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Also Known As: Athar Malik, Athar Al-Haque Malik Died:
Born: November 13, 1952 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Pakistan Profession: actor, author

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Art Malik will be remembered for quite some time as Aziz, the terrorist going to his death riding a missile in James Cameron's "True Lies" (1994), but he is a well-traveled stage actor and is familiar for his many miniseries and features based in India. Born in Pakistan but raised in London, Malik began acting after losing interest in his business studies. He spent the 1970s on stages throughout England performing in the classics and contemporary plays alike.

Art Malik will be remembered for quite some time as Aziz, the terrorist going to his death riding a missile in James Cameron's "True Lies" (1994), but he is a well-traveled stage actor and is familiar for his many miniseries and features based in India. Born in Pakistan but raised in London, Malik began acting after losing interest in his business studies. He spent the 1970s on stages throughout England performing in the classics and contemporary plays alike.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Infiltrator, The (2016)
2.
 Diana (2013)
3.
 John Carter (2012)
4.
 Ghosted (2011)
5.
 Wolfman, The (2010)
6.
7.
 Franklyn (2009)
8.
 Dean Spanley (2008)
10.
 Fakers (2004)
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Born in Pakistan
1956:
Moved with family to England (date approximate)
1979:
Film debut "Meetings With Remarkable Men" (billed as Athar Malik)
1979:
Stage debut with The Old Vic Company in London in "Romeo and Juliet" and "The 88" (in repertory)
1984:
Appeared in TV miniseries "The Jewel in the Crown" and "The Far Pavilions"
1984:
Played Mahoumed Ali in "A Passage to India"
1988:
American TV series debut as regular, the short-lived ABC medical drama "Hothouse"
1994:
Co-starred as Aziz the terrorist in "True Lies"
2000:
Acted in the Donmar stage production of "Helpless"
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Education

Guildhall School of Music and Drama: London , England - 1977

Notes

Malik has also published numerous short stories.

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wife:
Gina Rowe. Actor, artist, writer. Married c. 1978; separated in 1988; reconciled.

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father:
Mazhar Ul-Haque. Eye surgeon.
mother:
Zaibunisa Malik.
daughter:
Jessica Malik. Born c. 1981.
daughter:
Keira Malik. Born c. 1983.
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