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Added by Mejo ♥♫ on 3 Jun 2011 09:59
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Arabic Descents

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Paula Abdul


Descent: Syrian
Occupation: Recording artist, dancer, choreographer, actress and television personality
Best Known For: as a judge on the television series, American Idol.
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Moustapha Akkad


Descent: Syrian.
Occupation: Film producer and director.
Best Known For: Producing the series of Halloween films and directing The Messenge and Lion of the Desert.
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Average listal rating (668 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0

Vince Vaughn


Descent: Partially Lebanese
Occupation: Actor, screenwriter, producer and comedian
Best Known For: He has since appeared in a number of films, mostly comedies, including The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Old School, Starsky & Hutch, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Couples Retreat, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and Wedding Crashers
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Average listal rating (16 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 0

Danny Nucci


Descent: Moroccan mother
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role as Jack Dawson's Italian friend Fabrizio De Rossi in Titanic.
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Average listal rating (91 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0

Alia Shawkat


Descent: Iraqi
Occupation: Actress
Best Known For: Her role as Maeby Fünke in the Fox series Arrested Development
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Shannon Elizabeth


Descent: Syrian
Occupation: Actress and former fashion model.
Best Known For: Her roles in comedy films such as Scary Movie, American Pie, and Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back. She as well is also known for her work in horror films such as Thirteen Ghosts, Cursed, and Night of the Demons
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Tony Shalhoub


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role in TV series Monk as Adrian Monk.
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Average listal rating (1090 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0

Salma Hayek


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Actress, director and producer
Best Known For: Her role as Frida Kahlo in the movie Frida
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Average listal rating (15 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0

Jamie Farr


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Television, film, and theater actor
Best Known For: having played the role Maxwell Q. Klinger in the television sitcom M*A*S*H
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Average listal rating (4 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0

George Nader


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: film and television actor
Best Known For: His role Roy in Robot Monster
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Wentworth Miller


Descent: Part Syrian/Lebanese
Occupation: Actor, model, and screenwriter
Best Known For: His role as Michael Scofield in Prison Break
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Average listal rating (702 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0

Shakira


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, dancer, and philanthropist
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Average listal rating (10 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 0

Casey Kasem


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Radio personality and voice actor
Best Known For: voicing Shaggy in Scooby-Doo
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Michael Ansara


Descent: Syrian
Occupation: Actor and voice-actor
Best Known For: His role as Commander Kang on three different Star Trek TV series and Mr.Freeze in Batman: The Animated Series
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Average listal rating (28 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 0

Marlo Thomas


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Actress and producer
Best Known For: Her starring role on the TV series That Girl
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Average listal rating (78 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 0

Kathy Najimy


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Actress
Best Known For: Her role as Olive Massery on the television series Veronica's Closet, Sister Mary Patrick in Sister Act and the voice of Peggy Hill on the animated television series King of the Hill
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Average listal rating (38 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0

Rima Fakih


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Beauty pageant contestant, winner of the 2010 Miss USA title, and a professional wrestler!!
Best Known For: in WWE as a WWE Diva
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Wendie Malick


Descent: Egyptian
Occupation: Actress and former fashion model
Best Known For: her roles as Judith Tupper Stone in Dream On, Nina Van Horn in Just Shoot Me!, and Victoria Chase in Hot in Cleveland.
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Yasmine Bleeth


Descent: Algerian mother
Occupation: Actress
Best Known For: Her role as Caroline Holden in Baywatch.
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Average listal rating (5 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0

Danny Thomas


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Nightclub comedian and television and film actor
Best Known For: Starring in the television sitcom Make Room for Daddy
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Average listal rating (11 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 0

DJ Khaled


Descent: Palestinian
Occupation: Record producer, radio personality, DJ, Rapper and record label executive
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Average listal rating (184 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0

Frank Zappa


Descent: his father had Lebanese ancestry
Occupation: Composer, singer-songwriter, electric guitarist, record producer and film director
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Average listal rating (25 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 0

Paul Anka


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Singer, songwriter and actor.
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Average listal rating (19 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 0

