Hot Arab Actors

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Saïd Taghmaoui
Saïd Taghmaoui was born July 19th 1973 in Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France, to Moroccan immigrant parents. He has 9 siblings. He dropped out of school at a young age and became a boxer; at one point ranking number 2 in France in his category. He met Mathieu Kassovitz with whom he co-wrote the 1995 French film "La Haine" which won the Best Director award in Cannes...
 
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Salma Hayek
Producer, Frida
One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her opera-singing mother...
 
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Anas El Baz
Actor, Casanegra
Anas El Baz was born in Rabat to a leading Moroccan Economist father and a teacher mother. In 2003, he entered the prestigious "Cours Florent" and started a four years training with Mélissa Broutin, Christian Croset, George Becot and Helene Marthy. El Baz earned critical notice for his starring role in "CasaNegra"...
 
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Khaled Abol Naga
Actor, Villa 69
Khaled Abol Naga is a heart-throb pan-Arab Egyptian star and one of the new wave cinema generation making International groundbreaking and Award winning Egyptian & Arab Cinema. He is a multi-Award winning Actor/Producer of feature films from Egypt, as an actor he collected numerous Best Actor awards from Egypt...
 
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Emmanuelle Chriqui
Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Liliane (Benisty) and Albert Chriqui. Her family moved to Toronto when she was two years old. At the age of 10, Chriqui appeared in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver, guest-starring in series such as Are You Afraid of the Dark?...
 
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Assaad Bouab
Assaad was born in July 1980 in Aurillac (France). His mother is French, and his father is Moroccan. He grew up in Rabat ( Morocco ) and, in 1998 he left his home town and familly to go to Paris and start acting lessons in " Le Cours Florent ". In 2006, Assaad graduated from the prestigious National Conservatory of Paris...
 
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Sammy Sheik
Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His passion for acting drove him to leave home shortly after high school and move to New York to study theatre. He soon landed his first film role in the Albert Brooks' satire comedy "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", playing Al-Jazeera executive "Mukhtar...
 
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Shannon Elizabeth
Actress, American Pie
Shannon Elizabeth was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of a Syrian/Lebanese father and a mother who is English, Irish and German. When Shannon was in 3rd grade, her family moved to Waco, Texas, where most of her relatives already lived. As a girl, Shannon took dance lessons, including tap, ballet...
 
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Ben Youcef
Actor, Munich
Ben Youcef was born in Algiers on the Mediterranean coast into a family of seven children. Fighting for attention amongst his brothers and sisters was probably where Ben's acting career really began. Ben feels fortunate to have been exposed to many different cultures growing up. His father was an Algerian diplomat stationed in Saudi Arabia for much of his childhood...
 
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Laila Rouass
Actress, Holby City
Laila Rouass was born in London to Moroccan/Indian parents. Laila studied in Britain but decided to drop her studies and travel in India for a few months. A few months turned into six years. Whilst living in Bombay, she worked for MTV, BBC, and TNT. Her step into movies came when she was spotted by Italian director Aditya Bhattacharya and whisked off to Messina to shoot Senso unico.
 
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Omar Metwally
Actor, Non-Stop
Omar Metwally was born in Queens, New York in 1975 to an Egyptian father and a Dutch mother, and moved with the family to Orange County, California at age three where he was raised. Metwally gained a BA in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and while acting around the Bay area gained an Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco.
 
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Peter Macdissi
Actor, The Losers
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, of Lebanese and Armenian heritage, Macdissi graduated from the Institut De Beaux Arts before moving to Europe. After relocating to the US at the age of 22, he enrolled in the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in Los Angles. In addition to his acting skills Macdissi speaks French...