HISHAM TAWFIQ

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Hailing from Harlemworld, New York, Hisham Tawfiq is quickly becoming an acting force to be reckoned with.

 

Hisham discovered his passion for The Arts while performing the poem "I Know Why The Caged Byrd Sings" by Poet Laureate Maya Angelou, in High School English Class.

 

Hisham then studied at the world renowned "Negro Ensemble Theater Company" which has brought forth such Notable Actors as Denzel Washington, Ossie Davis and Phylicia Rashad. He also studied with Susan Batson, whose know for coaching actors such as Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise and Jennifer Connely.

 

Hisham says " As an Actor, just like a human being, evolution and education is infinite."

 

Throughout his career, Hisham, continues to call on his life experiences and training to inform his choices as an Actor and Artist. Be it as a Marine in Desert Storm, A Correction Office at Sing Sing Correctional Facility or as one of New York's Bravest NYFD.

 

" I enjoy portraying The Leaders, Fathers and Husband roles with Heavy emotional currents flowing through the story and character. I also love work that has a spiritual tone" says Hisham. Evidence this work ethic can be seen in his dramatic episodic work on FX "Lights Out", NBC Dramas Law & Order SVU & Criminal Intent.

 

Hisham recently snagged a Series Regular role on a groundbreaking One Hour Drama "Gun Hill". As Capt. Sanford. Gun Hill stars Larenz Tate, Tawny Cypress and Aisha Hinds. He has also starred in episodes of 30 Rock and Nurse Jackie which can be seen at the top of the year 2012.

 

   Hisham Tawfiq is going from Harlem to Hollywood

DEAD MAN DOWN starring Terrence Howard and Collin Farrell will be released in March.

 

Guest star role in the new CBS Show GOLDEN BOY.

 

Short Film THE BRAVEST THE BOLDEST Dir. by award winning Dir. MOON MOLSEN.

 

Short Film HIGH GROUND Dir. by Geoff Bailey who got honorable mention at Urban World for his last film COUNTERFEIT.