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Saïd Taghmaoui

Saïd Taghmaoui (born July 19, 1973) is a French actor and screenwriter of Moroccan background. One of his defining screen roles was that of Saïd in the award winning 1995 French film La Haine directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.However, Saïd has also appeared in a number of more recent English Language films, with roles such as the U.S.-trained philosophical Iraqi interrogator Captain 'My Main Man' Saïd in Three Kings, and as "Omar", the close radical Islamic associate of Don Cheadle (Samir), in the 2008 thriller Traitor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Saïd Taghmaoui, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 19, 1973 In Sevran, France
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie La Haine 1995-05-31
Latest Project:
Movie Wonder Woman 2017-05-30
Known For
Poster of American Hustle
Poster of Ô Jerusalem
Poster of Nationale 7
Poster of Heroines
Movie Wonder Woman Sameer 2017-05-30
Movie The Infiltrator Amjad Awan 2016-07-13
Movie Kandisha Dakir Nesri 2015-04-05
Movie American Hustle Irv's Sheik Plant 2013-12-12
Series Touch Guillermo Ortiz 2012-01-25
Movie My Brother the Devil Sayyid 2012-01-22
Movie Conan the Barbarian Ela-Shan 2011-08-19
Movie Stranded Aroui 2010-07-08
Movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Breaker 2009-08-07
Movie Vantage Point Suarez 2008-02-01
Series House of Saddam Barzan Ibrahim 2008-07-30
Movie Traitor Omar 2008-08-23
Movie Mogadischu Captain Mahmud 2008-11-30
Movie The Kite Runner Farid 2007-10-14
Movie Ô Jerusalem Saïd Chahine 2006-10-17
Movie Five Fingers Dark Eyes 2006-05-01
Movie Spartan Tariq Asani 2004-03-12
Movie Hidalgo Prince Bin Al Reeh 2004-03-05
Movie I Heart Huckabees Translator 2004-09-10
Series Lost Unknown 2004-09-22
Movie The Good Thief Paulo 2003-04-03
Movie Crime Spree Sami 2003-04-16
Movie Alive The DJ Box 2002-02-27
Movie Break of Dawn Werner 2002-09-11
Movie Confession of a Dredger Fabio 2001-07-24
Movie Gamer Tony 2001-03-21
Movie Absolutely Fabulous Manu 2001-08-28
Movie Tom Thumb The Troop Leader 2001-10-16
Movie La taule L'innocent 2000-01-12
Movie Nationale 7 Rabah 2000-12-06
Movie Before the Sunset Alì Ben Sellam 1999-09-03
Movie Three Kings Captain Said 1999-09-27
Movie Hideous Kinky Bilal 1998-11-17
Movie The Garden of Eden Aziz 1998-09-25
Movie Heroines JP 1997-08-27
Movie La Haine Saïd 1995-05-31