Adrian Pasdar

Mostly Credited As: Adrian Pasdar
Birth Name: Adrian Kayvan Pasdar
Date Of Birth: April 30, 1965 (Age 50)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)

Adrian Pasdar

He’s dark. He’s mysterious. He’s handsome. He’s known for playing some of the most hated characters on television. Adrian Pasdar is a dark and twisted man - well, at least on TV - and he sure is brilliant when doing so. Before getting into acting, Pasdar attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, where he was a college football star. After he was in a car accident at 19, his athletic career was put on hold, but that didn’t stop Pasdar from acting. He studied theater at the Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in New York City and soon enough he was on the big screen. His debut role was as Chipper in the ‘80s movie hit “Top Gun.” About a year later, he starred as vampire Caleb Colton in the indie flick “Near Dark.” This was the role that put him on the map, but that didn’t keep him acting, as he quit showbiz for two years. When he returned in the ‘90s, he scored several successful parts, but once again he quit and worked at the register of a diner. When he officially returned to the entertainment industry, Pasdar became a fan favorite for his hated character as Jim Profit in the TV show “Profit.” With that role came other great parts on “Mysterious Ways,” “Judging Amy” and “Desperate Housewives.” It was in 2006 that his career skyrocketed with NBC’s “Heroes.” Pasdar played Nathan Petrelli, and from that moment on his face would be hard to forget. He even took home a 2009 Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actor in Television for “Heroes.” In 2011, he took on the role of ominous Alec Rybak in ABC Family’s “The Lying Game,” and in 2012 he portrayed President Paul Garcetti in USA Network’s “Political Animals.” He’s even dabbled in voice work by voicing Iron Man/Tony Stark in several series like “Iron Man” and “Avengers Assemble.” He also possesses some musical talent and plays guitar, alongside James Denton, Scott Grimes, Bob Guiney, Jesse Spencer and “Heroes” co-star Greg Grunberg. Funnily enough, their band’s name is Band From TV. All of the money raised goes directly to charities. Like his acting, he’s just as famous for his relationships. For years, he dated Cecilia Peck, Gregory Peck’s daughter. His next serious relationship was with Dixie Chicks singer Natalie Maines. They married in 2000, but it wasn’t your typical million dollar style affair. Rather than throwing money around for their special day, Pasdar and Maines celebrated with a low key wedding. They said “I do” in Las Vegas and it only cost them $55. After their marriage, Pasdar appeared in the 2000 Dixie Chicks music video “Goodbye Earl.” They have two sons, Jackson Slade and Beckett Finn Pasdar.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Kingmakers (ABC) (2015)As: Senator Adam Walden
The After (2014)As: Wade
Marvel's Avengers: Ultron Revolution (2013)As: Tony Stark a.k.a. Iron Man -- [Voice]
Political Animals (2012)As: President Paul Garcetti
40 (2012)As: TBA
The Lying Game (2011)As: Alec Rybak
Iron Man (2011) (2011)As: Tony Stark / Iron Man (American) -- [Voice]
Heroes (2006)As: Nathan Petrelli
Mysterious Ways (2000)As: Declan Dunn
Feds (1997)As: C. Oliver Resor
Profit (1996)As: Jim Profit
Episode Cast Credits 

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013) 
  The Inside Man 03x12: (Mar/15/2016) As US Air Force Colonel Glenn Talbot 
  Love in the Time of Hydra 02x14: (Mar/24/2015) As US Air Force Colonel Glenn Talbot 
  Aftershocks 02x11: (Mar/03/2015) As US Air Force Colonel Glenn Talbot 
  A Fractured House 02x06: (Oct/28/2014) As US Air Force Colonel Glenn Talbot 

Marvel's Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (2013) 
  Planet Monster: Part 2 02x27: (Jun/28/2015) Voiced  Iron Man 
  Planet Monster: Part 1 02x26: (Jun/21/2015) Voiced  Iron Man 
  Wheels of Fury 02x19: (Mar/29/2015) Voiced  Iron Man 
  Hulk Busted 01x03: (Aug/18/2013) Voiced  Iron Man 

Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6 (2012) 
  Agent Venom 03x04: (Sep/07/2014) Voiced  Tony Stark a.k.a Iron Man 
  Avenging Spider-Man Part 2 03x03: (Aug/31/2014) Voiced  Tony Stark a.k.a Iron Man 
  Swarm 02x11: (Jun/09/2013) Voiced  Tony Stark a.k.a Iron Man 
  Flight of the Iron Spider 01x05: (Apr/22/2012) Voiced  Tony Stark a.k.a Iron Man 

Burn Notice (2007) 
  Brothers In Arms 07x04: (Jun/27/2013) As Randall Burke (An old friend of Michael, international terrorist) 
  Down Range 07x03: (Jun/20/2013) As Randall Burke (An old friend of Michael, international terrorist) 
  New Deal 07x01: (Jun/06/2013) As Randall Burke 

Young Justice (2010) 
  Coldhearted 01x20: (Mar/10/2012) Voiced  Hugo Strange 
  Terrors 01x11: (Sep/23/2011) Voiced  Hugo Strange 

The Lying Game (2011) 
  Pleased to Meet Me 01x13: (Jan/16/2012) As Alec Rybak 
  When We Dead Awaken 01x12: (Jan/09/2012) As Alec Rybak 
  O Twin, Where Art Thou? 01x11: (Jan/02/2012) As Alec Rybak 
  East of Emma 01x10: (Oct/17/2011) As Alec Rybak 

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) 
  Trophy Wine 10x05: (Jun/05/2011) As Mason Kent 

Castle (2009) (2009) 
  Countdown (2) 03x17: (Feb/28/2011) As Agent Mark Fallon 
  Setup (1) 03x16: (Feb/21/2011) As Agent Mark Fallon 

The Black Panther (2010) 
  Season 1, Episode 1 01x01: (Jan/16/2010) Voiced  Steve Rogers a.k.a Captain America, [Starring Roles]

Marvel Super Hero Squad (2009) 
  Mental Organism Designed Only for Kisses! 01x14: (Nov/14/2009) Voiced  Hawkeye 
  To Err Is Superhuman 01x02: (Sep/14/2009) Voiced  Hawkeye 

Loose Women (1999) 
  Series 12, Show 158 12x158: (Apr/21/2008) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Juanes, Valerie Plame Wilson, Adrian Pasdar, George Carlin 57x31: (Oct/22/2007) As Himself 

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Adrian Pasdar, Ashley Tisdale, Vanna White 26x36: (Oct/22/2007) As Himself 
  Season 18, Episode 280 25x215: (Jun/29/2007) As Himself 
  Claudia Cohen, Adrian Pasdar and Nigella Lawson 25x41: (Oct/30/2006) As Himself 

Heroes Unmasked (2007) 
  A New Dawn 01x01: (Jul/25/2007) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Adrian Pasdar, Eric Mabius 10x112: (Feb/15/2007) As Himself 

The Megan Mullally Show (2006) 
  Rosanna Arquette, Tom Green, Adrian Pasdar 01x55: (Dec/04/2006) As Himself 

Desperate Housewives (2004) 
  I Wish I Could Forget You 02x06: (Nov/06/2005) As David Bradley 
  They Asked Me Why I Believe In You 02x05: (Oct/23/2005) As David Bradley 
  My Heart Belongs To Daddy 02x04: (Oct/16/2005) As David Bradley 

Judging Amy (1999) 
  Hard To Get 06x15: (Mar/08/2005) As David McClaren 
  Dream a Little Dream 06x13: (Feb/15/2005) As David McClaren 
  You Don't Know Me 06x12: (Feb/01/2005) As David McClaren 
  10,000 Steps 06x11: (Jan/25/2005) As David McClaren 

The Twilight Zone (2002) (2002) 
  Dream Lover 01x04: (Sep/25/2002) As Andrew Lomax 

Touched by an Angel (1994) 
  The Spirit of Liberty Moon (1) 04x26: (May/17/1998) As Edward 

The Outer Limits (1995) (1995) 
  In The Zone 04x05: (Feb/20/1998) As Tanner Brooks 

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