Usman Ally is a Pakistani-American actor. He debuted in the 2009 film Chicago Overcoat. He then made his first television role in an episode of The Chicago Code. His first recurring role was as Nasim Marwat in Damages. After this, he appeared in the films Just Like a Woman and Star Trek Into Darkness. Later, he had a recurring role as Zahed Javani in Madam Secretary. More recently, he became known for his roles on television. He played Ambassador Al Jaffar in Veep, Fernald the Hook-Handed Man in A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Mr. Morris in Just Add Magic. He recently made appearances in Better Things and On Becoming a God in Central Florida.