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Popular Film Actors from Morocco

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

Examples include Mohammed Chaara and Stephane Nicoli.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Morocco in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Moroccan film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Jean Reno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 70, Credits: Mission: Impossible, Hotel Rwanda & Léon: The Professional

Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Nationality: France, Morocco

Height: 1.91

Children: Dean Reno, Cielo Reno, Mickael Reno, Sandra Reno, Serena Reno, + more

Juan Moreno y Herrera-Jiménez (born 30 July 1948), known as Jean Reno (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁeno]), is a French actor of Spanish descent. He has worked in French, English, Japanese, Spanish, and ...more

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Mayssa Maghrebi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Mayssa Maghrebi Age 36, Credits: Tarab fashion and A'karb Alsa'ah

Birthplace: France

Nationality: Morocco, United Arab Emirates

Mayssa Maghrebi is an actress.
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Gad Elmaleh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 47, Credits: Midnight in Paris, The Dictator & Jack and Jill

Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Nationality: France, Morocco

Height: 5'9"

Children: Raphaël Casiraghi, Noé Elmaleh

Gad Elmaleh (Arabic: جاد المالح‎; born 19 April 1971) is a Moroccan stand-up comedian and actor who achieved notoriety in France and French Canada. He is a naturalized French and Canadian ...more
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Gérard Darmon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 71, Credits: Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra, Betty Blue & Diva

Birthplace: France, Paris

Nationality: France, Morocco

Children: Jules Darmon, Sarah Darmon, Virginie Darmon

Gérard Darmon (born 29 February 1948) is a French actor and singer.
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Jamel Debbouze is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 43, Credits: Amélie, She Hate Me & Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra

Birthplace: France, Paris

Nationality: France, Morocco

Height: 1.65

Children: Lila Debbouze, Léon Debbouze

Jamel Debbouze (French pronunciation: ​[ʒamɛl dəbuz], born 18 June 1975 in Paris) is a French actor, comedian, screenwriter, film producer and director. Best known for his stand-up comedy ...more
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Omar Berdouni is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 39, Credits: Captain Phillips, United 93 & Green Zone

Birthplace: Tangier, Morocco

Nationality: Morocco

Omar Berdouni (born 20 July 1979) is a Moroccan actor. He has starred in a number of feature films including The Hamburg Cell, United 93, "The Situation", The Kingdom and Extraordinary ...more
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Ze'ev Revach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 79, Credits: The Quest, Delta Force One: The Lost Patrol & Charlie Ve'hetzi

Birthplace: Morocco

Nationality: Morocco, Israel

Ze'ev Revach (Hebrew: זאב רווח) (born 1940) is an Israeli comedian, movie actor, and director. He is a star of the Israeli movie genre known as bourekas films. Israeli newspaper Haaretz ...more
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Macha Méril is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 78, Credits: Deep Red, Beauty of the Day & Vagabond

Birthplace: Morocco, Rabat

Nationality: France, Morocco

Parents: Prince Belsky Wladimir Gagarin, Mary Belsky

Children: Gianguido Baldi

Macha Méril (born Princess Maria-Magdalena Vladimirovna Gagarina on 3 September 1940) is a French actress and writer.
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Anna Maria Monticelli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 67, Credits: Nomads, Heatwave & My First Wife

Birthplace: Tangier, Morocco

Nationality: Morocco

Children: Bella McTiernan

Anna Maria Monticelli is an Actress.
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Amidou is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Dec. at 78 (1935-2013), Credits: Spy Game, Ronin & Sorcerer

Birthplace: Morocco, Rabat

Nationality: Morocco

Children: Souad Amidou

Amidou was an actor.
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Jacques Denis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 75, Credits: Chocolat, The Clockmaker & Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000

Birthplace: Fes, Morocco

Nationality: Morocco

Jacques Denis is an actor.
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Aharon Ipalé is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 67, Credits: The Mummy, Charlie Wilson's War & The Mummy Returns

