Birth Place Matching "Casablanca, Morocco" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Jean Reno

Actor | Léon

Jean Reno was born Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez in Casablanca, Morocco, to Spanish parents (from Andalucía) who moved to North Africa to seek work. His father was a linotypist. Reno settled in France at 17. He began studying drama and has credits in French television and theater as well as films. ...

2. Victor Drai

Producer | Weekend at Bernie's II

Victor Drai was born on July 25, 1947 in Casablanca, French Protectorate in Morocco. He is a producer and actor, known for Weekend at Bernie's II (1993), Weekend at Bernie's (1989) and The Man with One Red Shoe (1985). He has been married to Loryn Locklin since 1990. They have one child. He was ...

3. Morjana Alaoui

Actress | Martyrs

Morjana Alaoui (born November 30, 1982) is a Moroccan-French actress. She appeared in Marock (2005) and Pascal Laugier's horror film Martyrs (2008).

Alaoui spent her early life in the Arfa neighborhood of Casablanca, Morocco, and studied at the Casablanca American School. At 18, Alaoui moved to ...

4. Gad Elmaleh

Actor | Hors de prix

Gad was born in Morocco in April 1971. His father was a mime. He was a student at Georges Bizet school and Lycée Lyautey in Casablanca but didn't like school much. In 1988, Gad left Casablanca to go to Montreal. He stayed there for 4 years, during which he was a political science student for one ...

5. Mourad Zaoui

Actor | The Blacklist

Mourad Zaoui was born on April 23, 1980 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor, known for The Blacklist (2013), Al Massira: la Marche Verte (2016) and The Gospel of John (2014).

6. Nawal Bengholam

Actress | Code Black

Made in Morocco, and shaped by unquenchable wanderlust, Nawal is a multi-hyphenate actress/producer/acting studio director/teacher/coach, etc. by day (and night, really) and a multi-charity group member/philanthropist/traveler at heart. She credits her formidable mother with her nurtured altruistic...

7. Laïla Marrakchi

Director | Rock the Casbah

Laïla Marrakchi was born on December 10, 1975 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is a director and writer, known for Rock the Casbah (2013), Deux cents dirhams (2002) and L'horizon perdu (2000). She is married to Alexandre Aja.

8. Pedro Casablanc

Actor | Policías, en el corazón de la calle

Pedro Casablanc was born on April 17, 1963 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor and director, known for Policías, en el corazón de la calle (2000), B (2015) and Isabel (2011).

9. Alexandre Ottoveggio

Stunts | Inception

Alexandre Ottoveggio is an an actor stuntman filmmaker and music composer with an Italian origin,he is known for the film Larbi where he played the boxer Marcel Cerdan and the film Road to kabul and other notable films and Tv shows. He is a graduate from the Roma conservatory in Italy. Alexandre is...

10. Samuel Hadida

Producer | Criminal

In 1978, on graduating from the University of Paris, Samuel Hadida founded Metropolitan Filmexport through which he has distributed over 100 films in France and French-speaking territories including David Fincher's Se7en (1995), the number one box-office hit in France in 1996. In 1990, Hadida set ...

11. Arié Elmaleh

Actor | L'école pour tous

Arié Elmaleh was born on January 7, 1975 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is known for his work on L'école pour tous (2006), Molière (2007) and Persepolis (2007).

12. Monique Vermont

Actress | The Music Man

Monique Vermont was born on April 17, 1950 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is an actress, known for The Music Man (1962), Don't Call Me Charlie (1962) and Wagon Train (1957). She was previously married to Henry Frantz.

13. Alain Souchon

Soundtrack | On connaît la chanson

Alain Souchon was born on May 27, 1944 in Casablanca, French Protectorate of Morocco.

14. Ben Affan

Actor | Beirut

Ben Affan was born on May 25, 1980 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor, known for Beirut (2018), Damascus Cover (2017) and 13 Hours (2016).

15. Mohcine Nadifi

Actor | Mogadischu

Mohcine Nadifi was born in Casablanca on September 23, 1988. He started as an actor at the age of twelve and actively pursue his dream of finding work as an actor in foreign feature films before to go also behind the camera with his first short film shot in 2008, he decided by then to study film ...

