Igal Naor

Igal Naor

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1958-06-25 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Giv'atayim, Israel

21 Movies · 9 TV shows

Also Known As: Yigal Naor · יגאל נאור

Biography

Igal Naor (Hebrew: יגאל נאור‎; born (1958-06-25)June 25, 1958) is an Israeli actor, sometimes credited as Yigal Naor.Naor was born in Givatayim, Israel, to Mizrahi Jewish parents from Iraq. 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."

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie
Oslo

Oslo

2021
The true-life, previously secret, back-channel negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization are the subject of a dramatization.

2020.

1 TV show
TV
Little America

Little America

2020
At a time when immigrants are more relevant than ever, an anthology series that goes beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in A...

2019.

1 TV show
TV
שב"ס

שב"ס

2019
The series deals with the grape prison and follows the guards, prisoners and their critics. The series' episodes consist of several skits, each focusing on a different character. The prison reflects t...

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Deep State

Deep State

4
2018
When a man who believes he has retired from MI6 is called back to do one more job to regain his life, only to discover that this job may mean he has no life to go back to, that is what happens.
Damascus Cover

Damascus Cover

2018
A spy is on an undercover mission in Syria.

2017.

2 Movies
Stratton

Stratton

3.5
2017
A terrorist cell is being tracked.
Maktub

Maktub

2017
Steve & Chuma , two criminals are the sole survivors of a terrorist attack at a restaurant in Jerusalem. They decide to change their ways and become flesh and blood angels. They go on a journey of wis...

2016.

2 Movies
The Promise

The Promise

4.17
2016
A love triangle develops between a brilliant medical student, a beautiful and sophisticated artist, and a renowned American journalist during the last days of the Ottoman Empire.
The Women's Balcony

The Women's Balcony

2016
In this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power, an accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gendered rift in an Orthodox community in Jerusalem.

2015.

2 TV shows
TV
False Flag

False Flag

2015
The series, loosely based on the true story of the assassination in Dubai of a senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh - the co-founder of military wing of the Islamist Palestinian group Hamas on 19 ...
TV
Fauda

Fauda

10
2015
The retired agent thought he had killed a militant.

2014.

3 Movies
300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire

5.87
2014
Themistokles is attempting to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. The commander of the Persian navy, Artemesia, and the god Xerxes are leading the invadin...
Farewell Baghdad

Farewell Baghdad

2014
Between the years 1950-51 close to 130 thousand Jews left Iraq. The most ancient community in the world ceased to exist.
Suicide

Suicide

2014
A failed businessman must kill himself to pay off a loan shark or his family will die, but a detective discovers the case turns on a shocking secret.

2012.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Dead Europe

Dead Europe

2012
There is a curse that hangs over the head of the family, and that curse is heard in Greece to scatter his father's ashes. His trip begins to reveal dark truths that forced his father to flee years ago...

2010.

4 Movies
One Night in Emergency

One Night in Emergency

2010
Over the course of one night, a man struggles to find his wife in the wards of an inner-city hospital. Journeying through the corridors he meets a series of strange people.
Green Zone

Green Zone

6.3
2010
During the US-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003 Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction in the Iraqi desert. The men were s...
I Am Slave

I Am Slave

2010
Based on the real-life experiences of Mende Nazer, the story unfolds as twelve-year-old Malia, daughter of champion wrestler Bah, is abducted from her Sudanese village in the Nubar Mountains by pro-go...
The Infidel

The Infidel

2010
Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hat...

2009.

1 Movie
Occupation

Occupation

2009
Three ex-servicemen return to Basra for different reasons.

2008.

2 TV shows
TV
10 Days to War

10 Days to War

2008
A series of short dramas about the countdown to war in Iraq.
TV
House of Saddam

House of Saddam

6
2008
The rise and fall of one of the most significant political figures in recent history is the subject of this gripping four-part drama that depicts the intimate world of Saddam Hussein and his closest i...

2007.

1 Movie
Rendition

Rendition

4
2007
When an Egyptian terrorism suspect "disappears" on a flight from Africa to Washington DC, his American wife and a CIA analyst find themselves caught up in a struggle to secure his release from a secre...

2006.

1 Movie
Djihad!

Djihad!

2006
A hard-hitting French drama detailing the intersecting destinies of five characters whose lives cross over the current war in Iraq: three young French Arabs who each for a different reason joins a jih...

2005.

1 Movie
Munich

Munich

6.03
2005
Black September took the Israeli athletes hostage and killed them. The Mossad agents were hired by the Israeli government to execute the people responsible for the attack.

2003.

1 Movie
Miss Entebbe

Miss Entebbe

2003
Jerusalem 1976, a coming of age story about a confused girl, set against the Entebbe airplane hijacking.13- year-old Noa, is convinced she can free her friend's mom by kidnapping an Arab boy. Instead,...

1998.

1 TV show
TV
Tkuma

Tkuma

1998
The story of Israel's first fifty years of statehood, TKUMA brings to the screen the tragedies and joyful milestones of Israel's first half century: the ingathering of the exiles as the fledgling stat...

1997.

1 Movie
The Dybbuk of the Holy Apple Field

The Dybbuk of the Holy Apple Field

1997
This mythic love story set in a timeless, lavishly colorful and mystical Jerusalem incorporates hard rock, striking set design, computer-generated imagery and modern-day tensions between the secular a...

1996.

1 Movie
Saint Clara

Saint Clara

1996
The year is 1999 and the storyline is actually a number of sub-plots all revolving around the 13-year old Clara, a girl that can predict the future and has telekinetic powers. The sub-plots include a ...
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