Dar Salim - Biography
Last Modified: Sep 30, 2022
|Best Known For:||Game of Thrones, Dicte (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||August 18, 1977 (age 45)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Baghdad, Iraq|
Ulaa Salim (brother)
Zidane Storm Salim (son)
|Height:||1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)|
|Weight:||85 kg (187.39 lb)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Dar Salim?
Dar Salim is an actor by profession, Danish and Iraqi by nationality. He has played many roles in films and TV series, among which he is best known for acting in Go With Peace, Jamil (2008), Dicte, and Game of Thrones (2011).
Dar Salim – Age, Parents, Siblings
Dar Salim’s birth took place in Baghdad, Iraq on August 18, 1977, to Iraqi parents. Due to unrest in his home country, his parents took him and fled the country, as a refugee to Amager, Denmark. Salim was just a six-year-old boy then.
He has two siblings, a brother named Ulaa Salim and a sister. All three were raised in Amager, Denmark.
He did receive his education at a Danish school but the name and details of his high school are not known. Salim trained at the William Esper Studio, New York, and studied method acting in a London school. His ethnicity is Iraqi.
Dar Salim – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
The marital status of Salim has not yet been revealed. He has never talked about his wife. But he has a son named Zidane Storm Salim. As his son’s middle name is Storm, his partner’s last name might be Storm.
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Source: Instagram (Dar Salim with son)
Dar Salim – Career
Soon after graduating high school, Dar Salim worked as a tour guide and later as a Royal Guard. In 2002, he became a trained pilot and did not pursue acting until 2003. He also had the chance to attend private lessons with actress Sarah Boberg.
Dar Salim’s career as an actor started in 2003 in the TV series Forsvar as a Taxi driver.
In 2008, Salim landed his breakthrough role in Go With Peace, Jamil as Jamil. He then went on to star in the films Submarino (2010), Truth About Men (2010), The Devil's Double (2011), Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Walk with Me (2016), Underverden (2017), to name a few.
In TV series, Dar Salim has had roles in Livvagterne (2009), Borgen (2010), Qotho in Game of Thrones (2011), Dicte (2013, 2014, 2016), Tatort (2014), American Odyssey (2015), among others.
On the set of Go With Peace, Jamil, Dar Salim has worked with Omar Shargawi and Amira Helene Larsen. In Game of Thrones, he has starred alongside Emilia Clarke, Amrita Acharia, Jason Momoa, Roxanne Mckee, etc.
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Dar Salim: Awards, Nominations
Dar Salim has been nominated for a Bodil Award in the category of Best Actor for his role in the film Go With Peace, Jamil (2008).
Dar Salim – Net worth, Salary
Salim’s both Net worth and salary are still under review as there have been no official estimates.
Dar Salim – Social Media
He is active on social media including Instagram and Facebook with thousands of followers but has no official account on Twitter.
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