Fady Kerko is a New York based actor born and raised in Cairo, Egypt and comes from Venice and Tampa, Florida. A proud alumni of the University of South Florida, Fady has a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication.
This January, you can catch Fady as Malcolm X's Egyptian Doctor on season three of the MGM+ series Godfather of Harlem starring Forest Whitaker. Last year, Fady portrayed King Hussein of Jordan opposite Michelle Pfeiffer on Showtime's limited series The First Lady. In 2019, Fady was cast for Detective Fareed, a recurring Co-star, opposite Liev Schreiber on season seven of Showtime's hit series Ray Donovan. He also Co-Starred for the role of Kamile, the local bodega worker, opposite Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is The New Black) on the Netflix hit show Russian Doll. Some of his notable credits include NBC's spinoff show The Blacklist Redemption currently streaming on Sony's Crackle, and CBS hit show Madam Secretary.
Recently, Fady took part in a photography exhibit titled Typecast which is dedicated to actors of color whom are stereotyped in the entertainment industry. The project highlights each actor's typecast role versus their ideal role. The exhibit has been picked up by The Washington Post online for the month of March.
In June of 2019, Fady was cast in the role of Khaled for the first run of the play Drowning In Cairo, written by Adam Ashraf El Sayigh and directed by Celine Rosenthal. Other notable roles include an Off-Broadway run of GOLDEN BOY by Clifford Odets playing Siggie and directed by Aaron Latham (screenplays Urban Cowboy and The Program) and Graydon Gund. As well as Lyle Kessler's Orphans playing the role of Treat.
Fady is fluent in Arabic and English. He does different accents, which have led to several Voice Over projects including the app video game "Boom Beach" and ESPN Documentaries to name a few.
When Fady is not performing you can catch him either playing soccer and tennis, spending time with his family or hanging with his friends on The M.A.SH Podcast (Movies And SH**) as they sit down and talk about anything and everything from films to comics to current events even toys.
He is currently represented by Multi-Ethnic Talent and The A-List Agency.