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Ari Barkan

A young Brighton Beach native, who has been referred to by industry professionals as a "rising star", Ari Barkan is truly the definition of that term. Whether it is co-creating and starring in one of the most popular and well known Russian YouTube series entitled "Baba Fira"; or its' working alongside one of his best friends and Dwayne "The Rock" ... See full bio »

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Skin Bulldog
The Blacklist Tow Truck Driver
Gotham Young Tweed Brother
Caviar Grigory Boone


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  Bizzy and the AIMEs (Short) (post-production)
J.B. Murray
  The Fix (Short) (post-production)
 2019 Caviar (post-production)
Grigory Boone
  Circle (completed)
Red Mafiya 'Avtoritet' (promo video)
 2013-2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Goon / Russian Goon
- Episode #7.8 (2019) ... Goon
- Tit Punch (2013) ... Russian Goon (uncredited)
 2018 Fashionables (TV Series)
Uta Bekaia (2018)
 2018 How I Became a Filmmaker (Short)
 2018 Kino (Short)
Michael Feinstein
 2018 New Amsterdam (TV Series)
LaDavius Powell
- As Long as It Takes (2018) ... LaDavius Powell
 2018 Sarah Q
 2018/V Skin
 2018 The Martyr Maker
 2018 Big Dogs (TV Series)
Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- Into the Blurring Dead (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- Rome and Everything After (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- Nation of Men (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- All Eyes on Thee (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
- All for None (2018) ... Ahmed 'Baby' Fata
 2018 Abnormal Attraction
Gary the Goblin
 2018 First We Take Brooklyn
Russian Thug
 2018 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Sergei Khulakov
- Mitya (2018) ... Sergei Khulakov
 2017 American Fango
The Director's Bodyguard
 2017 Middleground
Partygoer #2
 2016 The Circle (TV Series)
- The Inbetween (2016) ... Toad
- The Bridge (2016) ... Toad
- The Choice (2016) ... Toad
- The Nightmares (2016) ... Toad
 2016 Almost Anonymous (Video)
 2016 Gotham (TV Series)
Young Tweed Brother
- Mad City: New Day Rising (2016) ... Young Tweed Brother
 2016 Oiled Up (Short)
Goon 1 - Felix
 2016 Squeeze (Short)
 2016/II Late (Short)
 2016 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Tow Truck Driver
- Mr. Solomon (No. 32) (2016) ... Tow Truck Driver
 2016 Neurotica (Short)
 2016 A Stand Up Guy
Fat Vinnie (uncredited)
 2015 Tempt! (TV Series)
 2015/V The Visit (Short)
Attacker 2
 2015/II Staten Island Summer
Speedo Guy
 2015 The Mafia Di Cello (Short)
Don Capellini
 2015 Broke A$$ Game Show (TV Series)
Ninja #1
- Sext and the City (2015) ... Ninja #1
 2015 Forever (TV Series)
Urkesh Delegate #1
- The King of Columbus Circle (2015) ... Urkesh Delegate #1 (uncredited)
 2014 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Abe the Thug
- New Hundred (2014) ... Abe the Thug
 2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
Big Guy in ER (uncredited)
 2014 Non-Stop
Plane Passenger (uncredited)
 2013 Bad Advice from My Brother (TV Series)
OWS Protester
- Pilot ... OWS Protester
 2013 The Wolf of Wall Street
Large Penny-Stock Broker (uncredited)
 2013 The Heart, She Holler (TV Series)
Big Freckled Hick
- The Endginning (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Gamebored (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Preverse Psychologism (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Hambrain Jan (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
- Come Unity (2013) ... Big Freckled Hick
 2013/II Catch of the Day
Chris (Pizzeria Owner)
 2013 Very Good Girls
Beachgoer (uncredited)
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Basketball Fan
- Schooled (2012) ... Basketball Fan (uncredited)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Russian Street Merchant
- Russian Brides (2011) ... Russian Street Merchant (uncredited)
 2011 Royal Pains (TV Series)
Book Fan
- A Little Art, a Little Science (2011) ... Book Fan (uncredited)
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Since winning the Manhattan Monologue Slam twice in 2015, Ari has been a judge of the show since February 2016. See more »

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