Filmography Dar Salim

Dar Salim (born 18 August 1977 in Baghdad) is a Danish actor. He received a Bodil Award nomination in the category Best Actor for the film Go With Peace, Jamil in 2008. 
Dar Salim was born in Baghdad in Iraq on 18 August 1977, and fled to Denmark as a six year-old refugee and lived at Amager. After high school he worked as a tour guide and worked as a Royal Guard . In 2002 he became a trained pilot. Today, he is known for his work as a film and television actor. He has trained at the William Esper Studio in New York and also studied method acting school in London. He has also attended private lessons with actress Sarah Boberg. His acting career started with a casting in TV2's television series Forsvar.The role that probably gave him the greatest exposure among Danish television viewer was as party chairman in Borgen. In early 2013, he presented TV2's Good Evening Denmark, and is also starring in TV2's crime drama Dicte. 
Salim lives in Copenhagen with his girlfriend Meta Louise Foldager, with whom he has a son Zidane Storm Salim.

Filmography Dar Salim

A War - Drama, War
June 2016

A War

Drama, War Directed by: Tobias LindholmWith: Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Dar SalimCompany commander Claus M. Pedersen (Pilou Asbæk) and his men are stationed in an Afghan province. Meanwhile back in Denmark Claus' wife Maria (Tuva Novotny) is trying to hold everyday life together with a husband at war and three children missing their father. During a routine mission, the... Read more...
Hijacking - Thriller, Drama
July 2013


Thriller, Drama Directed by: Tobias LindholmWith: Pilou Asbaek, Soren Malling, Dar SalimThe cargo ship MV Rozen is heading for harbour when it is hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. Amongst the men on board are the ship's cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk) and the engineer Jan (Roland Møller), who along with the rest of the seamen are taken hostage in a cynical game of life and... Read more...
Submarino - Drama
November 2010


Drama Directed by: Thomas VinterbergWith: Dar Salim & Jakob CedergrenThe story of two brothers who lose track of each other after an unstable childhood until they meet up again in prison is the focus of former 'Dogma' director Thomas Vinterberg's film based on a book by Jonas T. Bengtsson, a Danish novelist celebrated for his unflinching realism.

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