Tahar Rahim

Tahar Rahim’s latest film is The Mauritanian, for which he received a Golden Globe nomination for Bets Actor in a Motion Picture Drama; the real-life legal drama also starring Jodie Foster, Shailene Woodley and Benedict Cumberbatch is out February 12 through STX Films. Rahim’s breakthrough came when he played the main role Jacques Audiard’s 2009 thriller A Prophet. Since then, he has worked all over the world, in films such as Kevin Macdonald’s The Eagle, alongside Channing Tatum, in Asghar Farhadi’s The Past, Fatih Akin’s The Cut, Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Daguerrotype and opposite Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix in Garth Davis’ Mary Magdalene. He starred with Jeff Daniels in the series The Looming Tower and plays in the main role in the BBC/Netflix co-production The Serpent.


Three Great Things: Tahar Rahim

By Tahar Rahim | February 10, 2021

Three Great Things: Tahar Rahim

The Golden Globe-nominated star of The Mauritanian on some of his favorite things (two of which he can't do because Paris is in lockdown ...).