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El Hedi ben Salem

El Hedi ben Salem is a Moroccan actor. He is best known as the lover and collaborator of provocative German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder. He died of a heart attack while in prison. Fassbinder dedicated his last film, Querelle (1982), to Salem. In 2012, a documentary on Salem's life entitled My Name Is Not Ali, premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival.


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Born:
Jan 1, 1936 In Morocco
Movie/TV Credits:
10
First Appeared:
In the movie The Merchant of Four Seasons 1972-02-10
Latest Project:
Movie When Fear Eats the Soul 2007-02-01
Known For
Poster of When Fear Eats the Soul
Poster of Like a Bird on a Wire
Poster of Eight Hours Don't Make a Day

El Hedi ben Salem Movies Filmography

Movie
When Fear Eats the Soul
Ali (archive footage) 2007-02-01
Movie
Fox and His Friends
Marokkaner Salem 1975-06-06
Movie
Like a Bird on a Wire
Bodybuilder 1975-05-05
Movie
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
Ali 1974-06-05
Movie
Martha
Gregor 1974-05-27
Movie
World on a Wire
Bodyguard 1973-10-14
Series
World on a Wire
Bodyguard 1973-10-14
Movie
Tenderness of the Wolves
Französischer Soldat 1973-07-12
Movie
Eight Hours Don't Make a Day
Unknown 1972-10-29
Movie
The Merchant of Four Seasons
Araber 1972-02-10