Hisham Suliman Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Hisham Suliman

Hisham Fadel Suliman is an Arab-Israeli actor. He got recognition for his most interesting work in the movie “Bethlehem” and the TV series “Fauda.”


Suliman was born on Tuesday, February 28, 1978 (42 years; as in 2019) in Nazareth, Israel. Since childhood, he had a desire to be an actor. In 1997, he joined Yoram Levinstein Studio in Tel Aviv for acting and finished his graduation by 2000. In 2007, he established the Fringe Theater in Nazareth.

Physical Appearance

Eye Color: Green

Hair Color: Black

Family & Wife

Suliman was born in a big family of 13 brothers and sisters. He tied the knot with an Arab-Israeli actress, Rahik Haj Yahi. They are blessed with three kids.

Hisham Suliman with his wife and kids


Suliman began his acting career, at the age of fourteen, with the movie “La dame du Caire” (1992). He played some cameo roles in “Shtey dakot miparadis” (2002), “Whispering Embers” (2005), and Oscar-nominated thriller film “Munich” (2005). For some time, he was engaged in local films such as “The Little Traitor” (2007) and “Zaytoun” (2012). After making a guest appearance in an episode of the American thriller “Homeland” (2011), he started getting regular roles in television series such as “Mermaids” (2014), and “Good Family” (2014). He came into limelight after playing the character of Ibrahim in the Israeli drama movie “Bethlehem” (2013).

Hisham Suliman in Bethlehem

In 2015, he was offered the role of Abu Ahmad in “Fauda.” It is the first Israeli television serial which is aired on Netflix in Hebrew, Arabic, and English (dubbed). After the huge success of Fauda, he mentioned in an interview that he had been inundated with messages from fans from a range of backgrounds.

Hisham Suliman in Fauda

Hisham Suliman in Fauda

Along with the TV series, he made an appearance in movies “Wounded Land” (2015), “Junction 48” (2016), and “The Last Band in Lebanon” (2016). By 2017, he made a comeback to television. He landed a role in the drama “Your Honor” (2017) that was aired on the American Showtime network. In 2017, he starred in a groundbreaking action sci-fi series “Medinah” (2017). It came out to be the first Middle Eastern TV series to be broadcasted at San Diego ComicCon. He, along with the founder of the Yoram Loewenstein School of Acting is planning to set-up a branch of the Tel Aviv-based Yoram Loewenstein Performing Arts Studio for students in the age bracket of 18 to 28, by October 2020.

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