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Waleed Zuaiter is a Actor and Producer American born on 19 january 1971 at Sacramento (USA)

Waleed Zuaiter

Waleed Zuaiter
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Birth name Waleed F. Zuaiter
Nationality USA
Birth 19 january 1971 (53 years) at Sacramento (USA)

Waleed F. Zuaiter (born January 19, 1971) is an American actor and producer who has performed in on-stage productions in Washington, DC, Berkeley, California, and New York City, as well as several film and television productions. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California. He is the producer and co-star of Omar (2013), which was nominated for an Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Omar (2013)
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Filmography of Waleed Zuaiter (13 films)

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Actor

Billionaire Boys Club, 1h48
Directed by James Cox
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Crime
Themes Escroquerie
Actors Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Kevin Spacey, Jeremy Irvine, Waleed Zuaiter, Cary Elwes
Roles The Persian / Izzy's Dad
Rating56% 2.8015452.8015452.8015452.8015452.801545
En 1983, de jeunes hommes richissimes fondent le Billionaire Boys Club, un club d'investissement créé par le génie de la finance Joe Hunt et le joueur de tennis Dean Karney. Ils dépensaient follement notamment l'argent investi par des investisseurs. Jusqu'au jour où les fonds ont tourné court en 1984, les membres de l'association se sont tournés vers le banditisme ce qui les mena à tuer Ron Levin, un escroc qui leur aurait volé environ 4 millions de dollars.
Here and Now, 1h31
Directed by Fabien Constant
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about cancer
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Simon Baker, Renée Zellweger, Common, Taylor Kinney, Waleed Zuaiter
Roles Sami
Rating45% 2.2669552.2669552.2669552.2669552.266955
Une célèbre chanteuse de jazz new-yorkaise, Viviane, ne vit que pour son art et ne dépend de personne. Mais sa vie est chamboulée lorsque des résultats d'examen médicaux lui annoncent qu'elle est atteinte d'un cancer du cerveau. Profondément atteinte, elle doit remettre en cause ses projets dont notamment sa future tournée mondiale. Lors des prochaines 24 heures, elle va devoir la gérer avec son manager de longue date mais elle devra également renouer les liens avec ses proches, dont sa mère Jeanne et son ancien mari Nick. Elle tente de partager un moment intime avec eux avant de leur annoncer son état de santé alarmant.
20th Century Women, 1h59
Directed by Mike Mills
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Feminist films, Politique, Political films
Actors Annette Bening, Greta Gerwig, Elle Fanning, Billy Crudup, Alia Shawkat, Laura Slade Wiggins
Roles Charlie
Rating73% 3.650333.650333.650333.650333.65033
Santa Barbara, été 1979. L’époque est marquée par la contestation libertaire et d’importants changements culturels. Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening), la cinquantaine, élève seule son fils Jamie. Elle décide de faire appel à deux jeunes femmes pour que le garçon, aujourd’hui adolescent, s’ouvre à d’autres regards sur le monde : Abbie (Greta Gerwig) artiste punk à l’esprit frondeur qui habite chez Dorothea, et sa voisine Julie (Elle Fanning) 17 ans, aussi futée qu’insoumise…
Parisienne
Parisienne (2016)
, 2h
Directed by Danielle Arbid
Origin France
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about immigration, La précarité
Actors Manal Issa, Vincent Lacoste, Paul Hamy, Damien Chapelle, Clara Ponsot, Bastien Bouillon
Roles L'oncle Simon
Rating65% 3.2745653.2745653.2745653.2745653.274565
En 1993, une jeune Libanaise de 18 ans nommée Lina arrive à Paris pour y poursuivre ses études. Lors de son passage dans les banlieues de Paris, sa vie est marquée de plusieurs mésaventures où s'entremêlent sexe, drogues, amitiés, folie et surtout bouleversements familiaux qui changeront le cours de sa vie durant ses études mais arrivera tant bien que mal à surmonter les épreuves qui l'attendent.
London Has Fallen, 1h39
Directed by Babak Najafi
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Spy films, Films about terrorism, Political films
Actors Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Gerard Butler, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Melissa Leo
Roles Kamran Barkawi
Rating59% 2.953922.953922.953922.953922.95392
The story picks up in London, where the British Prime Minister has died under mysterious circumstances and his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the Western world. What starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world's most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future. The only hope of stopping it rests on the shoulders of the U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), his formidable Secret Service lead agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), and a British MI6 agent (Charlotte Riley) who rightly trusts no one.
Elevator
Elevator (2013)
, 1h24
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Transport films
Actors Anita Briem, Christopher Backus, John Getz, Shirley Knight, Rachel and Amanda Pace, Devin Ratray
Roles Mohammed
Rating52% 2.648442.648442.648442.648442.64844
Nine people aboard an elevator in a New York City skyscraper 52 stories tall: security guard Mohammed (Waleed Zuaiter), sexy television reporter Maureen (Tehmina Sunny) and her bossy fiance Don (Christopher Backus), racist comedian George (Joey Slotnick), alcoholic newly widowed Jane (Shirley Knight), overweight employee Martin (Devin Ratray), pregnant Celine (Anita Briem), and the building owner Henry Barton (John Getz) with his spoiled ten-year-old granddaughter Madeline (Rachel and Amanda Pace), are on their way to a company party on the top floor.
Omar
Omar (2013)
, 1h36
Directed by Hany Abu-Assad
