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Overview (2)

Born in Vilvoorde, Belgium
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Fouad Hajji was born in Vilvoorde, Belgium to Moroccan immigrant parents. He has 4 siblings. All of them are women.

Fouad took his first steps into the world of show business by practicing break-dance at an early age. After reaching an advanced and respected level he went on to performing for acclaimed artists and productions. By his early 20's he was running a dance school with approximately 250 members.

While visiting the US, Fouad developed a serious interest for acting. Upon his return he joined the Parallax School of Actors in Brussels while still attending college. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology followed by a Master's degree in International Business. After finishing college, he combined acting work and a system engineer position at an IT firm. He then joined the Flanders Acting Studio where for the next 2 years he was extensively trained in the Meisner technique by American actor John Flanders.

In 2007 Fouad portrayed the role of 'Rachid' opposite Luk Wyns in the award winning film 'Ou Quoi', directed by Cecilia Verheyden, which won many awards including Best Fiction Début at the International Short Film Festival Leuven.

Late 2010, Fouad signs with a US talent agency and moves to Los Angeles. He is later cast in the role of 'Javed' in the award-nominated short film 'Odium' directed by Neale Hemrajani. He went on to be cast in several feature films including 'The Mummy Resurrected' produced by Ray Haboush as well as 'False Colors' directed by William Norton.

In late 2013 he lands his first network TV role on NCIS: Los Angeles opposite Daniela Ruah and Eric Olsen. In 2015 he adds another network show to his list by guest starring opposite Gary Sinise in the spin-off series Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Michaela G.

Trivia (6)

He practiced parkour and tricking for 8 years.
He played soccer for 9 years in his hometown.
He practiced break-dance and hip-hop for 8 years before focusing entirely on acting. He has been a dance teacher in many Belgian dance schools for over 4 years.
He majored in Economy and Sciences, obtained a bachelor degree in Information Technology and a masters degree in International Business.
He speak 4 languages; French, Arabic, English and Dutch.
Lives in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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