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Omar Alex Khan

Canadian screen, stage, and Voice Actor

 
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CURRENTLY:

- Catch Omar in ZARQA, the new 6-episode web series from Little Mosque on the Prairie creator Zarqa Nawaz, now streaming on CBC Gem.

- Omar is appearing as Don Pedro in William Shakespeare's Much Ado       About Nothing for Shakespeare in the Ruins, June 2-July 2, 2022, in         Winnipeg, Canada.

After catching the bug in high school it took Omar nearly twenty years to finally get around to pursing an acting career. After detours through the divergent worlds of early childhood education and rock and roll Omar made his first screen appearance in the 2007 film You Kill Me (Carol Baum/Code), starring and produced by Sir Ben Kingsley. Since then he has amassed credits in studio and indie films, as well as many North American television shows including The Strain (FX), Frankie Drake Mysteries (CBC), Remedy (Global), Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (Space), and recurring roles in two seasons of Less Than Kind (HBO Canada).

Highlights of Omar's theatre career include a season at The Stratford Festival, Oslo (Theatre 180/Mirvish), the world premier of The New Canadian Curling Club (Blyth Festival), The Kite Runner (Theatre Calgary/The Citadel), Iceland (Theatre Projects Manitoba), As You Like It and Titus Andronicus (Canadian Stage), and Glengarry Glen Ross (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre).

 

Omar has also voiced characters in the Far Cry video game series and is an audiobook narrator. 

Site landing and bio photos by Tim Leyes

 
 
 

representation

Karen Bernstein

KB Artists Management

Toronto, Canada

Tel: 416-302-6632

karen@kbartists.com