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Marshall Manesh

Marshall Manesh

Marshall Manesh plays Wally on the new NBC comedy series Andy Barker, P.I. Born and raised in Persia, Manesh moved to the United States in his early twenties and joined the Persian Theater Group, traveling extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe.

Manesh's television credits include recurring roles such as Mr. Zamir on Will & Grace and How I Met Your Mother as Ranjitt. Manesh has also guest starred on The Unit, Entourage, Boston Legal, NBC's Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, NYPD Blue, Alias, JAG, and The X-Files.

Manesh just completed filming Pirates of the Caribbean at the World's End, where he plays Pirate Lord Sumbhajee. He has also appeared in several other films, including Hidalgo, Surviving Christmas, True Lies, The Big Lebowski, Car Babes, Tom 51, The Untitled Onion Movie and Kazaam starring Shaquille O'Neal. He also has worked on various projects with directors such as Albert Brooks, the Coen brothers and Burt Reynolds.

In addition to television and film, Manesh has appeared in more than 40 television commercials. Manesh currently resides in California with his wife of 18 years.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Marshall Manesh Facts

OccupationActor
BirthdayAugust 16, 1950 (67)
SignLeo
BirthplaceIran
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Marshall Manesh compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Big Lebowski
True Lies
Barb Wire
Pilot
A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
The Onion Movie
Kazaam
Something Blue
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