Igal Naor (Hebrew: יגאל נאור; born June 25, 1958) is an Israeli actor, sometimes credited as Yigal Naor. Naor was born in Givatayim, Israel, to a family of Iraqi Jewish descent. He has appeared in the American films Munich, Green Zone and Rendition. Naor portrayed Saddam Hussein in the four-episode House of Saddam television docudrama from BBC and HBO (2008), in an acclaimed performance. In Season 5, Episode 4 of Homeland, he portrays General Youssef, a high-ranking Syrian military officer whom the CIA wants to install in place of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. He also appeared in a Netflix series named "Fauda."
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