Samy Naceri

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Samy Naceri
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Born
Saïd Naceri

(1961-07-02) 2 July 1961 (age 60)
Paris, France
OccupationActor
Years active1989–present

Saïd "Samy" Naceri (French:  [sami naseʁi] ; born 2 July 1961) is a French actor known for his work in the four Taxi films and The Code (La Mentale).

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Early life and career

Naceri was born to an Algerian Berber Kabyle father and a French mother in the 4th arrondissement of Paris and spent his childhood in the Parisian suburb of Fontenay-sous-Bois. His brother is Bibi Naceri, who co-wrote and co-starred in international hit film District 13 . He shared the award for Best Actor for his role in the film Days of Glory at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. [1]

Personal life

Stemming from a substance abuse charge in 2003, Naceri was sentenced to eight months' imprisonment with deferment, had his driving licence suspended for three years, and was penalized with a 5,000 fine for a road rage incident in which he smashed a car and assaulted one of its occupants. [2] [3] [4] [5]

In November 2005, after waiting for a late guest, Naceri attacked a 22-year-old man with an ashtray at a trendy Paris restaurant. [6] The actor was convicted for assault and spent two months in jail. [7] He was released in February 2006. Then, in December 2006 he was imprisoned for racially abusing police officers. [8] In January 2007 he was accused of attempted murder after stabbing a security guard in Aix-en-Provence. He was sentenced to 9 months in prison (6 months suspended) for violence and was also sentenced to 1 month in prison for assaulting two guards at a medical center where he was being treated for overdosing on drugs. [9] [10]

Filmography

Awards and nominations

Winner

2006: Cannes Film Festival - Best Actor

1995: Locarno International Film Festival - Best Actor

1995: Festival du Film de Paris - Special Mention

Nominated

1999: Cesar Award for Most Promising Actor

MV

Samy Naceri was starred in the MV of Günahsız Günahım song. Günahsız Günahım was taken at Paris for same-named MV of Azerbaijani singer Roya. It was directed by Charly Clodion and managed by Kenan Bayramov and Boris Abdull. Music of song is Naila Mirmammadli's.

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References

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  2. Philippe DU TANNEY, Les nouvelles frasques de Samy Naceri, in Le Figaro , no. 17644, jeudi 3 mai 2001, p. 16
  3. Philippe DU TANNEY, Sami Naceri condamné pour injures, dans Le Figaro , no. 17668, jeudi 31 mai 2001, p. 11
  4. Philippe du TANNEY, Le timide repentir de Samy Naceri, in Le Figaro , no. 18071, samedi 14 septembre 2002, p. 10
  5. Associated Press, Samy Naceri à l'amende, in Le Monde , samedi 12 octobre 2002
  6. Christophe Ono-Dit-Biot, Samy l'embrouille a encore frappé, in Le Point , jeudi 1er décembre 2005, p. 82.
  7. Le Monde , lundi 28 novembre 2005, p. 8
  8. "French actor jailed over insults". BBC News. 14 December 2006. Retrieved 23 May 2010.
  9. "FOXNews.com - Actor Samy Naceri Sentenced in Two Cases - Celebrity Gossip – Entertainment News – Arts And Entertainment". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016.
  10. « Samy Naceri de nouveau devant la justice ! » [ permanent dead link ], Peoplestar.tv, 15 Octobre 2008.