Winner, Best Feature Film, 2013 Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to cross the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. But occupied…
Waleed F. Zuaiter’s ﬁlm and television career progressed from the attention he received from his ﬁne stage work. In ﬁlm, Waleed had standout roles in Grant Heslov’s The Men Who Stare At Goats (2009), alongside George Clooney and Ewan McGregor, and Michael Patrick King’s Sex And The City 2 (2010). Other feature credits include Amin Matalqa’s The United (2012). On the small screen, Waleed‘s garnered much attention for his portrayal of Sgt. Brody‘s torturer in Homeland.
The youngest of three brothers, Waleed was born in Sacramento, California, but grew up in Kuwait. He moved back to the US to attend George Washington University where he received a degree in Philosophy and Theatre. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children. In addition to playing the role of Agent Rami, Waleed also produced Omar (2013) with his two brothers and their new independent production company, ZBROS.
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