Amr Waked (Arabic: عمرو واكد; born April 12, 1973) is an Egyptian film, television, and stage actor. He is best known to international audiences and in Hollywood for his role in the 2005 film Syriana. Other prominent roles include him playing a Yemeni Sheikh called Muhammad in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Pierre Del Rio in Luc Besson's Lucy and Geostorm. In 2019, Waked was sentenced to eight years in prison by an Egyptian military court for spreading false news and insulting state institutions; therefore, he has no intention of returning to Egypt. Currently, he has been residing in Spain since October 2017.