Hollywood is the most popular film industry in the world. Every year, the film industry of Hollywood produces lots of movies including costly movies in the world. You will find lots of religious people work in the industry such as Christians, Hindus, Muslims and others. Hollywood has given equal opportunities to all. We have compiled a list of the most popular Muslim actors and actresses in Hollywood.
5 Most Popular Muslim Actors and Actresses in Hollywood
1. Shohreh Aghdashloo
Shohreh Aghdashloo is an actress working in the entertainment industry in the United States. She was born on 11th May, 1952 in Tehran, Iran. She moved to England during the Iranian Revolution in the year 1979. Afterwards, she became a citizen of the United States for the career growth in the industry. She worked in lots of movies and TV series. Shohreh won two awards, ARPA Career Achievement Awards and Noor Iranian Film Festival Achievement Award for her achievement in the industry.
2. Sayed Badreya
Sayed Badreya is another actor from the Muslim country who worked in the film industry in the United States. He was born in 1957 in Egypt and hailed in the United States for the education. He has been appearing in various Hollywood movies, such as AmericanEast, Iron Man, Cargo and The Dictator.
3. Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif is one of the most popular Hollywood actors in the United States. He was born on 10th April, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt. Sharif worked in various Hollywood movies, such as Doctor Zhivago, Funny Girl and the Lawrence of Arabia. Due to his superb acting, he has won Golden Globe Awards in the year 1962, 1963 and 1965.
Update: Omar Sharif was died on July 10, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
4. Faran Tahir
Faran Tahir was born on 16th February, 1964 in Los Angeles, United States. He started his career in the year 1994 in a movie “Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book” by playing the role of “Nathoo”. He has also acted in other movies, such as Picture Perfect, ABCD, Manticore, Iron Man, Jinn, Mr. Jones and others.
5. Saïd Taghmaoui
Saïd Taghmaoui was born on 19th July, 1973 in France. He acted in various Hollywood movies, such as American Hustle, The Missing, Vantage Point and others. He is also working as screenwriter in the industry.
Article last re-published on September 9, 2015.