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List of famous film actors and actresses from Algeria, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Algeria has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Algerian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Algeria and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

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This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Algerian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Algeria?"

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Jean-Claude Brialy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
The 400 Blows, Claire's Knee, Cleo from 5 to 7 Jean-Claude Brialy was a French actor, director and socialite.

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B-boy Lilou is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
B-boy Lilou StreetDance 2, Turn It Loose Ali Ramdani (1984), better known by his stage name Lilou, is an Algerian b-boy. He is part of the French crew Pockemon Crew and the all-star team LEGION X. Since the beginning of his career in ...more

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Daniel Auteuil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Caché, Jean de Florette, Manon des Sources Daniel Auteuil is a French actor and director who has appeared in a wide range of film genres, including period dramas, romantic comedies, and crime thrillers. In 1996, he won the Best Actor ...more

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Didier Bourdon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
A Good Year, Fanfan la Tulipe, Park Benches Didier Bourdon is a French Algerian-born actor, screenwriter and film director. He first reached stardom in France when he created the comedic trio Les Inconnus with Bernard Campan and Pascal ...more

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Kad Merad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Brother Bear 2, The Chorus, Iznogoud Kad Merad is a French-Algerian filmmaker and actor who has acted both on stage and on screen.

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Françoise Fabian is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Beauty of the Day, My Night at Maud's, Out 1 Françoise Fabian is a French film actress. She has appeared in more than 80 films since 1956. She was born in Algiers, French Algeria to a Spanish father and a Polish mother, and is the ...more

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Daniel Mesguich is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Jefferson in Paris, Le Divorce, The Musketeer Daniel Mesguich is a French-Algerian actor and director in theater and opera, and professor of stage acting school.

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Maurice Bénichou is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Amélie, Caché, Time of the Wolf Maurice Bénichou is a French actor. His best known roles include three collaborations with director Michael Haneke, and a part in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie. He has also played in ...more

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Françoise Arnoul is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
French Cancan, The Testament of Orpheus, After Sex Françoise Arnoul is a French actress, who achieved popularity during the 1950s. Born Françoise Annette Marie Mathilde Gautsch in Constantine, France, as the daughter of stage ...more

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Patrick Timsit is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Dragon Hunters, La Belle Verte, The Crisis Patrick Timsit is a French comedian, writer and film director. He has been nominated for 4 César Awards, three times as an actor and once as a writer. He is most well known for the French ...more

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Louis Mercier is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Casablanca, An Affair to Remember, To Catch a Thief Louis Mercier was an actor.

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Anne Alvaro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Danton, The Taste of Others Anne Alvaro is a French actress whose work spans from the early 1970s through 2012. She is probably best known for her role as Eleonore in the 1983 biopic Danton. She won one César Award ...more

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Tony Gatlif is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Les Princes, Raging Fists Tony Gatlif is a French film director of Romani ethnicity who also works as a screenwriter, composer, actor, and producer.

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Zouzou is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
S*P*Y*S, The Last Woman, Love in the Afternoon Zouzou is a model, actress, singer and icon of the 1960s and early 1970s. She is known largely for her lead role in Éric Rohmer's Love in the Afternoon. Her career, however, was ...more

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Marlène Jobert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Masculin Féminin, Very Happy Alexander, Rider on the Rain Marlène Jobert is a French actress, singer and author.

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Jean Benguigui is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, A Cat In Paris, Buffet froid Jean Benguigui is a French actor of the screen, stage and on television. He was born on 8 April 1944 in Oran. He is of Jewish and Algerian descent. In 2006 and 2007 he played the role of ...more

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Ben Youcef is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
The Bourne Ultimatum, Brüno, Eagle Eye Ben Youcef is an actor.

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Jacques Fieschi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Irma Vep, To Our Loves Jacques Fieschi is a French screenwriter. He has written for more than 30 films since 1985. He wrote and directed the film French California, which was screened in the Un Certain Regard section ...more

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Cheb Mami is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
100% Arabica, Deep Throat This 1 Ahmed Khelifati Mohamed better known by his stage name Cheb Mami, is an Algerian raï singer. He sings and speaks in Algerian Arabic and French.

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Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Bled Number One, Smugglers' Songs, Dernier Maquis Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche is a film director, film actor, film producer and screenwriter.

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Khaled is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
100% Arabica, Taha, Khaled Khaled Hadj Ibrahim, better known as Khaled, is an Algerian raï singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist born in Sidi El Houari in Oran Province of Algeria. He began recording in his ...more

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Mohamed Fellag is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Monsieur Lazhar, Zarafa, Top Floor Moh-Saïd Fellag is an Algerian comedian, writer, humorist and actor. In 1958, at the height of the Algerian war of independence, his father took him and his younger brother, for their ...more

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Ahmed Mekky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Teer Enta, The Baby Doll Night, Samir Abu el-Nil Ahmed Mekky is an Egyptian television and stage actor, writer, director, and rapper.

