Tahar Rahim (born 4 July 1981) is a French actor of Algerian descent. He is known for his starring role as Malik El Djebena in the 2009 award-winning French movie A Prophet by Jacques Audiard, FBI Agent Ali Soufan in The Looming Tower, Judas in the film Mary Magdalene, and Charles Sobhraj in The Serpent.
Tahar Rahim was born on July 4, 1981 in Belfort, Territoire de Belfort, France. He is an actor, known for A Prophet (2009), The Mauritanian (2021) and The Past (2013). He has been married to Leïla Bekhti since 2010. See full bio » Born: July 4, 1981 in Belfort, Territoire de Belfort, France
Tahar Rahim was born on July 4, 1981 in Belfort, Territoire de Belfort, France. He is an actor, known for A Prophet (2009), The Mauritanian (2021) and The Past (2013). He has been married to Leïla Bekhti since 2010. Family (2) Trade Mark (2) Often plays ambivalent characters, hesitating between good and evil.
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Tahar Rahim was born on Saturday, July 4, 1981 (age 40 years; as of 2021), in Belfort, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region, France. Tahar did his baccalauréat from Lycée Condorcet, Belfort (also known as General And Technological High School Condorcet De Belfort). In 2000, Tahar admitted himself to a sports college in Strasbourg, where he pursued his ma...
In September 2006, Tahar made his film debut with the American film ‘The 9/11 Commission Report’ in which he played the role of a ‘Taliban interrogator.’ In 2007, Tahir made his debut in the French film industry with the Horror film ‘Inside’ in the role of a ‘policeman.’ In 2009, he gave his breakthrough performance in the French prison crime film ‘A Prophet’ in which he played the lead role of ‘Malik El-Djebena.’ After A Prophet, he starred in the French films Les Hommes libres (2011), The I...
In 2007, he debuted in the French television industry with the series ‘La Commune’ in the role of ‘Yazid Fikry.’ He then worked in films and later appeared in the French TV series ‘Bref.’ (2012). In 2016, Tahar was seen in the starring role of ‘Khalil Rachedi’ in the French-British TV series ‘The Last Panthers.’ In 2018, he made his American television debut with the series ‘The Looming Tower’ in which he played ‘Ali Soufan.’ In 2021, he starred as ‘Charles Sobhraj‘ in the British TV series ‘...Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2017CinEuphoria Awards for Best Actor – International Competition for ‘A Prophet’ in 2011Prix Patrick Dewaere in 2010Tahar Rahim with his Prix Patrick DewaereDublin Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor for ‘A Prophet’ in 2010Étoiles d’Or, France for Best Male Newcomer (Révélation masculin) for ‘A Prophet’ in 2010César Awards for Best Actor and Most Promising Actor for ‘A Prophet’ in 2010Tahar Rahim with his César AwardFood: Algerian Kefta, Roga, Harsha, Kahel, Taham, FelfelaBeverage: EspressoAmerican Filmmaker(s):Jerry Schatzberg, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, Brian De Palma, Paul Thomas Anderson, James Gray, Courtney Hunt, Gaspard Noé, Ken Loach, Wim Wenders, Nicholas Winding...French Filmmaker(s):Julien Duvivier, Marcel Carné, Jean GrémillonMexican Filmmaker:Alejandro González IñárrituActor(s):Robert De Niro, Xavier Beauvois, Paul Meurisse, Lino Ventura, Mark Strong
In his leisure time, Tahar likes to travel. In his teens, he decided that he would travel the world to seek his profession if he failed to become an actor. In an interview, talking about traveling,...
Tahar Rahim was born on July 4, 1981 in Belfort, France. Rahim was initially interested in sports and computer science, before he studied film at Paul Valery University of Montpellier.
Tahar Rahim is an Algerian-French actor. He is known for his roles in the French film ‘A Prophet’ (2009) and British-American film ‘The Mauritanian’ (2021). Wiki/Biography Physical Appearance Family & Ethnicity Parents & Siblings Wife & Children Career Films TV Series Religion/Religious Views Awards & Achievements Favorite Things Facts/Trivia