Wasim No’mani, (Amir), Wasim is proud and honored to make his appearance on the ACT stage for the second time under John Langs’ direction in People of the Book after playing the role of Hassan Asfour in ACT’s 2018 production on Oslo. Wasim resides in Los Angeles where he is unemployed as a working actor. Born of migrating Iraqi parents pursuing their higher education in Theatre, Wasim spent his developing years meandering through sets, stages, and theaters throughout the United States with big immigrant dreams of becoming a working actor. He has been on stage before but you probably haven’t seen him in productions such as: Water by the Spoonful and Happiest Song Plays Last (Profile Theatre, Portland); Jesus Hopped the A Train (CoHo Productions, Portland); Last Days of Judas Iscariot (The Hudson Mainstage, Los Angeles); Buffalo Soldier (El Portal, Los Angeles) and other shows along the western coast of America. Wasim thanks his friends and family for their unreasonably durable support and is also deeply indebted to the entire ACT family for their warmth and continuing hospitality. He praises Mr. El-Guindi for having written this play and writing it especially for YOU.