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Ben Youcef

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... See full bio »
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Munich Salah - Khalid Jawad
The Algerian
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 2017 The Institute (post-production)
Arthur Turner
 2016 Ben & Ara (completed)
 2016 13 Hours
 2015 Septembers of Shiraz
 2014 The Algerian
 2013 Buoyancy (Short)
 2012 Medal of Honor: Warfighter (Video Game)
Arab Fighter (voice)
 2010 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
- Found (2010) ... Yari
 2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Sameer Ahmed
- Great Satan (2009) ... Sameer Ahmed
 2008 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Anton Greenway
- Turbulence (2008) ... Anton Greenway
 2008 Eagle Eye
Imam (uncredited)
 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum
Nabile (uncredited)
 2005 Munich
Salah - Khalid Jawad
 2005 Over There (TV Series)
- Over There (2005) ... Assaid
 2004 Homeland Security (TV Movie)
Yusef Adel
 1999 Cleopatra (TV Mini-Series)
Auras (uncredited)
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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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My objective as an actor is to bring a new understanding of the Middle Eastern culture to the rest of the world. My life integrates the Islamic spirit with modern energy. I still retain an almost naive way of seeing the world that comes from a truthful place of a kid that was me.


His favorite foreign language films of all time are: Bicycle Thieves (1948), La Strada (1954), 8½ (1963), The Battle of Algiers (1966), Cinema Paradiso (1988), Life Is Beautiful (1997), Amores Perros (2000), Amélie (2001), City of God (2002), The Best of Youth (2003), The Sea Inside (I) (2004), Downfall (2004), The Lives of Others (2006), Babel (2006), The Secret in Their Eyes (2009), A Prophet (... See more »


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