Hiam Abbass

30 Nov 1960

Actor, Director

Hiam Abbass (born November 30, 1960), also known as Hiam Abbas or Hiyam Abbas, is a Palestinian actress and an Arab citizen of Israel. She is known for her roles in the films Satin Rouge (2002), Haifa (1996), Paradise Now (2005), The Syrian Bride (2004), Free Zone (2005), Dawn of the World (2008), The Visitor (2008), Lemon Tree (2008), and Amreeka (2009). She had a small role in Steven Spielberg's Munich, a film depicting the response to the Munich Massacre, where she also served as a dialect and acting consultant.
She directed two short films, Le Pain (2001), La Danse éternelle (2004). She portrays humanitarian Hind al-Husseini in Julian Schnabel's film Miral (2010), based on the life of Husseini and her orphanage.


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Filmography (27 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Blade Runner 2049
Genre: Mystery, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Freysa)
(movie, 2015)
Role: Actor
(movie, 2014)
6.3Exodus: Gods and Kings
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Action
Role: Actor (as Bithia)
(movie, 2014)
···De Guerre Lasse
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Raïssa)
(movie, 2013)
···Peace After Marriage
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor
(movie, 2013)
···Rock the Casbah
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Aicha)
(movie, 2013)
···May in the Summer
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Nadine)
(movie, 2012)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor, Director
(movie, 2011)
···La source des femmes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Fatima)
(movie, 2011)
···Une bouteille à la mer
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Intessar)
(movie, 2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Hidi Husseini)
(movie, 2009)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Raghda Halaby)
(movie, 2008)
···Lemon Tree
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Selma Zidane)
(movie, 2008)
···Etz Limon
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Salma Zidane)
(movie, 2008)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mona Bendrissi)
(movie, 2008)
···L'aube du monde
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Mastour's mother)
(movie, 2008)
···La fabrique des sentiments
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Professeur Sterne)
(movie, 2007)
···The Visitor
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Role: Actor (as Mouna Khalil)
(movie, 2007)
···Dialogue avec mon jardinier
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as La femme du jardinier)
(movie, 2006)
···The Nativity Story
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor (as Anna)
(movie, 2005)
···Paradise Now
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Said's mother)
(movie, 2005)
···Free Zone
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Leila)
(movie, 2005)
···Le démon de midi
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Rim)
(movie, 2004)
···The Syrian Bride
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Amal)
(movie, 2002)
···Satin rouge
Genre: Drama, Musical
Role: Actor (as Lilia)
(movie, 1996)
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Oum Said)