Biography

He is a Tunisian actor and former professional soccer player. Dhaffer made his acting debut in the UK after graduating from Birmingham school of Acting. He starred in Sky One's Dream Team, BBC's Spooks and ITV's The Bill. He also starred in The Mark of Cain as Omar Abdullah and in A Hologram for the King. He became famous in Tunisia after he played the role of "Dali" in a Tunisian series called "Maktoub". He later went on to participate in dramas in the Arab world, notably in Egypt, the UAE and Lebanon including shows and series such as Taht Al Saytara, Prince of Poets, and Arous Beirut.

He is a Tunisian actor and former professional soccer player. Dhaffer made his acting debut in the UK after graduating from Birmingham school of Acting. He starred in Sky One's Dream Team, BBC's Spooks and ITV's The Bill. He also starred in The Mark of Cain as Omar Abdullah and in A Hologram for the King. He became famous in Tunisia after he played the role of "Dali" in a Tunisian series called "Maktoub". He later went on to participate in dramas in the Arab world, notably in Egypt, the UAE and Lebanon including shows and series such as Taht Al Saytara, Prince of Poets, and Arous Beirut.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1972-02-29

Place of Birth tunis, Tunisie

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Also Known As

  • Dhafer El Abidine
  • Dhaffer Labidine
  • ظافر العابدين

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Three Months
2020 Elankabot
2019 عروس بيروت (1 episode) as فارس
2018 Habbet Caramel as رجا
2017 A Sweet Life (30 episodes) as Sleim
2017 Caramel (1 episode)
2016 The Guy with a Moustache
2016 The Exit (1 episode) as المقدم عمر فاروق
2012 Black Forest as Saxon
2011 Kingdom of Dust as Shakir
2010 Sex and the City 2 as Mahmud
2009 31 North 62 East as Thierry Leroy
2009 Buried Secrets as Ali
2008 The Mark of Cain as Abdullah Omar
2006 Children of Men as Dhafer
2006 The Stone Merchant as 1st Egyptian (as Dhaffer Labidine)
2006 The Da Vinci Code as PTS Agent (uncredited)

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