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Navid Negahban
Navid Negahban as Omar.
Character(s) Omar (Solitary)
Date of Birth Unknown
Origin Unknown
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Navid Negahban played the role of Sayid's commanding officer, Omar.


  • Navid Negahban is also a producer, stuntman, and designer.
  • He has appeared in JAG, The Shield, The West Wing, 24, Las Vegas, and as a series regular on Homeland.
  • Negahban speaks fluent English and Persian, and is conversational in German.


  • The word navid means "good news", or "something never seen before".

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