Hot Arab Actors

by arabianstud2010 | created - 13 Nov 2011 | updated - 04 Dec 2011 | Public

1. Saïd Taghmaoui

Actor | Wonder Woman

Saïd Taghmaoui was born July 19th 1973 in Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France, to Moroccan immigrant parents. He has 9 siblings. He dropped out of school at a young age and became a boxer; at one point ranking number 2 in France in his category. He met Mathieu Kassovitz with whom he co-wrote the ...

2. Salma Hayek

Actress | Frida

One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her ...

3. Anas El Baz

Actor | Casanegra

Anas El Baz was born in Rabat to a leading Moroccan Economist father and a teacher mother.

In 2003, he entered the prestigious "Cours Florent" and started a four years training with Mélissa Broutin, Christian Croset, George Becot and Helene Marthy.

El Baz earned critical notice for his starring role ...

4. Kal Naga

Actor | Vikings

Kal Naga (aka: Khaled Abol Naga) is a heart-throb pan-Arab movie star from Egypt, based in Los Angeles, California. He is considered one of the new wave generation making International groundbreaking Award winning Cinema. He is a multi-Award winning Actor/Producer of feature films, also he is a ...

5. Nadine Labaki

Actress | Et maintenant on va où?

Nadine Labaki was born on February 18, 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress and writer, known for Et maintenant on va où? (2011), Caramel (2007) and Mea culpa (2014). She has been married to Khaled Mouzanar since October 2007.

6. Rami Malek

Actor | Mr. Robot

Rami Malek was born on May 12, 1981 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Rami Said Malek. He is an actor and producer, known for Mr. Robot (2015), Short Term 12 (2013) and Need for Speed (2014).

7. Emmanuelle Chriqui

Actress | Wrong Turn

Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants, Liliane (Benisty) and Albert Chriqui. Her family moved to Toronto when she was two years old. At the age of 10, Chriqui appeared in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver, guest-starring in series such as Are ...

8. Assaad Bouab

Actor | Kandisha

Assaad was born in July 1980 in Aurillac (France). His mother is French, and his father is Moroccan. He grew up in Rabat ( Morocco ) and, in 1998 he left his home town and familly to go to Paris and start acting lessons in " Le Cours Florent ". In 2006, Assaad graduated from the prestigious ...

9. Sammy Sheik

Actor | American Sniper

Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His passion for acting drove him to leave home shortly after high school and move to New York to study theatre. He soon landed his first film role in the Albert Brooks' satire comedy "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", playing Al-Jazeera executive "...

10. Shannon Elizabeth

Actress | American Pie

Shannon Elizabeth was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of a Syrian/Lebanese father and a mother who is English, Irish and German. When Shannon was in 3rd grade, her family moved to Waco, Texas, where most of her relatives already lived. As a girl, Shannon took dance lessons, including tap, ...

11. Ben Youcef

Actor | The Algerian

Discovered by Steven Spielberg in Munich, this theater trained actor studied in London before working as a top model in NYC for leading designers and advertisers. After moving to LA he played Guest Leads on Law & Order, CSINY, NCIS:LA and Chicago P.D. He co-starred in From The Rough opposite Taraji...

12. Laila Rouass

Actress | Conan the Barbarian

Laila Rouass was born in London to Moroccan/Indian parents. Laila studied in Britain but decided to drop her studies and travel in India for a few months. A few months turned into six years. Whilst living in Bombay, she worked for MTV, BBC, and TNT. Her step into movies came when she was spotted by...

13. Omar Metwally

Actor | The Affair

Omar Metwally was born in Queens, New York in 1975 to an Egyptian father and a Dutch mother, and moved with the family to Orange County, California at age three where he was raised. Metwally gained a BA in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and while acting around the Bay area ...

14. Peter Macdissi

Actor | The Losers

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, of Lebanese and Armenian heritage, Macdissi graduated from the Institut De Beaux Arts before moving to Europe. After relocating to the US at the age of 22, he enrolled in the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in Los Angles. In addition to his acting skills Macdissi speaks ...