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The Most Famous

ACTORS from Lebanon

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This page contains a list of the greatest Lebanese Actors. The pantheon dataset contains 9,996 Actors, 9 of which were born in Lebanon. This makes Lebanon the birth place of the 57th most number of Actors behind Chile and Iceland.

Top 9

The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Lebanese Actors of all time. This list of famous Lebanese Actors is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Keanu Reeves (1964 - )

With an HPI of 70.99, Keanu Reeves is the most famous Lebanese Actor.  His biography has been translated into 98 different languages on wikipedia.

Keanu Charles Reeves ( kee-AH-noo; born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian actor. Born in Beirut and raised in Toronto, Reeves began acting in theatre productions and in television films before making his feature film debut in Youngblood (1986). He had his breakthrough role in the science fiction comedy Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989), and he reprised his role in its sequels. He gained praise for playing a hustler in the independent drama My Own Private Idaho (1991) and established himself as an action hero with leading roles in Point Break (1991) and Speed (1994). Following several box office failures, Reeves's performance in the horror film The Devil's Advocate (1997) was well received. Greater stardom came for playing Neo in the science fiction series The Matrix, beginning in 1999. He played John Constantine in Constantine (2005) and starred in the romantic drama The Lake House (2006), the science fiction thriller The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), and the crime thriller Street Kings (2008). Following another commercially down period, Reeves made a successful comeback by playing the titular assassin in the John Wick film series, beginning in 2014. In addition to acting, Reeves has directed the film Man of Tai Chi (2013). He has played bass guitar for the band Dogstar and pursued other endeavours such as writing and philanthropy.

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2. Delphine Seyrig (1932 - 1990)

With an HPI of 57.10, Delphine Seyrig is the 2nd most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 26 different languages.

Delphine Claire Beltiane Seyrig (French: [sɛʁiɡ]; 10 April 1932 – 15 October 1990) was a Lebanese-born French actress and film director. She came to prominence in Alain Resnais's 1961 film Last Year at Marienbad, and later acted in films by Francois Truffaut, Luis Buñuel, Marguerite Duras, Fred Zinneman, and Chantal Akerman. She directed three films, including Sois belle et tais-toi (1981).

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3. Antonella Lualdi (1931 - )

With an HPI of 54.57, Antonella Lualdi is the 3rd most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 18 different languages.

Antonella Lualdi (Greek: Αντονέλλα Λουάλντι, born Antonietta de Pascale; 6 July 1931) is an Italian actress and singer. She appeared in many Italian and French films in the 1950s and 1960s, notably in Claude Autant-Lara's film The Red and the Black in 1954, opposite Gérard Philipe.

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4. Haifa Wehbe (1976 - )

With an HPI of 49.95, Haifa Wehbe is the 4th most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 35 different languages.

Haifa Wehbe (Arabic: هيفاء وهبي Lebanese Arabic pronunciation: [hæjfa wehbe]) is a Lebanese-Egyptian singer and actress. She is considered one of Lebanon's most famous and successful singers, and one of the best-known artists in the Arab world. She has been among the highest-selling and most successful female Middle Eastern woman in the world, She was ranked 8th on the list of the 99 most “desirable women” according to During her career, she won many awards in the category of actresses, singers and performers. She has released seven studio albums, and made her acting debut in the 2008 Pepsi-produced film Sea of Stars. In 2006, Wehbe was on People Magazine's 50 most beautiful people list. Wehbe is also the 2nd richest celebrity in the Arab world, with a reported estimated wealth of over $57 million.In 1991, at the age of eighteen, she was chosen as Miss South Lebanon, and the holder of the title of Miss Lebanon for the year 1992, but the title was withdrawn from her because of her violation of the laws of the competition, as she was married and a mother. She began her life as a model and also participated as a model in several video clips and television commercials, then worked as a broadcaster on the Arab Radio and Television Network in 1999, and presented her first albums in 2001 and presented many albums and performed several concerts in many Arab countries. She entered the field of acting as a guest of honor in the movie Bahr Al Nojoum in 2008, and in 2009 she was chosen to star in the movie Dokan Shehata, which was directed by Khaled Youssef.

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5. Nadine Labaki (1974 - )

With an HPI of 48.70, Nadine Labaki is the 5th most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 29 different languages.

Nadine Labaki (Arabic: نادين لبكي Nādīn Labikī; born February 18, 1974) is a Lebanese actress, director and activist. Labaki first came into the spotlight as an actress in the early 2000s. Her film-making career began in 2007 after the release of her debut film, Caramel, which premiered at the Cannes 2007 Film Festival. She is known for demonstrating everyday aspects of Lebanese life and covering a range of political issues such as war, poverty, and feminism. She is the first female Arab director to be nominated for an Oscar in the category for Best Foreign Language Film for Capernaum (2018).

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6. Fares Fares (1973 - )

With an HPI of 46.66, Fares Fares is the 6th most famous Lebanese Actor.  His biography has been translated into 22 different languages.

Fares Fares (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈfǎːrɛs ˈfǎːrɛs] (listen); Arabic: فارس فارس; born 29 April 1973) is a Swedish-Lebanese actor of Assyrian descent.

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7. Nidal Al Achkar (1934 - )

With an HPI of 40.46, Nidal Al Achkar is the 7th most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 17 different languages.

Nidal Al Achkar (born 1941) is a Lebanese actress and theater director, hailed as "The Grande Dame of Lebanese Theater".

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8. Arsinée Khanjian (1958 - )

With an HPI of 39.11, Arsinée Khanjian is the 8th most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Arsinée Khanjian (Western Armenian: Արսինէ Խանճեան, Eastern Armenian: Արսինե Խանջյան; born 6 September 1958) is an Armenian-Canadian actress and activist. She is widely known for her collaborations with her husband, filmmaker Atom Egoyan. She won the 2003 Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her role in Ararat.

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9. Michael Malarkey (1983 - )

With an HPI of 35.06, Michael Malarkey is the 9th most famous Lebanese Actor.  His biography has been translated into 18 different languages.

Michael Karim Malarkey (born 21 June 1983) is a British-American actor and musician. He is best known for playing the role of Enzo in the series The Vampire Diaries.

Pantheon has 9 people classified as actors born between 1931 and 1983. Of these 9, 8 (88.89%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living actors include Keanu Reeves, Antonella Lualdi, and Haifa Wehbe. The most famous deceased actors include Delphine Seyrig.

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