Middle East actorsby giaghina | created - 05 Sep 2014 | updated - 10 Dec 2014 | Public
Actor | The Blue Elephant
Karim Abdel Aziz was born in Egypt on 17-8-1975. He was raised by his father the director Mohamed Abdel Aziz who has a valuable history in the Egyptian cinema; hence the technical environment in which he grew up had a prominent role in the ease of entry and work in the field of cinematography. ...
Welad El- am (Cousins) ولاد العم الفيل الأزرق The Blue Elephant
2. Hiam Abbass
Actress | Blade Runner 2049
la source des femmes "Etz Limon" - Lemon trees The Syrian bride Inheritance Dancing Arabs Zaytoun
3. Hani Adel
Composer | Mesawar Qateel
4. Saleh Bakri
Actor | Bikur Ha-Tizmoret
la source des femmes Salt of This Sea (ملح هذا البحر - 2008
5. Leïla Bekhti
Actress | Paris, je t'aime
on 25th July 2017 gave birth to a baby boy name Souleiman. Dad is her husband Tahar Rahim.
She met her husband on the set of the movie "Un Prophète"(2008).
She has already won 5 awards included 2 times César's winner (french movies award) in 2012 as best actress in a leading role and in 2019 as a ...
6. Hafsia Herzi
Actress | Tu mérites un amour
Hafsia Herzi was born on January 25, 1987 in Manosque, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France. She is an actress and director, known for You Deserve a Lover (2019), The Secret of the Grain (2007) and Française (2008).
la source des femmes coucous (La graine et le mulet) Inheritance
Actress | Nass Mlah City
Biyouna was born in Belcourt (Alger, Algeria) in 1954 during the war of liberation against France. Her sister was a famous singer known as Leila Djazaria. Her mother was selling tickets in a famous theater "le Dounyazad". As a little girl she often watched famous Egyptian singers and actresses at ...
la source des femmes
8. Mohamed Majd
Actor | Hanna
Born in 1940, Mohamed Majd took his first steps on the stage in the late 1950s. After 10 years acting in theaters, he turned to the cinema and acted in the shorts of Abdelmajid R'chich then alongside Anthony Quinn in the historical epic : The Message (1975), Moustapha Akkad. Renowned Moroccan actor...
la source des femmes
Actor | 678
Kairo 678 Asmaa
10. Suheir Hammad
Actress | Milh Hadha al-Bahr
Salt of This Sea (ملح هذا البحر - 2008 also When I Stretch Forth Mine Hand, 2012 Let Fury Have the Hour, 2009
11. Nadine Labaki
Actress | Capharnaüm
Nadine Labaki was born on February 18, 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress and writer, known for Capernaum (2018), Where Do We Go Now? (2011) and Caramel (2007). She has been married to Khaled Mouzanar since October 2007.
Caramel Et maintenant on va où?
Actress | Sukkar banat
Yasmine Al Massri is an international actress, contemporary artist and dancer. Born in Lebanon, from a Palestinian father and an Egyptian mother. At age 20, she moved to Paris to study, and graduated from the prestigious L'Ecole des Beaux Arts de Paris in Multimedia and live performances.
Caramel (2008) Al Juma Al Akheira (2011) Al-mor wa al rumman (2007)
Writer | La vie d'Adèle
Abdellatif Kechiche was born on December 7, 1960 in Tunis, Tunisia. He is a writer and director, known for Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), Games of Love and Chance (2003) and The Secret of the Grain (2007).
La vie d'Adèle coucous (La graine et le mulet) Bezness (1992)
14. Sabrina Ouazani
Actress | Le passé
la source des femmes El pasado (2013), Inch'Allah (2012) "Des hommes et des dieux" (2010)
15. Hind Sabri
Actress | The Blue Elephant 2
Hend Sabry is a Cairo-based Tunisian actress and lawyer. She was born in Tunis on 20th November and received her license in law at the Faculty of Law of Tunis in 2001. Later she completed her masters in law intellectual property and copyright in 2004. Her acting debut was at the age of fourteen in ...
Asmaa the Yacoubian building (2006)
16. Khaled Nabawy
Actor | Kingdom of Heaven
Egyptian actor Khaled Nabawy managed to quickly grab audiences attention and film critics respect through his choice of material, following his discovery by famous director, Youssef Chahine. He presented Khaled as the Hollywood's way in making stars, he put him in the best view and allowed the ...
17. Hasan El-Raddad
Actor | Gawazah Miri
Ehky ya Scheherazade (Mujeres del Cairo) كف القمر Kaf El Qamar
18. Mohamad Ramadan
Actor | Ehky ya Scheherazade
Ehky ya Scheherazade (Mujeres del Cairo)
20. Bassem Samra
Actor | El Medina
Bassem Samra, a renowned, award wining, Egyptian Actor, born on May, 24th,1971 , has started his Acting career in 1990 with late director Mr. Youssef Chahine. After that, he starred in the feature film, Al Madina, where he depicted an unforgettable character. Mr. Samra has earned a place among the ...
