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Born: March 5, 1962 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: France Profession: actor

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Zarafa (2012)
2.
 Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
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 TĂȘte de Turc (2010)
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 Rage (2009)
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 Secrets of State (2008)
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 Khamsa (2008)
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 New Delire (2007)
10.
 Rendition (2007)
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Raised in France and Lebanon
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First gained notice for his charismatic performances in leading roles in the Greek Tragedies with the Theatre du Soleil
1994:
Co-starred in the Lebanese love story, "Ana El Awan"; helmed by Jean-Claude Codsi
1997:
Cast in the French gangster drama "J'Irai Au Paradis, Car L'Enfer Est Ici" directed by Xavier Durringer
2001:
Received the Prix Moliere for his performance in "Une Bete Sur La Lune" directed by Irina Brook
2002:
Played a detective in Jonathan Demme's "The Truth About Charlie" starring Mark Wahlberg and Thandie Newton
2002:
Cast in Atom Egoyan's "Ararat" which centers around Turkey's elimination through massacre and forced deportation of its Armenian citizens in 1915
2003:
Directed several plays including an acclaimed production of "Titus Andronicus"
2004:
Starred as a garment shop owner in "Almost Peaceful," a film by director Michel Deville that centers on a group of Jews in Paris shortly after World War II
2004:
First lead role in the English language film "Yes," as the lover of an Irish-American scientist (Joan Allen) unhappily married to a philandering British politician (Sam Neill); directed by Sally Potter
2006:
Cast in "Casino Royale" the 21st James Bond film directed by Martin Campbell and starring Daniel Craig as 007
2007:
Voiced the father in "Persepolis" an animated film based on the graphic novel of the same name; written and directed by Marjane Satrapi
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