You may recognize Amer from ShiberHur Theatre Company of Palestine‘s visit to the Young Vic last year where he was hailed for his acclaimed performance as Yusuf in I Am Yusuf and This is My Brother. He was also in Paradise Now, the Golden Globe winner of Best Foreign Language Film a few years ago!
Tell us about your character
He is very lonely and very loyal. And is sure he is protecting the interests of humanity.
Wow – which I can use in all languages and it means what I want it to mean at any given moment.
Every time I fly I am proud because I defy gravity and that makes me feel like an angel.
If you could have a room full of any one thing, what would it be?
Whisky. It would be nice to have a glass and ice.
If 28 hour days existed, what would you do with the extra four hours?
Sleep 4 more hours.
Sinai – sun, desert and a lot of smoking.
Being an actor is quirky enough.
Richard II. Although I am still waiting for Richard IV.
If you had one super power, what would it be?
To walk real fast… but real fast!!!
Do you have any regrets?
A lot – I eat falafel instead of having kebab that kind of thing.
Favourite midnight snack?
Everything, whatever there is in fridge, I devour.