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Amr Waked

Amr Waked

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    • April 12th, 1973
Amr Waked was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1972. He studied economics and theatre in the American University in Cairo. In his early experience as an actor Amr joined the Temple Theatre Troop in 1994, and Yaaru Theatre Troop in 1999, where he trained and developed his tools as a stage performer. With his experience onstage, Waked managed to film his first role on the big screen in 1998 when he joined Ossama Fawzy's of "Gannet El Shayateen". Waked's award winning performance paved his way to become a popular actor famous for his gravity and vast range. In 2003, Waked joined Stephen Gegan's cast of Syriana, which was his first appearance in an international film. His performance was acclaimed and presented him with other opportunities in international productions, like House Of Saddam and Salmon Fishing In The Yemen. In 2005, Amr co-established "zad communication & production llc" to begin his experience as a producer. The communication agency and production house was to focus on developmental and social issues in Egypt and the Middle East. In 2012, zad produced its first feature film "Winter Of Discontent", directed by Ibrahim El Batout, which opened in the 69th Venice Film Festival in 2012.

Filmography

Acting (20 Credits)

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2021Super-héros malgré lui as Le Schyzo
2020Wonder Woman 1984 as Emir Said Bin Abydos
2019Ramy as Farouk Hassan
2017El-Qird Beyitkallem as Taha ElShenawy
2017Geostorm as Ray Dussette
2014El Ott as El-Ott
2014Lucy as Pierre Del Rio
2014Colt 45 as Baron
2012Winter of Discontent as Amr
201118 Days as Essam Maher Youssef
2011Salmon Fishing in the Yemen as Sheikh Muhammad
2011Contagion as Rafik (uncredited)
2009Ibrahim Labyad as Ashry
2008House of Saddam as Hussein Kamel
2005The Gazelle's Blood as Atef
2005Syriana as Mohammed Sheik Agiza
2004Tito as Fares
2004Khalty Faransa
2004The Best of Times as Hisham Jalal
2001Ashab wala business as Gehad

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