Iqbal Theba (pronounced IK-bal TAY-ba; born December 20, 1963) is a Pakistani-American actor. Theba currently has a recurring role as Principal Figgins in the show Glee.
Theba became a familiar face in the 1990s when he appeared in various TV shows and commercials in the United States.
Theba's big break was a role on the NBC pilot Death and Taxes. The pilot was not picked up, but it led to a recurring role for Theba on The George Carlin Show. Theba also had brief recurring roles on Married... with Children and ER. His other credits include appearances on Nip/Tuck, Alias, Two and a Half Men, Roseanne, Kitchen Confidential, Chuck, JAG, Arrested Development, Childrens Hospital, The Tick, The West Wing, Friends, Sister Sister, Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond, King of the Hill, Weeds and Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Theba also appeared alongside future Glee co-star Mike O'Malley in an episode of the sitcom Yes, Dear.
Theba guest starred on NBC's Community and appeared as Principal Figgins in the Fox television series Glee.