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Omar Elba

Omar Elba is a versatile actor who played the 2nd lead opposite Tom Hanks in 'A Hologram for the King', for which he received great reviews. He transformed his body twice in his film 'Tim' by gaining 20 pounds of fat to play Tim and then losing the weight and gaining 15 pounds of muscle to play Tim's Ego. The film was shot 1 year apart and both ... See full bio »

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 2018 Berlin, I Love You (post-production)
Selim (as Alexander Black)
 2016/II Tim (Short)
Tim / Id / Ego & Super Ego (as Alexander Black)
 2016 A Hologram for the King
Yousef (as Alexander Black)
 2015 30, Debt-Free & Far from Happy (TV Series)
- Blind Date (2015) ... Colin (as Alexander Black)
 2014 Intelligence (TV Series)
SMI Officer
- Secrets of the Secret Service (2014) ... SMI Officer
 2013-2014 Kiss Her I'm Famous (TV Series short)
- The Show (2014) ... Santa
- The Leak (2014) ... Santa
- The Tape (2013) ... Santa
- The Audition (2013) ... Santa
 2013 Ironside (TV Series)
Omar Najibullah
- Uptown Murders (2013) ... Omar Najibullah
 2013 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
Zaki Faheem
- Purity (2013) ... Zaki Faheem
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 2012 Depression Revolution (Short) (story) / (writer)
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 2016/II Tim (Short) (as Alexander Black)
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 2016 Hollywood Today Live (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 April 2016 (2016) ... Himself (as Alexander Black)
 2013 The Muslims Are Coming! (Documentary)
 2011 Legally Brown (TV Special documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Alexander Black


6' 0½" (1.84 m)

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