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Nadim Sawalha


Nadim Sawalha was born on September 9, 1935 in Madaba, Jordan. He is an actor, known for The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), Captain Abu Raed (2008) and Syriana (2005). He is married to Roberta Lane. They have two children. See full bio »
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 2011 The Hour (TV Series)
Naguib Hafiz
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Naguib Hafiz
 2011 Postcode (TV Movie)
Sidney
 2010 West Is West
Pir Naseem
 2010 Where the Keys Cross
Master
 2009 Journey to Mecca
Ibn Mustapha
 2007 Robin Hood (TV Series)
Bassam
- We Are Robin Hood (2007) ... Bassam
 2007 Whatever Lola Wants
Adham
 1996-2006 The Bill (TV Series)
Rafi Nadir / Viviek Gupta / Amit Roy / ...
- 461 (2006) ... Rafi Nadir
- On the Wagon (2000) ... Viviek Gupta
- To Catch a Cobra (1999) ... Amit Roy
- Nice Boy (1996) ... Hussein Bakri
 2006 Chicken Soup (Short)
Ghassam
 2006 Murphy's Law (TV Series)
Mohammed Khan
 2005 Syriana
Emir Hamed Al-Subaai
 2005 New Tricks (TV Series)
Mr. Mazood
- Episode #2.1 (2005) ... Mr. Mazood
 2004 Holby City (TV Series)
Faruq Ahmed
- The Eleventh Commandment (2004) ... Faruq Ahmed
 2004 If... (TV Series)
Golam Yama
 2001 Shatter Hassan
Narrator
 2001 Shadow Man: 2econd Coming (Video Game)
Djinn (voice)
 2000 Arabian Nights (TV Movie)
Judge Zadic
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
Mardian
 1998 The Avengers
World Council of Ministers
 1997 Tangier Cop
Joseph Charhadi
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Nelson Ramirez
 1996 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Dr. Hassan
- The Daughters of Cain (1996) ... Dr. Hassan
 1996 Expert Witness (TV Series documentary)
Dr. Samson Perera
- The Deadly Doctor (1996) ... Dr. Samson Perera
 1995 Joseph in Egypt (TV Movie)
Ishmaelite
 1994 Blue Heaven (TV Series)
Prem
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Prem
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Prem
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... Prem
 1994 Lie Down with Lions (TV Movie)
Kerim
 1993 Remember (TV Movie)
Amjad
 1993 The Hawk
Bahnu
 1993 Son of the Pink Panther
Lugash agent
 1992 The Big Battalions (TV Mini-Series)
Ahmed
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Ahmed
 1992 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Uncle Said
- Loveknots (1992) ... Uncle Said
 1991 Company Business
Faisal
 1990 House of Cards (TV Mini-Series)
Bank Manager
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... Bank Manager
 1990 The Care of Time (TV Movie)
 1989 Frederick Forsyth Presents (TV Series)
Jaloud
 1989 Saracen (TV Series)
Sheikh Sayid Al Kebir
- Infidels (1989) ... Sheikh Sayid Al Kebir
 1988 Pascali's Island
Pasha
 1988 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Zayid Halim
- The Finger of Suspicion (1988) ... Zayid Halim
 1987 Lionheart
Selim
 1987 Ishtar
Rug Shop Owner / Camel Seller
 1986 The Alamut Ambush (TV Movie)
Major Razzak
 1986 Knights & Emeralds
Bindu
 1986 West of Paradise (TV Movie)
Charan Singh
 1986 Half Moon Street
Karim Hatami
 1985 Young Sherlock Holmes
Khasek - Lower Nile Tavern Owner
 1985 Harem
Haroud
 1985 Open All Hours (TV Series)
Albert Gupta
- Horse-Trading (1985) ... Albert Gupta
 1985 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Hamil
- Tricks of the Trade (1985) ... Hamil
 1984 Bergerac (TV Series)
Zaki Mansoor
- A Touch of Eastern Promise (1984) ... Zaki Mansoor
 1983 Chessgame (TV Series)
Major Razzak
- The Alamut Ambush (1983) ... Major Razzak
 1982 Squadron (TV Series)
General Kaan
- Cyclone (1982) ... General Kaan
- Independence Day (1982) ... General Kaan
 1981-1982 Sorry I'm a Stranger Here Myself (TV Series)
Mumtaz
- The Camel's Back (1982) ... Mumtaz
- Keep Away from Children (1982) ... Mumtaz
- You Wash (1982) ... Mumtaz
- A Cut Above the Restaurant (1982) ... Mumtaz
- First Take Your Shepherd (1982) ... Mumtaz
 1981-1982 Shelley (TV Series)
