Mousa Kraish

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Mousa Kraish
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Mousa Kraish
Born (1975-11-21) November 21, 1975 (age 43)
OccupationActor, director

Mousa Kraish (born November 21, 1975) is an American actor and director, who has appeared in several Hollywood films including Steven Spielberg's 2005 film Munich.


Kraish was born and raised in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn, New York.[1] He is the oldest of nine children. He first studied to become a doctor, then switched to working for an internet company.[2] After graduating from Brooklyn College he spent two and a half years studying theater at David Mamet's Atlantic Theater Company. In addition to appearing in numerous independent and Hollywood films in recent years, Kraish also performed on stage at the 2004 New York Fringe Festival and the 2005 Arab-American Comedy Festival. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.[2]



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Man Push Cart Guy in Karaoke
2005 Munich Badran - Mohammed Safady
2007 Finishing the Game Raja
2007 King of California Bruce
2007 Superbad Billy Baybridge
2008 Option 3 Bison
2008 You Don't Mess With The Zohan Bashir
2008 Fling Patrick
2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still Yusef
2009 Fast and Furious Silvia Driver
2009 Land of the Lost Barry (uncredited)
2009 The Junior League of Superheroes Teacher's Assistant
2011 Treatment Night Clerk
2012 Sunset Stories Tom
2012 Super Zeroes Jimmy
2012 Overnight Mohammed
2012 The Dictator Wadiyan Soldier
2012 Dust Up Farmer
2014 Echo Park Theo
2019 The Day Shall Come


Year Title Role Notes
2010 Blue Bloods Kalid Hassan Episode: What You See
2015 Homeland Behruz Episode: "The Tradition of Hospitality"
2017 American Gods The Jinn 5 episodes[3]

as Writer/Director[edit]

  • How To Make A Dollar Bill in Brooklyn
  • A Brother's Love
  • The Fourth Estate


  1. ^ "Mousa Kraish". IMDb. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Mousa Kraish: Actor and Director". Institute for Middle East Understanding. 2014-03-09. Retrieved 19 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Bryan Fuller Demanded a Reshoot of American Gods' Gay Sex Scene Because It Wasn't Gay Enough".

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