Marwan Kenzari is an award-winning Dutch actor. He received critical acclaim for his powerful and brooding performance in the Dutch crime drama WOLF, in which he plays a recently paroled Moroccan immigrant struggling to toe the line between promising boxer and rising criminal enforcer. His performance won him the Golden Calf for Best Actor at the Netherlands Film Festival in 2013. The International Film Festival Berlin selected Marwan as a Shooting Star 2014, while Variety introduced him as ‘International Talent to Watch’ in February 2014, followed by a listing in The Hollywood Reporter's '15 International Break Out Talents of 2016'.
Later this year, he can be seen in the Netflix spy drama, THE ANGEL, based on the true story of an Egyptian spy, Ahsraf Marwan, who worked as a double agent. Spying for both Israel and Egypt, and gained invaluable intelligence that helped to politically shape the Middle East in the 20th century. He can most recently be seen in MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS with Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp and Judi Dench, with Branagh also directing, and THE MUMMY for Universal opposite of Tom Cruise. Previously, he starred in COLLIDE opposite Nic Hoult and Felicity Jones and THE PROMISE with Christian Bale and Oscar Isaac, which premiered in Toronto 2016.
Upcoming projects include Guy Ritchie's live action musical version of the Disney feature ALADDIN, in which he plays the iconic role of 'Jafar', and LOCUS OF CONTROL, the directorial feature film debut of Dutch actress Halina Reijn.