Nicknamed Osama bin Laden due to his resemblance to the late al-Qaeda leader, Abdelaziz Bouyadnaine, 59, is one of the longest-serving extras in Ouarzazate, Morocco. Pictures: Matilde Gattoni

Osama bin Laden and Morocco’s other unsung screen stars wait for next Hollywood payday

A location of choice for blockbuster directors, the desert town of Ouarzazate is home to Hollywood veterans untarnished by the glitz – and fat pay cheques – of Tinseltown. But computer special effects threaten their livelihood

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Nicknamed Osama bin Laden due to his resemblance to the late al-Qaeda leader, Abdelaziz Bouyadnaine, 59, is one of the longest-serving extras in Ouarzazate, Morocco. Pictures: Matilde Gattoni
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