Razane Jammal

Razane Jammal (Arabic: رازان جمال) is a Lebanese actress, best known for her roles in Olivier Assayas' Carlos, Tobe Hooper's Djinn and Kanye West's Cruel Summer.

Razane Jammal
Years active2010–present


Early life

Jammal was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She started acting in television commercials at age 15, taking part in regional campaigns in the Middle East.[1] At age 18 she moved to London,[2] and she was eventually cast in her first film role in 2009 in 'Carlos' by Olivier Assayas.[3]


Her breakout role was in 2010's Carlos, followed by legendary horror director Tobe Hooper's Djinn in 2012.[4] In 2012, she was also part of the cast for Kanye West's debut short film screened at the Cannes Film Festival,[5] Cruel Summer. In 2014 she starred with Liam Neeson in A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014).[6] Her latest project is Robert Guédiguian's Don't Tell Me The Boy Was Mad,[7] which premiered at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[8]



Year Title Role Notes
2010 Carlos Lana Jarrar Directed by Olivier Assayas
2012 Cruel Summer Queen Short film directed by Kanye West
2012 Flying Blind Dima Directed by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz
2012 Jaypen Code: 20 Darshini Short
2013 Djinn Salama Directed by Tobe Hooper
2014 Embratoriyet Meen Karla TV Series
2014 A Walk Among The Tombstones Carrie Kristo Directed by Scott Frank
2015 Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad Anahit Directed by Robert Guédiguian


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