Mehdi Aissaoui (Ben Ibrahim)
Mehdi Ben Ibrahim (Aissaoui) was born on September 7, in Morocco, He is an actor and poet, known for Finding Jesus as John S01 (2015) S02 (2016), Captive as Leader of Al Qaeda (2016) and Banged up abroad (2016) as Tarik. His mother, Mariam Kabbaj is a humanitarian and a social worker, former basketball player and his father Chakib Aissaoui (Ben Ibr...
Mehdi Ben Ibrahim (Aissaoui) was born on September 7, in Morocco, He is an actor and poet, known for Finding Jesus as John S01 (2015) S02 (2016), Captive as Leader of Al Qaeda (2016) and Banged up abroad (2016) as Tarik. His mother, Mariam Kabbaj is a humanitarian and a social worker, former basketball player and his father Chakib Aissaoui (Ben Ibrahim) is a business man, and a delightful humble man. Mehdi has two older sisters ''Aicha'' and ''Salma'' and one younger brother ''Amine'' Although he never took part in Moroccan productions, he performs to foreign ones. Recently, the actor Mehdi Aissaoui has just taken part in two projects from the United States. The announcement was made to ALM by the artist, who said he had appeared in the series entitled "Captive" by his American director Nick Green. A work produced by Ligthbox and shot in Ouarzazate. "I played the role of chief of the base where negotiations were held with elements of al-Qaeda in Yemen to release a foreign couple kidnapped in South Africa," says Mehdi Aissaoui recalling that the release of the The work in which he participates is scheduled for December on Netflix in the first place. In addition to this series, the actor took part in the 10th season of the series "Banged up abroad" by director Harry Hewland. "I interpreted in this production, the role of Tarik, a young Libyan," says Mehdi Aissaoui about his appearance in this work addressing the era of Gaddafi. In addition, the Moroccan artist appeared in the 2nd season of "Finding Jesus" directors Hugh Ballantyne, Gary Johnstone and Nick Green. The output is also planned in December on CNN. "In this series, I slip into the skin of John the Apostle," says Mehdi Aissaoui who also participated in the first season of the same series and that of "The last days of" British director, Ben Mole, scheduled on Channel 5 and where he interprets the role of "disciple". Asked about the requests made by foreign directors to his performances, Mehdi Aissaoui, whose charm has a Mediterranean and Middle Eastern character, is based on his "good level in English", in addition to castings and his passion for cinema. About his stamps compared to those granted to foreign artists in the productions in which he participates, the Moroccan actor, aged 22, believes that it is quite "normal that there is discrimination. But the difference is not huge! " Regarding his collaboration with Moroccan filmmakers, Mehdi Aissaoui recalls that he has not yet had an opportunity in this direction. "It is true that I have received offers that are, however, not yet confirmed. It is an honor to work with Moroccan filmmakers! ", He reveals, recalling that he plans to pursue his studies in audiovisual communication abroad.
Mehdi Aissaoui's FILMOGRAPHY
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