Dale Sams wrote:
Alexander Siddig is from Sudan, Bashir's mum could be anything from Egyptian to any number of middle-eastern or sub-continent countries.
Alexander Siddig's mother is Malcolm McDowell's sister, so I'd say she's English.
who played Bashir's mother
is Egyptian by birth.
True. I missed the distinction between actor
. Probably because Dale conflated the two in his original post.