Avatar: The Last Airbender credits Edit
- Character information: Pathik
- 216. "Appa's Lost Days"
- 219. "The Guru"
- 220. "The Crossroads of Destiny"
- 309. "Nightmares and Daydreams"
Additional voices Edit
- 220. "The Crossroads of Destiny"
Selected other credits Edit
Television work Edit
- American Dad!
- Kim Possible
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars
- The Big Bang Theory
- The Secret Life of the American Teenager
- The Spectacular Spider-Man
- Shades of Ray (2008)
- Numb (2007)
- Employee of the Month (2006)
- Tales from Earthsea (2006)
- Ghost World (2001)
- Keeping the Faith (2000)
Other credits Edit
- Dragon Age: Origins (video game)
- Final Fantasy XIV (video game)
- Medal of Honor: Rising Sun (video game)
- Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (video game)
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (video game)
- The Bard's Tale (video game)
Biographical information Edit
Personal life Edit
George was born in Jerusalem, Israel, to Iraqi Jewish parents who had immigrated to Israel from India. His mother was born in India and his father was born in Lebanon but raised in Bombay. A year after his birth, the family moved from Israel to London, and then to Toronto, Canada in 1966. George is the youngest of four siblings.
He attended an all-boys school in London, but made the switch to a public co-ed high school when the family moved to Toronto. He attended the University of Toronto, where he was active in the university's theater productions. George left before graduation and formed a theater group; unsuccessful, he moved on to join The Second City, where he trained with John Candy, among others.
George appeared as a United Nations secretary on Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. As he ages, George is increasingly cast in one-time guest roles as the father of a principal character; for example, as Julian Bashir's father in the "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" episode Doctor Bashir, I Presume?, and as Raj's father in a recent episode of "The Big Bang Theory". In 2006 he landed a recurring role as Sasan's father Omid on the VH1 sitcom "So NoTORIous".
He had appeared on numerous other sitcoms including "Seinfeld" where he appeared in three episodes as Babu Bhatt, an immigrant who is deported to Pakistan because of Jerry Seinfeld and then returns in the Seinfeld series finale to testify that Jerry is a "bad man!...very very bad man! (wagging his finger)".
He had a recurring role as newsman Hugh Persons on "Doctor, Doctor" during the series' second season.
He made a one-time guest appearance in Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda" in the first season as Wayist religious leader Vikram Singh Khalsa. This was developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe who worked on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine". He also appeared in "One Tree Hill" as Brooke's taxi driver when she went to launch her clothes in New York.
He has also done voice-over work in animated shows such as "Batman: The Animated Series", "Kim Possible", "Batman Beyond", "Justice League" (voicing Parasite in style similar to the late Brion James (the first voice actor of Parasite), as well as portraying Morgan Edge and President George W. Bush, "M.A.S.K.", "Invader Zim", and "Star Wars: The Clone Wars". He has also appeared in videogames like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Baldur's Gate, Ultimate Spider-Man, Everquest II and Final Fantasy XIV. Early in his acting career, he was among the cast of 1985's The Care Bears Movie and made guest appearances in the Canadian television series "The Edison Twins", "The Littlest Hobo", "Comedy Factory" and "King of Kensington".
He also took over the voice of Bob fish in the British-Canadian animated comedy series "Bob and Margaret" and "The Inspector" in the 1993 revival series of "The Pink Panther".
He also made a small guest appearance in the second season of "The Mentalist", in episode 16, entitled Code Red, he played a professor working at the Northern California Technology Institute. His most recent appearances include the role of Mr. Pashmutt on "Desperate Housewives" (in the 2005 episode You Could Drive a Person Crazy), Ali on "American Dad!" (in the 2005 episode Stan of Arabia) and Captain Barbossa in the videogames Kingdom Hearts II and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow. He also appeared on "The 4400" in the third season episode The Starzl Mutation as well as the Valentine's Day episode of "Grey's Anatomy" as a carrier waiter in love with another patient, but ends up dying of complications toward the end of the episode.
He also voiced Sahin the Falcon and Stuart Black in Age of Empires III and is also the voice of Fareed "Freddie" Abdul Salaam (a taxi driver and informant) in the game True Crime: New York City. He plays a short tempered convenience store owner in the 2001 movie Ghost World. He also plays the role of Iqbal in the 2006 movie Employee Of The Month.
He played Pushpop, an Indian ice cream vendor in the 2001 movie Bubble Boy. He also played the culturally challenged (Sikh-Catholic-Muslim mix with Jewish in-laws) bartender who counseled the priest played by Ed Norton through a crisis of faith in the 2000 movie Keeping the Faith.
He also was the foster father of Ricky in the television series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager".
In "The Penguins of Madagascar", Brian guest stars as the zoo doctor in Needle Point, I Was a Penguin Zombie, Operation: Cooties and Love Hurts.
He also appeared on the Disney Channel show "That's so Raven" as Dr. Sleevemore, a "psychic doctor" who treats Raven's vision-related problems. He appeared in two episodes. In the Season 1 episode Saving Psychic Raven, Raven starts attending his "Institute for Psychic Research", where she meets other teenage psychics. Raven decides not to go back to there at the end of the episode after an on-going feud between the psychics and Raven's friends. Dr. Sleevemore is neither seen nor mentioned again until the Season 3 episode Vision Impossible.
He also appeared on a Disney Channel show called "Phineas and Ferb" on the hour long special Summer Belongs To You as Uncle Sabu.
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