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Waleed Zuaiter, Doraid Liddawi, Yousef (Joe) Sweid
Roles Agent Rami
Rating74% 3.7472353.7472353.7472353.7472353.747235
Omar (Adam Bakri) is a Palestinian baker who frequently climbs the West Bank barrier to visit his lover Nadia (Leem Lubany), a high-school girl whom he intends to marry. After being beaten and humiliated by a group of Israeli soliders, Omar and his childhood friends Tarek (Eyad Hourani) and Amjad (Samer Bisharat) stage an attack on an Israeli checkpoint. During the attack, Amjad fires the shot that kills an Israeli soldier. Later, Omar and his friends are subsequently pursued by the Israeli authorities. During the pursuit, Omar is captured and imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Facing a lengthy prison term, Omar is forcibly coerced by an Israeli agent named Rami (Waleed Zuaiter) into working as a double agent for the Israeli authorities. Agent Rami secures Omar's release in exchange for the latter bringing Tarek to the authorities.
Sex and the City 2, 2h25
Directed by Michael Patrick King
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance, Sex comedy
Themes Feminist films, La mode, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Political films, Buddy films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Penélope Cruz, Chris Noth
Roles Shahib
Rating45% 2.264772.264772.264772.264772.26477
The film begins with Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda meeting up with each other which turns into a flashback to how Carrie arrived in New York City in 1986, then met Charlotte one year later, Miranda in 1989. She also met Samantha, when she was bartender at a bar but she doesn't tell a year.
The Men Who Stare at Goats, 1h33
Directed by Grant Heslov
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Political films
Actors George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Lang, Robert Patrick
Roles Mahmud Daash
Rating61% 3.098343.098343.098343.098343.09834
In a short prelude, U.S. Army General Hopgood (Stephen Lang) is painfully thwarted in an attempt to pass paranormally through a solid wall by simply running into it. The film then follows Ann Arbor Daily Telegram reporter Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor), whose wife leaves him for the newspaper's editor. Seeking an escape, Bob flies to Kuwait to report on the Iraq War and to prove to his wife and himself that he is a man. However, he stumbles onto the story of a lifetime when he meets a retired U.S. Army Special Forces operator, Lyn Cassady (George Clooney), who reveals that he was part of a U.S. Army unit training psychic spies (or "Jedi Warriors") to develop a range of parapsychological skills including invisibility, remote viewing, and phasing. The back story is told mainly through flashbacks.
Veronika Decides to Die, 1h40
Directed by Emily Young
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about suicide, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Sarah Michelle Prinze, Jonathan Tucker, Erika Christensen, Melissa Leo, David Thewlis, Erica Gimpel
Roles Lecturer
Rating62% 3.1466353.1466353.1466353.1466353.146635
After attempting suicide, Veronika (Sarah Michelle Gellar) awakens inside a mysterious mental asylum. Under the supervision of an unorthodox psychiatrist who specializes in controversial treatment, Veronika learns that she has only weeks to live.
House of Saddam, 1h
Genres Drama, Documentary, Historical
Themes Political films
Actors Yigal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Philip Arditti, Amr Waked, Saïd Taghmaoui, Shivani Ghai
Roles Adnan Hamdani, Minister of Planning and Saddam's best friend
Rating74% 3.747383.747383.747383.747383.74738
The Visitor, 1h44
Directed by Tom McCarthy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Musical, Crime
Themes Films about alcoholism, Films about immigration, La précarité
Actors Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass, Richard Kind, Marian Seldes
Rating75% 3.797473.797473.797473.797473.79747
Walter Vale (Richard Jenkins) is a widowed Connecticut College economics professor who lives a fairly solitary existence. He fills his days by sometimes taking piano lessons in an effort to emulate his late wife, a classical concert pianist, and infrequently works on a new book. When he is asked to present a paper at an academic conference at New York University, he is not enthusiastic to make the trip, given he is only the nominal co-author and has never even read the complete work. Charles (Michael Cumpsty), his department head, insists and Walter is forced to attend.
Eat Me!
Genres Comedy
Actors Waleed Zuaiter, Chris Walker, Ron Jeremy, Delaney Williams, Shari Lewis, Rhea Seehorn
Roles Barry
Rating55% 2.764062.764062.764062.764062.76406
An romantic love triangle comedy about an unlikely group of singles living together in Washington, DC.

Producer

Omar
Omar (2013)
, 1h36
Directed by Hany Abu-Assad
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Waleed Zuaiter, Doraid Liddawi, Yousef (Joe) Sweid
Roles Producer
Rating74% 3.7472353.7472353.7472353.7472353.747235
Omar (Adam Bakri) is a Palestinian baker who frequently climbs the West Bank barrier to visit his lover Nadia (Leem Lubany), a high-school girl whom he intends to marry. After being beaten and humiliated by a group of Israeli soliders, Omar and his childhood friends Tarek (Eyad Hourani) and Amjad (Samer Bisharat) stage an attack on an Israeli checkpoint. During the attack, Amjad fires the shot that kills an Israeli soldier. Later, Omar and his friends are subsequently pursued by the Israeli authorities. During the pursuit, Omar is captured and imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Facing a lengthy prison term, Omar is forcibly coerced by an Israeli agent named Rami (Waleed Zuaiter) into working as a double agent for the Israeli authorities. Agent Rami secures Omar's release in exchange for the latter bringing Tarek to the authorities.