Amr Waked

Amr Waked

  • Birthday: 1973-04-12
  • Place of birth: Cairo Egypt
  • Also know as: عمرو واكد

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.

Filmography

Al Moshtabah

2009

As

The Fish Tail

2003

As Ahmed

Monkey Talks

2017

As Taha ElShenawy

18 Days

2011

As Essam Maher Youssef

The Aquarium

2008

As Youssef

El ott

2014

As El-Ott

Li Li

2001

As

Under Spanish Skies

2021

As Andrés

Tito

2004

As Fares

Lucy

2014

As Pierre Del Rio

The Traveller

2009

As Fuad

Talking About Love

2004

As Hassan

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

2012

As Sheikh Muhammad

Ibrahim El Abyad

2009

As Ashry

Best Times

2004

As Hisham Jalal

Writing on Snow

2017

As Dark Man

Friends or Business

2001

As Gehad

Superwho?

2022

As le schizo

Wonder Woman 1984

2020

As Emir Said Bin Abydos

Syriana

2005

As Mohammed Sheik Agiza

Colt 45

2014

As Baron

Geostorm

2017

As Ray Dussette

Contagion

2011

As Rafik (uncredited)

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