16. Jean-Louis Rodrigue

I, Tonya

Jean-Louis Rodrigue began his actor training in 1969 with Herbert Berghof at the HB Studio in New York. Subsequently, William Ball awarded Rodrigue a full scholarship to study in the Advanced Training Program at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. During his training and performing ...

17. Ali Cherkaoui

Assistant Director | The Spy

Ali was born and grew up in Casablanca, Morocco... After completing his High School Studies (French Baccalaureat) at "Lycée Lyautey" in Casablanca, he moved to Paris, France. He first started studying Computer Sciences & Electronics at University Pierre & Marie Curie in Paris in 1990 then radically...

18. Marion Game

Actress | Au théâtre ce soir

Marion Game was born on July 31, 1938 in Casablanca, French Protectorate in Morocco as Madeleine Game. She is an actress, known for Au théâtre ce soir (1966), Commissaire Moulin (1976) and The Tiger Brigades (1974).

19. Simon Michaël

Writer | True Lies

Simon Michaël was born on May 1, 1950 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is a writer and actor, known for True Lies (1994), My Little Business (1999) and Empire of the Wolves (2005).

21. Noureddine Farihi

Actor | Thuis

Noureddine Farihi was born on May 18, 1957 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor, known for Thuis (1995), Thuis extra (2004) and Yummy (2019).

22. Nadir Bouhmouch

Writer | Amussu

Born in Casablanca and raised in Rabat, Nadir Bouhmouch is a Moroccan filmmaker, human rights activist and feminist. In 2011, Nadir became an active member of the Moroccan pro-democracy 'February 20th movement' which has been responsible for widespread protests, the redrafting of the Moroccan ...

23. Emilio Messina

Stunts | Orca

Emilio Messina was born on February 24, 1936 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is known for his work on Orca (1977), SuperSeven Calling Cairo (1965) and Even Angels Eat Beans (1973). He died on April 21, 2007 in Venice, Florida, USA.

24. Michèle Ohayon

Director | Colors Straight Up

Michele Ohayon is an award winning director, writer and producer. Born in Casablanca and raised in Israel, Michele graduated from Tel Aviv University (Film & Television), after serving in the army. Her critically acclaimed feature documentaries include: It was a Wonderful Life (1987, narrated by ...

25. Pierre Assouline

Producer | The Experiment

Pierre Assouline was born on April 17, 1953 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is a producer and director, known for The Experiment (2010), Vanaprastham (1999) and She (2019).

26. Mouhssine El Badaoui

Assistant Director | Traitor

Mouhssine El Badaoui directed and acted in theater plays in Casablanca in a company created in 1952: the Badaoui Theater Company. He studied from 1999 to 2002: Movie Directing in the "I.A.D.", "Institut des arts de diffusion" located in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

27. Sofia Essaïdi

Actress | Aïcha

Sofia Essaïdi was born on August 6, 1984 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is an actress, known for Aïcha (2008), Mea culpa (2014) and Insoupçonnable (2018).

28. Sady Rebbot

Actor | Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux

Sady Rebbot was born on April 27, 1935 in Casablanca, French Protectorate in Morocco. He was an actor and writer, known for Vivre Sa Vie (1962), Le théâtre de la jeunesse (1960) and Don Quijote von der Mancha (1965). He died on October 12, 1994 in Paris, France.

29. Stephane Nicoli

Special Effects | The Cave

Stephane Nicoli is a French American television and film actor and dancer. A voice over actor and a special effects creature maker. Winner of the 2004 Lester Horton award for outstanding dance performance. Stephane was born in Morocco and raised in the south of France and is bilingual in English ...

30. Talal El Moustaghfir

Assistant Director | John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum

Talal El Moustaghfir was born on February 15, 1988 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an assistant director and actor, known for John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019), Ifrit: The Unbox (2019) and Rage Pilot (2017).

31. Jacques Monod

Actor | Le locataire

Jacques Monod was born on August 21, 1918 in Casablanca, French Protectorate in Morocco. He is known for his work on The Tenant (1976), The 400 Blows (1959) and Coplan prend des risques (1964). He died on December 25, 1985 in Paris, France.

32. Meir Suissa

Actor | Shabatot VeHagim

Meir Suissa was born on November 16, 1955 in Casablanca, French Protectorate in Morocco. He is an actor, known for Shabatot VeHagim (1999), The Band (1978) and Dizengoff 99 (1979).

