Reda Kateb

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Reda Kateb
Reda Kateb Cannes 2017 4.jpg
Born (1977-07-27) 27 July 1977 (age 41)
Ivry-sur-Seine, France
Nationality French
Algerian
Occupation Actor, film director, screenwriter
Years active 2003–present

Reda Kateb (Arabic: رضا كاتب‎; born 27 July 1977) is a French actor.

Life and career[edit]

Kateb was born in Ivry-sur-Seine, France, to an Algerian actor, Malek-Eddine Kateb, and a French nurse of Czech and Italian origin.[1] He is a grandnephew of the Algerian writer Kateb Yacine. He grew up in Ivry-sur-Seine, in the Paris region, where he lived until 2011 before moving to Montreuil.

His short film Pitchoune was presented in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

Filmography[edit]

As actor[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Nif Short film
2009 A Prophet Jordi
2009 Silent Voice Stéphane
2010 Pieds nus sur les limaces Seb
2010 Sur la tête de Bertha Boxcar Short film
2011 Tenir les murs
2011 1, 2, 3, voleurs Le Capitaine Martin
2012 Coming Home Vincent Maillard
2012 Ce chemin devant moi
2012 Three Worlds Doak
2012 Chroniques d'une cour de récré
2012 Le Monde nous appartient Zoltan
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Ammar
2013 Me, Myself and Mum Karim
2013 Paris Countdown Wilfried
2013 The Dream Kids Reza
2013 Gare du Nord Ismaël
2013 La Fin du début Atreyu Short film
2014 Les Fantômes de l'usine Narrator Short film
2014 Fishing Without Nets Victor
2014 Lost River Driver
2014 Hippocrate Abdel
2014 Insecure Chérif Arezki
2014 Far from Men Mohamed
2015 L'Astragale Julien
2015 Pitchoune Karim Short film
2015 Through the Air Vincent Cavelle
2015 The White Knights Xavier
2015 Stop Me Here Samson Cazalet
2016 The Beautiful Days of Aranjuez The man
2016 Sarah Winchester, Phantom Opera Director Short film
2016 Paris Prestige Nasser
2017 Django Django Reinhardt
2017 Submergence Saif
2018 Close Enemies Driss
2018 Le Chant du loup

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Spiral Mr. Aziz
2010 Mafiosa Nader
2011 De l'encre Romuald
2012 Treasure Island David Dujon

As film director/screenwriter[edit]

Year Title Notes
2015 Pitchoune Short film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated work Award Category Result
2015 Hippocrate 40th César Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
Globes de Cristal Award Best Actor Nominated
Prix Patrick Dewaere N/A Won
2017 Django Cabourg Film Festival Swann d'Or for Best Actor Won
2018 Lumières Award Lumières Award for Best Actor Nominated
César Award César Award for Best Actor Pending

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reda Kateb: Tchoutchouka". Libération.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  2. ^ "Cannes: Directors' Fortnight 2015 line-up". Screendaily.

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