Hamzah Saman, CSA

casting director

Casts for Film, TV, New Media, Commercial

About Hamzah Saman, CSA

  1. Hamzah Saman, CSA Casting Director, proud of member of Casting Society of America, Owner of Arab American Casting and MENASA Actor. Saman was born in Beirut, Lebanon and came to the U.S. when he was 15 years old. Saman is one of the first online MENASA and Arab American Casting Directors with over 5,000 members worldwide on the ArabAmeicanCasting.com and MiddleEasternActor .com website/app. He worked in the LA Casting Unit on the documentary He Named Me Malala (2015) with the Oscar-winning director, Davis Gugenheim. Saman also helped with casting in Argo (2012). Saman has been working to change the perception of Arab and Middle Eastern artists in Hollywood through his acting and casting work. As a Casting Director he has worked on over 40 feature, and short films, commercials, and television shows. As an actor, he worked on General Hospital in 2019, and booked 4 roles in feature films in 2019. Saman also starred as "Inmate 093" in Tom Six's horror film trilogy, The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) (2015). He played an Arab prisoner who becomes part of a 500-person centipede and shared an unforgettable scene with Eric Roberts. In addition, Saman worked as a voiceover artist on the films X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) and Escape Plan (2013) and more. Also SAG-AFTRA member since 2010 and US Citizen with valid US passport and California Driver License