ZARIF KABIER (Francisco / Boatswain) is an Afghan-American stage, film, and television actor. He is genuinely delighted to be participating in this epic experience. His theater credits include the Guthrie Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Cleveland Playhouse, Arizona Theatre Company, San Jose Repertory Theatre, and Shakespeare Santa Cruz. Film credits include Write When You Get Work and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. Television credits include Jack Ryan, Shades of Blue, Madam Secretary, The Blacklist, Person of Interest, Weeds, and Touch. Zarif is a graduate of Columbia University where he attained a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting. He resides in Burbank, California with his fiancée Carson Pursley, who is an actress, and with their two cats.