Samy Naceri

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Not to be confused with Samir Nasri.

Samy Naceri (French pronunciation: ​[sami naseˈʁi]; born 2 July 1961) is a French actor known for his work in the four Taxi movies and The Code (La Mentale).

Childhood and career[edit]

He was born Saïd Naceri to an Algerian father and a French mother in the 4th arrondissement of Paris and spent his childhood in the Parisian suburb of Fontenay-sous-Bois. His brother is Bibi Naceri, who co-wrote and co-starred in international hit film District 13. He shared the award for Best Actor for his role in the film Days of Glory at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He has a son, Julian, born in 1995.

Awards and nominations[edit]


2006 Best Actor Cannes Film Festival

1995 Special Prize Locarno International Film Festival

1995 Special Mention Festival du Film de Paris


1999 Most Promising Actor Cesar Awards



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Days of Glory". Retrieved 2009-12-13. 

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