El Medina - Die Stadt (1999) The Yacoubian building (2006) Kairo 678 (2010) Basra (2008) Après la bataille (2012) بعد الموقعة
21. Khaled El-Sawi
Actor | The Blue Elephant
الفيل الأزرق The Blue Elephant
22. Nahed El Sebaï
Actress | Baad el mawkeaa
Nahed El Sebaï is an Egyptian young actress, she was born in Cairo, Egypt 25 May 1987,into a family considered to be one of Egypt's pioneers in the cinema industry, AS She is the granddaughter of the well-known Egyptian actor Farid Shawky and his wife the famous Egyptian singer and actress Hoda ...
Ehky ya Scheherazade (Mujeres del Cairo) Kairo 678 Après la bataille (2012) بعد الموقعة
23. Menna Shalabi
Actress | Nawara
Menna was subjected to fame at young age through her sensational mother, the famous dancer 'Zizi Mustafa'. Making it in as an actress, though, was a dream she had and fought for on her own. Her first film was Al-saher (2001), directed by the late Radwan El-Kashef whom she considered her godfather. ...
Après la bataille (2012) بعد الموقعة
24. Mona Zaki
Actress | Sahar el layaly
Although she had no interest at all on being an actress, Mona Zaki is now a remarkable leading star. Mona started her career in acting accidentally, when she met Mohamed Sobhi, the famous Egyptian Actor and Director. Mona is a Mass Communication student at the fourth grade. Her dream is to prove ...
Ehky ya Scheherazade (Mujeres del Cairo) Welad El- am (Cousins) ولاد العم Al Ayati Sadat (2001)
25. Nelly Karim
Actress | The Blue Elephant
Nelly Karim is an Egyptian actress, fashion model and ballerina. She was born December 18, 1974 in Alexandria, Egypt for An Egyptian father and Russian Mother. Nelly Karim has drawn attention for her 2006 refusal to portray "seductive roles". She won Best Actress award in the Cairo International ...
الفيل الأزرق The Blue Elephant Kairo 678
26. Adel Emam
Actor | Omaret yakobean
He is a graduate of the faculty of agriculture. He was more popular in theatres for his role in Madrasat Al Moshaghebin (School of Rascals). He became more famous in the 1970s for his comedic roles in Searching for a Scandal (1973) (Search for a scandal) and Khalli Balek min Aalak (Take care of your...
Omaret Yacoubian - عمارة يعقوبيان Alzheimer (2010)
27. Nour El-Sherif
Actor | Leila Sakhina
Nour El-Sherif was born on April 28, 1946 in Egypt as Mohamed Jaber. He was an actor and producer, known for Leila Sakhina (1994), Circle of Revenge (1976) and The Yacoubian Building (2006). He was married to Poussi. He died on August 11, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
Omaret Yacoubian - عمارة يعقوبيان Il destino (Al-massir - Francia, Egitto 1997)
28. Makram Khoury
Actor | Unlocked
Palestinian-Israeli actor Makram Khoury was the youngest artist and the first Arab to win the Israel Prize, the highest artistic honor in the country.
He is one of Israel's most respected actors, playing leads in all the major theatres as well as acting in films and on television.
Khoury is an ...
The Syrian bride "Etz Limon" - Lemon trees
29. Clara Khoury
Actress | Al qods fee yom akhar
The Syrian bride Al qods fee yom akhar - Rana's wedding
30. Elia Suleiman
Director | Yadon ilaheyya
Elia Suleiman was born on July 28, 1960 in Nazareth, Israel. He is a director and writer, known for Divine Intervention (2002), The Time That Remains (2009) and It Must Be Heaven (2019). He is married to Yasmine Hamdan.
Intervención divina (2002) Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996) The Time that Remains (2009)
31. Eran Riklis
Director | Etz Limon
Eran Riklis has been active in the movie world since 1975. After graduating from Beaconsfield National Film School in England, he made his first film in 1984, "On a clear Day you can see Damascus", a political thriller based on a true story. Seven years later, he shot "Cup Final", later hailed by ...
"Etz Limon" - Lemon trees The Syrian bride
32. Eyad Sheety
Actor | Bikur Ha-Tizmoret
La banda nos visita (2007) La sposa siriana (2004) Arabani (2013)
Isteqlal (Independance), 1994 - Yasmine (1996) - Ustura (Mythology, 1998) - Cut (2000) - Tahaddi (Challenge, 2001) - Ejteyah (Invasion 2003) - Karm Abu Khalil (Abu Khalil Grove), 2005 - Janoub (South), 2008
38. Nisreen Faour
Actress | Amreeka
Nisreen Faour is a Palestinian actress
Faour was born in Tarshiha, Israel and moved to the United States to study theater and performance when she was 16. She studied theater directing at the University of Haifa. She has performed in a number of award - winning theatrical plays. She also appeared in...
