Maryam Hassouni

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Maryam Hassouni
Born (1985-09-21) September 21, 1985 (age 34)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Maryam Hassouni (born September 21, 1985) is a Dutch television and film actress. In 2006 she won an International Emmy Award for her role in Offers (2005).


Her parents Alia and Abdelbaki Hassouni are Moroccan and moved to the Netherlands a few years before Maryam was born on September 21, 1985 in Amsterdam. She has a younger brother named Zakariya and a sister called Sarra.[1]

Maryam Hassouni received her high school diploma in 2003. She studied Museology until 2005, and studied Law at the Free University in Amsterdam but failed the course.[2]

In 2002 she started her acting career with the role of Dunya El-Beneni in the television series Dunya and Desi, which was nominated for an International Emmy Award for Children and Young People in 2004 and again in 2005.[3]

In 2006 she won the International Emmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress for her role Laila al Gatawi in the 2005 Dutch TV film Offers.[4]


Television series

List of television series in which Maryam Hassouni performed as an actor:[5]

List of films in which Maryam Hassouni performed as an actor:[5]



  1. Actorbio Dunya: Maryam Hassouni; retrieved November 25, 2006
  2. Curriculum Vitae Maryam Hassouni, November 21, 2006; retrieved November 22, 2006
  3. Awards for "Dunya and Desi"; retrieved November 23, 2006
  4. 34th International Emmy Awards Gala celebrates the world's best television programming, November 20, 2006; retrieved November 21, 2006
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Maryam Hassouni". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2007-05-29.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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