Zinedine Soualem
Date of Birth
Apr 17, 1957
Birth Place:
Thiers, Puy-de-Dôme, France

Biography

A French actor who came to specialize in portrayals of characters from North African or Middle Eastern backgrounds, Zinedine Soualem was born in Thiers, Puy-de-Dôme, France, in 1957. Soualem worked on-stage in the early '80s, notably with an acclaimed performance in director Patrice Chéreau's production of Jean Genet's Les Paravents (1983). At almost exactly the same time, the actor embarked on a...