Well known for his recurring role on The George Carlin Show as well as his role in the show Glee as Principal Figgins.
He played Abed Nadir's father in two episodes of NBC's cult comedy Community.
He has shared the screen with Mike O'Malley in both Yes, Dear and Glee.
Some of his earlier roles include a recurring role on the Fox sitcom, Married... with Children and a role on ER.
He was born in Karachi, Pakistan.