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Ismael Kanater

Ismael Kanater was born in Casablanca, Morocco. A Drama graduate from the Casablanca Conservatory of Drama and dance and a Film-Making graduate from Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Kanater is also a stage writer/director notably at the prestigious Off Broadway theater La Mama E.T.C and most recently at the Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company... See full bio »

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Queen of the Desert Hayil Gate Keeper
Over There Iraqi father
24 General Mohmar Habib
Fear Within Cab Driver


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  Down by the Water (pre-production)
The Mysterious Man (as Ismail Kanater)
 2018 Yto (Short)
HAy Britel
 2017 The Pilgrims
 2016 Ghoul (TV Series)
- El Ghoul (2016)
- Search (2016)
- El Ghoul (2016)
- El Ghoul (2016)
 2015 Tut (TV Mini-Series)
Priest of Sobek
- Part Three: Destiny (2015) ... Priest of Sobek (as Sam Kanater)
- Part Two: Betrayal (2015) ... Priest of Sobek (as Sam Kanater)
- Part One: Power (2015) ... Priest of Sobek (as Sam Kanater)
 2015 Queen of the Desert
Hayil Gate Keeper (as Sam Kanater)
 2014 The Honourable Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Palestinian Authoriy Senior Education Minister
- The Ribbon Cutter (2014) ... Palestinian Authoriy Senior Education Minister (as Sam Kanater)
 2014 Tyrant (TV Series)
- Pilot (2014) ... Doctor (as Sam Kanater)
 2011 Femme écrite
Naim (as Ismail Kanater)
 2011/I The End
Daoud (as Ismail Kanater)
 2010 Terminus des anges
Mr. Jabra (as Ismail Kanater)
 2010 Courte vie (Short)
Pre De Zhar (as Ismail Kanater)
 2008 David & Fatima
Imam (as Ismail Kanater)
 2007 24 (TV Series)
General Mohmar Habib
- Day 6: 10:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. (2007) ... General Mohmar Habib (as Sam Kanater)
 2006 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
Yemeni Imam
- Reunion (2006) ... Yemeni Imam (as Ismail Kanater)
 2006 Beyond the Fence (Short)
Old Farmer (as Ismail Kanater)
 2006 Stay Awake (Short)
Gregor (as Ismail Kanater)
 2005 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo (Video Game)
Al-Kamil Sarwat / Additional Morocco AO Voices (voice, as Ismail Kanater)
 2005 SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (Video Game)
Al-Kamil Sarwat / Additional Morocco AO Voices (voice, as Ismail Kanater)
 2005 Over There (TV Series)
Iraqi father
- Suicide Rain (2005) ... Iraqi father (as Ismail Abou-el Kanater)
 2004 Fear Within (Short)
Cab Driver (as Ismail Kanater)
 2004 Alias (TV Series)
- Legacy (2004) ... Contact (as Ismail Abou-El-Kanater)
 2004 Out for Blood (Video)
Vampire Leader (as Ismail Kanater)
 2003 Passage (Short)
Driver (as Sam Kanater)
 1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series)
Brakiri Salesman
- Day of the Dead (1998) ... Brakiri Salesman (as Ismail Kanater)
 1996 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
- The Road to Dendron (1996) ... (voice, as Ismail Kanater)
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Alternate Names:

Ismail Abou-El-Kanater | Ismail Abou-el Kanater | Ismail Kanater | Ismial Kanater | Sam Kanater

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