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Jay Abdo: From Refugee to Hollywood Actor

He now acts opposite stars like Tom Hanks, but Abdo – born in Damascus – experienced incredible hardship on his long way to Hollywood. The Syrian actor who starred in Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and series like Criminal Minds and Patriot Games among others, talks to HFPA-reporter Raffi Bogosian about his newest project Broadcast, a feature about, not surprisingly, refugees.