Syrian Refugee, Once A Movie Star, Gets Hollywood Ending

After a 30-year career in Arabic film, TV and theater, Jihad Abdo could barely go out in public in Syria without being followed by fans. Then, as civil war broke out, he fell afoul of the Assad regime and fled. He wound up as yet another out-of-work actor in L.A. – until he happened to meet (of all people) Werner Herzog.

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