Birth Place Matching "Beirut, Lebanon" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Keanu Reeves

Actor | The Matrix

Keanu Charles Reeves, whose first name means "cool breeze over the mountains" in Hawaiian, was born September 2, 1964 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is the son of Patricia Taylor, a showgirl and costume designer, and Samuel Nowlin Reeves, a geologist. Keanu's father was born in Hawaii, of British, ...

2. Nick E. Tarabay

Actor | Star Trek Into Darkness

Nick Emad Tarabay is a Lebanese-American actor. He is best known for portraying Ashur on the Starz TV series Spartacus. Tarabay was born in Beirut, Lebanon to a large family. His mother and father still reside in Lebanon as does his younger brother and a large extended family of cousins, uncles and...

3. Hovik Keuchkerian

Actor | Assassin's Creed

Born in Beirut, Lebanon, his family moved to Madrid, Spain, when he was three years old. His father was Armenian and his mother is Spanish (from Navarra). He became a boxer and was twice Spanish Heavyweight Champion. After quitting boxing he started a new career as stand-up comedian and writer (he ...

4. Fares Fares

Actor | Kvinden i buret

Began his acting career in Sweden 2000 with the movie "Jalla! Jalla!". He has been acting in both comedies as well as action movies. He has been acting in theater as well as some TV productions.

In 2012, Mr. Fares started his Hollywood career co-starring with Denzel Washington in the movie "Safe ...

5. Michael Malarkey

Actor | Project Blue Book

Michael Malarkey was born on June 21, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor and composer, known for Project Blue Book (2019), The Oath (2018) and The Vampire Diaries (2009). He has been married to Nadine Lewington since June 6, 2009. They have one child.

6. Nadine Labaki

Actress | Et maintenant on va où?

Nadine Labaki was born on February 18, 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress and director, known for Where Do We Go Now? (2011), Capernaum (2018) and Caramel (2007). She has been married to Khaled Mouzanar since October 2007.

7. Delphine Seyrig

Actress | The Day of the Jackal

Delphine was born in Beirut on the 10th April 1932 into an intellectual Protestant family. Her Alsatian father, Henri Seyrig, was the director of the Archaeological Institute and later France's cultural attaché in New York during World War Two. Her Swiss mother, Hermine De Saussure, was an adept of...

8. Amal Clooney

Self | Forced from Home

Amal Clooney was born on February 3, 1978 in Beirut, Lebanon as Amal Ramzi Alamuddin. She is known for her work on Forced from Home, A Thousand Cuts (2020) and Entertainment Tonight (1981). She has been married to George Clooney since September 27, 2014. They have two children.

9. Peter Macdissi

Actor | The Losers

Peter Macdissi is an actor and producer who can be seen in the comedy-drama film "Uncle Frank," written and directed by Alan Ball. Macdissi produced and co-stars alongside Paul Bettany and Sophia Lillis. He portrays 'Wally' who joins a road trip with his partner 'Frank' (Bettany) and his niece '...

10. Irene White

Actress | Superstore

Irene White was born in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress, known for Superstore (2015), The 15:17 to Paris (2018) and Modern Family (2009).

11. Razane Jammal

Actress | Paranormal

Razane Jammal is British-Lebanese actress and model. She started her career in her mid-teens in advertising, eventually moving onto feature films. Her feature debut came in 2010, when she landed a role alongside actor Edgar Ramirez in Olivier Assayas' Golden Globe-winning 'Carlos', which premiered ...

12. Nicolas Mouawad

Actor | His Only Son

Nicolas Mouawad is a Lebanese film and TV actor, working in the United States and the Arab world. He is known for His Only Son, Teleat Rohi (Drop Dead Diva) (2019), and Saabe' Gaar (2017). Nicolas has starred in some of the most-watched and critically-acclaimed drama series in Egypt, Lebanon and ...

13. Kida Khodr Ramadan

Actor | Blind

Kida Khodr Ramadan was born on October 8, 1976 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor and producer, known for Man from Beirut (2019), 4 Blocks (2017) and Kanun (2018).

14. Peter Deming

Cinematographer | Lost Highway

Peter Deming was born on December 13, 1957 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is known for his work on Lost Highway (1997), The Good Lord Bird (2020) and The Cabin in the Woods (2011).

15. Mika

Soundtrack | Kick-Ass

Mika was born on August 18, 1983 in Beirut, Lebanon as Michael Holbrook Penniman. He is an actor and composer, known for Kick-Ass (2010), Spy (2015) and Monte Carlo (2011).

16. Mario Kassar

Producer | Stargate

At 18 years old, Mario Kassar made his first film. Shortly thereafter, he moved to Los Angeles in the mid 1970s to begin his career as filmmakers. Kassar quickly became known as a creative producer in the L.A. motion pictures industry; also noted as one of the inventors of the foreign market and ...

