The Most Famous

ACTORS from Lebanon

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This page contains a list of the greatest Lebanese Actors. The pantheon dataset contains 10,030 Actors, 8 of which were born in Lebanon. This makes Lebanon the birth place of the 51st most number of Actors behind Latvia and Thailand.

Top 8

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 77.13, Keanu Reeves is the most famous Lebanese Actor.  His biography has been translated into 96 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 later 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 a setback, Reeves made a 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 66.90, Delphine Seyrig is the 2nd most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 25 different languages.

Delphine Claire Beltiane Seyrig (French: [sɛʁiɡ]; 10 April 1932 – 15 October 1990) was a Lebanese-born French actress and film director.

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3. Antonella Lualdi (1931 - )

With an HPI of 64.48, Antonella Lualdi is the 3rd most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 17 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 60.73, Haifa Wehbe is the 4th most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 33 different languages.

Haifa Wehbe (Arabic: هيفاء وهبي‎ Hayfāʼ Wahbī) is a Lebanese singer and actress. 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.

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5. Nadine Labaki (1974 - )

With an HPI of 60.05, Nadine Labaki is the 5th most famous Lebanese Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 27 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.

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6. Fares Fares (1973 - )

With an HPI of 59.27, Fares Fares is the 6th most famous Lebanese Actor.  His biography has been translated into 19 different languages.

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

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7. Arsinée Khanjian (1958 - )

With an HPI of 51.79, Arsinée Khanjian is the 7th 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 a Canadian actress and producer.

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8. Michael Malarkey (1983 - )

With an HPI of 49.58, Michael Malarkey is the 8th most famous Lebanese Actor.  His biography has been translated into 15 different languages.

Michael Karim Malarkey (born (1983-06-21)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 8 people classified as actors born between 1931 and 1983. Of these 8, 7 (87.50%) 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. As of October 2020, 2 new actors have been added to Pantheon including Antonella Lualdi and Arsinée Khanjian.

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