Said Taghmaoui is a French actor whose career launched with the film “La Haine,” a critically acclaimed feature about troubled youth in Paris. Since then, Taghmaoui has been a force in French cinema and beyond, with a starring turn in David O. Russell’s 1995 film, “Three Kings,” which introduced him to audiences around the world.
He also has had major roles in films such as “The Kite Runner,” “Traitor” and “G.I. Joe: The Rise of The Cobra.” His first American television appearance was during then final season of “Lost,” when he played “Caesar,” a plane crash victim with ulterior motives. Additionally, he starred in the HBO film “My Brother The Devil,” before joining the second season of TOUCH.
Taghmaoui is from Paris, France.