|Born||23 November 1978
Cricklewood, North London
Kayvan Novak (Persian: کیوان نوک, born 23 November 1978, Cricklewood, North London) is a British Iranian television actor. He has appeared in British soap opera Family Affairs, medical drama Holby City, spy series Spooks, and most recently as an intelligence officer in the Academy Award-winning film Syriana alongside Matt Damon and George Clooney.
In 2005 he and Ed Tracy created Fonejacker, a prank call-based show as part of Comedy Lab for Channel 4. After the pilot, he was given a Christmas special and a six-part series, which after a three month delay, began airing on July 5, 2007 on E4 and September 7, 2007 on Channel 4. His characters include an orphaned mouse; an electronics aficionado who seems to have no belief in initialisms; a swearing cockney, bald car salesman; overweight Chinese students trying to sell bootlegged DVDs; a salesman who claims to work for companies with rude names; a salesman working for an Indian ISP and an African asking for bank account details, amongst many others.
On 13 November 2008 Novak appeared on the Channel 4 show 8 out of 10 Cats.
On 27 November 2009, he appeared on the Channel 4 Show Comedy Showcase: The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret as a Bomb Disposal Officer.
can be watched online http://www.channel4.com/programmes/fonejacker/4od#2925017