Fares Fares

by andrew on May 23, 2015

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Place of Birth: Beirut, Lebanon

Date of Birth: 29 April, 1973

Ethnicity: Assyrian

Fares Fares is an Assyrian-Swedish actor. His brother is director Josef Fares.

Fares was born in Beirut, Lebanon, of Assyrian origin. In 1987, when he was fourteen years old, his family moved to Sweden to escape the Lebanese civil war, residing in Örebro, where they had relatives.

On his religion, Fares has said: “I’m not a Muslim. I was born Christian.” He often plays Middle Eastern characters.

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

neiltennant June 29, 2016 at 3:51 am

he could easily pass for a darker turkish

andrew June 29, 2016 at 5:28 am

He’s definitely not darker than average Turk.

phaedra May 14, 2016 at 7:04 pm

His name is pronounced as Faris or Ferris.

Not fares, as in price fares.

Capricious October 8, 2015 at 6:13 am

He’s handsome. He’s a huskier James Franco.

Glad that there are Assyrian actors around – not so much is known about that ethnicity.

LucarioCooper October 4, 2015 at 12:59 pm

That nose…

neiltennant June 29, 2016 at 3:52 am

i would not have a problem with his nose

Dildo (SE) August 30, 2015 at 11:04 am

“CORRECTION’

“Fares Fares is an Assyrian actor.”

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