33. Evelin Hagoel

Actress | Shiva

Evelin Hagoel was born on January 27, 1961 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is an actress, known for 7 Days (2008), My Lovely Sister (2011) and Golden Voices (2019).

34. Charly Bravo

Actor | Eliminators

Charly Bravo was born on March 6, 1943 in Casablanca, Morocco as Ramón Carlos Mirón-Muñoz Bravo. He is an actor, known for Eliminators (1986), Tunka el guerrero (1984) and 1001 Nights (1968).

35. Frida Boccara

Soundtrack | Qu'est-ce qui fait courir David?

Frida Boccara was born on October 29, 1940 in Casablanca, Morocco. She died on August 1, 1996 in Paris, France.

36. Chems-Eddine Zinoune

Actor | The Objective

Shemseddine Zinoune is a dancer, actor and choreographer, born in Casablanca where he studied primary and secondary school, then moved to Belgium to study dancing. His father Lahcen Zinoune is a dancer, choreographer, artist painter and a film director, and his mother Michelle Zinoune is a dancer ...

37. Raymonde Abecassis

Actress | Ha-Mangalistim

Raymonde Abecassis was born in 1943 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is an actress, known for The Barbecue People (2003), Until Tomorrow Comes (2004) and Florentine (1997).

38. Fatima ezzahra El Jaouhari

Actress | Aazaan

Fatima ezzahra El Jaouhari was born on June 6, 1986 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is an actress and writer, known for Aazaan (2011), Queen of the Desert (2015) and À l'aube, un 19 février (2013).

39. Omar Lotfi

Actor | Casanegra

Omar Lotfi was born on November 8, 1983 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor, known for Casanegra (2008), Life Zone and Mirages (2010).

40. Roberto Messina

Actor | Popeye

Roberto Messina was born on January 2, 1934 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is known for his work on Popeye (1980), Sonny Boy (1989) and Operation Poker (1965).

41. Hassan El Jaï

Actor | Lune Rousse

Passionate about theatre since childhood and connaisseur of Molière and Shakespeare; Hassan got his acting training at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York, then at the Cours Florent in Paris - where he notably improved his baritone voice, and obtained a professional actor's ...

42. Marcel Cerdan Jr.

Actor | Édith et Marcel

Marcel Cerdan, Jr. was the son of former Middleweight Boxing Champion Marcel Cerdan, Sr. who was killed in an airplane crash on October 27, 1949. Young Marcel lived with his father's legend shadowing him and he decided to follow in his father's footsteps. After a brief amateur boxing career, he ...

43. Arthur

Producer | La fureur du samedi

Arthur was born on March 10, 1966 in Casablanca, Morocco as Jacques Essebag. He is a producer and actor, known for La fureur du samedi (1996), La Mini Fureur (1996) and Les enfants de la télé (1994). He was previously married to Estelle Lefébure.

45. Omar Lahlou

Actor | Jesus

Omar Lahlou was born in Casablanca, Morocco. He is an actor, known for Jesus (1999), Judas (2004) and The Friends of Jesus - Judas (2001).

46. Henri Belolo

Soundtrack | The Nutty Professor

Henri Belolo was born on November 27, 1936 in Casablanca, Morocco. He was married to Daniele Allard. He died on August 3, 2019 in Paris, France.

47. Pierre Amzallag

Casting Director | Fanfan

Pierre Amzallag was born on June 24, 1963 in Casablanca, Morocco. He was a casting director and actor, known for Fanfan (1993), I'm the King of the Castle (1989) and Le déménagement (1997). He died on May 22, 1999 in Paris, France.

48. Eric Magnan

Director | Patrouille de France

Eric Magnan was born on December 11, 1967 in Casablanca, Morocco. He is a director and writer, known for Patrouille de France (2013), Aerospace (2017) and Aéroport (1993).

49. Édouard Lock

Director | Amelia

Édouard Lock, the choreographer and founder of La La La Human Steps, began his dancing career at the age of 19. From 1975 to 1979, he choreographed several pieces for dance companies around Montreal, such as the Groupe de la Place Royale, the Groupe Nouvelle Aire and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. ...

50. Leila Kilani

Director | Sur la planche

Leila Kilani was born in 1970 in Casablanca, Morocco. She is a director and writer, known for On the Edge (2011), Our Forbidden Places (2008) and La case de l'oncle Doc (1997).


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