Numan Acar is a Turkish-born German actor and film producer, writer and director. Numan Acar was born in Kozoglu, Kelkit district, and lived until his eighth year in Erzincan. In 1982 he emigrated to Germany where he initially studied civil engineering. After completion of his studies he took on acting and started to perform in Turkish and German films. As a Film maker he specialized in telling stories with diversity aspects. He has film production companies in London and Berlin. In 2014 Acar played the role of Haissam Haqqani in season 4 of Homeland, an American-made TV production. In 2017 Acar played the role Abu Ramal in season 5 of Prison Break, an American made TV production. Numan Acar, who lives in Berlin, speaks several languages fluently including German, Turkish, Spanish and English and has knowledge of Kurdish, Arabic and Pashto.