Sammy Sheik is an Egyptian actor. He started his career in the 2000s where he first appeared in the reality series What Should You Do? He next appeared in the television programs Untold Stories of the E.R., Over There, 24, and The Big Bang Theory. In 2005, he appeared in the feature film Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World. This was followed by roles in other movies, including Charlie Wilson’s War, The Morgue, An American Carol, and Darfur. In the 2010s, he made guest appearances in United States of Tara, Nikita, and Homeland. He also had performances in the films Three Veils, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Lone Survivor, and American Sniper. He also appeared in the 2017 war film Sand Castle.