Born in the south of France, from a family of Moroccan origins, in late 1990s Farid Elouardi started to study and train as an actor at Atelier A (with Julie Vilmont) and Sudden Théâtre (with Raymond Acquaviva, Guy Schelley), practicing in stages with Jean-Paul Denizon, Hélène Cherru, Corinne Blue Bosselet. After a few commercial and participations in theatrical productions, starting from mid 2000s he had roles in French TV miniseries and films. To be mentioned his participation in Carlos (Olivier Assayas, 2009), Transporter 3 (Olivier Megaton, 2008), From Paris With Love (Pierre Morel, 2008), and especially in A Prophet (Jacques Audiard, 2008), a French-Italian co-production.
Elouardi featured also in the 2-episode miniseries Lampedusa, aired in September 2016 on RAI 1, playing the trafficker Adid. Lampedusa included in its cast also, among others, Venji Liam Alessandro Servina (Dhaki), Ahmed Hafiene (Nemer), Martina Sammarco (Nadira), Simon Makonnen (Badu) and Marouane Zotti (Maghrebi).
Il profeta (Jacques Audiard, 2010, ff, act), Lampedusa – Dall’orizzonte in poi (Marco Pontecorvo, 2016, tvms, act)
Frame taken from:
Lampedusa – Dall’orizzonte in poi. Dir. Marco Pontecorvo. Rai Fiction, Fabula Pictures, 2016.
Contributors: Leonardo De Franceschi
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