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Date of Birth March 31, 1950
Place of Birth Algeria
Age 70 years old
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Mohamed Fellag is an Algerian comedian, writer, humorist and actor. In 1958, at the height of the Algerian war of independence, his father took him and his younger brother, for their safety, to stay with an aunt in Beni-Messous where they went to primary school. He did his secondary studies in Tizi-Ouzou He entered the School of Dramatic Arts of Algiers in 1968 and stayed there for four years performing in several theatres throughout Algeria.

Native name: محمد فلاق
Born: Moh-Saïd Fellag, 31, 1950, Azeffoun, Tizi Ouzou, Algeria
Residence: Paris, France
Citizenship: Algeria, France
Education: Ecole Jeanmaire
Alma mater: School of Dramatic Arts of Algiers, National Theatre of Algiers
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1978-Present
Spouse(s): Marianne Épin
Awards: Genie Award
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About Fellag

Born Moh-Said Fellag, this Genie Award-winning actor played a starring role in the 2005 Oscar-nominated film, Monsieur Lazhar. In 2003, he received the Raymond Devos Prize.

Before Fame

He attended the School of Dramatic Arts of Algiers for four years.


He moved to Tunisia after a bomb exploded during one of his presentations.

Family Life

His father sent him and his brother to live with his aunt in the small village of Messous.


He played a role in the stage production of Ray Bradbury's Le Costume Blanc Couleur Glace a la Noix de Coco in 1986.

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  • 21st-century Algerian male actors
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  • Best Actor Genie and Canadian Screen Award winners
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  • Algerian emigrants to France
  • Laureates of the Prince Claus Award
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Latest information about Fellag updated on October 21, 2020.

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