  • Snowfall (2018) - Dareh
  • Beyond the Sky (2018) - Doctor Maurice
  • ReBoot: The Guardian Code (2018) - Bob (voice)
  • Taken (2018) - Liad Meidar
  • Blood, Sand and Gold (2018) - Sheikh Ikram
  • The Brave (2018) - Omid
  • S.W.A.T. (2017) - Tarek
  • Call of Duty: WWII (2017) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • The Layover (2017) - Shahar
  • Madam Secretary (2017) - President Bassam Sayedd
  • Prison Break - 3 episodes (2017) - Zakat
  • Man Seeking Woman (2017) - Khalid
  • Legends of the Hidden Temple (2016) - King Olmec
  • Beauty and the Beast (2016) - Karim
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - "Citizens of the World" (2016) TV episode - Salah Sabila
  • Deadpool (2016) - Warlord
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream (2015) - Asad
  • Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales (2015) - Kanan Jarrus (voice)
  • King's Quest (2015) - Mr. Waddles (voice)
  • Olympus (2015) - General Kastor
  • Dying Light (2015) - Tahir/Additional Voices (voice)
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • The Flash (2014) - Araz
  • Skylanders: Trap Team (2014) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • The Last Ship (2014) - Amir
  • Modern Family (2014) - Jerry
  • The Elder Scrolls Online (2014) - Hrogi/Nord Guard Male/Justice Istah (voice)
  • Days of Our Lives - 39 episodes (2013-2014) - Doctor Jakub Chyka
  • Intelligence (2014) - Badri Adani
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (2013) - Additional Voices (voice, credited as Michael Benyar)
  • Assault on Wall Street (2013) - Doctor John Nordella
  • Perception (2013) - Doctor Arthur Singh
  • Marvel Heroes (2013) - Dum Dum Dugan/Blizzard/Dark Elves (voice, uncredited)
  • Motive (2013) - Deputy Chief of Police Stuart Newendyke
  • The Polterguys (2012) - Suspicious Traveler
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012) - Multiplayer (voice)
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2012) - Communications Clerk (voice)
  • Be Forever Now (2012) - Unknown Character
  • Spec Ops: The Line (2012) - Soldiers (voice)
  • For the Love of Money (2012) - Jacob
  • Fairly Legal (2012) - Grantham Pace HR Lawyer
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011) - Additional Voices (voice)
  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations (2011) - Darim Ibn La-Ahad/Haras/Abbas' Captain/Masyaf Assassins (voice)
  • NCIS (2011) - Osman Zoranj
  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011) - Indian Ocean Pirates (voice)
  • Chaos (2011) - Sadegh
  • To Rest in Peace (2011) - Malek
  • SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (2011) - ClawHammer Soldier 1/Pilot 3/NATO 1 (voice)
  • Fred & Vinnie (2011) - Book Store Customer
  • Medal of Honor (2010) - Fighter (voice, uncredited)
  • Svetlana (2010) - Ahmedinajad's Interpreter
  • Saving Grace (2010) - Hospital Official
  • Cranky Puss (2009) - Deli Owner
  • The Mentalist (2009) - Doctor Joseph Gorshani
  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009) - Serbian Soldiers (English version, voice)
  • Sanctuary (2009) - Assam
  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) - Flight Control Technician
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) - Egyptian Interpol Officer #2
  • Castle (2009) - Oscar
  • Eli Stone (2009) - Doctor Lawson
  • Emily's Reasons Why Not - 4 episodes (2006-2008) - Aknad
  • Quantum of Solace (2008) - Mercenaries (voice)
  • Far Cry (2008) - Mercenary Smith
  • Bionic Woman (2007) - Raul
  • Robot Chicken - 7 episodes (2005-2007) - Host of 'Who Poop Last?'/Beetlejuice/Moses/Keith/Knife/Lion/Man/Ron Jeremy/Erik Estrada/Jesus Christ/Leonard Nimoy/Santa Claus/Jack Beckett/Defense Attorney/Doug Goldstein/Tom Root/Old Rapper (voice)
  • Postal (2007) - Mohammed
  • Re\Visioned: Tomb Raider Animated Series (2007) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • Termination Point (2007) - Tesslor
  • SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2 (2006) - Additional Voice Over Talent (voice, as Michael Banyaer)