17. Natasha Hovey

Actress | Dèmoni

Natasha Hovey was born on June 13, 1967 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress, known for Demons (1985), La piovra (1984) and Compagni di scuola (1988).

18. Arsinée Khanjian

Actress | Ararat

Arsinée Khanjian was born on September 6, 1958 in Beirut, Lebanon. She is an actress and producer, known for Ararat (2002), Exotica (1994) and The Captive (2014). She is married to Atom Egoyan. They have one child.

19. Iván Noel

Director | Ellos Volvieron

Iván Noel was born in 1968 in Beirut, Lebanon as Yves Noel Couldrey. He was a director and writer, known for They Returned (2015), Vuelve (2013) and Primary! (2010). He died on July 19, 2021 in Alta Gracia, Argentina.

20. Antonella Lualdi

Actress | Andrea Chénier

Antonella Lualdi was born on July 6, 1931 in Beirut, French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon [now Lebanon] as Antonietta De Pascale. She is an actress, known for Andrea Chenier (1955), The Red and the Black (1954) and The Big Night (1959). She was previously married to Franco Interlenghi.

21. Serj Tankian

Soundtrack | Hardcore Henry

Serj Tankian was born on August 21, 1967 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is a composer and actor, known for Hardcore Henry (2015), Body of Lies (2008) and Disturbia (2007). He has been married to Angela Madatyan since June 10, 2012. They have one child.

22. Sam Kalidi

Actor | Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Sam Kalidi is a multilingual actor based in Los Angeles.

Sam holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Boston University and a Bachelors in Communication Arts from the American University of Paris and has trained at New York's HB Studio.

He guest starred on CBS' The Unit and Hulu's East Los High.

He...

23. Ziad Doueiri

Director | L'insulte

Ziad Doueiri (born in 1963) is a Lebanese-born cinematographer, film director and writer. He is best known for his award winning film West Beirut. At the age of 18, during the Lebanese civil war, Ziad leaves Lebanon to study in the US. He now lives in France and works in Europe and the US. Doueiri ...

24. Elie Samaha

Producer | Battlefield Earth

Elie Samaha was born on May 10, 1955 in Beirut, Lebanon as Elie Kheir Samaha. He is a producer and actor, known for Battlefield Earth (2000), The Art of War (2000) and Get Carter (2000). He was previously married to Tia Carrere.

25. Sirine Saba

Actress | Doctor Who

Sirine trained at The Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art . Most recent film and television credits include the leading role of Maggie in the feature film The Black Forest (nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the Edinburgh International Festival) and semi-regular ...

26. Gabriel Yared

Composer | The Talented Mr. Ripley

Gabriel Yared stopped his law studies at the age of 20 to work as a professional music composer. He studied with Henri Dutilleux and Maurice Ohana. He worked as a composer, orchestrator or producer for such singers as Françoise Hardy, Charles Aznavour, Gilbert Bécaud and Mireille Mathieu. He made ...

27. Nour

Actress | Al rahina

With a smile that melts the hearts and looks that catch any eye, Lebanese actress Nour made quite an impression on the audience from her first roles in Egyptian films, TV series and plays. Boasting a career that spans over 20 years, Nour has flawlessly proven herself as a master of her trade who ...

28. Dom Joly

Actor | Trigger Happy TV

Dom Joly was born on November 15, 1968 in Beirut, Lebanon as Dominic John Romulus Joly. He is an actor and director, known for Trigger Happy TV (2000), Earworm (2018) and Trigger Happy TV (2003). He is married to Stacey Joly. They have two children.

29. Alek Keshishian

Director | Madonna: Truth or Dare

Graduated from Harvard University in 1986

30. Joe El Rady

Actor | The Last Boy Scout

Joe El Rady was born on January 30, 1977 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor and producer, known for The Last Boy Scout (1991), Ice Cream (2003) and The Favorite (1989).

31. Danielle Arbid

Director | Maarek hob

Born in Lebanon in 1970, Danielle Arbid has been directing films since 1997. Selected for numerous festivals in France and the rest of the world (Cannes, New York, San Francisco, Locarno, Pusan, Tokyo, etc.), Danielle Arbid's first two features, Dans les champs de bataille and Un homme perdu, were ...

32. Fiona Gaunt

Actress | Moonbase 3

Fiona Gaunt was born on May 25, 1947 in Beirut, Lebanon as Fiona Elizabeth Buntin Gaunt. She is an actress, known for Moonbase 3 (1973), War & Peace (1972) and A Picture of Katherine Mansfield (1973).

33. Cyrine AbdelNour

Actress | Al Hayba the Harvest

She studied accounting and at the end of the month of Nov. 1993 began working in the field of "Modelanj" she was the first fashion show she shared in was in the season of Christmas for a number of fashion designers, also appeared in the announcement of a washing powders and which was filmed in ...

