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Nimri at the 32nd Goya Awards in 2018
|Birth name||Najwa Nimri Urrutikoetxea|
|Also known as||Najwajean|
|Born||February 14, 1972|
Pamplona, Navarre, Spain
|Genres||Trip hop, downtempo, alternative rock|
Nimri's mother is Navarrese and her father is a christian Jordanian; his name is Karam Nimri. She has a brother named Karim Nimri, a half-brother named Andre Nimri and two half-sisters named Sara and Nadia Nimri. Najwa also has a cousin who is a singer named (Antix) Alexander Nimier. When she was a child she moved to Bilbao and now lives in Madrid. She has a child named Teo Nabil, who was born in 2004.
Her first important film role was in Salto al vacío, the first movie by film director Daniel Calparsoro. Her career as a singer started with small groups. In 1996, she formed the band Najwajean with Carlos Jean. She has also released three solo albums. She was married to Daniel Calparsoro and in 2004, she had a son, Teo.
Several of her film roles won her praise: as Ana in Lovers of the Arctic Circle, and as Elena in Sex and Lucia (Spanish title Lucía y el sexo). Both films were directed by Julio Medem. She starred next to Eduardo Noriega in Abre los ojos and El Método (The Method).
With Carlos Jean as Najwajean
- No Blood (1998) – #80
- Asfalto (2001) (soundtrack) – #175
- Guerreros (2002) (soundtrack) – #88
- Najwajean Selection (2002) (compilation album) – #108
- Till It Breaks (2008) – #20
- Bonzo (2015)
- Crime (2008)
- Carefully (2001) – #76
- Mayday (2003) – #48
- Walkabout (2006) – #10 (50,000 copies sold; Gold).
- El último primate (2010)
- Donde rugen los volcanes (2012)
- Rat Race (2014)
- That Cyclone (2001) from Carefully – #37
- Following Dolphins (2001) from Carefully – #68
- Go Cain (2003) from Mayday – #20
- Hey Boys, Girls (2003) from Mayday – #26
- Capable (2006) from Walkabout – #3
- Push It (2006) from Walkabout
- Le Tien, Le Mien (2006) from Walkabout
- Feed Us (2014) from Rat Race
|2015–2019||Vis a vis||Zulema Zahir||Antena 3 (2015–2016)
FOX Spain (2018–2019)
|TBA||La Casa de Papel||Alicia Sierra||Netflix|
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- Seisdedos, Iker (3 April 2005). "Un año, tres vidas". El País (in Spanish). Prisa. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
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- "Calparsoro: Del cine de autor vasco al terror de encargo en USA". Noticine (in Spanish). 8 May 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2008.
- "Najwa Nimri: "No esperaba estar nominada a los Goya"". Europa Press. Madrid. 15 January 2019. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
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