Tamer Hassan

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Tamer Hassan
Tamer Hassan Blood Out 2011 (cropped).jpg
Hassan at the Blood Out premiere
Born (1968-03-18) 18 March 1968 (age 55)
New Cross, London, England
Years active1987–present

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.

Early life[edit]

Hassan was born and brought up in New Cross, London into a Turkish Cypriot family.[1][2][3][4]

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[citation needed].

Acting career[edit]

Hassan started acting in television before his role in The Calcium Kid.[5] 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.[6]


Year Film Role Notes
1987 No Way Out Officer At Party
2002 Dju! Himself
2002 Judge John Deed[5] Hussain Husaini Episode: "Political Expediency"
2003 The Bill[5] Hasan Ergunsah Episode: "090"
2004 Murder City[5] Michael Samuels Episode: "Big City Small World"
2004 The Calcium Kid[5][7] Pete Wright
2004 Spivs[5] Villa
2004 The Football Factory[7] Fred
2004 Layer Cake[5] Terry
2005 Hannibal v Rome Hannibal[5] TV movie
2005 Unleashed (aka Danny the Dog)[5] Georgie
2005 Batman Begins Faden's Limo Driver
2005 7 Seconds[5] Rahood
2005 The Business[5] Charlie
2005 Revealed Hannibal Episode: "Hannibal of the Alps"
2005 The Comic Strip Presents... Luccio Episode: "Sex Actually"
2007 The Ferryman[5] Dave 'Big Dave'
2007 Eastern Promises[5] Chechen Assassin
2007 The Omid Djalili Show[5] Himself 2 episodes
2001-2007 Casualty[5] Stan / Barry Rayfield 2 episodes
2008 Sucker Punch Del
2008 West 10 LDN[5] Gout TV movie
2008 Beyond the Rave[5] Rich Crocker
2008 Cass[5] Ray
2008 EastEnders[5] Ahmet 2 episodes
2009 K[5] Alberto[5]
2009 Goal! III[5][7] Ronnie[8]
2009 iD3 Tommaso
2009 City Rats[5][7] Jim[5]
2009 Hotel Babylon Gomez 2 episodes
2009 Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead Carlos Chavez
2009 Dead Man Running[7] Nick Kane
2010 Kick-Ass Matthew
2010 Clash of the Titans Ares
2010 The Last Seven Jack Mason
2010 Bonded by Blood[7] Pat Tate
2010 Magic Boys Splendid Ben
2010 Service Man Corporal Thomas
2010 Jack Falls The Boss
2011 Blood Out Elias
2011 Red Faction: Origins Stoller
2011 Amoc Dell
2011 The Double Boz
2011 Freerunner Reese
2011 The Hike Dean
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
2015 Robot Overlords Wayne
2016 Game of Thrones Khal Forzo Episode: "Book of the Stranger"
2016 Bitter Harvest Sergei
2016 The Promise Faruk Pasha
2016 Plebs Ptolemy Episode: "Jugball"
2017–2018 Snatch Henry 'Hate 'Em All Henry' Main Cast
2019 Queen of Diamonds Harris Short Film
Year Film Notes
2009 Dead Man Running Executive producer
2012 Service Man Executive producer
2016 Bitter Harvest Co-producer

Personal life[edit]

Hassan is married and has two children: a son who is a football player,[9] 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.[10]

He is a fan of Millwall.[11]


  1. ^ Kibris Gazetesi. "İçimizden yükselen yıldız: Tamer Hassan…". Archived from the original on 20 March 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2010. (in Turkish)
  2. ^ Hackney Gazette. "Layer Cake actor Tamer Hassan breaks silence on Vinnie Jones fight". Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  3. ^ Peliza, Peliza. "Interview: Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassan". AskMen.com. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  4. ^ CypNet. "Tamer Hassan". Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "Tamer Hassan 2". CV and BIOG. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  6. ^ "Tamer Hassan on his new role and filming Game of Thrones season 6". Watchers On The Wall. 20 January 2015.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Film4 Filmography Tamer Hassan". film4.com. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  8. ^ "Tamer Hassan;s IMDB Page". imdb.com. Retrieved 4 January 2011.
  9. ^ The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (20 April 2010). "Huddersfield Town hopeful Taser Hassan hopes to emulate actor dad Tamer Hassan's career progression". Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  10. ^ Lime. "An exclusive interview with Tamer Hassan". Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  11. ^ Staff. "Tamer Hassan interview". Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2010.

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