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Moroccan actor Mehdi Ouazzani poses with a frame from his role during an interview with the Associated Press in Casablanca, Morocco Monday, April, 1, 2013. Ouazzani was bemused to wake up one morning and find that his role in The History Channel’s popular five-part mini-series “The Bible” had become the latest way for conservative commentators in the United States to needle the president. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar) Copyright 2013, The Associated Press

Morocco actor amused by Satan-Obama comparisons

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CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Mehdi Ouazzani isn't the devil, but he has played one on TV — only he didn't realize that some thought he looked like President Barack Obama while he was at it.

A veteran Moroccan actor with decades of film experience, Ouazzani was bemused to wake up one morning and find that his role in The History Channel's popular five-part miniseries "The Bible" had become the latest way for conservative commentators in the United States to needle the president.

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