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Popular Film Actors from Lebanon

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

List contains film actors like Joana Hadjithomas and Mohamad Chamas.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Lebanon in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Lebanese film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Wadih El Safi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Wadih El Safi Dec. at 92 (1921-2013), Credits: Mawal al akdam al zahabiya

Birthplace: Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon

Wadih El Safi was a Lebanese singer, songwriter,composer and actor. He is a Lebanese cultural icon, and is often called the "Voice of Lebanon". Born in Niha, Lebanon, Wadih El Safi ...more
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Fares Fares is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 45, Credits: Zero Dark Thirty, Safe House & Jalla! Jalla!

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon, Sweden

Parents: Mariam Fares, Jan Fares

Fares Fares (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈfaːrɛs ˈfaːrɛs] (listen); born April 29, 1973) is a Swedish-Lebanese actor.
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Delphine Seyrig is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Dec. at 58 (1932-1990), Credits: The Day of the Jackal, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie & Last Year at Marienbad

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon, France

Parents: Henry Seyrig, Hermine de Saussure

Children: Duncan Youngerman

Delphine Claire Beltiane Seyrig (French: [sɛʁiɡ]; 10 April 1932 – 15 October 1990) was a Lebanese-born French stage and film actress, a film director and a feminist.
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Antonella Lualdi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 87, Credits: The Column, Vincent & François

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Nationality: Italy

Children: Antonella Interlenghi, Stella Interlenghi

Antonella Lualdi (born Antonietta de Pascale; 6 July 1931) is an Italian actress and singer. She appeared in many Italian and French films in the 1950s and 1960s, notably in Claude Autant-Lara's ...more
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Frank Lackteen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Dec. at 71 (1897-1968), Credits: Sahara, For Whom the Bell Tolls & Malice in the Palace

Birthplace: Middle East, Lebanon, Eurasia, Asia, Arab world

Nationality: Lebanon, United States of America

Frank Lackteen (born Mohammed Hassan Lackteen August 29, 1897 – July 8, 1968) was a Lebanese-born American film actor best known for his antagonistic roles. He appeared in nearly 200 films ...more
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Arsinée Khanjian ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 60, Credits: The Sweet Hereafter, Exotica & Fat Girl

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Nationality: Canada, Lebanon

Children: Arshile Egoyan

Arsinée Khanjian (Western Armenian: Արսինէ Խանճեան, Eastern Armenian: Արսինե Խանջյան; born 6 September 1958) is an Armenian-Canadian actress and producer.
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Gabriel Yared is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 69, Credits: Music by... Gabriel Yared

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon, France

Gabriel Yared (Arabic: غبريال يارد; born 7 October 1949) is a French-Lebanese composer, best known for his work in French and American cinema. Born in Beirut, Lebanon, Yared scored the French ...more
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Peter Deming is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 61, Credits: Scream 2

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Peter Deming, ASC (born December 13, 1957) is an American cinematographer, known for his collaborations with directors like Sam Raimi, David Lynch, Wes Craven, and Jay Roach. He won the 2002 ...more
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Peter Macdissi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 44, Credits: Three Kings, The Losers & Bad Company

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon

Peter Macdissi (born May 14, 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a Lebanese actor and executive producer. His filmography consists mostly of television work, most notably playing recurring character ...more
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Haaz Sleiman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon, United States of America

Haaz Sleiman (Arabic: هاز سليمان‎; born July 1, 1976) is a Lebanese-American television and film actor. He most notably played the role of Tarek in the 2007 film The Visitor and the role of ...more
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Nadine Labaki is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 45, Credits: Caramel, Where Do We Go Now? & Bosta

Birthplace: Baabdat, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon

Parents: Antoine Labaki, Antoinette Labaki

Nadine Labaki (Arabic: نادين لبكي‎ Nādīn Labikī; born February 18, 1974) is a Lebanese actress and director.
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Yasmine Elmasri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon

Birthplace: Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon

Yasmine Elmasri is an actress.
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Nicole Saba is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Nicole Saba Age 44, Credits: The Baby Doll Night, Samir Abu el-Nil & The Danish Experience

Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon, Armenia

Nicole Saba (born 26 June 1974) is a Lebanese singer and actress. From 1998-2001, Nicole Saba was a member of the Lebanese pop group The 4 Cats, She replaced Rola Bahnam who officially shot with ...more
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Cyrine Abdelnour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 42, Credits: The Traveller, Beirut Open City & Ramadan Mabrouk Abul-Alamein Hamouda

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Children: Talia Rahmeh

Cyrine Abdelnour, also spelled Cyrine Abd Al-Nour (Arabic: سيرين عبد النور‎; born 21 February 1977), is a Lebanese singer, actress, and model. Her first album, Leila Min Layali, was released in ...more
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Tony Yalda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 37, Credits: Meet the Spartans, American Dreamz & Taqwacore

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Winter Jones, previously Tony Yalda, sometimes credited as Anthony Yalda (born March 25, 1981) is an Assyrian actor.
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Sabah is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 91, Credits: Cairo by Night, Soft Hands & Bosta

Birthplace: Bdadoun, Aley District, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon

Children: Hewayeda Mansy, Sabah Shammas

Sabah (Arabic: صباح‎ Ṣabāḥ Lebanese pronunciation: [sˤɑˈbaːħ]; born Jeanette Gergis al-Feghali; 10 November 1927 – 26 November 2014) was a Lebanese singer and actress. Considered a "Diva of ...more
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Fairuz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 84, Credits: Safar Barlik, Dahab & Fairuz: Live in Vegas

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Parents: Liza Al-Bustani, Wadie Haddad

Children: Rima Rahbani, Layal Rahbani, Hali Rahbani, Ziad Rahbani

Nouhad Wadie' Haddad (Arabic: نهاد وديع حداد‎; born November 21, 1935), known as Fairuz (Arabic: فيروز‎), also spelled Fairouz, Feyrouz or Fayrouz, is a Lebanese singer who is one of the most ...more
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Mahmoud Mabsout is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Mahmoud Mabsout Dec. at 70 (1941-2011), Credits: West Beirut, Melodrama Habibi & After Shave

Birthplace: Lebanon, Tripoli

Nationality: Lebanon

Mahmoud Mabsout, also known by the character Fehmen was a Lebanese actor.
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Nour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 43, Credits: Zarf Tarek, Sayed El Atefy & Mikano

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Children: Leonardo Antaki

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Kem Dibbs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Dec. at 79 (1917-1996), Credits: How the West Was Won, Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy & Suddenly

Birthplace: Zahlé District, Zahlé, Lebanon

Nationality: Lebanon

Kem Dibbs was an actor.
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Gino Salvano is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon, United States of America

Gino Salvano is an actor.
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Haifa Wehbe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 42, Credits: Dokkan Shehata, Rouh's Beauty & Bahr al nojoum

Birthplace: Mahrouna

Nationality: Lebanon

Height: 1.63

Parents: Nadim Antar

Haifa Wehbe (Arabic: هيفاء وهبي‎ Hayfāʼ Wahbī; born March 10, 1972) is a Lebanese singer and actress. She has released seven studio albums, and made her acting debut in the 2008 Pepsi-produced ...more
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André Abujamra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 53, Credits: Durval Discos and Fugue In D Minor

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Brazil, São Paulo, Southeast Region, + more

Nationality: Lebanon, Brazil

Parents: Antonio Abujamra

André Cibelli Abujamra (born May 15, 1965) is a Brazilian score composer, musician, singer, guitarist, actor, and comedian of Lebanese and Italian origin. His father, Antônio ...more
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Jay Harik is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 58, Credits: Accepted, American Dreamz & Mixing Karma

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Jay Harik is an actor.
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Khalil Joreige is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Lebanon
Age 50, Credits: I Want to See

Birthplace: Lebanon, Beirut

Nationality: Lebanon

Khalil Joreige (Arabic: خليل جريج‎) is a Lebanese film director, screenwriter and producer. He often collaborates with Joana Hadjithomas, his wife. They teach and contribute to several