Tahar Rahim

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  • Birth Place: Belfort, France
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Studied at a sports university, information and technology, and mathematics before switching to a film degree at the University of Montpellier.
  • Began his career when director Cyril Mennegun hired him for the pseudo-documentary film Tahar the Student.
  • Won both Best Actor and Most Promising Actor for Un prophète (2009), the first time an actor won both prizes simultaneously.
  • Spoke ancient Gaelic for his role in The Eagle (2011).

Awards

  • 2010, BAFTA Film Awards — Rising Star Award: Nominee
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  • 2009, European Film Awards — European Actor: Winner
  • 2010, Prix Patrick-Dewaere — Patrick-Dewaere Award: Winner
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Relationships

  • Leïla Bekhti — Wife

College

  • University of Montpellier, Paul Valéry University, Montpellier, France

Details

  • Birth Place: Belfort, France
  • Profession: Actor

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