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Hisham Tawfiq - Ironside - NBC - guest on Premiere Ep aired Oct 2nd, also, The Blacklist - NBC - guest on ep "Wujing" aired Oct. 7th

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Blacklist: Hisham Tawfiq retiring from FDNY after 20 years on the squad |

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Hisham Tawfiq, Actor: The Blacklist. Hisham discovered his passion for the arts while performing the poem "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Poet Laureate Maya Angelou, in a high school English class. Hisham studied at the world renowned Negro Ensemble Theatre Company, which has brought forth such notable actors as Denzel Washington, Ossie Davis, and Phylicia Rashad. He also studied with acting coach Susan Batson, who is known for...

The Blacklist’s Hisham Tawfiq may just be making a name for himself in Hollywood, but in his home neighborhood of Harlem, New York, he’s better known as the FDNY station chief of the local station for the past 20 years. Now, just as he’s been promoted to series regular on The Blacklist, he’s prepping to retire from his firefighting career come fall. He talks to EW about a career of battling blazes, and what’s coming up next.

the blacklist season 3 | Blacklist' Season 3: Hisham Tawfiq Teases Dealing With Mr. Solomon ...