Saïd Taghmaoui

by madman on February 9, 2017

Place of Birth: Villepinte, Seine-Saint-Denis, France

Date of Birth: July 19, 1973

Ethnicity: Moroccan Berber

Saïd Taghmaoui is a French-American actor and screenwriter. He is the son of Moroccan parents of Berber (Shilha) descent.

Saïd speaks French, Arabic, English, and Italian.

Photo by Denis Makarenko/


Karima Adebibe

by stlucas on January 26, 2017

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: c. summer of 1985

Ethnicity: Moroccan Berber, Irish, Greek Cypriot

Karima Adebibe is a Moroccan-British actress and model. She was born in Bethnal Green, London, and brought up between Tangier, Morocco, and London, England. She has a sister, Miriam. Karima is also known under the name Karima McAdams. She speaks fluent English and French.

Her father is said to be a Moroccan Berber. Her mother, Sylvia, is of half Irish and half Greek Cypriot descent.

Karima’s maternal grandfather is John Michaeloudiou.

Karima’s maternal grandmother is Margaret McAdams.

Karima’s mother and maternal grandmother are pictured here.


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Adam Gemili

by wanderer on October 17, 2016

BARCELONA - JULY, 11: Adam Gemili of Great Britain celebrate gol

Birth Name: Adam Ahmed R. Gemili

Place of Birth: Southwark, London, England

Date of Birth: 6 October, 1993

Ethnicity: Iranian, Moroccan

Adam Gemili is a British sprinter. He is of Iranian and Moroccan descent, which he has said is “a very weird background for a sprinter, but it’s working for me”.

Photo by Maxisports/


Mehdi Dehbi

by andrew on August 17, 2016

"Le fils de l'Autre" Paris Premiere - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Liège, Belgium

Date of Birth: 5 December, 1985

Ethnicity: Tunisian, Berber

Mehdi Dehbi is a Belgian actor. He has Tunisian ancestry. Also, his maternal grandfather was a Berber, who moved from Morocco to Belgium.


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Imaan Hammam

by wanderer on June 10, 2016

Anna Sui - Fall Winter 2016 Collection

Place of Birth: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date of Birth: October 5, 1996

*Egyptian (father)
*Moroccan (mother)

Imaan Hammam is a Dutch fashion model. She has said:

My mom is from Morocco—from the South, where people are much darker, and have [textured] hair, and my father is from Egypt. He doesn’t have any hair lately, but in his younger years, he had a big Afro.

A picture of Imaan with her father can be seen here. A picture of Imaan’s mother can be seen here.

Photo by excelentphoto/