From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nicholas Kadi (born Nameer El-Kadi; September 22, 1952) is a Turkish-born Iraqi American actor. Kadi was born in Istanbul, Turkey of Iraqi descent. His father, Nizar el Kadi, was an Iraqi ambassador. Kadi has appeared in numerous television sitcoms and series, such as JAG, Sleeper Cell, Alias, 24, ER, The Young and the Restless and The Wayans Bros. He is fluent in Arabic and French. According to commentary by Rae Dawn Chong and Ron Perlman on La Guerre du Feu (1981) DVD, Kadi met his wife on the set of the film (she was an on-set nurse in Scotland) and Ron is the godfather to their daughter. He is twin brother of Naseer El-Kadi. Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicholas Kadi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.