Famous Moroccan Film & Theater Personalities

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

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. 

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Sofia Pernas
(Actress)
Sofia Pernas
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Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fes, Morocco
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Saad Lamjarred
(Singer)
Saad Lamjarred
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Birthdate: April 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
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Michel Qissi
(Belgian Moroccan Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Tong Po’ in the Film ‘Kickboxer’)
Michel Qissi
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Birthdate: September 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco

Michel Qissi is a Moroccan-Belgian actor who achieved fame for his portrayal of Tong Po in the popular 1989 American martial arts film, Kickboxer. An exponent of boxing, Shōtōkan Karate, kickboxing, and Muay Thai, Qissi is known for his collaboration with Jean-Claude van Damme, whom he befriended at an early age.

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Nathalie Delon
(Actress)
Nathalie Delon
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Birthdate: August 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Died: January 21, 2021
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Soumaya Akaaboune
(Actress)
Soumaya Akaaboune
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Birthdate: February 16, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tangier, Morocco
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Abdel Qissi
(Moroccan-Belgian Actor and Former Boxer)
Abdel Qissi
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Birthdate: January 20, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Lubna Azabal
(Actress)
Lubna Azabal
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Birthdate: August 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Lubna Azabal is a Belgian actress best known for her portrayal of Suha in the 2005 critically acclaimed political thriller film Paradise Now. Lubna Azabal achieved international fame after playing Nawal Marwan in the 2010 Canadian drama film Incendies which earned her several awards including the 2012 Magritte Award.

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Assaad Bouab
(Actor)
Assaad Bouab
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Birthdate: July 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aurillac, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Nabil Elouahabi
(Actor)
Nabil Elouahabi
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Birthdate: February 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Zineb Triki
(Actress)
Zineb Triki
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Faudel
(Singer)
Faudel
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Birthdate: June 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Laila Aziz
(Creative designer at ‘Kayat’, a fashion brand that designs modern-day outfits for women)
Laila Aziz
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Birthdate: May 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Netherlands
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Nadia Fares
(Actress)
Nadia Fares
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Birthdate: December 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marrakech, Morocco
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El Hedi ben Salem
(Actor)
El Hedi ben Salem
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Birthdate: 1935 AD
Birthplace: Morocco
Died: 1977 AD
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Morjana Alaoui
(Actress)
Morjana Alaoui
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Birthdate: November 30, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Roschdy Zem
(French Filmmaker and Actor)
Roschdy Zem
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Birthdate: September 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gennevilliers, Hauts-de-Seine, France

Roschdy Zem is a French filmmaker and actor of Moroccan descent. He is best known for his portrayal of Messaoud Souni in the 2006 French film Days of Glory, which earned him the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival. In 2017, Roschdy Zem won the Globe de Cristal Award for Best Film for his 2016 drama film Chocolat.

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Gérard Darmon
(Actor)
Gérard Darmon
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Birthdate: February 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Ibtissam Tiskat
(Songwriter)
Ibtissam Tiskat
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Birthdate: October 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fez, Morocco
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Loubna Abidar
(Actress)
Loubna Abidar
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Birthdate: September 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
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Fati Jamali
(Actress)
Fati Jamali
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Birthdate: November 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Morocco
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Omar Berdouni
(Actor)
Omar Berdouni
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Birthdate: July 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tangier, Morocco
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Wiam Dahmani
(Actress)
Wiam Dahmani
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Birthdate: August 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
Died: April 22, 2018
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Amidou
(Actor)
Amidou
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Birthdate: August 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
Died: September 19, 2013
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Tarek Boudali
(Actor)
Tarek Boudali
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Birthdate: November 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: France
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Douzi
(Singer)
Douzi
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Birthdate: April 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
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Sofia Essaidi
(Singer)
Sofia Essaidi
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Birthdate: August 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Hassan Al-Jundi
(Dramatic Artist)
Hassan Al-Jundi
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Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
Died: February 25, 2017
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Nezha Regragui
(Actress)
Nezha Regragui
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Birthdate: December 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
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Rachid El Ouali
(Actor)
Rachid El Ouali
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Birthdate: April 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rabat, Morocco
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Karima Gouit
(Singer)
Karima Gouit
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Birthdate: March 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marrakesh, Morocco
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Ouidad Elma
(French-Moroccan Actress)
Ouidad Elma
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Birthplace: Rif Mountains, Morocco
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Hassan El Fad
(Actor)
Hassan El Fad
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Birthdate: November 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Said Naciri
(Actor)
Said Naciri
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Birthdate: September 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Abdellah Taïa
(Writer)
Abdellah Taïa
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Birthdate: August 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salé, Morocco
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Mourad Zaoui
(Actor)
Mourad Zaoui
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Birthdate: April 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Driss Roukhe
(Actor)
Driss Roukhe
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Birthdate: July 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meknes, Morocco
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Leila Shenna
(Moroccan Former Actress)
Leila Shenna
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Birthplace: Morocco
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Mayssa Maghrebi
(Actress)
Mayssa Maghrebi
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Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Meknes, Morocco
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Ahmed El Maanouni
(Screenwriter)
Ahmed El Maanouni
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Birthdate: November 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Laila Marrakchi
(Director)
Laila Marrakchi
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Birthdate: December 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Zineb Oukach
(Actress)
Zineb Oukach
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Birthdate: 1991 AD
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Nabyla Maan
(Singer-songwriter)
Nabyla Maan
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Birthdate: December 6, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fes, Morocco
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Touriya Jabrane
(Politician)
Touriya Jabrane
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Birthdate: October 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
Died: August 24, 2020
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Larbi Batma
(Musician)
Larbi Batma
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Birthdate: 1948 AD
Birthplace: Chaouia-Ouardigha, Morocco
Died: February 7, 1997
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Sanâa Alaoui
(Actress)
Sanâa Alaoui
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Birthdate: April 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Fatima Tabaamrant
(Actress)
Fatima Tabaamrant
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Birthdate: January 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ifran, Morocco
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Amal Ayouch
(Actress)
Amal Ayouch
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Birthdate: 1966 AD
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco
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Ahmed Badouj
(Actor)
Ahmed Badouj
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Birthdate: 1950 AD
Birthplace: Agadir, Morocco
Died: August 22, 2020
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Tayeb Saddiki
(Theater director)
Tayeb Saddiki
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Birthdate: January 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Essaouira, Morocco
Died: February 5, 2016