Makram Khoury

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Palestinian-Israeli actor Makram Khoury was the youngest artist and the first Arab to win the Israel Prize, the highest artistic honor in the country. He is one of Israel's most respected actors, playing leads in all the major theatres as well as acting in films and on television. Khoury is an actor's actor: subtle, powerful and protean. He embodies ... See full bio »

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 2020 Laila in Haifa
 2020 Messiah (TV Series)
Mullah Umar
- It Came to Pass as It Was Spoken (2020) ... Mullah Umar (as Makram J. Khoury)
- So That Seeing They May Not See (2020) ... Mullah Umar (as Makram J. Khoury)
- Tremor (2020) ... Mullah Umar (as Makram J. Khoury)
- He That Hath an Ear (2020) ... Mullah Umar (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2019 Spider in the Web
Nader (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2018 Voice Over
 2018/I The Tower
 2018/II The Way Out (Short)
 2017 Wajib
Special Appearance
 2017/I Unlocked
Yazid Khaleel (as Makram J Khoury)
 2015 Homeland (TV Series)
Samir Khalil
- All About Allison (2015) ... Samir Khalil (as Makram J. Khoury)
- Oriole (2015) ... Samir Khalil (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2015 Abulele
 2015 Wounded Land
 2015 The Merchant of Venice
Shylock (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness
Al Hilwani (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2014 Atlit
Mafous (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2014 In Overtime (Short)
 2014/I The Cut
Omar Nasreddin
 2014 Desert Dancer
 2014 Magic Men
Avraham Kofinas
 2013 The Physician
Imam (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2013 Sweets
 2013 The Dove Flyer
Nouri El Saeed
 2013 Complicit (TV Movie)
Colonel Hazem Ashraf (as Makram J Khoury)
 2012 Hatufim (TV Series)
Leila 's father
- Moto Shel Sochen (2012) ... Leila 's father
- Hatufim (2012) ... Leila 's father
- Mivtza Yehuda (2012) ... Leila 's father
- Nohal Hannibal (2012) ... Leila 's father
- HaIsha Shelanu BeDamesek (2012) ... Leila 's father
 2012/I Inheritance
Abu Majd
 2010 Miral
Governor Khatib (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2009 Dusty Road (Short)
 2009 Carmel
 2009 Italians
Hamed (first segment) (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2008 House of Saddam (TV Mini Series)
Tariq Aziz
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Tariq Aziz (as Makram J. Khoury)
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Tariq Aziz (as Makram J. Khoury)
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Tariq Aziz (as Makram J. Khoury)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Tariq Aziz (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2008 Lemon Tree
Abu Kamal (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2007 Shred of Hope (Short)
 2006 Djihad! (TV Movie)
Médecin hôpital (as Makram Houry)
 2006/I Forgiveness
Dr. Isaac Shemesh (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2005 Munich
Wael Zwaiter (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2004-2005 The West Wing (TV Series)
Palestinian Chairman Nizar Farad / Chairman Nizar Farad
- Mr. Frost (2005) ... Chairman Nizar Farad (uncredited)
- Third-Day Story (2004) ... Palestinian Chairman Nizar Farad (as Makram J. Khoury)
- The Birnam Wood (2004) ... Palestinian Chairman Nizar Farad (as Makram J. Khoury)
- N.S.F. Thurmont (2004) ... Palestinian Chairman Nizar Farad (uncredited)
- Memorial Day (2004) ... Palestinian Chairman Nizar Farad (uncredited)
 2005 Free Zone
Samir aka "The American"
 2004 The Syrian Bride
Hammed (as Makram J. Khoury)
 2003 The Barbecue People
 2001 The Body
Nasir Hamid (as Makram J. Khoury)
 1997 The Milky Way
 1994 The Patriots
 1992 Double Edge
Ahmed Shafik
 1991 Canticle of the Stones (as Markam Khouri)
 1990 Torn Apart
Mahmoud Malek (as Machram Huri)
 1989 Esh Tzolevet
 1989 The Shelter (Short)
 1987 Wedding in Galilee
The governor
 1986 The Smile of the Lamb
Col. Moshe Katzman
 1984 Kasach
 1982 Big Shots
Detective chief inspector Ben-Shooshan
 1982 Michel Ezra Safra and Sons (TV Mini Series)
- Michel (1982) ... Michel
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(2009/2010) Plays the leading role of Tierno Bokar in Peter Brook's production 'Eleven and Twelve' at Bouffes du Nord,Paris, Barbican, London, and International Tour. See more »

Alternate Names:

Makram Houry | Machram Huri | Markam Khouri | Makram J. Khoury | Makram J Khoury


Wadea Khoury  (3 children)

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Father of Clara Khoury and Jameel Khoury.

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