34. Steve Kerr

Actor | Thunderstruck

Steve Kerr was born on September 27, 1965 in Beirut, Lebanon as Stephen Douglas Kerr. He is an actor, known for Thunderstruck (2012), Hero - Inspired by the Extraordinary Life & Times of Mr. Ulric Cross (2019) and Detail (2018). He has been married to Margot Brennan since September 15, 1990. ...

35. Rola Yammout

Producer | Al Oula (Ya Rola)

Rola was born to a Lebanese father and an Egyptian mother from Cairo and the famous Lebanese actress Haifa Wehbe is her half-sister. She is a singer and songwriter and actress, and she is a sex model for erotic magazines. She released her first single 'Ana Rola' (I'm Rola) in 2016.

36. Amro Hamzawi

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Amro Hamzawi was born on August 15, 1974 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is known for his work on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), In Her Shoes (2005) and Just Like a Woman (2020).

37. Winter Jonz

Actor | Meet the Spartans

Winter Jonz is an Assyrian-American and Chicago's Lincoln Square native. It was Chicago where he started auditioning for roles in the local theatre houses to gain experience.

Like most young aspiring actors, Winter enrolled in a college that would provide him with the skills necessary to develop a ...

38. Adam Trad

Director | Look!

Adam Trad was born in Beirut. When he was 7, his family moved to Melbourne, Australia. He found his passion in Film at an early age of 13, creating short films with his friends in School. He has since become involved in productions both in Australia, and around the world, working on Short Film/...

39. Maroun Bagdadi

Director | Hors la vie

Maroun Bagdadi was born on January 21, 1950 in Beirut, Lebanon. He was a director and writer, known for Out of Life (1991), L'homme voilé (1987) and Little Wars (1982). He died on December 10, 1993 in Beirut.

40. Joseph Makkar

X-Men: Apocalypse

From Down and Out in Beverly Hills to his Bio Single Person Show, "What are The Odds?", Joseph Makkar continues to see the value of story telling. Joseph received a scholarship to acting school at the ripe age of ten, and he continued on to perform in the theatre as well as in films. Joseph's ...

41. David A. Hamade

Actor | Munich

David A. Hamade was born on November 18, 1978 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor, known for Munich (2005), Blackout - Die Erinnerung ist tödlich (2006) and 4 Blocks (2017).

42. Philippe Aractingi

Director | Bosta

Philippe Aractingi: Author, director, producer and photographer

Who is Philippe? Philippe Aractingi is a renowned artist in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Although he was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1964, Philippe is Franco-Lebanese.

Achievements: In the late 70's and early 80's and with no ...

43. Jay Harik

Actor | Madam Secretary

Jay Harik was born in Beirut, Lebanon [as Jihad Elias Harik] on May 17, 1960. In 1975, with the firm support of his family, he fled his homeland due to the rapidly developing Civil War. Thinking he was only leaving for a few weeks to wait out the rising violence, the reality that there would be no ...

44. Jean-Pierre Rassam

Producer | Tess

Jean-Pierre Rassam was born on October 14, 1941 in Beirut, Lebanon. He was a producer and actor, known for Tess (1979), La Grande Bouffe (1973) and Tout Va Bien (1972). He was married to Carole Bouquet. He died on January 28, 1985 in Paris, France.

45. Malek Rahbani

Writer | Voice of Syria

Malek Rahbani is an Actor and a Writer, born into a musical entertainment family that has had a major influence in the Middle East and throughout the world; Malek at an early age plunged into his love of movies. Malek has starred in numerous TV series, short films, and theatrical plays throughout ...

46. John Dolmayan

Soundtrack | The Secret Life of Pets

Born July 15, 1973 of Armenian heritage, in Lebanon, John Dolmayan has been one of the most influential drummers in the music business. His parents decided to move to Toronto and then to Los Angeles, where he became the drummer for heavy-metal band System of a Down.

Along with the band, he ...

47. Jocelyn Saab

Director | Dunia

She was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. Her first job was hosting a pop music program on the national Lebanese radio station called "Marsipulami got blue eyes." Then she became a television newsreader. Once civil war broke out in Lebanon, Saab started working on documentary films. That led to a...

48. Anne-Marie Rassam

Producer | Zig Zig

Anne-Marie Rassam was born on September 7, 1944 in Beirut, Lebanon. She was a producer, known for Zig-Zag (1975) and The World of Jacques Demy (1995). She was married to Claude Berri. She died on August 8, 1997 in Paris, France.

49. Lisa Debs

Actress | Gharabeeb Soud

Lisa Debs was born on August 15, 1987 in Beirut. Lebanon. She is an actress, known for Black Crows (2017), Alekhwa (2014) and Al Awda (2020).

50. Imad Creidi

Actor | Zozo

Imad Creidi was born in 1991 in Beirut, Lebanon. He is an actor, known for Zozo (2005).


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