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Brian George is an Israeli actor and voice actor. He voiced Pathik and additional characters across four episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Avatar: The Last Airbender credits


Character information: Pathik

Additional voices

Selected other credits

Television work


Other credits

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Personal life

George was born in Jerusalem, Israel, to Iraqi-Jewish parents who had immigrated to Israel from India. A year after his birth, the family moved from Israel to London and later 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.


As he ages, George is increasingly cast in one-time guest roles as the father of a principal character; for example, he played Julian Bashir's father in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Doctor Bashir, I Presume?" and Raj's father in The Big Bang Theory. In 2006, he landed a recurring role as Sasan's father Omid on the VH1 sitcom So NoTORIous. He had a recurring role as newsman Hugh Persons on Doctor, Doctor during the series' second season and appeared as a United Nations secretary on Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.

He has also done voice-over work in animated shows such as Batman: The Animated Series, Kim Possible, Batman Beyond, and Justice League and has appeared in video games like Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Baldur's Gate, Ultimate Spider-Man, Everquest II and Final Fantasy XIV. He took over the voice of Bob Fish in the British-Canadian animated comedy series Bob and Margaret and played The Inspector in the 1993 revival series of The Pink Panther.

Some of George's other 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 video games Kingdom Hearts II and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow.

He voiced Sahin the Falcon and Stuart Black in Age of Empires III and is 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 and Iqbal in the 2006 movie Employee Of The Month.

In The Penguins of Madagascar, George guest stars as the zoo doctor in "Needle Point", "I Was a Penguin Zombie", "Operation: Cooties" and "Love Hurts".

George appeared on That's so Raven as Dr. Sleevemore, a "psychic doctor" who treats Raven's vision-related problems, and Phineas and Ferb on the hour long special Summer Belongs To You as Uncle Sabu.

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