Amr Waked

12 Apr 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.


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Filmography (17 titles)

(movie, 2017)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ray Dussette)
(movie, 2014)
···Colt 45
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Baron)
(movie, 2014)
Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Pierre Del Rio)
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor
(movie, 2011)
···Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sheikh Muhammad)
(series, 2011)
···Doors of Fear - Abwab El Khouf
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Adam Yassin)
(movie, 2010)
···Il padre e lo straniero
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Walid)
(movie, 2009)
···إبراهيم الأبيض
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ashry)
(movie, 2009)
···Al Mosafer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor
(movie, 2009)
···Ibrahim Labyad
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Ashry)
(movie, 2008)
···Genenet al asmak
Role: Actor (as Youssef)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mohamed)
(movie, 2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mohammed Sheik Agiza)
(movie, 2005)
···Dam el ghazal
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Atef)
(movie, 2004)
···Ahla al awkat
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Hisham)
(movie, 2004)
Genre: Action, Romance, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Fares)
(movie, 2003)
···Dail el samakah
Role: Actor (as Ahmed)