Najwa Nimri

Najwa Nimri

Born: February 14, 1972
Age: 47
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Biography

Najwa Nimri Urrutikoetxea is a Spanish actress and singer of Navarrese and Jordanian descent.

Nimri's mother is Navarrese and her father is Jordanian; his name is Karam Nimri. She has a brother named Karim Nimri, a half-brother named Andre Nimri and two half-sisters named Sara and Nadia Nimri. Najwa also has a cousin who is a singer named (Antix) Alexander Nimier. When she was a child she moved to Bilbao and now lives in Madrid.

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Career

Her first important film role was in Salto al vacío, the first movie by film director Daniel Calparsoro. Her career as a singer started with small groups. In 1996, she formed the band Najwajean with Carlos Jean.[1] She has also released three solo albums. She was married to Daniel Calparsoro[2] and in 2004, she had a son, Teo.

Several of her film roles won her praise: as Ana in Lovers of the Arctic Circle, and as Elena in Sex and Lucia (Spanish title Lucía y el sexo). Both films were directed by Julio Medem. She starred next to Eduardo Noriega in Abre los ojos and El Método (The Method).

Discography

With Carlos Jean as Najwajean

  • No Blood (1998) - #80
  • Asfalto (2001) (soundtrack) - #175
  • Guerreros (2002) (soundtrack) - #88
  • Najwajean Selection (2002) (compilation album) - #108
  • Till It Breaks (2008) - #20
  • Bonzo (2015)

Najwajean singles

  • Crime (2008)

Solo albums

  • Carefully (2001) - #76
  • Mayday (2003) - #48
  • Walkabout (2006) - #10 (50,000 copies sold; Gold).
  • El último primate (2010)
  • Donde rugen los volcanes (2012)
  • Rat Race (2014)

Solo singles

  • That Cyclone (2001) from Carefully - #37
  • Following Dolphins (2001) from Carefully - #68
  • Go Cain (2003) from Mayday - #20
  • Hey Boys, Girls (2003) from Mayday - #26
  • Capable (2006) from Walkabout - #3
  • Push It (2006) from Walkabout
  • Le Tien, Le Mien (2006) from Walkabout
  • Feed Us (2014) from Rat Race

Filmography

Films

Year Title Role Director
1995 Salto al vacío Álex Daniel Carparsoro
1996 Pasajes Gabi
1997 Abre los ojos Nuria Alejandro Amenábar
A ciegas Marrubi Daniel Calparsoro
1998 Los amantes del círculo polar Ana (young) Julio Medem
9'8m/s² "Ella" Alfonso Amador
Nicolás Méndez
1999 The Citizen Jay Anania
2000 Guerreros Daniel Carparsoro
Asfalto Lucía
2001 Fausto 5.0 Julia Isidro Ortiz
Álex Olle
Carlos Padrissa
Antes que anochezca Fina Zorilla Ochoa Julian Schnabel
Lucía y el sexo Elena Julio Medem
2002 Piedras Leire Ramón Salazar
2003 Utopía Ángela María Ripoll
La reina del bar Canalla Linda Daniel Azancot
2004 A + (Amas) Dam Xabier Ribera
Agents secrets María Menéndez Frédéric Schoendoerffer
2005 El método Nieves Marcelo Piñeyro
20 centímetros "La Conejo" Ramón Salazar
2006 Trastorno Natalia Fernando Cámara
Las vidas de Celia Celia Antonio Chavarrías
2007 Mataharis Eva Icíar Bollaín
Oviedo Express Bárbara Gonzalo Suárez
2010 Todo lo que tú quieras Marta Achero Mañas
Route Irish Marisol Ken Loach
Habitación en Roma Edurne Julio Medem
2011 Verbo Inés Eduardo Chapero-Jackson
2012 The Wine of Summer Ana Maria Matteoli
2013 10.000 noches en ninguna parte Claudia Ramón Salazar
2018 Quién te cantará Lila Carlos Vermut
El árbol de la sangre Macarena Julio Medem

Television

Year Title Role Network Episodes
2015-2016
2018-
Vis a vis Zulema Zahir Antena 3
FOX Spain
32 episodes
2019-present La Casa de Papel Alicia Netflix

[ Source: Wikipedia ]