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Frantz Fanon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Frantz Fanon was a Martinique-born Afro-Caribbean psychiatrist, philosopher, revolutionary, and writer whose works are influential in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and ...more

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Maria Cardinal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Mouchette, Two or Three Things I Know About Her, El Garañón Maria Cardinal is a screenwriter and actress.

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Rachid Taha is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Taha, Khaled, Faudel: 1 Rachid Taha is an Algerian singer and activist based in France who has been described as "sonically adventurous." His music is influenced by many different styles such as rock, ...more

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Paul Bisciglia is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Funny Face, Asterix and the Big Fight, The Nude Vampire Paul Bisciglia was a French film actor.

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Lyes Salem is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Top Floor, Left Wing, Délice Paloma Lyès Salem is an actor, film director and screenwriter.

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Warda al-Jazairia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Almaz wa Abdo Alhamoli, Saot Al-Hob, Hikayti Maa El-Zaman Warda Al-Jazairia was an Algerian singer who was well known for her pan-Arabist songs and music. Her name literally meant Warda the Algerian, but she was commonly referred to as just Warda or as ...more

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Jacqueline Bir is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
The Departure, Rabat, Odette Toulemonde Jacqueline Bir is an actress.

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Ouassini Embarek is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Baise Moi, Total Western, The Good Thief Ouassini Embarek is an actor.

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Smaïn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Smaïn Three Lives and Only One Death, The Telephone Always Rings Twice, Bag Of Flour Smaïn is an actor.

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Norbert Terry is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
What's New Pussycat? Norbert Terry is a film director, film producer, actor and screenwriter.

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Elizabeth Teissier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Castle Keep, Hail the Artist, The Blood Rose Elizabeth Teissier is an actress.

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Mostéfa Stiti is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Mostéfa Stiti From Paris with Love, Zarafa Mostefa Stiti is an actor.

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Mahmoud Zemmouri is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Ebony White, So Long, Stooge Mahmoud Zemmouri is a film director, actor and screenwriter.

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Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Chronicle of the Years of Fire Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina is an Algerian film director. He is best known for his 1975 film Chronicle of the Years of Embers. He is one of the most prominent figures in contemporary Arabic cinema.

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Sofia Boutella is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
StreetDance 2, Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest, Kingsman: The Secret Service Sofia Boutella is an Algerian-French dancer, actress and musician, known mainly for hip-hop and street dance, known as the Nike Girl from Nike Women advertising campaigns. She starred in films ...more

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Khaled Habib El Kebich is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Khaled Habib El Kebich Blå måndag Khaled Habib El Kebich is a musician and actor.

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Pierre Cosso is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
An American Werewolf in Paris, I miei primi quarant'anni, Instructing the Heart Pierre Cosso is an actor, singer and composer.

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Stefan Burczyk is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Little Rose, Before Twilight, A Very Christmas Story Stefan Burczyk is an actor.

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Pierre Rehov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
The Silent Exodus Pierre Rehov is the pseudonym of a French-Israeli film maker and novelist, most known for his movies which are almost exclusively based on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Rehov was born to a Jewish ...more

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Jean Négroni is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Jean Négroni La Jetée, Second Breath, Love Rites Jean Négroni was a French actor.

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Anne-Marie Jelinek is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Anne-Marie Jelinek Black Girl Anne-Marie Jelinek was an actress.

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Alice Field is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Alice Field Playtime, Me and the Forty Year Old Man, Un amore Alice Field was an actress.

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Dida Diafat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Mutants, Chok Dee: The Kickboxer Dida Diafat is a French-Algerian Muay Thai kickboxer who became a world champion in Thai kickboxing or Muay Thai at age 21. A fictionalised version of his life is depicted in the 2005 movie ...more

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Kerima is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Kerima Land of the Pharaohs, The Quiet American, Tom Toms of Mayumba Kerima is an actress.

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Biyouna is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Viva Laldjerie, The Source, Madam Osmane´s Harem Baya Bouzar, known by the stagename Biyouna is an Algerian singer, dancer, actress born on September 13, 1952 in Belcourt, Algiers, Algeria.

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Aissa Djabri is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
I Stand Alone Aïssa Djabri is a film producer and an actor.

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Albert Dagnant is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Algeria
Albert Dagnant Fantômas se déchaîne, Code Name: Tiger, The Law of Survival Albert Dagnant was an actor.