  • Tokobot Plus: Mysteries of the Karakuri (2006) - Fuel (English version, voice)
  • Eureka (2006) - Doctor Louis Glazer
  • The Path to 9/11 - 2 episodes (2006) - Khalid Sheikh Mohammed AKA 'KSM'
  • Mimesis (2006) - Interviewer
  • Hitman: Blood Money (2006) - Unknown Character (voice, credited as Michael Benyer)
  • The Inside (2005) - David Sarkesian
  • Murder Unveiled (2005) - Ashu
  • The Matrix: Path of Neo (2005) - Vamp/Police/Security (voice)
  • When Jesse Was Born (2005) - Parking Attendant
  • 24 (2005) - Naseem
  • Romeo! (2004) - Jarrad
  • The Shield (2004) - Goma Magar
  • The Truth About Miranda (2004) - Rich
  • Da Vinci's Inquest - 2 episodes (1999-2004) - Constable Neil Cohen/Brad Stuart
  • The L Word (2004) - Marc
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space (2003) - M'Quve (English version, voice)
  • Smallville (2003) - Assassin
  • Need for Speed: Underground (2003) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • Sitting Ducks - 26 episodes (2001-2003) - Rauol (voice)
  • Hot Wheels Highway 35 World Race (2003) - Unknown Character (credited as Michael Benyear)
  • Stargate: Infinity (2002) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Federation vs. Zeon (2002) - M'Quve (English version, voice, uncredited)
  • Dead Heat (2002) - First Man in the Warehouse
  • Mary-Kate and Ashley in Action! - 4 episodes (2001-2002) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • Ultimate Book of Spells - 26 episodes (2001-2002) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • ReBoot - 29 episodes (1994-2001) - Bob/Cadet Bob/Dark Bob (voice)
  • ReBoot: My Two Bobs (2001) - Bob (voice)
  • ReBoot: Daemon Rising (2001) - Bob/Cadet Bob (voice)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Zeonic Front (2001) - M'Quve (English version, voice, uncredited)
  • Dark Angel (2001) - Onion Runyon
  • Mobile Suit Gundam - 11 episodes (2001) - M'Quve (English version, voice)
  • Crash and Byrnes (2000) - Faiid
  • Freedom (2000) - Unknown Character
  • How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000) - Father Neighbor
  • Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption (2000) - Wilhelm (voice, credited as Michael Benyear)
  • My Mother, the Spy (2000) - Arturo
  • Secret Agent Man (2000) - Bureau Chief
  • Kessen (2000) - Yukinaga Konishi/Morichika Chosokabe/Keiji Maeda/Retainer East (English version, voice, as Michael Benyear)
  • The Auteur Theory (1999) - Spike Levy
  • Waking (1999) - Officer #2
  • Viper (1998) - Emile
  • Surface to Air (1998) - Iraqi Soldier
  • Reboot (1998) - Bob (voice)
  • Masterminds (1997) - Taxi Driver
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest - 24 episodes (1996-1997) - Hadji Quest-Singh/Additional Voices (voice)
  • Hurricanes - 7 episodes (1994-1996) - Stats (voice)
  • Jonny Quest: Cover-Up at Roswell (1996) - Hadji (voice)
  • Underworld (1996) - Vince
  • Ray Alexander: A Menu for Murder (1995) - Messenger
  • Exosquad - 10 episodes (1993-1994) - Pilot Exotrooper First Class Kaz Takagi/Praetorius (voice)
  • Flinch (1994) - Al Devore
  • Ranma 1/2 (1994) - Hikaru Gosunkugi (English version, voice)
  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog - 65 episodes (1993) - Lawerence/Additional Voices (voice)
  • Ranma ½: Nettô-hen (1991) - Hikaru Gosunkugi (English version, voice)
  • The Hitman (1991) - Hassan (credited as Michael B. Enyaer)
  • G.I. Joe - 19 episodes (1990-1991) - Unknown Character (voice)
  • G.I. Joe: Operation Dragonfire - 5 episodes (1989) - Scoop (voice)
  • MacGyver - 2 episodes (1988-1989) - Sniper/J.D.
  • Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) - Gang Banger #2
  • Ranma ½ (1989) - Hikaru Gosunkugi
  • Higher Ground (1988) - Ike Tench
  • Barbie and the Rockers: Out of This World (1987) - Ken (voice)
  • Wiseguy (1987) - Dino
  • 21 Jump Street (1987) - Don

External Links[]

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

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