Tahar Rahim (born in Belfort, France, July 4, 1981, into an Algerian family) acted in French in movies like A Prophet (2009) by Jacques Audiard, in English in films like Black Gold (2011) by Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Eagle (2011) with Channing Tatum, Mary Madgalene (2018) with Rooney Mara. He played a prisoner held at Guantanamo Bay for 14 years in The Mauritanian (2020) directed by Kevin Macdonald from the 2015 memoir Guantanamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Salahi. On television, he acted in The Looming Tower (2018), The Eddy (2020), The Serpent (2021).
Golden Globe AwardsAwards Database
Best Actor - Limited Series, Anthology Series or Television Motion PictureSerpent, The
Best Actor - Motion Picture - DramaMauritanian, The