Jim Backus


Descent: Lebanese
Occupation: Radio, television, film, and voice actor.
Best Known For: The voice of Mr. Magoo
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Omar Berdouni


Descent: Moroccan
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role as Prince Ahmed Bin Khaled in The Kingdom






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Sami Bouajila


Descent: Tunisian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role as Samir Nazhde from The Siege







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Khalid Abdalla


Descent: Egyptian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role as Ziad Jarrah in United 93 and Freddy in Green Zone









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Hany Abu-Assad


Descent: Palestinian
Occupation: Director
Best Known For: Directing his Film Paradise Now which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2006





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Saïd Taghmaoui


Descent: Moroccan
Occupation: Actor and screenwriter
Best Known For: His role in the series Lost as Caesar








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Lubna Azabal


Descent: Moroccan
Occupation: Actress
Best Known For: Her role in Paradise Now.









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Average listal rating (7 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0

Yigal Naor


Descent: Iraqi
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role as General Al Rawi in Green Zone and as Saddam Hussein in the four episode House of Saddam





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Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 0

Zineb Oukach


Descent: Moroccan
Occupation: Actress and model
Best Known For: Playing the role of Fatima in the film Rendition









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Omar Metwally


Descent: Egyptian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role in Rendition and Munich, he'll be in Twilight The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn as Amun.







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Average listal rating (20 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0

Hiam Abbass


Descent: Palestinian
Occupation: Actress
Best Known For: her roles in the films Satin Rouge, Haifa, Paradise Now, The Syrian Bride, Free Zone Dawn of the World, The Visitor, Lemon Tree, and Amreeka




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Average listal rating (8 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 0

Ali Suliman


Descent: Palestinian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: Starring the film Paradise Now






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Average listal rating (3 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 0

Kais Nashif


Descent: Palestinian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: Playing the lead role in Paradise Now









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Sayed Badreya


Descent: Egyptian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His roles in major Hollywood films such as The Insider, Three Kings, Independence Day and Stargate







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Anthony Azizi


Descent: Iranian
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Best Known For: He has guest-starred on Criminal Minds, CSI: Miami, JAG, Gilmore Girls, The Shield, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, Veronica Mars, Desperate Housewives, Lost, Prison Break, The Mentalist and Chuck .. He also starred in the film Phobic and Eagle Eye



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Khaled Nabawy


Descent: Egyptian
Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role in Kingdom of Heaven









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Ghassan Massoud


Descent: Syrian
Occupation: Actor and filmmaker
Best Known For: His role as Saladin in Kingdom of Heaven.





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Said Faraj


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Occupation: Actor
Best Known For: His role as Seyyed Hamza in Green Zone








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Joey Ansah


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Occupation: Actor and martial artist
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Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Jun 4 12:31
واو قريت توبيك اعجبتني الفكرة
شكرا لاضافة اقتراحاتي .
Edit: 6 years, 4 months ago
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Jun 4 14:01
مشششآللهَ
وربيِ Wentworth Miller آبببدآ مآشكيتَ فيهَ
آغلبببهمَ مآكنتَ آعرفَ ...ِGreat Work ~
يسلموَ
Posted: 6 years, 4 months ago at Jun 4 15:21
Interesting list!
Posted: 6 years ago at Oct 15 16:41
haifa wahbe,yara naoum,karl wolf...must be added...
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Mar 30 0:21
Nice list. Well done :)
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Mar 31 2:11
Shakira is only partly Lebanese because she is Colombian and Salma Hayek is of Mexican descent. You could add Natalie Portman, she was born in Israel. Good list though. I abolutely LOVE Tony Shalhoub!
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Apr 1 11:34
really that a new information to me
Posted: 5 years, 6 months ago at Apr 19 3:47
A very successful woman!
"Can you help me participate in this program how not?"
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Posted: 5 years ago at Oct 9 19:45
Interesting list! I'm surprised that Shakira, Salma Hayek, Casey Kasem, and Marlo Thomas are on the list.
Posted: 4 years, 4 months ago at Jun 5 17:29
Red-One too from Morocco
Posted: 4 months, 2 weeks ago at Jun 5 7:37
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