Kayvan Novak as Nandor | What We Do in the Shadows | FX

What We Do in the Shadows

Once a warrior from the Ottoman Empire, he was known as "Nandor The Relentless." Portrayed by Kayvan Novak, Nandor has lived for hundreds of years with Nadja and Laszlo (both also vampires), and his familiar, Guillermo. Ever the conqueror, his old-world ways may no longer be the most effective when it comes to dealing with the modern world. Of Staten Island.

Novak is an award-winning British Iranian actor and voice artist. He won Best Comedy Performance at 2011’s British Comedy Awards for his role in Chris Morris’ Four Lions and appeared in the Academy Award®-winning film Syriana alongside Matt Damon and George Clooney. He previously starred opposite Nick Frost and Chris O’Dowd in James Griffiths’ Cuban Fury. He was last heard voicing “Dino” alongside Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne in Early Man.

Novak is also the creator and star of two character/prank shows, Fonejacker and Facejacker. Facejacker earned a BAFTA nomination in 2017 for Best Comedy Program, and Fonejacker won the BAFTA for Best Comedy Program in 2008. Novak most recently wrapped a supporting role in F. Gary Gray’s Men in Black reboot for Sony.