Oded Fehr (Hebrew: עודד פהר; born 23 November 1970) is an Israeli film and television actor. He is known for his appearance as Ardeth Bey in the 1999 remake of The Mummy and its sequel The Mummy Returns and also as Carlos Olivera in Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Resident Evil: Extinction and Resident Evil: Retribution.


Early life

Fehr was born in Tel Aviv, Israel to Jewish parents, his mother a day care supervisor and his father a German-born physicist.[1][2] He has an older brother, a sister, and a younger half-sister. He trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in England after taking a very brief drama class in Frankfurt, Germany. He served in the Israeli Sea Corps from 1989 to 1992[3] and used to work for security for El Al (Israel's airline) in Germany.


Fehr's screen appearances include the 2001-02 NBC series UC: Undercover, the 2002-03 CBS series Presidio Med, and the 2004 movie release Resident Evil: Apocalypse (he reprised the role in the sequel, Resident Evil: Extinction). He also provided the voice of Doctor Fate in Justice League Unlimited. He also played Antoine Laconte, a male prostitute in Rob Schneider's comedy Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) and made a cameo appearance as Antoine Laconte in Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005). He also acted in the American supernatural series, Charmed, where he played the evil demon Zankou, nearly killing the Charmed Ones.

Between 2005-2006 Fehr played Farik on the Showtime series Sleeper Cell.

Personal life

Fehr is married to Rhonda Tollefson, whom he met at a Los Angeles opera. They married on December 22, 2000.

The couple has two children: son Atticus (January 4, 2003), and daughter Finley (February 26, 2006). Fehr speaks Hebrew, English, and some German.



  • Kiss of Fire (1998)
  • The Mummy (1999) Ardeth Bay
  • Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (1999) Antoine Laconte
  • Texas Rangers (2000) Anton Marsale
  • Bread and Roses (2000) Himself - Party Guest
  • The Mummy Returns (2001) Ardeth Bay
  • Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) Carlos Olivera
  • Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005) Prince Sadir
  • Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005) Antoine Laconte (cameo)
  • Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) Carlos Olivera
  • Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) Carlos Olivera

  • Killer Net (1998) Victor
  • Cleopatra (1999) Egyptian Captain
  • Arabian Knights (2000) Robber #2
  • Scooby-Doo! in Where's My Mummy? DTV (2005) Amahl Ali Akbar

  • Game Over: 'Resident Evil' Reanimated DTV (2004) Himself
  • Game Babes (2004) DTV Himself
  • Corporate Malfeasance (2004) DTV Himself

  • The Knock (1994 - 2000) Oded Fehr appeared in 1998
  • UC: Undercover (2001-2002) Frank Donovan
  • Presidio Med (2002-2003) Dr. Nicholas Kokoris
  • Charmed (1998-2006) Zankou Appeared in Season 7 only (2004-2005)
  • Sleeper Cell (2005-2006) Faris al-Farik

Animated Films or TV series

  • Justice League
    • "The Terror Beyond" (Parts 1 and 2) (2003) Dr. Fate
  • Justice League Unlimited
    • "The Return" (2004) Dr. Fate
    • "Wake the Dead" (2004) Dr. Fate
    • "The Great Brain Robbery" (2005) Dr. Fate
  • Young Justice
    • "Infiltrator" (2011) L-2 (Ra's Al Ghul)
    • "Targets" (2011) Ra's Al Ghul
    • "Auld Acquaintance" (2012) Ra's Al Ghul
  • Young Justice: Invasion
    • "Darkest" (2012) Ra's Al Ghul
    • "Summit" (2013) Ra's Al Ghul

  • Charmed Zankou (2004-2005)
  • American Dad! Episode: "Stan of Arabia" (Part 2) (2005) Kazim

  • Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest (2005)


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