Actor who became an immediate sensation with his debut film performance in Wake Up Morocco (2006). He later found greater stardom by starring in a series of religious films, including The Gospel of John (2014) and The Gospel of Luke (2015).
He earned a bachelor's degree in business communication from the Lycée Elbilia in the late '90s. He later moved to New York to study English at Queens College.
His time filming Wake Up Morocco was fraught with challenges, including a motorcycle accident and a bout with appendicitis.
He has one younger brother.
He acted alongside Rachid El Ouali in the historical drama film Al Massira: la Marche Verte (2016).