Iyad Hajjaj is a multi award winning Actor and Film Maker. He is the founder and Executive director of MISSING PEACE PICTURES, Inc. And the President of Non-Profit Organization I CAME FOR PEACE. Iyad is currently developing a Home invasion Action/Thriller feature film TEN and A HALF MINUTES, based on a true story. Most recently he Produced, Directed and Starred in Multi award winning film DREAMS I NEVER HAD along side Hollywood Celebrities Malcolm McDowell & Robin Givens.
Additionally, he worked as a cultural advisor on several Major Films and TV Shows.
Iyad has worked closely with Hollywood Executive Producers and Directors. Iyad’s extensive and diverse filmography Exceeded 80 acting credits. Most recently he joined the cast of Feature film THE HUNT, co-starred on SHOWTIME TV show Black Monday, NBC Sitcom WILL AND GRACE, CBS TV show SEAL TEAM, USA TV show SHOOTER, AMAZON original series TRANSPARENT, CBS show Madam Secretary, and TNT show AGENT X.Iyad played a supporting role in the feature film THE WIZARDstarring Jon Voight;
Some of Iyad’s hobbies are: karate, horseback riding, hiking, colored pencil drawing for love and peace, soccer, and singing in Arabic. In addition to teaching acting classes, Iyad is an Arab Folk Dance (Dabka) instructor.
Iyad graduated Bethlehem University as a physical Therapist, and is certified as a Behavioral Therapist. In both fields, Iyad worked with both physically and developmentally challenged individuals and couldn’t appreciate life more.