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Tamer Hassan

Tamer Hassan
Hassan at the Blood Out premiere
Born (1968-03-18) 18 March 1968
South Bermondsey, London, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Website .com.tamerhassanwww

Tamer Hassan (born 18 March 1968), is an English actor of Turkish Cypriot descent.


  • Early life 1
  • Acting career 2
  • Filmography 3
  • Personal life 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early life

Hassan was born and raised in New Cross, south London, England into a Turkish Cypriot family.[1][2][3][4] Having sustained an injury in amateur boxing, he turned to running nightclubs and restaurants. He is currently the owner, chairman and often player/coach of Dartford, Kent, club Greenwich Borough. He also runs an Eltham Boxing Gym.

He is a fan of Millwall.[5]

Acting career

Hassan started acting in television before his role in the The Calcium Kid.[6] He was cast as the leader of a fictional football firm in The Football Factory. The film's director Nick Love subsequently cast him in the lead role for The Business.

Hassan has had roles in films including The Ferryman, Batman Begins, Cass, Eastern Promises, and Clash of the Titans, in which he portrayed Ares, the ancient Greek god of war. In 2011, he played "The Boss", a shady police officer, in the British film noir Jack Falls. He played "Chavez" in Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead.


Year Film Role Notes
1987 No Way Out Officer at party
2002 Dju! Himself
2002 Judge John Deed[6] Hussain Husaini Episode: "Political Expediency"
2003 The Bill[6] Hasan Ergunsah Episode: "090"
2004 Murder City[6] Michael Samuels Episode: "Big City Small World"
2004 The Calcium Kid[6][7] Pete Wright
2004 Spivs[6] Villa
2004 The Football Factory[7] Fred
2004 Layer Cake[6] Terry
2005 Hannibal v Rome Hannibal[6] TV movie
2005 Unleashed (aka Danny the Dog)[6] Georgie
2005 Batman Begins Faden's Limo Driver
2005 7 Seconds[6] Rahood
2005 The Business[6] Charlie
2005 Revealed Hannibal Episode: "Hannibal of the Alps"
2005 The Comic Strip Presents... Luccio Episode: "Sex Actually"
2007 The Ferryman[6] Big Dave
2007 Eastern Promises[6] Chechen
2007 The Omid Djalili Show[6] Himself 2 episodes
2001–2007 Casualty[6] Stan / Barry Rayfield 2 episodes
2008 Sucker Punch Del
2008 West 10 LDN[6] Gout TV movie
2008 Beyond the Rave[6] Rich Crocker
2008 Cass[6] Ray
2008 EastEnders[6] Ahmet 2 episodes
2009 K[6] Alberto[6]
2009 Goal! III[6][7] Ronnie[8]
2009 iD3 Tommaso
2009 City Rats[6][7] Jim[6]
2009 Hotel Babylon Gomez 2 episodes
2009 Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead Carlos Chavez
2009 Dead Man Running[7] Nick
2010 Kick-Ass Matthew
2010 Clash of the Titans Ares
2010 The Hike Dean
2010 The Last Seven Jack Mason
2010 Bonded by Blood[7] Pat Tate
2010 Magic Boys Splendid Ben
2010 Service Man Corporal Thomas
2010 Jack Falls The Boss
2011 Blood Out Elias
2011 Red Faction: Origins Stoller
2011 Amoc Dell (post-production)
2011 The Double Boz
2011 Freerunner Reese (post-production)
2011 The Hike Dean (post-production)
2011 The Reverend Harold Hicks (pre-production)
2010-2015 NCIS Agah Bayar 4 episodes
2014 24: Live Another Day Basher 2 episodes
2014 The Hooligan Factory Jack Cameo
2014 The Devil’s Harvest Sergei Post-production
Year Film Notes
2009 Dead Man Running Executive producer
2012 Service Man Executive producer

Personal life

Hassan is married and has two children. He is a close friend of fellow Cockney actor Danny Dyer.[9] His son, Taser, is a football player.[10]


  1. ^ Kibris Gazetesi. "İçimizden yükselen yıldız: Tamer Hassan…". Retrieved 2010-12-19.  (in Turkish)
  2. ^ Hackney Gazette. "Layer Cake actor Tamer Hassan breaks silence on Vinnie Jones fight". Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  3. ^ Peliza, Peliza. "Interview: Danny Dyer and Tamer Hassan".  
  4. ^ CypNet. "Tamer Hassan". Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  5. ^ Talk Sport. "Tamer Hassan interview". Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "Tamer Hassan 2". CV and BIOG. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f "Film4 Filmography Tamer Hassan". Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  8. ^ "Tamer Hassan;s IMDB Page". Retrieved 4 January 2011. 
  9. ^ Lime. "An exclusive interview with Tamer Hassan". Retrieved 2010-12-19. 
  10. ^ The Huddersfield Daily Examiner. "Huddersfield Town hopeful Taser Hassan hopes to emulate actor dad Tamer Hassan’s career progression". Retrieved 2010-12-19. 

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