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Amr Waked

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عمرو واكد

1973-04-12

Cairo Egypt

Male

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.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Syriana

Syriana

The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a Switzerland-based energy analyst, experiences both personal tragedy and opportunity during a visit with Arabian royalty. Meanwhile, veteran CIA agent Bob Barnes uncovers an assassination plot with unsettling origins.

2005-11-23
The Father and the Foreigner 2010-01-01
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

2012-03-09
Ibraham Labyad

Ibraham Labyad

Ibraham Labyad young child is exposed and his father killed before his eyes by a great band trading in drugs say takbeer the child and the image of his father's death does not leave his eyes and hoped that the proceeding by the time quickly in order to take revenge on all its members, led, of course, the gang leader and for this train Ibrahim Abyad exercises cruel and violent and finds that the best way to take revenge on the gang members is to approach them and join them to be able to kill them in his own way. in order to this shared their operations dangerous to gain their trust and before he began to implement the old dream is captured in one of the processes and able leader of the gang smuggled out and save his neck from a rope the gallows.

2009-05-14
The Suspect

The Suspect

Embodies the artist Amr Waked in his new film [suspected Zero] characters twins, one a prosecutor, and the other a businessman, and the film is set in the framework of Action Choiky and social humane at the same time, about a shocking incident of a man who acts which shows that many of the ironies and vague positions, and are identify the perpetrator in the end the incident,

2009-06-23
Tito

Tito

Tito is the second installment in the new-wave Egyptian action movies. After Mafia by Sherif Arafa, which was a breakthrough in Egyptian cinema making, Tarek El-Aryan brings us Tito, the next logical step. Very simply, this movie is about an ex-con who tries to escape his sinful life by starting a new one, but his past comes back to haunt him. The reason, why Tito is better than Mafia is because the script and story line in Tito is more complex, and some of the characters had real depth in them and where fully developed throughout the movie.

2004-06-23
Best Times

Best Times

Ahla el-Awqat (The Best of Times) tells the story of a successful middle-aged woman (Salma, played by Hanan Tork) who is left to live with her step father after a not-so-tragic accident that claims the life of her mother. Salma goes on a quest to find out the identity of the sender of mystery letters and packages. One letter includes a picture of her and her two best friends from school (played by the Hend Sabry and Menna Shalaby), whom she has not seen for 14 years. Reunited, the girls embark on the quest of finding the identity of the sender.

2004-04-04
The Winter of Discontent

The Winter of Discontent

Amr is a 35 year old man who wakes up one day to a very different Egypt. Amr rarely leaves home as he works from his place designing software. It is January 25, 2011 and Amr starts the day with news of protests all over Cairo and marches leading to Tahrir square. Something tells him that these protests will lead to major political change. Farah, a woman in her early 30’s, is a news anchor on Egyptian television. The news Farah gives her audience is very different from the news presented online or on international news channels.

2013-08-23
The Fish Tail

The Fish Tail

The journey of an electricity inspector "Amr Waked" whose job duties obliges him to meet various types and levels of people.

2003-01-13
18 Days

18 Days

10 Film makers made 10 Separate stories about the "25January " revolution in Egypt and the Egyptian people in the revolution and the protests against the previous President Hosni Mubarak and the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and also displays what happened in Tahrir Square since the start of the sit-in

2011-09-06
Fallen Angels' Paradise

Fallen Angels' Paradise

A formerly successful man dies then his semi-crazy daughter makes arrangements while his street thug friends take the corpse out for one last night.

2000-08-23
Lucy

Lucy

A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

2014-07-25
The Aquarium

The Aquarium

Youssef is a hotshot anesthesiologist who often sleeps in his car for privacy. Laila (Hend Sabri) is the careerist host of a late night radio call-in show. These two members of Cairo's elite, lost souls traveling parallel paths of longing and disconnection, are the principal fish in Yousry Nasrallah'sThe Aquarium, a meditation on the intellectual capital of the Middle East, now bent under the sway of repression in all its forms.

2008-02-08
Colt 45

Colt 45

The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.

2014-08-06
Monkey Talks

Monkey Talks

Two magician siblings prepare an unexpected magic stunt in hopes of freeing their dad.

2017-01-26
El Ott

El Ott

An Egyptian gangster, El Ott, divorced his wife, Salma, and left the family soon after his daughter, Amina, was mysteriously kidnapped and lost in Cairo. El Ott discovers that Fathi, a human and organ trafficking monster boss, has recently kidnapped street children from his neighborhood, in order to sell their organs.

2014-10-27
The Traveller

The Traveller

Love, passion, responsibility and loss follow a man over the course of half a century in this powerful drama from Egypt. In 1948, Hassan (Khaled El Nabawy) is working his first day on the job for a telegraph company when he has to deliver a telegram to Noura (Cyrine Abdelnour), a beautiful woman who is waiting on a ship docked in the harbor. The message is from Noura's fiancé, but when Hassan sees her, he acts on an impulse, and by the end of the day he's slept with Noura. In 1973, Hassan crosses paths with Noura again; her brother is in the hospital, and Hassan happens to meet Nadia, the beautiful woman's daughter who he may have fathered. And in 2001, elderly Hassan (now played by Omar Sharif) visits Cairo and meets Ali, Nadia's son, and both are taken aback at the similarities between them.

2009-06-25
Geostorm

Geostorm

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to protect Earth is attacking it, and it becomes a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone along with it.

2017-10-20
The Gazelle's Blood 2005-01-01
The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall

The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall

After Tom Hurndall is shot in the head in Gaza, his parents Anthony and Jocelyn arrive in Israel wanting to know how it could have happened. They expect sympathy and co-operation from the Israeli authorities, but are instead met with an official explanation that fails to tally with any eye-witness accounts, and a wall of silence. When an Israeli army report attempts to whitewash the incident, the Hurndalls decide the only way to establish the truth is to launch their own investigation into the shooting, a process which brings them face to face with both the Open-Fire regulations of the Israeli army in Gaza, and the soldier who pulled the trigger.

2008-10-13
Flight of the Storks 2015-09-01