Mhamed Arezki

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Mhamed Arezki
Born 1984
Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation Actor
Years active 2003–present
Known for Les Bleus: premiers pas dans la police
Les Beaux Mecs
Candice Renoir
The Tourist
Zim and Co.
Adieu Gary
Awards Best Young Actor for his role in Les Bleus, Festival du film de télévision de Luchon 2006.

Mhamed Arezki (born 1984) is a French actor of Kabyle origins best known for his starring and supporting roles in French television series. He portrays Lyès Beloumi on the action packed, comedic, police drama Les Bleus, young Tony on the gangster mini-series Les Beaux Mecs[1] and Brigadier Jean-Baptiste Medjaoui on another police drama, Candice Renoir.[2] He is also known for his roles in such films as The Tourist (starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp), Zim and Co. and Adieu Gary.


Mhamed Arezki was born in Paris, France in 1984. His mother was of Kabyle descent and worked as a nanny. His father was a chef.[3] Mhamed always dreamed of being an actor.[4] At the age of seventeen he quit school and started participating in various acting courses.[4] His mother, knowing this was what her son wanted to do most, was very encouraging.[3] At the end of a five-day course in film and theater acting, he was spotted by an agent who then brought him to a casting call.[3][4] "I know, I have a lot of luck," He told Le Parisien in 2009.[3]


Les Bleus[edit]

From 2006 to 2010 Arezki had a starring role in Les bleus: premiers pas dans la police, an action, comedy, drama about rookie cops learning the ropes. The first episode aired in France on 8 February 2006.[5]

Arezki played the role of clumsy, good-natured, career driven Lyès Beloumi. He was in every episode of Seasons 1 and 2. For the third season he took a voluntary sabbatical to leave himself open for other roles and to explore the possibility of doing a one-man show.[3] In 2010 he returned to Les Bleus for the fourth and final season.[6] Lyes Beloumi had been away training and returned with the rank of Commissaire and now had his own office.

In 2013 Arezki reunited with Les Bleus co-star Raphaël Lenglet for the first season of Candice Renoir, a France 2 police drama series starring Cécile Bois as Commandant Candice Renoir.[7][8] Lenglet and Arezki receive second and third billing respectively on French sites like Allociné.[9]


Year Title Role Director Notes
2003 Lovely Rita, sainte patronne des cas désespérés City boy Stéphane Clavier
Poulet cocotte Tarek Vincent Solignac & Martial Vallanchon Short
Commissaire Moulin Mouss Jean-Luc Breitenstein TV Series (1 Episode)
2004 La Ronde des Flandres Karim André Chandelle TV Movie
Fabien Cosma Aziz Pierre Lary TV Series (1 Episode)
2004-05 Une fille d'enfer Momo Bruno Garcia, Pascal Lahmani & Eric Figon TV Series (6 Episodes)
2005 Zim and Co. Cheb Pierre Jolivet
2006 Du jour au lendemain Jimmy Philippe Le Guay
2006-10 Les Bleus Lyes Beloumi Didier Le Pêcheur, Christophe Douchand, ... TV Series (26 Episodes)
Luchon International Film Festival - Best Young Actor
2007 Nos enfants chéris Chidra Benoît Cohen TV Series (3 Episodes)
2009 Adieu Gary Icham Nassim Amaouche
2010 The Tourist Achmed Tchebali Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Frères Radouane Virginie Sauveur TV Movie
2011 Les beaux mecs Tony Gilles Bannier TV Series (4 Episodes)
2012 Chien de guerre Malik Fabrice Cazeneuve TV Movie
Vive la colo ! Edgar Dominique Ladoge & Didier Le Pêcheur (2) TV Series (2 Episodes)
2013 Mohamed Dubois Hassen Ernesto Oña
Cheba Louisa Ahmed Françoise Charpiat
Les Délices du Monde Majid Alain Gomis TV Movie
2013-15 Candice Renoir Jean-Baptiste Medjaoui Nicolas Picard, Stéphane Malhuret, ... TV Series (20 Episodes)
2014 De guerre lasse Rachid Olivier Panchot
La crèche des hommes Nasser Hervé Brami TV Movie
2015 Virage Nord Icham Virginie Sauveur (2) TV Mini-Series
2016 Team Spirit Nouredine Christophe Barratier


Festival du film de télévision de Luchon 2006 :

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Les beaux mecs on imdb". imdb.
  2. ^ "Candice Renoir on imdb". imdb.
  3. ^ a b c d e "April 15, 2009 interview".
  4. ^ a b c d "02/10/07 interview". France Soir archive.
  5. ^ "Mhamed Arezki". imdb.
  6. ^ "Les Bleus Episode List". imdb.
  7. ^ "Candice Renoir". imdb.
  8. ^ "On va revoir Candice Renoir". Le Parisien.
  9. ^ "Candice Renoir on Allociné". Allociné.

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