Born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Pakistani parents Hamza immigrated to Ottawa, Canada with his family when he was nine years old.
It was in university that Hamza discovered his passion for acting after landing his first professional job as a bookstore employee in the CBC series Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays. Other television credits include CBC’s Best Laid Plans, 19-Two on Bravo/CTV, Being Human for Syfy, and the TVOKids program Look Kool. He has had recurring roles on the hit ABC show Quantico and the Crackle.com series The Art of More opposite Dennis Quaid and Kate Bosworth, and most recently joined the cast of the acclaimed Canadian series This Life.
On the big screen, Hamza will appear in the highly anticipated feature film Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 starring Colm Feore and Patrick Huard and has roles in the The Glass Castle with Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson, and The Death and Life of John F. Dononvan directed by Xavier Dolan.
Hamza holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies with a minor in Law from Carleton University. He currently resides in Montreal and Toronto.