Haaz SleimanDec 30, 2021
The Proust Questionnaire 36
Haaz Sleiman, Actor
New Books Network 2021
Haaz Sleiman (هاز سليمان) is a Lebanese actor who has appeared as Tarek in Tom McCarthy’s 2007 award-winning film The Visitor, for which he was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male and the role of Jesus in the American TV mini-series Killing Jesus. He’s also appeared alongside Edie Falco and Anna Deavere Smith (guest on The Proust Questionnaire) in the hit show Nurse Jackie, and stars in Chloe Zhao’s 2021 blockbuster Eternals, where he plays (spoiler alert!) the path-breaking role of Ben, the husband of superhero Phastos as the first wonderful, compelling, and courageous same-sex couple in the Marvel universe.
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