Khaled Muhammad Samy Abol Naga, credited as Khaled Abol Naga and by the mononym Kal Naga, is an Egyptian actor, director and producer. He is recognized primarily for his work in Egypt and the Middle East, but has increasingly ventured into American and British film and television roles. He started acting and directing plays and musicals in Egypt while studying theatre at The American University in Cairo. Beginning his professional acting career in 2000, Naga starred in several movies through the next decade with roles encompassing several genres, from musicals None but that!, action Agamista, Eyes Of A Thief, thrillers Kashf Hesab, art-house Heliopolis, Villa 69, Decor, and slapstick comedy Habibi Naêman. Additionally, he has participated in several European film festivals, where he received a range of awards as an actor and producer.
|Native name:||خالد محمد سامي أبو النجا|
|Born:||Khaled Muhammad Samy Abol Naga, November 02, 1966, Cairo, Egypt|
|Alma mater:||Ain Shams University|
|Occupation:||Actor, Film producer, Film director|
|Twitter:||Kal Naga's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Kal Naga's IMDb|
About Kal Naga
Egyptian actor who has risen to fame for his work in Egyptian and English-speaking TV and film, including on the FX drama Tyrant. He earned massive critical acclaim for his turn in the 2013 Egyptian drama film Villa 69, for which he won the HORUS Award for best actor.
He studied theatre at the American University in Cairo. He moved to the US in 1997 to further study film.
He became a central celebrity figure in favor of the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution. He has worked as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF Egypt.
He has two siblings named Tarek and Seif.
He was referred to by CNN as "Egypt's Brad Pitt" in 2017.
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