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Omar Metwally is an American actor. Metwally was born in Queens, New York to an Egyptian father and a Dutch mother, and moved with the family to Orange County, California at age three where he was raised. Metwally gained a BA in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and while acting around the Bay area gained an Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco. Metwally's film roles include Gavin Hood's Rendition and Steven Spielberg's Munich, The City of Your Final Destination, released in 2010 (filmed 2006–07), and Amsterdam. He received the 2008 Chopard Trophy for his work in "Rendition," presented at the Cannes Film Festival. Metwally will also be seen in the forthcoming film "Miral" from director Julian Schnabel. Metwally moved to New York in January 2000 and began working there, appearing in 2005 as "Aram" in Beast on the Moon directed by Larry Moss, and receiving a 2004 Tony Award nomination for his work in Sixteen Wounded. He has worked with the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, first as an actor and then as a director. He has also appeared at theaters around the country, including Steppenwolf, The Public, the Long Wharf, Berkeley Rep, and many others. Metwally's television credits include "Virtuality," "Fringe," The Unit and Grey's Anatomy. Metwally resides in California.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Omar Metwally is an American actor. Metwally was born in Queens, New York to an Egyptian father and a Dutch mother, and moved with the family to Orange County, California at age three where he was raised. Metwally gained a BA in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and while acting around the Bay area gained an Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco. Metwally's film roles include Gavin Hood's Rendition and Steven Spielberg's Munich, The City of Your Final Destination, released in 2010 (filmed 2006–07), and Amsterdam. He received the 2008 Chopard Trophy for his work in "Rendition," presented at the Cannes Film Festival. Metwally will also be seen in the forthcoming film "Miral" from director Julian Schnabel. Metwally moved to New York in January 2000 and began working there, appearing in 2005 as "Aram" in Beast on the Moon directed by Larry Moss, and receiving a 2004 Tony Award nomination for his work in Sixteen Wounded. He has worked with the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival, first as an actor and then as a director. He has also appeared at theaters around the country, including Steppenwolf, The Public, the Long Wharf, Berkeley Rep, and many others. Metwally's television credits include "Virtuality," "Fringe," The Unit and Grey's Anatomy. Metwally resides in California.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1974-01-01

Place of Birth Queens, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

20 Questions (1 episode)
2019 Treadstone (10 episodes) as Matt Edwards
2017 Breakable You
2016 Complete Unknown as Farshad
2015 Mr. Robot (7 episodes) as Special Agent in Charge Santiago
2015 Dig (10 episodes) as Yussef Khalid
2014 Non-Stop as Dr. Fahim Nasir
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 as Amun
2009 The Good Wife (1 episode) as Wasim Al-Said
2009 Virtuality (1 episode) as Dr. Adin Meyer
2009 Amsterdam as John
2009 The City of Your Final Destination as Omar Razaghi
2008 Fringe (2 episodes)
2007 Rendition as Anwar El-Ibrahimi
2006 The Unit (1 episode)
2005 Grey's Anatomy (4 episodes)

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