Trivia / House of Saddam

  • California Doubling: Due to the ongoing war in Iraq at the time, the series was shot in Tunisia.
  • Fake Nationality: Plenty, if not the entire cast. Igal Naor (Saddam Hussein) is Israeli, but of Iraqi Jewish descent, Shohreh Aghdashloo (Sajida Khairallah Talfah) is originally from Iran, Makram J. Khoury (Tariq Aziz) is an Israeli Arab, Phillip Arditti (Uday Hussein) is Swiss-born, Amr Waked (Hussein Kamel) is Egyptian, Christine Stephen-Daly (Samira Shahbandar) is Australian, Mounir Margoum (Qusay Hussein) and Said Taghmaoui (Barzan Ibrahim) are French Moroccan.

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