Birth Place Matching "Beirut, Lebanon" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Keanu Reeves
Actor | The Matrix
Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...
4. Fares Fares
Actor | Kvinden i buret
Began his acting career in Sweden 2000 with the movie "Jalla! Jalla!". He has been acting in both comedies as well as action movies. He has been acting in theater as well as some TV productions.
In 2012, Mr. Fares started his Hollywood career co-starring with Denzel Washington in the movie "Safe ...
Actor | Star Trek Into Darkness
Nick Emad Tarabay is a Lebanese-American actor. He is best known for portraying Ashur on the Starz TV series Spartacus. Tarabay was born in Beirut, Lebanon to a large family. His mother and father still reside in Lebanon as does his younger brother and a large extended family of cousins, uncles and...
Actress | The Day of the Jackal
Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April 1932 into an intellectual Protestant family. Her Alsatian father, Henri Seyrig, was the director of the Archaeological Institute and later France's cultural attaché in New York during World War Two. Her Swiss mother, Hermine De Saussure, was an adept of...
Actor | The Losers
Peter Macdissi is an actor and producer who can be seen in the comedy-drama film "Uncle Frank," written and directed by Alan Ball. Macdissi produced and co-stars alongside Paul Bettany and Sophia Lillis. He portrays 'Wally' who joins a road trip with his partner 'Frank' (Bettany) and his niece '...
Actor | Assassin's Creed
Born in Beirut, Lebanon, his family moved to Madrid, Spain, when he was three years old. His father was Armenian and his mother is Spanish (from Navarra). He became a boxer and was twice Spanish Heavyweight Champion. After quitting boxing he started a new career as stand-up comedian and writer (he ...
11. Razane Jammal
Actress | Paranormal
Razane Jammal is British-Lebanese actress and model. She started her career in her mid-teens in advertising, eventually moving onto feature films. Her feature debut came in 2010, when she landed a role alongside actor Edgar Ramirez in Olivier Assayas' Golden Globe-winning 'Carlos', which premiered ...
15. Mario Kassar
Producer | Total Recall
At 18 years old, Mario Kassar made his first film. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles in the mid 1970s to begin his career as filmmakers. Kassar quickly became known as a creative producer in the L.A. motion pictures industry; also noted as one of the inventors of the foreign market and ...
16. Dom Joly
Actor | Trigger Happy TV
Dom Joly was born on November 15, 1968 in Beirut, Lebanon as Dominic John Romulus Joly. He is an actor and director, known for Trigger Happy TV (2000), Trigger Happy TV (2003) and World Shut Your Mouth (2005). He is married to Stacey Joly. They have two children.
17. Joseph Makkar
From Down and Out in Beverly Hills to his Bio Single Person Show, "What are The Odds?", Joseph Makkar continues to see the value of story telling. Joseph received a scholarship to acting school at the ripe age of ten, and he continued on to perform in the theatre as well as in films. Joseph's ...
19. Ziad Doueiri
Director | L'insulte
Ziad Doueiri (born in 1963) is a Lebanese-born cinematographer, film director and writer. He is best known for his award winning film West Beirut. At the age of 18, during the Lebanese civil war, Ziad leaves Lebanon to study in the US. He now lives in France and works in Europe and the US. Doueiri ...
20. Gabriel Yared
Composer | The Talented Mr. Ripley
Gabriel Yared stopped his law studies at the age of 20 to work as a professional music composer. He studied with Henri Dutilleux and Maurice Ohana. He worked as a composer, orchestrator or producer for such singers as Françoise Hardy, Charles Aznavour, Gilbert Bécaud and Mireille Mathieu. He made ...
21. Antonella Lualdi
Actress | Le rouge et le noir
Antonella Lualdi was born on July 6, 1931 in Beirut, French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon as Antonietta De Pascale. She is an actress, known for The Red and the Black (1954), Les Cordier, juge et flic (1992) and The Big Night (1959). She was previously married to Franco Interlenghi.
22. Sirine Saba
Actress | Doctor Who
Sirine trained at The Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art . Most recent film and television credits include the leading role of Maggie in the feature film The Black Forest (nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the Edinburgh International Festival) and semi-regular ...
