Saïd Taghmaoui

19 Jul 1973

Actor

Saïd Taghmaoui (born July 19, 1973) is a French actor and screenwriter of Moroccan background. One of his defining screen roles was that of Saïd in the award winning 1995 French film La Haine directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.However, Saïd has also appeared in a number of more recent English Language films, with roles such as the U.S.-trained philosophical Iraqi interrogator Captain 'My Main Man' Saïd in Three Kings, and as "Omar", the close radical Islamic associate of Don Cheadle (Samir), in the 2008 thriller Traitor.

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Filmography (23 titles)

(movie, 2017)
7.3Wonder Woman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, War, Science Fiction
Role: Actor
(movie, 2016)
···The Infiltrator
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Amjad Awan)
(mini-series, 2014)
···The Missing
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···American Hustle
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Irv's Sheik Plant)
(movie, 2012)
···My Brother the Devil
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Sayyid)
(movie, 2011)
···Conan the Barbarian
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action
Role: Actor (as Ela-Shan)
(movie, 2010)
···Djinns
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Role: Actor (as Aroui)
(movie, 2009)
···G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Genre: Adventure, Action, Thriller, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Breaker)
(movie, 2009)
···Linear
Genre: Music
Role: Actor (as Biker)
(movie, 2008)
···Traitor
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Omar)
(movie, 2008)
···Vantage Point
Genre: Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime
Role: Actor (as Suarez)
(movie, 2006)
···Djihad!
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Youssef)
(movie, 2004)
···I Heart Huckabees
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Translator)
(movie, 2004)
···Hidalgo
Genre: Western, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Prince Bin Al Reeh)
(movie, 2003)
···Crime Spree
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sami)
(movie, 2003)
···The Good Thief
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Paulo)
(movie, 2002)
···Entre chiens et loups
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as Werner)
(movie, 2000)
···Room to Rent
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Ali)
(movie, 1999)
···Three Kings
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Captain Said)
(movie, 1998)
···Hideous Kinky
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Bilal)
(movie, 1998)
···I giardini dell'Eden
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Aziz)
(movie, 1997)
···Héroïnes
Genre: Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as JP)
(movie, 1995)
···La Haine
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Saïd)