Zafer El-Abedin

Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
Centurion (2010) | Sex and the City 2 (2010) | Children of Men (2006)
AKA 
Dhafer L'Abidine | Dhaffer L'Abidine | Dhaffer Labidine
BORN 
1972 (age 45)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Films in Production (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (16 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Habbet CaramelHabbet Caramel Actor (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Abu ShanabAbu Shanab Actor (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for A Hologram for the KingA Hologram for the King Hasan (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2016 $30MM $4.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Fausse NoteFausse Note Actor (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2012 $300K
  • Primary photo for Kingdom of Dust: Beheading of Adam SmithKingdom of Dust: Beheading of Adam Smith Shakir (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Fin décembreFin décembre Adam (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for CenturionCenturion Arm Wrestling Opponent (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2010 $12MM $122K / $6.8MM
  • Primary photo for Sex and the City 2Sex and the City 2 Mahmud (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2010 $100MM $95MM / $295MM
  • Primary photo for AnonymesAnonymes Ali (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 31 North 62 East31 North 62 East Thierry Leroy (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2009 $3.1MM
  • Primary photo for Rise of the FootsoldierRise of the Footsoldier Emre Baran (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2007 $4MM
  • Primary photo for The Mark of CainThe Mark of Cain Abdullah Omar (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Children of MenChildren of Men Dhafer (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2006 $76MM $36MM / $70MM
  • Primary photo for Il mercante di pietreIl mercante di pietre 1st Egyptian (as Dhaffer Labidine)  Less 2006 €10MM
  • Primary photo for The Da Vinci CodeThe Da Vinci Code PTS Agent (uncredited)  Less 2006 $125MM $218MM / $758MM
  • Primary photo for A Different DishA Different Dish (Short) Son (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2006
Past Television (34 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Eugenie NightsEugenie Nights (TV Series) Actor  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for The Looming TowerThe Looming Tower (TV Mini-series) Mohamed Atta (3 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 3
    • Tuesday (Apr 11, 2018) Mohamed Atta (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • A Very Special Relationship (Apr 4, 2018) Mohamed Atta (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Boys at War (Mar 21, 2018) Mohamed Atta (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for The StateThe State (TV Mini-series) Maqqar Amir (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 3
    • Episode #1.3 (Sep 19, 2017) Maqqar Amir (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 18, 2017) Maqqar Amir (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 18, 2017) Maqqar Amir (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for FearlessFearless (TV Mini-series) Yusef Attar (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Episode #1.4 (Jul 3, 2017) Yusef Attar (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for CaramelCaramel (TV Series) Actor  Less 2017– 
  • Primary photo for Halawet El Donia: Life is Beautiful.Halawet El Donia: Life is Beautiful. (TV Series) Selim  Less 2017– 
  • Primary photo for 24 Carat24 Carat (TV Series) Actor (30 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 30
    • Episode #1.30 (Jul 17, 2015) Actor (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #1.29 (Jul 16, 2015) Actor (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #1.28 (Jul 16, 2015) Actor (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Taht Al SaytaraTaht Al Saytara (TV Series) Hatem Mahmoud Al Ridi (26 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 26
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  • Primary photo for Transporter: The SeriesTransporter: The Series (TV Series) Bernard Dassin / Olivier Dassin (3 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 3
    • Chimera (Jan 3, 2015) Bernard Dassin (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Trust (Jan 24, 2015) Bernard Dassin (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • T2 (Dec 27, 2014) Olivier Dassin (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for EngrenagesEngrenages (TV Series) Tarek Ziani (5 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 5
    • Episode #5.12 (Dec 15, 2014) Tarek Ziani (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #5.11 (Dec 15, 2014) Tarek Ziani (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #5.9 (Dec 8, 2014) Tarek Ziani (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Law & Order: UKLaw & Order: UK (TV Series) Tariq Mahmoud (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Customs (Apr 9, 2014) Tariq Mahmoud (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for New TricksNew Tricks (TV Series) Supt Raphael Cruz (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
    • The Rock: Part Two (Aug 2013) Supt Raphael Cruz (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • The Rock: Part One (Jul 30, 2013) Supt Raphael Cruz (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Neeran SadeeqaNeeran Sadeeqa (TV Series) Rafaat  Less 2013– 
  • Primary photo for The BibleThe Bible (TV Mini-series) Uriah (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
    • Kingdom (Mar 10, 2013) Uriah (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for HuntedHunted (TV Series) Bernard Faroux (4 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 4
    • Kismet (Nov 9, 2012) Bernard Faroux (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Hourglass (Nov 2, 2012) Bernard Faroux (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • LB (Oct 26, 2012) Bernard Faroux (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
