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Sammy Sheik

Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His passion for acting drove him to leave home shortly after high school and move to New York to study theatre. He soon landed his first film role in the Albert Brooks' satire comedy "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", playing Al-Jazeera executive "Mukhtar Al-Mujib." Sheik followed this with ... See full bio »

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 2017 Die Hölle (filming)
Saeed el Hadary
 2017 Sara's Cell (pre-production)
 2016 Sand Castle (post-production)
 2016 The Night Shift (TV Series)
- Episode #3.13 (2016) ... Besam
- Episode #3.12 (2016) ... Besam
 2016/II Before the Spring (Short)
 2015 General Hospital (TV Series)
- Episode #1.13443 (2015) ... Raj
 2015 Scandal (TV Series)
Navid Turani
- Rasputin (2015) ... Navid Turani
 2015 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Shahin Navabi
- Zal Bin Hasaan (No. 31) (2015) ... Shahin Navabi
 2015 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
- A Make Kaua (2015) ... Kahilil
 2015 Archer (TV Series)
Prince Fawad Fawaz
- Pocket Listing (2015) ... Prince Fawad Fawaz (voice)
 2015 Misled
 2014 Legends (TV Series)
Ahmed Hassan
- Wilderness of Mirrors (2014) ... Ahmed Hassan
- Iconoclast (2014) ... Ahmed Hassan
- Quicksand (2014) ... Ahmed Hassan
 2014 Tyrant (TV Series)
Hamid Mahfouz
- Pilot (2014) ... Hamid Mahfouz
 2014 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
- A Dark Day (2014) ... Nizar
 2013 Lone Survivor
 2013 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Khalid Maziq
- Bitter Pill (2013) ... Khalid Maziq
 2012 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
- Episode #1.11832 (2012) ... Mike
 2012/I Brake
Marco (voice)
 2011 This Narrow Place
 2011 Homeland (TV Series)
Imam Rafan Gohar
 2011 Walk a Mile in My Pradas
 2011 Three Veils
 2010 Nikita (TV Series)
Agent Rahal / Bashir Maro
- Resistance (2010) ... Agent Rahal / Bashir Maro
 2010 Family Prayers (aka Karim & Suha) (Short)
 2010 United States of Tara (TV Series)
- The Family Portrait (2010) ... Hany (uncredited)
- Explosive Diorama (2010) ... Hany
- Torando! (2010) ... Hany
- You Becoming You (2010) ... Hany
 2010 Axis of Evil (Short)
 2009 Attack on Darfur
Janjaweed Commander
 2008 My Own Worst Enemy (TV Series)
- High Crimes and Turducken (2008) ... Server
 2008 The Unit (TV Series)
Insurgent Leader
- Into Hell: Part One (2008) ... Insurgent Leader
 2008 An American Carol
Subway Terrorist
 2008 NCIS (TV Series)
Iraqi Militia Guard at Road Block
- In the Zone (2008) ... Iraqi Militia Guard at Road Block
 2008 Mideast Midwest (Short)
 2008 Lost (TV Series)
Bedouin #2
- The Shape of Things to Come (2008) ... Bedouin #2
 2008 The Morgue
 2007 The Big Bang Theory (Short)
 2007 The Rookie: CTU (TV Mini-Series)
Jamal bin Muhammed
- Day 1, 9:12 a.m.-9:22 a.m. (2007) ... Jamal bin Muhammed
 2007 The Eyes of Samir (Short)
 2006 Kal: Yesterday & Tomorrow (Short)
 2005 Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
Mukhtar Al-Mujib (as Sameh Sheik)
 2005 Over There (TV Series)
Hooded Eyes
 2005 Cries from Ramah (Short)
 2005 Untold Stories of the ER (TV Series documentary)
Dr. Armin
- Surgery Won't Help (2005) ... Dr. Armin (as Sameh Sheik)
 2005 Tayer (Short)
 2003-2004 What Should You Do? (TV Series)
Avenger / Thug with a Gun
- Revenge (2004) ... Avenger
- Co-Worker Rampage (2004) ... Thug with a Gun
- Hooked on a Post (2003) ... Avenger
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Sameh Sheik

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