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5 rising Arab actors find their way to Hollywood

Thu, May. 10, 2018
CAIRO – 10 May 2018: Several rising Arab actors of this generation could magically make it to Hollywood.Egypt Today casts light on several Hollywood actors that you probably did not know were of Arab origins.

Sofia Boutella

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Sofia Boutella is famous for her roles that empower women; she starred in "Star Trek: Beyond" in 2016 as Jaylah, "Kingsman: The Secret Service" in 2014 as Gazella and"The Mummy" in 2017 as Ahmanet.

Boutella, 36,is an Algerian descent, born on April 6, 1982, in Bab El Oued, Algeria. Besides being an actress, she is also a French dancer and a model.

David Mazouz

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David Mazouz has achieved what most people dream ofat a very young age.The 17-year old Tunisian actor is known for his thriving television career, as he has cast as Bruce Wayne on "Gotham", a TV show about the beginnings of the Batman saga, for three seasons and is preparing for the fourth season; in addition to his role as a young mute boy, Jacob Bohm, on the short-lived Fox television series "Touch".

Mazouz was born in Los Angeles to Rachel, a psychotherapist, and Michel Mazouz, a physician. His father is from Tunisia, and his mother was born in the U.S. to Greek parents.

Mazouz also showed a promising talent in acting in the horror thriller "Sanitarium" (2013). He is currently nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor.

Fady el-Sayed

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He is a British-Egyptian actor, best known for the role of Mo in "My Brother the Devil", for which he got a Best Newcomer nomination at the 2012 London Film Festival and a Young Performer of the Year Nomination at the 2013 Critics' Circle Film Awards.

Iman Meskini

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The half Tunisian actor shot to fame after starring in Norwegian series"Skam" for three seasons. She is also pursuing a degree in Arabic and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Oslo.

Emeraude Toubia

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Mexican-Lebanese actress,EmeraudeToubia, is famous for playing Isabelle Lightwood,a Shadowhunter-human-angel hybrid who hunts down demons, in Netflix’sseries "Shadowhunters". She is nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Sci-Fi TV Actress.

Before finding her way to acting, she won several beauty contests.
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