Birthplace: Morocco

Nationality: Morocco

Aharon Ipalé is an actor.
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Michel Qissi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 56, Credits: Kickboxer, Lionheart & Kickboxer 2

Birthplace: Morocco, Oujda

Nationality: Morocco

Height: 1.89

Michel Qissi is a Moroccan-Belgian actor, perhaps best known for his role as Tong Po in the 1989 martial arts film Kickboxer.
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Morjana El Alaoui is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 36, Credits: Martyrs, Special Forces & Marock

Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Nationality: Morocco, United States of America

Morjana Alaoui is a Moroccan/American actress. She is famous for her roles in Marock and Martyrs. She emigrated to the United States. She is Laïla Marrakchi's cousin. She was born in
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Bérangère ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 66, Credits: Good Morning, Babylon & Hôtel du Paradis

Birthplace: Morocco, Rabat

Nationality: Morocco

Parents: Jeanine Bonvoisin

Bérangère Bonvoisin is an actor.
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Philippe Clair is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 88, Credits: The Upper Hand, Par où t'es rentré ? On t'a pas vu sortir & The Fuhrer Runs Amok

Birthplace: Ahfir

Nationality: Morocco

Philippe Clair is an actor, film director and screenwriter.
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Mimoun Oaïssa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 43, Credits: The Devil's Double, Schnitzel Paradise & The New World

Birthplace: Nador Province

Nationality: Morocco

Mimoun Oaïssa (born 11 March 1975 in Ait Said, Nador province, Morocco) is a Moroccan-Dutch actor and screenwriter.
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Cut Killer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 47, Credits: Arthur and the Invisibles, 9 - Un chiffre & un homme

Birthplace: Morocco, Meknes

Nationality: France, Morocco

Anouar Hajoui, better known as DJ Cut Killer or simply Cut Killer (born 6 May 1971), is a French DJ of Moroccan origin with a versatile repertoire of hip hop and rap. He enjoys international ...more
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Mohamed Majd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Dec. at 73 (1940-2013), Credits: Syriana, Hanna & Incendies

Birthplace: Morocco

Nationality: Morocco

Mohamed Majd was an actor.
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Arié Elmaleh is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 44, Credits: Persepolis, Jusqu'à toi & Thelma

Birthplace: Morocco, Casablanca

Nationality: France, Morocco

Children: Isaac Elmaleh

Arié Elmaleh is an actor.
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Nathalie Delon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 77, Credits: Le Samouraï, The Romantic Englishwoman & Bluebeard

Birthplace: Morocco, Oujda

Nationality: France, Morocco

Children: Nathalie Barthelemy, Anthony Delon

Nathalie Delon (born Francine Canovas on 1 August 1941, Oujda) is a French model and actress, former wife of Alain Delon, mother of Anthony Delon and grandmother of Alyson Le Borges. During the ...more
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Driss Roukhe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Driss Roukhe Age 50, Credits: Babel, Syriana & Green Zone

Birthplace: Meknes, Morocco

Nationality: Morocco

Driss Roukhe is a Moroccan actor.
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Ahmed Boulane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 62, Credits: Hideous Kinky and Whatever Lola Wants

Birthplace: Salé, Morocco

Nationality: Ireland, Morocco

Children: Ryan Boulane, Neil Boulane

Ahmed Boulane is an actor, film producer, director, casting director and screenwriter.
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Doghmi Larbi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Dec. at 62 (1930-1992), Credits: The Black Stallion, The Man Who Would Be King & The Black Stallion Returns

Birthplace: Morocco, Rabat

Nationality: Morocco

Doghmi Larbi is an actor.
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Gabriella Licudi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Morocco
Age 76, Credits: The Liquidator, The Jokers & Herostratus

Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Parents: Wilfred James Stuttard, Olga Maria Licudi

Gabriella Licudi (born 14 September 1941, Casablanca, Morocco) is a Moroccan-born British former actress.