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Sayed Badreya

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Biography

Egyptian-born filmmaker and actor Sayed Badreya realized a childhood dream by winning roles in major Hollywood films such as The Insider, Three Kings, and Independence Day.

Growing up in poverty in Port Said, Sayed Badreya's dreams of movie stardom looked as bleak as the prospect of peace in the Middle East. From the Six Day War in '67 through the Yom Kippur War in '73, his only escape from the world he knew was the movie theater, where films transported him to a magical land. Read more...

Actor

Character: Anwar Seif

Boiling Pot 2014

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Character: Himself

America in Arabic 2013

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Character: Sayed

Cargo 2011

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Character: El Sultán

El Traspatio 2009

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Character: Abu Bakaar

Iron Man 2008

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Character: Mustafa Marzoke

AmericanEast 2008

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Character: Middle Eastern Passenger

Soul Plane 2004

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Character: Jamaitja

Homeland Security 2004

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Character: Doctor Sayed

Shallow Hal 2001

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Character: Iraqi Tank Major

Three Kings 1999

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Character: Hezbollah Head Gunman

The Insider 1999

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Character: Sayed

Mirage 1995

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Character: Arabic Interpreter

Stargate 1994

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Character: Lahoud

The November Men 1993

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Character: Sayid's Father

He's Our You 2009

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Character: Massoud Assassin

The Path to 9/11 2006

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Character: Sayed / Terrorist

T for Terrorist 2003

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Character: Chuck Habib

Bella Roma 0

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Character: Afghan Commander

First Responders 0

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Directing

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Writing

Character: Mustafa Marzoke

AmericanEast 2008

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