There are two sons of the late dictator Al-Fayeed in the political drama Tyrant. Bassam “Barry” Al-Fayeed (Adam Rayner) is the son who left the Middle East to pursue a “normal” life in America. He’s a pediatrician in California. He married an American woman and has two American kids. The other son, Jamal, stayed. He is power-hungry monster — corrupt, violent and paranoid. When Barry plots a coup to overthrow Jamal, the new president, he fails and lands in prison. President Jamal Al-Fayeed now has to decide now whether or not to execute his brother.
Jamal is portrayed by Ashraf Barhom. The Israeli actor of Arabic heritage, is best known for his roles in films including Clash of the Titans with Liam Neeson, Agora with Rachel Weisz, and The Kingdom with Jamie Foxx and Bradley Cooper. Tyrant airs Tuesdays at 10pm on Fox.