Omid Abtahi is an American actor best known for his television roles as Tariq Nassiri on Over There (2005), as Salim on Sleeper Cell (2006), as Tony Nazari in My Own Worst Enemy (2008) and as Jibraan Al-Zarian in 24, in 2009.
He can also be seen in the film Running with Scissors opposite Annette Bening and Gwyneth Paltrow.
Abtahi has guest starred on major television series such as Judging Amy, 24 and JAG. His theatre experience has also allowed him to travel across the country in plays such as Fraulein Else, Adoration Of The Old Women, Stoned, American Quest and Of Mice And Men.
Abtahi earned his theatre training with a B.A. in Theatre from Cal State University, Fullerton.