Biography

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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 30

Birthday 1973-04-12

Place of Birth Cairo Egypt

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Also Known As

  • عمرو واكد

Acting TV ShowsMovies

El Cid (1 episode) as El sultán de Zaragoza Al-Muqtadir
2017 Writing on Snow
2017 Geostorm as Ray Dussette
2017 Monkey Talks as Taha ElShenawy
2014 The Cat as El-Ott
2014 Colt 45 as Baron
2014 Lucy as Pierre Del Rio
2013 The Winter of Discontent as Amr
2013 Odysseus (12 episodes) as Eukharistos
2013 Flight of the Storks (2 episodes) as Dr. Djuric
2012 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen as Sheikh Muhammad
2011 18 Days as Himself
2010 The Father and the Foreigner as Waid
2009 The Traveller as Fuad
2009 The Suspect
2009 Ibraham Labyad as Ashry
2008 The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall as Mohamed
2008 House of Saddam (4 episodes) as Hussein Kamel
2008 The Aquarium as Youssef
2005 Syriana as Mohammed Sheik Agiza
2005 The Gazelle's Blood as Atef
2004 You Leave and I'll leave as Karim
2004 My Aunt Faransa
2004 Tetoo as Fares
2004 كلام في الحب as Hassan
2004 Best Times as Hisham
2003 The Fish Tail as Ahmed
2001 Lilly
2001 Friends or Business as Gehad
2000 Fallen Angels' Paradise as Nonna

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