Nabbed a recurring role on the TV series "Of Kings and Prophets"
Starred in the TV movie "Killing Jesus"
Starred in the Broadway musical "Venice," based loosely on Shakespeare's "Othello"
Played the title characters gay coworker Mo-Mo in the first season of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie"
Nominated for the 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male ("The Visitor")
Received critical acclaim for his role as a Syrian musician in the independent drama "The Visitor"
Had a recurring role as a terrorist suspect in the FOX series "24"
Played an Arab billionaire in the short-lived CBS series, "Company Town"
Had a small role as a militant leader in Paul Weitz’s comedy film "American Dreamz"
Made feature debut in the gay-themed comedy "The Ski Trip"
Professional acting debut in the Off-Broadway play, "The Joys of Lipstick"
Was born in Lebanon and moved to the U.S. at the age of 21.
Initially moved to New York in order to pursue a career as a musician, and recorded about 30 songs before changing gears to focus on acting.
"Whatever it is that you are doing as an actor, if it frightens you, if you're scared of it, you need to do it." - from www.backstage.com, June 3, 2013