Young Hamzad is a character from The Old Man, an American thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The character was portrayed by Pej Vahdat .
Young Hamzad is an Afghan warlord who joins forces with a talented young CIA operative (Bill Heck as Young Chase) during the Soviet-Afghan war.
Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry, The Old Man centers on Dan Chase (Bridges), who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.