'Henri Charr also credited as H. Charr is an Assyrian filmmaker born in Iran and living in Southern California. A graduate in Film from Columbia College, is an accomplished Director who was honored by the American Film Institute right out of college as one of the Most Promising Filmmakers. He began his career with award winning educational films and documentaries. In the past ten years he turn to mainstream cinema with a solid track record encompassing a diverse slate, from thrillers to drams, action-adventure to family films and comedies.
In the early 1990s, Charr made Under Lock and Key, Caged Hearts and Cell Block Sisters - a trilogy of action films. The three films are on TV almost every week even today.
In the mid-90', Charr shifted his focus to family films, winning immediate acclaim. My Uncle: The Alien was a Selection at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Films. Domestically, it was broadcast on HBO, SHOWTIME and has been on Television even today.
In 1997, Charr created and Executive Produced Hollywood Safari, a 22-episode TV series for the whole family based on his successful film of the same title which he wrote, produced and directed.