Egyptian actor most widely known for his role in the 2005 film Syriana. He performed Rafik in Contagion and in addition made an appearance in Salmon Angling in the Yemen. He started his acting profession in movie theater in 1992 before segueing into feature movies. He starred in period among Egyptian tv program Critical Occasions. He grew up as an just kid in Cairo, Egypt. He made an appearance alongside American professional George Clooney in the 2005 thriller Syriana.