Amerrika (2009), Villa Touma (2014) The Savior (2013) Eyes of a Thief (2014)
39. Ula Tabari
Actress | Munich
Munich (2005), Villa Touma (2014) Inheritance (2012)
40. Yussuf Abu-Warda
Actor | Ha-Borer
Amreeka (2009), Kedma (2002) and Ha-Borer (2007) Inheritance (2012), The Savior (2013) Kadosh (1999)
41. Cherien Dabis
Producer | Amreeka
Amerrika (2009), May in the Summer (2013) and Make a Wish (2006), Villa Touma (2014)
Actor | Ha-Buah
Atash (2004), Ha-Buah (2006), Jaffa (2009) Checkpoint (2011), Villa Touma (2014)
43. Annemarie Jacir
Writer | Milh Hadha al-Bahr
Lamma shoftak -When I Saw You (2012), La sal de este mar (2008), Like Twenty Impossibles (2003),
44. Rashid Masharawi
Director | Eid milad Laila
Eid milad Laila (2008), Attente (2005), Ticket to Jerusalem (2002) and Falastine Stereo (2013), Haïfa (1996)
45. Areen Omari
Actress | Le fils de l'autre
Eid milad Laila (2008), Private (2004) and Ticket to Jerusalem (2002)
46. Ali Suliman
Actor | The Kingdom
Ali Suliman was born 1977, in Nazareth. His interest in the dramatic arts led him to the prestigious " Acting School" in Tel-Aviv, where he graduated in the year 2000. At the end of his studies, he joined the "Commedia Dell'Arte", Masks Theater group in London. Ali decided to broadened his horizons...
Al Juma Al Akheira
47. Nadira Omran
Actress | The Alleys
Lamma dehket Monaliza (2012), Al Juma Al Akheira (2011) and Homma aailiyya (2012)
48. Shady Khalaf
Actor | Lamma dehket Monaliza
Lamma dehket Monaliza (2012), Mujeres de El Cairo (2009) and Kalemni Shokran (2010)
49. Suha Najjar
Actress | Lamma shoftak
Lamma shoftak (2012) and Lamma dehket Monaliza (2012)
50. Fouad Al Shomali
Actor | Lamma dehket Monaliza
Attente (2005) and Lamma dehket Monaliza (2012)
51. Ruba Blal
Actress | Sufat Chol
Lamma shoftak (2012), Inheritance (2012), Miral (2010), Ha-Buah (2006) and Atash (2004)
52. Fadi Haddad
Editor | Lamma dehket Monaliza
Lamma dehket Monaliza (2012) also Al Juma Al Akheira and Amal
53. Hani Adel
Composer | Mesawar Qateel
Asmaa (2011) Microphone (2010 Fatat el masnaa (2013)
Actress | Al assifa
Youssra was born on March 10, 1951 in Cairo, Egypt as Suhair Mohamed Nasim. She is an actress, known for The Storm (2000), The Emigrant (1994) and Kalam fel hob (2005). She is married to Khaled Selim.
El edificio Yacobián (2006), Der Emigrant (1994) and Al assifa (2000)
55. Essad Youniss
Actress | El Wad Sayed El Nassab
El edificio Yacobián (2006), Bakiza Wa Zaghloul (1986) and Laylat El Qabd Ala Bakiza Wa Zaghloul (1988) Alzheimer (2010)
56. Khaled Saleh
Actor | Tito
(1964-2014) Cairo, Egypt Chaos (2007), El edificio Yacobián (2006) and Alrayes Omar Harb (2008), Mallaki Iskandariya (2005), Tito (2004)
Actress | 678
Egyptian actress and singer. She began artwork since the beginning of the third millennium through a comedy series (Youth Online) in 2002, and participated later in several series, including (Emperor, The Aunt Nour, dignitaries), which enabled it to achieve significant penetration in record time, ...
58. Mohamed Diab
Writer | Eshtebak
Mohamed Diab is an award-winning writer and director, who's work is often centered on pressing issues concerning Egyptian society.
He's known for his directorial debut film Cairo 678 (Les Femmes du bus 678), which was released a month before the Egyptian revolution and was deemed by the New York ...
writer (Ahlam Hakekeya, 2007, El Gezira, 2007, Badal Faed, 2009, Alf Mabrouk, 2009) and director (Kairo 678)
59. Ahmed Helmy
Actor | Aasef ala el-iz'ag
Ahmed Helmy made his first big screen appearance in film Aboud on the Boarder (1999), in which he co-starred alongside Alaa Waley El Din. Ahmed, through his amazing breakthrough performance, and comic sense of humor, nabbed all the attention he needed in this film. He quickly made a jump to ...
Aboud ala el hedoud (1999) Omar 2000 (2000), El Nazer (2000) Husband of Mona Zaki 2007 Keda Reda, 2008 Asef Ala Al Izaag 2009 1000 Mabrouk, 2010 Assal Eswed, 2010 Bolbol Hayran, 2011 X-Large, 2013 AAla Gosety, 2014 Sonia fi Masr (Made in Egypt)
60. Hany Abu-Assad
Director | Omar
Hany Abu-Assad a Palestinian/Dutch movie director and writer. From the famous movies Abu-Assad has directed so far are : Rana's Wedding (2002), Paradise Now (2005) and Omar (2013), The mountains between us (2017). He has been nominated twice for Academy Awards for his movies 'Paradise Now' in 2006 ...