Karim Kassem

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Karim Kassem
كريم أحمد قاسم
KarimKassem2013.jpg
Born (1986-10-08) 8 October 1986 (age 30)
Cairo, Egypt
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Website Official Facebook page

Karim Kassem (Arabic: كريم قاسم‎‎, IPA: [kæɾˈiːm ʔæːsem] also spelled Karim Qassem, born 8 October 1986) is an Egyptian actor.

Biography[edit]

Kassem was born to a father of French and Arab ancestry a Jewish[1] mother in Cairo. He is a graduate of the American University in Cairo, where he studied theater and acted in many of the university's plays.[2] He is trilingual in Arabic, French and English.[2]

Discovered in 2006 while taking an acting workshop,[3] he had his cinematic breakthrough in the teen drug film Awqat Faragh.[4] Kassem has co-starred with colleague Amr Abed in three of his films.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Translation Role Note
2006 أوقات فراغ
Awqat Faragh
Leisure Time Amr
2007 الماجيك
el-Magic
The Magic Mustafa
To Each His Own Cinema Young Youssef Chahine In 47 ans après (47 Years Later)
2009 بالألوان الطبيعية
Bel-Alwan el-Tabe'eya
True Colors Youssef
2011 إي.يو.سي
E.U.C
E.U.C Amr
2012 مصور قتيل
Mosawar Qatil
Snapshot
2015 أولاد رزق
Awlad Rizq
Ramadan In post production

Television[edit]

Year Show Translation Role Note
2009 خاص جدا
Khas Geddan
Top Secret Moataz
2010 الجماعة
el-Gama'a
The Brotherhood Teymur
2012 الهروب
el-Horoub
The Escape Ahmed Abd El-Naser
2014 كلام علي ورق
Kalam Ala Waraq
Words on Paper Marawan Starring Haifa Wehbe
2015 الكابوس
el-Kabous
The Nightmare Faris In post production
البيوت اسرار
el-Beyout Asrar
Houses of secrets Seif In post production

Theatre[edit]

Year Show Translation Role Note
2013 قالولي هنا
Qalouli Hena
They Told Me Here Mime play

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://m.jpost.com/#article=6017RjY4OTFEODE0NzBFOUIxMzg0Mzk5OURBNUNGNTU0NDA=
  2. ^ a b c Abedelrahman, Sarah. "AUCian is Egypt's 'best upcoming star'". Caravan. AUC press. Retrieved 14 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Arab Cinema Database". elcinema.com. Retrieved 16 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "IMDb". Retrieved 14 April 2013. 

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