Sneha Girap (Editor)

Abdelmajid Lakhal

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
Occupation  Actor, director
Years active  1948 - 2014

Name  Abdelmajid Lakhal
Role  Theatre actor
Abdelmajid Lakhal httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu

Born  29 November 1939 (1939-11-29) Bizerte, Tunisia
Awards  Best Actor Award (Arab Television Festival) - 1983
Died  September 27, 2014, Tunis, Tunisia
Movies and TV shows  Jesus of Nazareth, Black Gold

Abdelmajid lakhal ciao 2006

Abdelmajid Lakhal (November 29, 1939 – September 27, 2014) was a Tunisian theatre and film actor and theatre director. He was considered to be a professional and versatile interpreter. Recently, he performed classical pieces (Carlo Goldoni, Anton Chekhov) translated into Arabic, at the Municipal theatre of Tunis, which were well received. He was known on Arab Television for acting in many telefilms.


Abdelmajid Lakhal Tunisie L39acteur Abdelmajid Lakhal n39est plus

Early life

Abdelmajid Lakhal Abdelmajid Lakhal Wikipedia

Born in Bizerte on November 29, 1939, Lakhal lived with his family at Hammam-Lif. He performed his first role at 9 years old in 1948 in 'Khātimat al-naffāf' (The end of a morphine addict).


Abdelmajid Lakhal Abdelmajid Lakhal Biography Actor Tunisia

He says that the passion for theatre took him "...totally when he was 16 years old....". He joined the students 'Group Jeunes Comédiens', at Hammam-Lif.

In 1960 he was a student at the National Theatre of Music and Dance of Tunis.

In 1965 he directed Molière's Georges Dandin with the al-Nuhūd Group of Tunis.

From 1966-1967 he played Flaminio from Robert Merle, Yerma from Federico García Lorca, and the Marshall from Molière's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme.

For the 1968 adaptation of Hamlet in the town of Hammamet, Tunisia, Lakhal was assistant director to Alì Ben Ayed. In 1971 he made his debut as a professional director with '8 Ladies' by Robert Thomas.

In 1974 he directed The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare), and in 1982 he played Magid in 'La Noce' (Luce Berthommé), which was performed again at the Théâtre du Lucernaire in Paris. He worked at the creation of 'Jafabule' (Christian Le Guillochet).

He also organized tours and directed the Group of the Theatre de Tunis, which has worked three times in the 'Théâtre de la Ville' (Paris), and also in Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Vienna, Egypt, and Lebanon.

As an actor

  • 1975: Il messia of Roberto Rossellini
  • 1976: Jesus of Nazareth of Franco Zeffirelli
  • 1976: Fatma 75 of Salma Baccar
  • 1979: Aziza of Abdellatif Ben Ammar
  • 1981: Mirages of Abdelhafidh Bouassida
  • 1987: La mort en face of Mohamed Damak
  • 1990: Un bambino di nome Gesù of Francesco Rosi
  • 1991: Le vent des destins of Ahmed Jemaï
  • 1993: Échec et mat of Rachid Ferchiou
  • 2000: Fatma of Khaled Ghorbal
  • 2000: Une Odyssée of Brahim Babaï
  • Non professional

  • 1960: Les femmes en danger of Ezzeddine Souissi
  • 1964: George Dandin ou le Mari confondu of Molière with Renaissance Group
  • 1974: La Vie est belle (operetta) with El Manar Group Theatre
  • 1985: La Vie de temps à autre de Salah Zouaoui
  • 1988: Nahar al jounun (Crazy) of Frej Slama after Taoufik Hakim with the Group of Culture of Ibn-Khaldoun.
  • Director

  • 1971: Huit Femmes of Robert Thomas. (translation)
  • 1974: The Merchant of Venice of Shakespeare (translation), at Festival international de Carthage
  • 1977: Noces de sang of Federico García Lorca (adaptation)
  • 1978: Une nuit des mille et une nuits of Noureddine Kasbaoui
  • 1979: Bine Noumine (Entre deux songes) of Ali Douagi (opérette), opening the Festival international de Monastir
  • 1981: El Forja (The Spectacle) of Lamine Nahdi, opening the 'Festival du Printemps' at the 'Théâtre municipal de Tunis'
  • 1985: La Jalousie de Mohamed Labidi
  • 1986: Volpone of Jules Romains and Stefan Zweig (translation by Mohamed Abdelaziz Agrebi)
  • 1987: Ettassouira of Abdessalem El Bech
  • 1991: Le quatrième monde d'Abdellatif Hamrouni, opening the 'Festival national de La Goulette'
  • 2000: El Khsouma (Baruffe a Chioggia) of Carlo Goldoni (adaptation)
  • 2003: Fine Essaada of Taoufik Hakim (adaptation)
  • 2005: The Seagull of Anton Chekhov (translation)
  • Television

    The television programs, in Tunisia started in 1966.

  • 1967: Le quatrième acteur of Noureddine Kasbaoui
  • 1967: Le Médecin malgré lui of Molière
  • 1967: L'Avare ou l'École du mensonge of Molière
  • 1970: Interdit au public of Roger Dornès and Jean Marsan
  • 1973: J'avoue of Hamadi Arafa
  • 1974: Histoire d'un poème de Noureddine Chouchane
  • 1976: Ziadatou Allah II of Ahmed Harzallah (telefilm)
  • 1983: Yahia Ibn Omar d'Hamadi Arafa (telefilm) (1st prize for interpretation)
  • 1984: Cherche avec nous d'Abderrazak Hammami (telefilm monthly for 4 years)
  • 1985: El Watek bellah el hafsi of Hamadi Arafa (telefilm)
  • 1989: Cantara of Jean Sagols (telefilm of Antenne 2)
  • 1991: Les gens, une histoire d'Hamadi Arafa
  • 1992: Autant en emporte le vent de Slaheddine Essid (Tunisian telefilm of 14 episodes)
  • 1994: Par précaution de Safoudh Kochairi
  • 1996: L'homme de la médina de Paolo Barzman
  • 1996: Abou Raihana de Fouaz Abdelki (30 episodes)
  • 1999-2001: Souris à la vie d'Abderrazak Hammami (twice 30 episodes)
  • References

    Abdelmajid Lakhal Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    Gloria Fernandes from USA
    Tom Nussbaum
    Alfreds Rubiks