Tahar Rahim

Active - 2009 - Present  |   Born - Jul 4, 1981 in Belfort, France  |   Genres - Drama, Epic

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  • 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).