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, ...
Actor | Project Blue Book
Michael Malarkey was born on June 21, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor and composer, known for Project Blue Book (2019), The Oath (2018) and The Vampire Diaries (2009). He has been married to Nadine Lewington since June 6, 2009. They have two children.
Actress | The Sandman
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 ...
5. 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 | 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 ...
Actress | Miral
Yasmine Al Massri is an international actress, contemporary artist and dancer. Born in Lebanon, from a Palestinian father and an Egyptian mother. At age 20, she moved to Paris to study, and graduated from the prestigious L'Ecole des Beaux Arts de Paris in Multimedia and live performances.
14. 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 (2023), 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...
15. 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 ...
17. Peter Macdissi
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 '...
18. Mario Kassar
Producer | First Blood
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 ...
19. Antonella Lualdi
Actress | Andrea Chénier
Antonella Lualdi was born on July 6, 1931 in Beirut, French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon [now Lebanon]. She is an actress, known for Andrea Chenier (1955), The Red and the Black (1954) and The Big Night (1959). She was previously married to Franco Interlenghi.
Actress | Al rahina
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. Her beauty might be one of the elements that put her in the limelight, however it's her talent that kept her ...
23. Abbe Hassan
Director | Exodus
Abbe Hassan is an Award winning Swedish Director and Producer of Lebanese descent. Abbe has also directed and produced over sixty commercials in the last years. He is also one of the founders of the production company Indian Summer Film. He grew up in northern Sweden but is now living in Stockholm.
24. 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 ...
29. Rita Hayek
Actress | L'insulte
Rita Hayek is a graduate of the National Institute of Fine Arts of the Lebanese University. She also attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in Los Angeles, California. She made her screen debut in 2006, starring in the television series "Helem Adar", followed by many other television works in ...
30. David A. Hamade
Actor | Die Ibiza Affäre
David A. Hamade graduated from the Berlin School of Drama in 2001. The Lebanese-born actor has been based in Berlin since 1989 and has demonstrated his acting range in over 50 national and international film and television productions. He has also appeared as a guest actor on stages across Germany. ...
31. 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 ...
32. Cyrine AbdelNour
Actress | Al Hayba
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 ...
33. Malek Rahbani
Actor | Jacir
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 ...
34. 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 ...
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 ...
37. Steve Kerr
Actor | Thunderstruck
Steve Kerr was born on September 27, 1965 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor, known for Thunderstruck (2012), Hero - Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross (2019) and The Second City Presents: The Last Show Left on Earth (2020). He has been married to Margot Brennan since...
38. 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 ...
40. 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.
41. Jad El Asmar
Sound Department | Dune: Part Two
Experienced Sound Recordist and Boom Operator with a demonstrated history of working in the motion pictures and film industry. Skilled in Film, Documentaries, Production Sound, Film Production, and Video. Strong media and communication professional with a Bachelor's Degree focused in Film/Cinema/...
43. 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 ...
45. 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...
46. Maya Nasry
Actress | Zinzanah 7
She entered the Lebanese University of Fine Arts to study the representation and direction of theater, television and movies.She participated in several television and theatrical and cinematic works in Lebanon and began working as a model, and in 1996 worked as a broadcaster in the Lebanese ...
49. Joseph Makkar
Actor | Down and Out in Beverly Hills
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 ...
50. Raymond Tarabay
Actor | 4 Blocks
Raymond Tarabay was born on December 16, 1967 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor and producer, known for 4 Blocks (2017), Das Ende der Geduld (2014) and Days That Shook the World (2003). He has been married to Rita Raidi de Tarabay since October 1, 1999. They have three children.