Firdous Bamji


Firdous Bamji is an award-winning actor who has been seen on stages all around the country, and played leading roles in world and American premiere productions of works by playwrights such as Tom Stoppard, Tony Kushner, Eric Bogosian, Naomi Wallace and Rebecca Gilman. 

In 2007, he moved to London, England, to cowrite and act in a new piece of theater with the British company, Complicite. The result was A Disappearing Number, which won the Laurence Olivier Award and the Critics Circle Theatre Award for Best New Play, and the Evening Standard Award for Best Play. Over the next four years, A Disappearing Number toured Europe, Australia, India, and the United States, and it finished its universally acclaimed run at the Novello Theatre in London’s West End. Firdous’ TV credits include guest-starring roles on Law & Order and Law & Order: SVU, and his film credits include The Sixth SenseUnbreakableAnalyze ThatAshesJustice and The War Within, for which he received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. His many audiobook narrations include The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Camille by Alexander Dumas, The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh, and The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie, for which he received an Audie Award nomination. In 2015, he won an Obie Award for his performance in Roundabout Theatre’s Indian Ink.

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse audio preview

Firdous Bamji

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