Tamer Hassan (born 18 March 1968) is a British actor. He is best known for his role as the leader of the Millwall firm, opposite Danny Dyer, in The Football Factory. Hassan has also appeared in Batman Begins, Declan O'Brien's Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead, and 2011's The Double with Topher Grace.
Hassan was born and brought up in New Cross, London into a Turkish Cypriot family.
Hassan started boxing at the age of 10. He started an amateur boxing career at the age of 17 where he won two British titles. Having sustained an injury in amateur boxing, he turned to running nightclubs and restaurants.
Hassan started acting in television before his role in The Calcium Kid. He was cast as the leader of a fictional football firm in The Football Factory. The film's director Nick Love subsequently cast him in the primary supporting role for The Business.
Hassan has had roles in films including The Ferryman, Batman Begins, Cass, Eastern Promises, and Clash of the Titans, in which he portrayed Ares, the ancient Greek god of war. In 2011, he played "The Boss", a shady police officer, in the British film noir Jack Falls. He played "Chavez" in Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead.
In 2016 he joined the HBO series Game of Thrones in Season 6 as Khal Forzo.
|1987||No Way Out||Officer At Party|
|2002||Judge John Deed||Hussain Husaini||Episode: "Political Expediency"|
|2003||The Bill||Hasan Ergunsah||Episode: "090"|
|2004||Murder City||Michael Samuels||Episode: "Big City Small World"|
|2004||The Calcium Kid||Pete Wright|
|2004||The Football Factory||Fred|
|2005||Hannibal v Rome||Hannibal||TV movie|
|2005||Unleashed (aka Danny the Dog)||Georgie|
|2005||Batman Begins||Faden's Limo Driver|
|2005||Revealed||Hannibal||Episode: "Hannibal of the Alps"|
|2005||The Comic Strip Presents...||Luccio||Episode: "Sex Actually"|
|2007||The Ferryman||Dave 'Big Dave'|
|2007||Eastern Promises||Chechen Assassin|
|2007||The Omid Djalili Show||Himself||2 episodes|
|2001-2007||Casualty||Stan / Barry Rayfield||2 episodes|
|2008||West 10 LDN||Gout||TV movie|
|2008||Beyond the Rave||Rich Crocker|
|2009||Hotel Babylon||Gomez||2 episodes|
|2009||Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead||Carlos Chavez|
|2009||Dead Man Running||Nick Kane|
|2010||Clash of the Titans||Ares|
|2010||The Last Seven||Jack Mason|
|2010||Bonded by Blood||Pat Tate|
|2010||Magic Boys||Splendid Ben|
|2010||Service Man||Corporal Thomas|
|2010||Jack Falls||The Boss|
|2011||Red Faction: Origins||Stoller|
|2011||The Reverend||Harold Hicks|
|2010–2015||NCIS||Agah Bayar||4 episodes|
|2014||24: Live Another Day||Basher||2 episodes|
|2014||The Hooligan Factory||Jack||Cameo|
|2016||Game of Thrones||Khal Forzo||Episode: "Book of the Stranger"|
|2016||The Promise||Faruk Pasha|
|2017–2018||Snatch||Henry 'Hate 'Em All Henry'||Main Cast|
|2019||Queen of Diamonds||Harris||Short Film|
|2009||Dead Man Running||Executive producer|
|2012||Service Man||Executive producer|
Hassan is married and has two children: a son who is a football player, and a daughter, Belle, who appeared in the fifth series of Love Island in 2019.
He is also a close friend of actor Danny Dyer.
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- Tamer Hassan at IMDb