Sayed Badreya

Sayed Badreya
Sayed Badreya, voice of Rameses.
Born Egypt[1]
Nationality Egyptian[1]
Uncharted work Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception
Other notable work Iron Man
You Don't Mess with the Zohan

Sayed Badreya, born in Egypt, is an Egyptian filmmaker and actor. Perhaps best known for his roles in the 2008 motion pictures Iron Man and You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Badreya voices antagonist Rameses in the 2011 video game Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception


[edit] Biography

Sayed Badreya was born in Egypt, and grew up in Port Said. Before moving to Hollywood, California to pursue a career in acting, Badreya attended film school at New York University.[1]

[edit] Career

Sayed Badreya started out in the 1980s, making appearances several made-for-television movies. In his early years, he also made an appearance in an episode of the American sitcom Seinfield. After a few years of mostly television work, he began appearing in full-length motion pictures in the 1990s, appearing in the 1996 Independence Day and appearing in both Three Kings and The Insider in 1999. In 2001 he appeared in the comedy motion picture Shallow Hal, before again spending some time working on television series, appearing in The West Wing, The Unit and Numb3rs during the 2000s. 2008 proved to be an important year for Badreya, as he was cast in two of his biggest roles to date when he appeared in both Iron Man and You Don't Mess with the Zohan. Since then, Badreya has also spent time producing, writing and directing his own feature films.[2]

[edit] Uncharted work

In the 2011 video game Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Badreya voices antagonist Rameses, who is the captain of the Indian Ocean pirates. The inclusion of Badreya and Rameses in the game was confirmed when information about the character was released to the official website of an upcoming film directed by Badreya.[3] In the same game, Badreya also provides voice work for the Bedouin riders.[4]

Media Role
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011) Rameses
Bedouin riders

[edit] References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Biography for Sayed Badreya" at the Internet Movie Database
  2. "Sayed Badreya" at the Internet Movie Database
  3. "The Team" on Bride of the Nile’s official website
  4. "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Tech Info" on GameSpot
Last edited by In Motion on 20 November 2011 at 14:09
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