Birthdate: August 2, 1990
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Amir El-Masry is a British award-winning actor. Born in Cairo, raised in London, after a chance meeting with the late Omar Sharif, Amir has had leading roles in Egyptian films, earning him Best Young Actor at the Egyptian Oscars in 2009 and national acclaim.Shortly after graduating from LAMDA in 2013, Amir appeared in Jon Stewart's debut feature Rosewater. He has since starred in various critically acclaimed projects, establishing himself as an emerging British talent.His breakout role came in early 2016 in the critically acclaimed mini-series "The Night Manager" alongside Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie and Olivia Colman for BBC and AMC.Other notable credits include Woody Harrelson's live feature, "Lost in London," the critically acclaimed BAFTA nominated mini-series "The State," series regular role of Dante in the new BBC series "Age Before Beauty" and the lead in the first American Saudi feature "The Arabian Warrior" (aka "SHOOT").