Nabil Shaban

Nabil Shaban

  • Born on
    • February 12th, 1953
Nabil Shaban was born in 1953 in Amman, Jordan and arrived in England when he was three for treatment for his osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle-bone disease). He spent the next six years in hospital and seven in a children's home. In 1980, he and Richard Tomlinson founded Graeae (pronounced Grey Eye), a professional theatre company of disabled performers. A writer and performer with many film and television credits, he is probably best known to television viewers for his role as ruthless businessman Sil in the Doctor Who stories 'Vengeance on Varos' and 'The Trial of a Time Lord' (BBC, 1985 + 1986).


Acting (5 Credits)

2023VOTE SIL as Sil
2006Children of Men as Bexhill Market Hustler
1993Wittgenstein as Martian
1992City of Joy as Anouar
1987Born of Fire as The Silent One

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