Mr. Aziz / Mustapha Aziz
- Unkindest Cuts (1982) ... Mr. Aziz
- Signing On (1981) ... Mustapha Aziz
 1981 Who Pulled the Plug?
Kahlifa bin Hircham al Saba
 1981 Juliet Bravo (TV Series)
Mr. Hamid
- The Third Man (1981) ... Mr. Hamid
 1981 Sphinx
Gamal
 1980 The Awakening
Dr. El Sadek
 1978-1979 The Professionals (TV Series)
Doad / Arab Diplomat / Sheikh Achmeia
- A Hiding to Nothing (1979) ... Doad
- First Night (1978) ... Arab Diplomat
- Long Shot (1978) ... Sheikh Achmeia
 1979 Minder (TV Series)
Sardi
- A Tethered Goat (1979) ... Sardi
 1979 The Knowledge (TV Movie)
Arab Man
 1978 The Foundation (TV Series)
Muhammed Yateen
- The Devil You Know (1978) ... Muhammed Yateen
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Rahaman
- One Black September (1978) ... Rahaman
 1978 Z Cars (TV Series)
Mr. Malik
- Heavenly Host (1978) ... Mr. Malik
 1977 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Zoran
- The Immunity Syndrome (1977) ... Zoran
 1977 Are You Being Served?
The Emir's Interpreter
 1977 Sweeney!
Chairman of the Oil Producers' Conference
 1976 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Capt. Shebbeq
- Visiting Fireman (1976) ... Capt. Shebbeq
 1976 Yellow Dog
Arab Pilot
 1976 Survivors (TV Series)
Amul
- Lights of London: Part 2 (1976) ... Amul
- Lights of London: Part 1 (1976) ... Amul
 1975 The Wind and the Lion
Sherif of Wazan
 1975 The Return of the Pink Panther
Museum Guide
 1975 Crown Court (TV Series)
Joseph Spiteri
- Possessed: Part 1 (1975) ... Joseph Spiteri
 1975 The Venturers (TV Series)
Kasim Rassid
- The Honeypot (1975) ... Kasim Rassid
 1974 The Bunny Caper
Abdur
 1974 Gold
Syndicate Member
 1974 Napoleon and Love (TV Mini-Series)
Interpreter
- Pauline (1974) ... Interpreter
 1974 Callan
Padilla
 1974 Old Drac
Airline Representative
 1973 The Terracotta Horse (TV Series)
Hussein
- The Place of Solomon's Seal (1973) ... Hussein
- The Stones of Ain Khalifa (1973) ... Hussein
- The House of Columns (1973) ... Hussein
- The Legend of the Grail (1973) ... Hussein
 1973 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Gosh
- Verite (1973) ... Gosh
 1973 Special Branch (TV Series)
Terrorist
- Hostage (1973) ... Terrorist
 1973 A Touch of Class
Night Hotel Manager
 1973 Shaft in Africa
Zubair
 1973 Warship (TV Series)
Arab Pilot
- Nobody Said Frigate (1973) ... Arab Pilot
 1973 The Regiment (TV Series)
Debindrah Dass
- Riot (1973) ... Debindrah Dass
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
The arab servant
- Madame Sara (1971) ... The arab servant
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
- Dragon's Teeth (1970)
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Gardener
- Tropical Wednesdays. (1970) ... Gardener
 1970 Mogul (TV Series)
Sheik Abdul Rahaman
- Who Did You Say Inherits the Earth? (1970) ... Sheik Abdul Rahaman
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Head Waiter / Nikolaou
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... Head Waiter (uncredited)
- Yesterday's Enemies (1964) ... Nikolaou
 1960 Ali and the Camel (voice)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

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(January 1991-July 1991; September 1991-January 1992) He acted in the Royal National Theatre season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Tony Harrison's play, "The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David ... See more »
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His parents were Bedouins. His mother, Julia, eventually gave up that lifestyle moved to a city and became the first successful Jordanian business woman. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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