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Omar Metwally

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OMAR METWALLY is an actor and director. Acting credits include Sixteen Wounded on Broadway (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations). Off-Broadway: Guards at the Taj (Obie Award, Atlantic Theater Company), How to Transcend a Happy Marriage (Lincoln Center), As You Like It, The Fever Chart(Public Theater), Tumacho (Clubbed Thumb), Beast on the Moon (Century Center), as well as work with Williamstown Theatre Festival, Steppenwolf, The Long Wharf and many other companies around the country. Film roles include Rendition (Chopard Trophy, Cannes Film Fest), Munich, Non-Stop, Breakable You, Complete Unkown and Miral, among others. Television credits The Affair, Mr Robot, The Slap, The Good Wife, Fringe, Grey's Anatomy, among others. Metwally directed the world premiere of Sharif Abu Hamdeh's Habibi with Campo Santo in San Francisco. He has also directed for the NY Arab American Comedy Festival, the Atlantic Theater and others.

Omar received his MFA from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.