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Sammy Sheik is an Egyptian actor, born on 15 November, 1981 in Alexandria, Egypt. He is best known for his role in the television series “24” (2007), “Homeland” (2011), “United States Of Tara” (2010), “The Unit” (2008) and “NCIS” (2008).

Biography:

Name               : Sammy Sheik

Born                : 15 November, 1981

Birth Place      : Alexandria, Egypt

Horoscope       : Scorpio

Occupation      : Actor

Nationality      : Egyptian

Siblings           : Karim Sheik, Dalia Sheik, Ahmed Sheik

Education and Career:

Sammy Sheik’s passion for acting drove him to leave home after completing high school. Then he moved to New York to study in theatre. He started his acting career with the role in the Albert Brooks’ satire comedy “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World”.

Sammy appeared in both films and television series, including recurring roles on “Homeland”, “24”, “United States of Tara”, “The Unit”, “NCIS” and many others. His film credits include “Attack On Darfur”, “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and “Charlie Wilson’s War”.

Sheik finally moved to work in 2012, after ten years of leaving Egypt with a series “Hekayat Banat”.

Besides his acting career, he worked as goodwill ambassador to the Middle East for Y-Peer, a youth education network, pioneered by the United Nations Population Fund in 2010. He travels the world on behalf of the this organization which is active in more than 36 countries.

Filmography:

Films:

  • Surfing in Afghanistan (Pre-production) (2017)
  • Azimuth (2017)
  • Marriage: Impossible (2015)
  • Sand Castle (2017)
  • Die Hölle (2017)
  • Misled (2015)
  • American Sniper (2014)
  • Lone Survivor (2013)
  • For the Love of Money (2012)
  • Brake (2012)
  • The Son of an Afghan Farmer (2012)
  • This Narrow Place (2011)
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
  • Walk a Mile in My Pradas (2011)
  • Three Veils (2011)
  • Attack on Darfur (2009)
  • Sadman (2009)
  • American East (2008)
  • The Morgue (2008)
  • Charlie Wilson’s War (2007)
  • Dangerous Perceptions (2005)
  • Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005)

TV Shows:

  • Training Day (2017)
  • The Night Shift (2016)
  • Before the Spring (2016)
  • General Hospital (2015)
  • Scandal (2015)
  • The Blacklist (2015)
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2015)
  • Archer (2015)
  • Legends (2014)
  • Tyrant (2014)
  • Chicago Fire (2014)
  • Burn Notice (2013)
  • In the Moment (2008 – 2013)
  • Days of Our Lives (2012)
  • Homeland (2011)
  • Nikita (2010)
  • Family Prayers (2010)
  • United States of Tara (2010)
  • Axis of Evil (2010)
  • My Own Worst Enemy (2008)
  • The Unit (2008)
  • NCIS (2008)
  • Mideast Midwest (2008)
  • Lost (2008)
  • The Big Bang Theory (2007)
  • 24 (2007)
  • The Rookie: CTU (2007)
  • The Eyes of Samir (2007)
  • Kal: Yesterday & Tomorrow (2006)
  • Over There (2005)
  • Cries from Ramah (2005)
  • Untold Stories of the ER (2005)
  • Tayer (2005)
  • What Should You Do? (2003)

Personal Life:

Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He has twin brother Ahmed Sheik, who lives in France and his youngest brother Karim Sheik is also an actor and a model who participated in the eighth season of Star Academy and a sister named Dalia.

Sammy Sheik

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