Najwa Nimri

Najwa Nimri

Born: February 14, 1972
Age: 46
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Biography

Najwa Nimri Urrutikoetxea (born 14 February 1972) is a Spanish actress and singer of Navarrese and Jordanian descent.

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Early life

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.

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. She has also released three solo albums. She was married to Daniel Calparsoro 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

  • Salto al vacío (1995)
  • Pasajes (1996)
  • A ciegas (1997)
  • Abre los ojos (1997)
  • 9'8m/s² (1998)
  • Los Amantes del Círculo Polar (1998)
  • The Citizen (1999)
  • Asfalto (2000)
  • Before Night Falls (2000)
  • Lucía y el sexo (2001)
  • Fausto 5.0 (2001)
  • Piedras (2002)
  • La reina del bar canalla (2003)
  • Utopía (2003)
  • Agents secrets (2004)
  • A + (Amas) (2004)
  • 20 Centimeters (2005)
  • El Método, (2005)
  • Las vidas de Celia (2005)
  • Trastorno (2006)
  • Mataharis by Icíar Bollaín (2007)
  • Oviedo Express by Gonzalo Suárez (2007)
  • Verbo (2010)
  • Room in Rome (2010)
  • Route Irish by Ken Loach (2010)
  • Todo lo que tu quieras by Achero Mañas (2010)
  • Even the Rain by Icíar Bollaín (2010)
  • Verbo by Eduardo Chapero-Jackson (2011)
  • The Wine of Summer by Maria Matteoli (2012)
  • Vis a vis (TV series, 2015-present)

[ Source: Wikipedia ]