Haaz Sleiman - Biography
Last Modified: Dec 31, 2020
|Best Known For:||The Visitor (film)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||July 1, 1976 (age 45)|
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|Birth Place:||Beirut, Lebanon|
|University:||Lebanese American University, Wayne State University|
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Haaz Sleiman?
Haaz Sleiman is an actor born in Lebanon and pursued his career in the USA. Lebanese and American by nationality, he is best known for starring in the film The Visitor as Tarek and the TV mini-series Killing Jesus.
Haaz Sleiman (Image: Pinterest)
Haaz Sleiman – Age, Parents, Siblings
Haaz Sleiman was born on July 1, 1976, in Beirut, Lebanon. He was born to a Muslim family and was raised there. He and his family emigrated to the USA when he was 21 years old. Not much has been shared about his family including his parents nor his siblings.
After completing his primary education, Haaz Sleiman went on to attend Lebanese American University in his home country. He earned his BS in Computer Science from Wayne State University.
His ethnicity is Lebanese.
Haaz Sleiman – Sexuality, Boyfriend, Relationship
On August 22, 2017, Sleiman publicly came out as gay. He had revealed his sexuality via a Facebook video as a personal effort to combat violence against the LGBTQ community.
The actor is not open to publicizing his current relationship status. Also, there are no records of his past boyfriend(s).
Haaz Sleiman – Career
Following graduation from college in Michigan, he moved to New York City where he pursued a career in acting. His professional acting debut was in 2003 off-Broadway production of The Joys of Lipstick. This was followed by roles in the films The Ski Trip (2004), American Dreamz (2006), and in the episode(s) of TV series ER (2006), 24 (2006), NCIS (2007), Veronica Mars (2007), etc.
Finally, Sleiman’s role as Tarek in the film The Visitor earned him several prestigious nominations and is considered his breakthrough role.
Haaz Sleiman in The Visitor (Image: The Santa Barbara Independent)
Over the years Haaz Sleiman has starred in the films AmericanEast (2008), Highland Park (2012), Those People (2015), Breaking Fast (2020), Eternals (2021). He portrayed the main character Mohammed "Mo-Mo" de la Cruz in season one of the TV series Nurse Jackie (2009).
Sleiman has also been credited for appearing in the episode(s) of CSI: Miami (2011), Covert Affairs (2012, 2015), Allegiance (2015), Of Kings and Prophets (2016), Jack Ryan (2018), to name a few. Other notable work of Haaz Sleiman includes in the TV films Ricochet (2011), Meet Jane (2011), Killing Jesus (2015).
On the set of Eternals, Haaz Sleiman has worked with Kevin Feige, Ma Dong-seok, Lauren Ridloff, Lia McHugh.
Haaz Sleiman in Killing Jesus as Jesus (Image: IMDb)
Haaz Sleiman – Awards, Nominaitons
For his work in the film The Visitor, he has been nominated for the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, all in the year 2016.
Haaz Sleiman – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth and annual salary of Haaz Sleiman is not shared with the public.
Haaz Sleiman – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Twitter, Haaz Sleiman is followed by thousands of followers. He seems to be absent from Instagram as he mentioned in December 2020 that his account has been hacked. Also, he is absent on Facebook.
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