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Kayvan Novak (born 23 November 1978) is an Iranian-English actor, voice actor, and comedian.

Fonejacker

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He is best known for co-creating and starring in the comedy series Fonejacker from 2006 to 2008 with a one-off in 2012 (for which he won the BAFTA Television Award for Best Comedy (Programme or Series) in 2008). In 2005, he and Ed Tracy created Fonejacker, a prank call show as part of Channel 4's Comedy Lab strand.
Fonejacker is a British comedy programme broadcast on E4 featuring a series of prank calls involving a number of different characters performed by British Iranian television actor Kayvan Novak.

Facejacker

He is also known for co-creating and starring in the spin-off series Facejacker from 2010 to 2012 and for his role as Waj in the 2010 comedy film Four Lions.
Kayvan Novak adopts various disguises (with the aid of prosthetics), including several characters heard in Fonejacker.

Four Lions

He is also known for co-creating and starring in the spin-off series Facejacker from 2010 to 2012 and for his role as Waj in the 2010 comedy film Four Lions.
The film, a jihad satire following a group of homegrown terrorist jihadis from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, stars Riz Ahmed, Kayvan Novak, Nigel Lindsay, Arsher Ali, and Adeel Akhtar.

Ed Tracy

In 2005, he and Ed Tracy created Fonejacker, a prank call show as part of Channel 4's Comedy Lab strand.
Ed Tracy is a British television writer and television director who collaborated with the comedian Kayvan Novak to create all of the Fonejacker and Facejacker television shows.

Fags, Mags and Bags

Novak appeared as Alok in the first series of BBC Radio 4 comedy Fags, Mags and Bags.

Brains (Thunderbirds)

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Since 2015, he has voiced the character of Brains in the revived ITV series Thunderbirds Are Go.
Brains is voiced by Kayvan Novak in the CGI remake series Thunderbirds Are Go!, which aired in 2015.

Flick of the Finger

He lent his vocals to British band Beady Eye's 2013 song "Flick of the Finger".
The song features a guest appearance from Kayvan Novak who reads out a passage from Tariq Ali's 1987 book, "Street Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties" (in turn quoting a, likely fictional, Jean-Paul Marat monologue from act 1, scene 23 of Peter Weiss' 1963 play "Marat/Sade") to close the track.

A Quiet Night In

In 2014, he played Paul in the second episode ("A Quiet Night In") of Inside No. 9.
In addition to Pemberton, Shearsmith, Lawson and Chaplin, "A Quiet Night In" also starred Joyce Veheary and Kayvan Novak.

SunTrap

In May 2015 he appeared in a new comedy series called SunTrap on BBC1.
The storyline follows Woody (Kayvan Novak), an undercover journalist who is a master of disguises but forced to go on the run after an undercover plot is foiled by his corrupt editor.

A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures

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The UK version features the voice talents of Dominic Cooper, Gemma Arterton, John Hurt, Kayvan Novak, and Robert Sheehan; the U.S. version features the voice talents of Yuri Lowenthal, Anthony Anderson, Tim Curry, Kathy Griffin, Melanie Griffith, and Jenny McCarthy.

Fine Arts College

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He was privately educated at Highgate School and the Fine Arts College in Hampstead, before attending the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.
Kayvan Novak played the part of 'Brian Badonde', challenging Nicholas Cochrane to an art duel for the series Facejacker.

Full English (TV series)

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He also voiced various characters in the ITV spoof sketch show Headcases, and in the 2012 Channel 4 animated series Full English.
Voiced by : Kayvan Novak

Sirens (2011 TV series)

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He was also one of the main characters in the television show Sirens, which began on 27 June 2011 on Channel 4 in the UK. Novak also featured in two episodes of Phone Shop, the first in Series 1, entitled "The First Temptation of Chris", and the second in Series 2, entitled "Revenge of the Razz".

British Academy Television Award for Best Comedy (Programme or Series)

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He is best known for co-creating and starring in the comedy series Fonejacker from 2006 to 2008 with a one-off in 2012 (for which he won the BAFTA Television Award for Best Comedy (Programme or Series) in 2008).

Inside No. 9

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In 2014, he played Paul in the second episode ("A Quiet Night In") of Inside No. 9.

Counterfeit Cat

Gark crashed his spaceship on Earth, landing in the laundry room of Betty (Kayvan Novak), a klutzy yet kind old woman who is Max's owner.

Thunderbirds Are Go (TV series)

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Since 2015, he has voiced the character of Brains in the revived ITV series Thunderbirds Are Go.

Prank call

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In 2005, he and Ed Tracy created Fonejacker, a prank call show as part of Channel 4's Comedy Lab strand.
Fonejacker, a show started on April 5, 2007 on E4, stars Kayvan Novak performing prank calls to the general public and being shown with animated pictures in a Monty Python style with their mouths moving and live recordings as the victim receives the call.

PhoneShop

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He was also one of the main characters in the television show Sirens, which began on 27 June 2011 on Channel 4 in the UK. Novak also featured in two episodes of Phone Shop, the first in Series 1, entitled "The First Temptation of Chris", and the second in Series 2, entitled "Revenge of the Razz".

Skins (UK TV series)

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In 2013, he appeared as Effy Stonem's boss in the Skins episode "Skins Fire".
In her attempts to succeed in her career, she becomes embroiled in an insider trading scandal, as well as romantically involved with her boss (Kayvan Novak).

Skins Fire

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In 2013, he appeared as Effy Stonem's boss in the Skins episode "Skins Fire".
Victoria, a stock trader who is in a relationship with the head of the company, Jake (Kayvan Novak), pretends to ignore her, and then takes credit for the discovery at the next board meeting.

She's Gone (film)

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Harry later meets with Manda, but is shocked to discover that neither she nor Olivia have been working for the charity as they previously claimed - and that they have both been working as erotic dancers in the East/West club, run by Arto Fazouk (Kayvan Novak).

Asylum (2015 TV series)

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In 2015 he featured in the sitcom Asylum as "Rafael".

Headcases

He also voiced various characters in the ITV spoof sketch show Headcases, and in the 2012 Channel 4 animated series Full English.