Actress | Ashab wala business
With a smile that melts the hearts and looks that catch any eye, Lebanese actress Nour made quite an impression on the audience from her first roles in Egyptian films, TV series and plays. Boasting a career that spans over 20 years, Nour has flawlessly proven herself as a master of her trade who ...
27. Sam Kalidi
Actor | Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Sam Kalidi is a multilingual actor based in Los Angeles.
Sam holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Boston University and a Bachelors in Communication Arts from the American University of Paris and has trained at New York's HB Studio.
He guest starred on CBS' The Unit and Hulu's East Los High.
28. Nicolas Mouawad
Actor | His Only Son
Nicolas Mouawad is a Lebanese film and TV actor, working in the United States and the Arab world. He is known for His Only Son, Teleat Rohi (Drop Dead Diva) (2019), and Saabe' Gaar (2017). Nicolas has starred in some of the most-watched and critically-acclaimed drama series in Egypt, Lebanon and ...
30. Danielle Arbid
Director | Maarek hob
Born in Lebanon in 1970, Danielle Arbid has been directing films since 1997. Selected for numerous festivals in France and the rest of the world (Cannes, New York, San Francisco, Locarno, Pusan, Tokyo, etc.), Danielle Arbid's first two features, Dans les champs de bataille and Un homme perdu, were ...
31. Cyrine AbdelNour
Actress | Al Hayba the Harvest
She studied accounting and at the end of the month of Nov. 1993 began working in the field of "Modelanj" she was the first fashion show she shared in was in the season of Christmas for a number of fashion designers, also appeared in the announcement of a washing powders and which was filmed in ...
34. Steve Kerr
Actor | Thunderstruck
Steve Kerr was born on September 27, 1965 in Beirut, Lebanon as Stephen Douglas Kerr. He is an actor, known for Thunderstruck (2012), Hero - Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross (2019) and Detail (2018). He has been married to Margot Brennan since September 15, 1990. ...
35. Winter Jonz
Actor | Meet the Spartans
Winter Jonz is an Assyrian-American and Chicago's Lincoln Square native. It was Chicago where he started auditioning for roles in the local theatre houses to gain experience.
Like most young aspiring actors, Winter enrolled in a college that would provide him with the skills necessary to develop a ...
37. Malek Rahbani
Writer | Voice of Syria
Malek Rahbani is an Actor and a Writer, born into a musical entertainment family that has had a major influence in the Middle East and throughout the world; Malek at an early age plunged into his love of movies. Malek has starred in numerous TV series, short films, and theatrical plays throughout ...
38. Jay Harik
Actor | Madam Secretary
Jay Harik was born in Beirut, Lebanon [as Jihad Elias Harik] on May 17, 1960. In 1975, with the firm support of his family, he fled his homeland due to the rapidly developing Civil War. Thinking he was only leaving for a few weeks to wait out the rising violence, the reality that there would be no ...
39. Jocelyn Saab
Director | Dunia
She was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. Her first job was hosting a pop music program on the national Lebanese radio station called "Marsipulami got blue eyes." Then she became a television newsreader. Once civil war broke out in Lebanon, Saab started working on documentary films. That led to a...
41. Rola Yammout
Producer | Al Oula (Ya Rola)
Rola was born to a Lebanese father and an Egyptian mother from Cairo and the famous Lebanese actress Haifa Wehbe is her half-sister. She is a singer and songwriter and actress, and she is a sex model for erotic magazines. She released her first single 'Ana Rola' (I'm Rola) in 2016.
46. Andrew Andraos
Andrew Andraos is an international Lebanese singer, composer and music producer alumni of Berklee College of Music in Contemporary Writing and Production (Boston, Massachusetts) with the highest honor "Summa Cum Laude". Andrew is best known as the composer for the Broadway show "The Curious ...
Director | Bosta
Philippe Aractingi: Author, director, producer and photographer
Who is Philippe? Philippe Aractingi is a renowned artist in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Although he was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1964, Philippe is Franco-Lebanese.
Achievements: In the late 70's and early 80's and with no ...