Joel Basman

Joel Basman

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    • January 23rd, 1990
Joel Basman (born 23 January 1990) is a Swiss actor. Basman was born in Zurich, Switzerland to a Swiss mother and an Israeli father, both of whom were tailors in the Swiss fashion industry. He grew up in the neighbourhood of Aussersihl and was raised bilingual (speaking Swiss German and Hebrew). He has one older sister who resides in Israel. Basman is Jewish descent, from his father's side. In 2004 he started his career and played a bold teenager named Zizou for the weekly soap opera Lüthi und Blanc. In 2007 director Tobias Ineichen gave the main part to Joel for his film Jimmie. There he played an autistic boy. In February 2008 he got the prize Shooting Star for his part as a Russian teenager on the film Luftibus, written by director Dominque de Rivaz. In September 2008 Joel received the Schweizer Fernsehpreis (Swiss TV-Prize) in the category film. In October 2008 he got the prize for the best main part from Cinema Tous Ecrans. At the Schauspielhaus Zürich Joel Basman acted 2003 for a youth-theatre project. In 2004 and 2005 he played with students, who were at their final project. He finished his studies at the"European Film Actor School" in October 2008. In 2012 Basman got a part as Bertel in the three-piece TV film Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter (Our mothers, our fathers). He also played Pascal in the Swiss TV-film Ziellos (Aimless). Joel Basman played as Sebastien Leclercq in a game called ‘Late Shift’ in 2016. In 2018, Basman played the lead role in Wolkenbruch's Wondrous Journey Into the Arms of a Shiksa, picked up by Netflix. Source: Article "Joel Basman" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

Starring Joel Basman on Plex


Acting (20 Credits)

2021Monte Verità as Hermann Hesse
2021Dear Thomas
2021The Colony as Paling
2019A Hidden Life
2019A Hidden Life
2019A Hidden Life
2018The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch as Motti
2018The Command as Leo
2017Bye Bye Germany as Lubliner
2017Papillon as Maturette
2016Late Shift as Sébastien Leclercq
2016Paula as Rainer Maria Rilke
2015Als wir träumten as Mark
2015Land of Mine as Helmut Morbach
2015Amnesia as Rudolfo
2014We Are Young. We Are Strong. as Robbie
2014The Monuments Men as German Soldier at Ghent
2011Hanna as Razor
2010Picco as Tommy
2010Sennentuntschi: Curse of the Alps as Albert


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