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Mohammad Bakri

Mohammad Bakri

Sector : Media , Actors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1953
  • Age : 64
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Mohammad Bakri "born 1953", is a Palestinian actor and film director. He is a graduate from Tel Aviv University. 

Muhammad Bakri was born in the village of Bi'ina in northern Israel. He went to elementary school in his hometown and received his secondary education in the nearby city of Akko. He studied acting and Arabic literature at Tel Aviv University in 1973 and graduated three years later.

Bakri is married to Leila and have six children. His sons Adam, Ziad and Saleh Bakri are also actors.


Bakri began his professional acting career in with Habima Theatre in Tel Aviv, Haifa theater and al-Kasaba theater in Ramallah. His one-man plays, "The Pessoptimist," 1986, "The Anchor," 1991, "Season of Migration to the North 1993," and "Abu Marmar," 1999, were performed in Hebrew and Arabic.

After a few years of acting in Palestinian and Israeli film, Bakri began to act in international films in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Canada. Bakri also directed two documentary films including the controversial "Jenin, Jenin".


Achievements and Awards

  • Award for the Best Actor for the role in "Private" in Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema 2005.
  • Best Actor Award for Private by Saverio Costanzo, Locarno International Film Festival 2004.
  • Palestine Prize for Cinema 1999 Ramallah.
  • Award for the Best Actor for the role in "Haifa" by Rashid Masharawi, Valencia Festival 1997.
  • Award for the Best Actor for the role in "Beyond the Walls II" by Uri Barabash, Valencia Festival 1994.
  • Award for the Best Actor for the role in "Beyond the Walls" by Uri Barabash, Israel 1984.
  • Award for the best actor for the role in Season of Migration to the North, by Tayeb Salih, adapted and directed by Ouriel Zohar, in the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre, Israel 1993.

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