Fares Fares

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Fares Fares
Born (1973-04-29) 29 April 1973 (age 41)
Beirut, Lebanon
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Fares Fares (born 29 April 1973) is a Lebanese-Swedish actor.

Fares was born in Beirut, Lebanon and is of Assyrian origin.[1] Fares and his family first moved to Sweden in 1987, residing in Örebro. He is the brother of director Josef Fares, and has several times played major parts in his films, including Jalla! Jalla! (2000) and Kopps (2003) and son of father Jan Fares, also an actor. He has also starred in Bang Bang Orangutang (2005) and Kill Your Darlings (2006). He appears in two music videos for Lykke Li; 2011 single, "I Follow Rivers", directed by Tarik Saleh and 2014 album teaser, "I Never Learn".


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Före stormen Hostage taker
Jalla! Jalla! Roro
2001 Days Like This Michel
2003 Kopps Jacob Peñíscola Comedy Film Festival Best Actor Award
2004 I'm Your Man Omar Short film
Dag och natt Kristian Chicago International Film Festival Best Ensemble Acting Award
Chlorox, Ammonium and Coffee Jesus
Fakiren fra Bilbao Frank Flambert
2005 Zozo The Chicken (voice)
Bang Bang Orangutang Patrik
2006 Kill Your Darlings Omar
7 miljonärer Kristoffer El-Zeid
2007 Leende guldbruna ögon Roshan Television miniseries
2008 For a Moment, Freedom Manu
Maria Wern – Främmande fågel Jonathan Sauma Television series
The Fur Richardt Short film
2009 Metropia Firaz Sanoman (voice)
2010 Easy Money Mahmoud
2012 Sleepwalking in the Rift Short film
Safe House Vargas
Easy Money II Mahmoud Nominated – Guldbagge Award for Best Supporting Actor
Zero Dark Thirty Hakim
2013 Kvinden i buret ("The Keeper of Lost Causes") Assad
2014 Tyrant Fauzi Nadal Television series
Fasandræberne ("The Absent One") Assad
2015 Child 44 Alexei Andreyev filming


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