Leem Lubany (Arabic: ليم لباني, {{lang}; born (1997-08-31)August 31, 1997) is a Palestinian actress. She is known for her role as Nadia in the 2013 film Omar, and as Gabrielle Joubert in the series Condor.[3]

Leem Lubany
Born (1997-08-31) August 31, 1997 (age 24)[1][2]
Years active2013–present

Early life and educationEdit

Lubany was born in Nazareth, Israel to a Palestinian family.[4][5][6] She was a senior at Harduf Waldorf School in kibbutz Harduf, when she made her professional film debut in Hany Abu-Assad's Omar.[7]


Lubany made her debut in Omar, despite having no acting training.[7] The film made the 86th Academy Awards's shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film.[8]

In 2014, Leem Lubany appeared in A to B[9] and played the role of Salima in the comedy Rock the Kasbah.[10]



Year Title Role
2013 Omar Nadia
2014 From A to B Shadya
2015 Rock the Kasbah Salima
2018 Saint Judy Asefa


Year Title Role Notes
2018-present Condor Gabrielle Joubert[3] Main cast
2020 The Old Man Recurring role[11]
2020 Baghdad Central Sawsan al-Khafaji Main cast[12]


  1. ^ jpost.com staff (27 November 2015). "Meet Leem Lubany, the Palestinian Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  2. ^ @OlivierKERN (August 31, 2014). "@LeemLubany Hi Leem, I wish you a happy birthday, and all the best. Have a nice day. Olivier ☺" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  3. ^ a b Denise Petski (April 12, 2017). "'Condor': William Hurt & Bob Balaban To Topline Audience Network Series; Full Cast Set". Deadline magazine. Retrieved March 1, 2018.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-10-12. Retrieved 2018-07-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ """. 18 June 2018.
  6. ^ "הסדרה האמריקנית "קונדור": הדמות הרעה ישראלית, השחקנית - פלסטינית". 12 March 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Palestinian actors in 'Omar' living the Oscar dream". Palm Beach Arts Paper. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2014-04-20.
  8. ^ "9 Foreign Language Films Advance in Oscar Race". Oscars. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
  9. ^ "A visit to Ali Mostafa on the set of A to B". thenational.ae. Retrieved 2014-05-06.
  10. ^ "Bill Murray's 'Rock the Kasbah' Sells to Sony for International Territories". Variety. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  11. ^ Gbenga Akinnagbe To Star In ‘The Old Man; Bill Heck Joins FX on Hulu Series In Recasting
  12. ^ "Baghdad Central review – more than just a Middle East Morse". The Guardian. 3 February 2020. Retrieved 10 March 2020.

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