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  • Primary photo for VertigoVertigo (TV Series) Diaa (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jul 20, 2012) Diaa (credit only) (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for BenidormBenidorm (TV Series) Mohammed (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 3
    • Episode #5.6 (Mar 30, 2012) Mohammed (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #5.5 (Mar 23, 2012) Mohammed (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #5.4 (Mar 16, 2012) Mohammed (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Black ForestBlack Forest (TV Movie) Dr. Saxon (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for CasualtyCasualty (TV Series) Omar Nasri (6 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 6
    • Wild Horses (Oct 1, 2011) Omar Nasri (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Fixed (Sep 24, 2011) Omar Nasri (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • To Have and Have Not (Sep 17, 2011) Omar Nasri (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Mystery!Mystery! (TV Series) Migrant Worker (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for WallanderWallander (TV Series) Migrant Worker (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Faceless Killers (Oct 3, 2010) Migrant Worker (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Strike BackStrike Back (TV Series) Hakim Al Nazeri (as Dhafer L'Abidine) (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
    • Iraq: Part One (May 5, 2010) Hakim Al Nazeri (as Dhafer L'Abidine) (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Omid Djalili ShowThe Omid Djalili Show (TV Series) Actor (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
    • Episode #2.3 (May 4, 2009) Actor (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #2.1 (Apr 20, 2009) Actor (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Coming UpComing Up (TV Series) Passenger (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Lickle Bill Um (Aug 11, 2008) Passenger (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for A Touch of FrostA Touch of Frost (TV Series) Roman Cassell (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
    • Mind Games (May 31, 2008) Roman Cassell (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for The WhistleblowersThe Whistleblowers (TV Series) Mohamed Agiza (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • Ghosts (Sep 27, 2007) Mohamed Agiza (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Thieves Like UsThieves Like Us (TV Series) Claude Delacroix (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
    • The Footballer Job (Feb 19, 2007) Claude Delacroix (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for SpooksSpooks (TV Series) Sharaf (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006 2
    • Episode #5.7 (Oct 16, 2006) Sharaf (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Episode #5.6 (Oct 9, 2006) Sharaf (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for BombshellBombshell (TV Series) Raman (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
    • Episode #1.2 (May 9, 2006) Raman (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for DoctorsDoctors (TV Series) Pete Demello (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • Perfect Day (Nov 18, 2005) Pete Demello (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for The BillThe Bill (TV Series) Ali Hakimi (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • 350: Keep it Out (Sep 28, 2005) Ali Hakimi (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dream TeamDream Team (TV Series) Marcel Sabatier (60 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2004 60
    • Thrown to the Wolves (May 9, 2004) Marcel Sabatier (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Les mains sales (Apr 25, 2004) Marcel Sabatier (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
    • Ghosts (Apr 18, 2004) Marcel Sabatier (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Wire in the BloodWire in the Blood (TV Series) Hassan (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Sharp Compassion (Jan 11, 2004) Hassan (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for Maria: Daughter of Her SonMaria: Daughter of Her Son (TV Movie) Giacomo di Zebedeo (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2000
Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Wright StuffThe Wright Stuff (TV Series) Himself - Guest Panelist (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #16.3 (Aug 17, 2011) Himself - Guest Panelist (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less
  • Primary photo for DaybreakDaybreak (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Rise of the Footsoldier FeaturetteRise of the Footsoldier Featurette (Video) Himself (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2007 £4K
  • Primary photo for Prince of PoetsPrince of Poets (TV Series) Himself - Presenter  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for Voyages of DiscoveryVoyages of Discovery (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for RI:SERI:SE (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003
Other (6 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Secret World: Issue 11 - Reaping the WhirlwindThe Secret World: Issue 11 - Reaping the Whirlwind (Video Game) Samael Chandra (voice) (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Secret WorldThe Secret World (Video Game) Samael (voice) (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BrinkBrink (Video Game) Resistance (voice) (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for GoldenEye 007GoldenEye 007 (Video Game) Additional Voices (voice) (as Dhaffer L'Abidine)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Dante's InfernoDante's Inferno (Video Game) Background Shade (voice) (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Medieval II: Total WarMedieval II: Total War (Video Game) Actor (voice) (as Dhafer L'Abidine)  Less 2006

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