Zinedine Soualem

Zinedine Soualem

Born in 1957 in Thiers, Puy-de-Dôme in France, Zinedine Soualem made his theatrical debut in 1983 with Les Paravents by Patrice Chéreau. He then pursued a career in theater before appearing on-screen in the 1983 films La Bête Noire directed by Patrick Chaput and Hanna K directed by Constantin Costa-Gavras. In 1992, he worked with Cédric Klapisch in Rien du Tout and continued to work with the filmmaker in other films including Chacun Cherche son Chat in 1996 and Ni Pour ni Contre (bien au contraire) in 2003. Soualem has appeared in over 75 films and enjoys working under the direction of young filmmakers such as Yamina Benguigui in Inch'Allah Dimanche.