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List of famous film actors and actresses from Iraq, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Iraq 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 Iraqi screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Iraq and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This list includes Nadira, Bashir Al-Majid and more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Iraq in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Iraqi film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Nadira is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Nadira Ishq Ishq Ishq, Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka, Saagar Nadira is an actress.

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Sasson Gabai is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Sasson Gabai Rambo III, Not Without My Daughter, The Band's Visit Sasson Gabai is an Israeli actor. Winner of an Ophir Award, Asia Pacific Screen Award, European Film Awards and Jerusalem Film Festival in 2007 as Best Actor in a highly acclaimed Israeli film ...more

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Sam Sako is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Sam Sako Beverly Hills Cop II, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Hidalgo Sam Sako is an actor and voice actor.

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Sarab Kamoo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Sarab Kamoo Stone, Trust, This Must Be the Place Sarab Kamoo is an actress.

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Nicholas Kadi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Nicholas Kadi George of the Jungle, Congo, Oranges Nicholas Kadi is a Turkish-born Iraqi American actor. Kadi was born in Istanbul, Turkey, of Iraqi descent. His father, Nizar el Kadi, was an Iraqi ambassador. Kadi has appeared in numerous ...more

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Dar Salim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Dar Salim The Devil's Double, A Hijacking, Submarino Dar Salim is an actor and soldier.

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Saddam Hussein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Saddam Hussein We Got Him: Capturing Saddam ... and What Comes Next, Weapon of Mass Destruction, Ace in the Hole Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003. A leading member of the revolutionary Arab Socialist Ba'ath ...more

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Naseer El-Kadi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Naseer El-Kadi Quest for Fire Naseer El-Kadi is an actor.

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Heather Raffo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Heather Raffo Vino Veritas Heather Raffo is a Lucille Lortel Award-winning Iraqi American playwright and actress, best known for her leading role in the one-woman play 9 Parts of Desire.

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Arieh Elias is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Arieh Elias Charlie Ve'hetzi, Hagiga BaSnuker, James' Journey to Jerusalem Arieh Elias is an actor.

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Antonio Badrani is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Antonio Badrani Dreamer, Hog's Tooth Antonio Badrani is an actor.

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Huner Saleem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Huner Saleem Si tu meurs, je te tue Huner Saleem, also transliterated as Huner Salim, is an Iraqi–Kurdish film director. He was born in the town of Aqrah in Iraqi Kurdistan. He left Iraq at the age of 17, and soon made his way to ...more

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Latif Yahia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Latif Yahia The Devil's Double Latif Yahia is a screenwriter.

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Hezi Saddik is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Hezi Saddik The Kingdom, Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol Hezi Saddik is an actor.

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Kanan Awni is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Kanan Awni Gambit Kanan Awni is an actor.

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Kawa Rasul is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Kawa Rasul Mesocafe Kawa Rasul is an actor.

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Bashir Al-Majid is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Bashir Al-Majid Son of Babylon, Dreams Bashir Al-Majid is an actor.

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Sinan Antoon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Sinan Antoon Voices in Wartime Sinan Antoon, is an Iraqi poet, novelist, scholar, and an associate professor at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University. He was featured in the 2003 documentary film ...more

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Shosha Goren is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Shosha Goren Jellyfish, Melting Away Shosha Goren is an Israeli actress and comedian of Iraqi Jewish descent. Shosha immigrated to Israel in 1951, while on a visit to the United States, she abandoned her position as teacher of ...more

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Muhanad Rasheed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Muhanad Rasheed Hypnagogia: The Borderland State Muhanad Rasheed is a dancer, choreographer and an actor.

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Fajer Al-Kaisi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Fajer Al-Kaisi I'll Come Running Fajer Al-Kaisi is an Iraqi Canadian actor and voice over artist from Montreal.

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Zahra Zubaidi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Zahra Zubaidi Redacted Zahra Zubaidi is an actor.

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Zain Rasheed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Zain Rasheed Mesocafe Zain Rasheed is an actor.

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Ahlam Arab is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Ahlam Arab Mesocafe Ahlam Arab is an actress.

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Yunis Khatayer Abbas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Yunis Khatayer Abbas The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair Yunis Khatayer Abbas is an Iraqi journalist who is most famous for being the subject of the 2007 documentary The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair. In 1998 he was imprisoned and ...more

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Samir Khader is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Iraq
Samir Khader Samir Khader is an executive producer for Sky News Arabia, after having been the Program Editor of Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera. He comes from Jordan. He has degrees in journalism and ...more