Famous People Born In Casablanca

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Jean Reno
(French Actor Who has Worked in American, French, English, Japanese, Spanish and Italian Movie Productions)
Jean Reno
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Birthdate: July 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
French-Moroccan actor Jean Reno is best known for his roles in Godzilla, The Pink Panther, and Mission Impossible. He has also been part of French, Japanese, Italian, and Spanish films, and was nominated for a European Film Award for his role in Les Rivières pourpres, or Crimson Rivers.
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French Montana
(Rapper Best Known for His Single 'Unforgettable')
French Montana
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Moroccan-American rapper French Montana is best known for his tracks Unforgettable and Choppa Choppa Down. He was initially an independent artist and founded Coke Boys Records and Cocaine City Records. He later joined the labels of Puff Daddy and Rick Ross. He is also known for dating Khloe Kardashian.

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Gad Elmaleh
(Stand-up Comedian and Actor)
Gad Elmaleh
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Birthdate: April 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries

Gad Elmaleh is a Moroccan-Canadian stand-up comedian and actor. He studied drama at Cours Florent under the tutelage of prominent coach Isabelle Nanty. He began his career with one-man shows and eventually ventured into TV and cinema as well. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. 

 4 
Faouzia
(Singer-songwriter)
Faouzia
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 5, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
 5 
Nabil Dirar
(Moroccan Football Winger)
Nabil Dirar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces

Moroccan footballer Nabil Dirar, who plays as a winger, moved to Belgium as a teenager and started his senior football career with the Belgian club Diegem Sport. Though he wished to represent the Belgian national team, he was ineligible due to his participation in the Morocco U23 team.

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Ayoub El Kaabi
(Moroccan Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward / Winger)
Ayoub El Kaabi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Alber Elbaz
(Former creative director of Lanvin in Paris from 2001 until 2015)
Alber Elbaz
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 24, 2021
 8 
Achraf Lazaar
(Football player - Defender)
Achraf Lazaar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Youssef Zalal
(Mixed martial artist)
Youssef Zalal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Haja El Hamdaouia
(Singer)
Haja El Hamdaouia
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: 1930 AD
 11 
Dounia Batma
(Singer)
Dounia Batma
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
 12 
Victor Drai
(Moroccan-Franco American Entrepreneur, Nightclub Owner, and Film Producer)
Victor Drai
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Birthdate: July 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo

Victor Drai is a Moroccan-Franco American entrepreneur, nightclub owner, and film producer. He achieved popularity in the 1980s, when he produced movies like The Woman in Red and Weekend at Bernie's. Drai left the industry in the early-1990s to open several nightclubs and restaurants. He made a comeback as a producer in 2016, when he co-produced The Last Film Festival.

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Richard Virenque
(Retired French Professional Road Racing Cyclist)
Richard Virenque
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio

Known for his boyish looks and his reputation as a mountain climber, Richard Virenque is a three-time Olympian who has also won the Tour de France King of the Mountains contest 7 times. He was involved in the Festina doping scandal, and though he wasn’t implicated, he later admitted to doping.

 14 
Jeanne-Claude
(Artist)
Jeanne-Claude
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Birthdate: June 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 18, 2009
 15 
Manal
(Singer)
Manal
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
 16 
Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch
(Businesswoman)
Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
 17 
Alain Souchon
(Singer-songwriter)
Alain Souchon
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini

Widely known as the man who popularized French pop music, Alain Souchon explored both personal and political themes with his music. The 7-time Victoires de la musique award winner soared to fame with the phenomenal 1993 hit Foule sentimentale. He has also appeared in a few films.

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Guy Forget
(French Tennis Administrator and Retired Professional Player)
Guy Forget
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Frank Stephenson
(Designer ||| Automotive designer ||| Car designer)
Frank Stephenson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
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Salma Rachid
(Singer)
Salma Rachid
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
 21 
Serge Haroche
(Physicist, University teacher)
Serge Haroche
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
 22 
Nawal El Moutawakel
(Moroccan Former Hurdler and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Nawal El Moutawakel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
 23 
Zineb El Rhazoui
(Journalist)
Zineb El Rhazoui
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Birthdate: January 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Zineb El Rhazoui is a French journalist best known for her contribution as a columnist for the popular magazine Charlie Hebdo where she worked from 2011 to 2017. Rhazoui was in Morocco on 7 January 2015 when the Charlie Hebdo massacre took place. Since 2015, Rhazoui has been working as a human rights campaigner, speaking about free speech and Islam.

 24 
Muriel Barbery
(Novelist)
Muriel Barbery
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
 25 
Morjana Alaoui
(Actress)
Morjana Alaoui
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Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 26 
Oum
(Singer-songwriter)
Oum
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
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Frida Boccara
(Singer)
Frida Boccara
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: August 1, 1996
 28 
Karim Alami
(Tennis player)
Karim Alami
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Daniel Pennac
(Writer)
Daniel Pennac
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 1, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Mohammed Rabii
(Moroccan Boxer)
Mohammed Rabii
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Arthur
(Television Presenter)
Arthur
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Birthdate: March 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Hicham Arazi
(Tennis player)
Hicham Arazi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 19, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Alain Mion
(Pianist)
Alain Mion
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Sofia Essaidi
(Singer)
Sofia Essaidi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Shatha Hassoun
(Singer)
Shatha Hassoun
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Aïcha Chenna
(Social worker)
Aïcha Chenna
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
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Mourad Zaoui
(Actor)
Mourad Zaoui
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Birthdate: April 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Asma Lamnawar
(Singer)
Asma Lamnawar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
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Miriem Bensalah-Chaqroun
(Businessperson)
Miriem Bensalah-Chaqroun
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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Naima Samih
(Artist)
Naima Samih
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Birthdate: 1953 AD
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Hassan El Fad
(Actor)
Hassan El Fad
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Birthdate: November 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Said Naciri
(Actor)
Said Naciri
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Birthdate: September 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
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Nabila Mounib
(Politician)
Nabila Mounib
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 44 
Hoda Saad
(Singer)
Hoda Saad
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Faouzi Aaish
(Bahraini Professional Football Player)
Faouzi Aaish
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Laila Marrakchi
(Director)
Laila Marrakchi
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Birthdate: December 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Zineb Oukach
(Actress)
Zineb Oukach
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Birthdate: 1991 AD
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Ahmed El Maanouni
(Screenwriter)
Ahmed El Maanouni
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Birthdate: November 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Sofia El Marikh
(Musician)
Sofia El Marikh
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
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Touriya Jabrane
(Politician)
Touriya Jabrane
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Birthdate: October 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 24, 2020