Famous Palestinian Film & Theater Personalities

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Hiam Abbass
(Actress)
Hiam Abbass
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Birthdate: November 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel
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Ali Suliman
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Birthdate: October 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel
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Leem Lubany
(Actress)
Leem Lubany
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Birthdate: August 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel
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 4 
Adam Bakri
(Actor)
Adam Bakri
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Birthdate: May 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tel Aviv – Yafo, Israel
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Elia Suleiman
(Film director)
Elia Suleiman
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Birthdate: July 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel

Elia Suleiman is a Palestinian film director. His 2002 film Divine Intervention won the Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. Early in his career, he co-directed the experimental documentary Introduction to the End of an Argument.  He has also directed many feature films. In addition to his entertainment career, he is a professor at the European Graduate School.  

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Kamel El Basha
(Film director)
Kamel El Basha
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Birthdate: March 14, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Kamel El Basha is a Palestinian actor and theater director. He is best known for his portrayal of Yasser Abdallah Salameh in the 2017 Lebanese legal drama film The Insult for which he was honored at the 74th Venice International Film Festival with the prestigious Volpi Cup for Best Actor. He also works as a professor in many Palestinian universities.

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Mai Masri
(Filmmaker)
Mai Masri
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Birthdate: April 2, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Kais Nashef
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Birthdate: June 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tayibe, Israel
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Annemarie Jacir
(Film director, Screenwriter, Poet, Writer)
Annemarie Jacir
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Birthdate: January 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bethlehem
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Anahid Fayad
(Actress)
Anahid Fayad
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Birthdate: July 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Damascus, Syria
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Areen Omari
(Actress)
Areen Omari
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Birthplace: West Bank, Palestine
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Nisreen Faour
(Actress)
Nisreen Faour
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Birthdate: August 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ma'alot-Tarshiha, Israel

Nisreen Faour is a Palestinian actress best known for her portrayal of Muna Farah in the 2009 independent film Amreeka. The performance earned her critical acclaim and the Muhr Award for Best Actress at the 2009 Dubai International Film Festival. Apart from playing prominent roles in films and TV, Nisreen Faour has also performed in several award-winning theatrical plays. 

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Dana Dajani
(Actress)
Dana Dajani
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Birthplace: Palestine
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Abdulla Issa
(National Poet of Palestine)
Abdulla Issa
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Birthdate: January 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yarmouk Camp, Syria
Abdulla Issa is a Palestinian poet, journalist, film producer, political analyst, and winner of several literary awards. Recognized as the national poet of Palestine, Abdulla Issa is also known for his work as the editor of several magazines like New Tomorrow and Poets.