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Overview (1)

Born in New York City, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Dahlia Salem was born on November 21, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for ER (1994), The Nines (2007) and House (2004).

Trivia (7)

Her favorite movie is Jaws (1975). Realized she wanted to be an actor after seeing Jessica Lange's work in Tootsie (1982) and Frances (1982).
Has a Chocolate Lab "Amelie", named after the French film, Amélie (2001).
Got Steven Spielberg's attention when he saw her on the hit series Another World (1964). He liked her so much, he arranged a meeting between director Sam Mendes and Salem for a potential role in Oscar winner American Beauty (1999). Role eventually went to Mena Suvari.
She is of Egyptian descent. Both of Dahlia's parents were born in Egypt.
She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology.
In 1995, Dahlia was an understudy, when she had the lucky opportunity to fill in and make her Broadway debut as "Rosa Delle Rosa" in Robert Fall's revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Rose Tattoo"- opposite Mercedes Ruehl as "Serafina Delle Rosa" and Anthony Lapaglia as "Alvaro Mangiacavallo.".
Worked opposite Al Pacino in a staged reading production of playwright August Strindberg's naturalistic tragedy play "The Father" at the Circle in the Square Theater in New York City. Ms. Salem played the role of "Bertha", the daughter of "Captain Adolph" (Al Pacino) Ms.Salem recounted this experience as being the most poignant and inspiring for her as an actor.

Personal Quotes (1)

If you have the will, you will never be denied.

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