Celebrities in Iraq

Khodayyir Abbas politician
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad journalist
Layth Abdulamir film director
Rida Al Abdullah singer
Kasim Abid cameraman, film director, producer
Abo of Tiflis Christian martyr, patron saint
Faik Al-Aboudi painter
Acrassicauda band
Reem Alasadi fashion designer
Laith Alattar composer, singer
Antonio Albadran actor
Dlawer Ala'Aldeen politician, educator, researcher
Mohammed A. Aldouri poltician
Farida Mohammad Ali singer
Najah Ali boxer
Nadje Sadig Al-Ali author
Ayad Allawi politician, former prime minister
Aiham Alsammarae politician
Sama Raena Alshaibi artist, photographer
Usama Alshaibi filmmaker, visual artist
Alaa Abdessaheb al-Alwan politician
Amer Alwan film director
Jaber Alwan artist, painter
Namaa Alward actress, political activist
Eli Amir writer, civil servant
Jananne Al-Ani artist
Hisham N. Ashkouri architect
Jafar al-Askari former prime minister
Layla Al-Attar artist, painter
Nadhmi Auchi entrepreneur
Halla Ayla artist, photographer
Abdul-Wahid Aziz weightlifter, Olympic medalist
Fadhil Al Azzawi writer
Jamil Bachir musician
Salaheddine Bahaaeddin politician
Zainab Bahrani educator
Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr former president
Joe Balass film maker
Nisrin Barwari politician
Massoud Barzani president of Iraqi Kurdistan region
Ala Bashir painter, sculptor
Munir Bashir musician
Taha Baqir archaeologist, author, historian
Alon Ben-Meir political expert Middle East
Kenza Braiga actress
Rifat Kamil Chadirji architect, author
Ahmed Chalabi politician
Ra'anan Cohen politician
Ran Cohen politician
Mohamed Al-Daradji film director
Tamara Dhia actress, film producer
Mar Dinkha IV Catholicos-Patriarch
Faisal II of Iraq last king of Iraq
Alexander Farsi model, actor
Rashid Ali al-Gaylani former prime minister
Raad Ghantous interior designer
Nazem Al-Ghazali singer, songwriter
Abd Al-Rahman Al-Gillani first prime minister
Shosha Goren actress, comedian
Seta Hagopian singer
Rahim Al Haj musician, composer
Abdul Aziz al Hakim theologian, politician
Ja'far 'Abd Al-Hamid filmmaker
Mohsen Abdel Hamid politician, scholar
Klodia Hanna singer, model
Tariq Hashim filmmaker
Rauf Hassan journalist, writer
Amira Hess poet, artist
Saddam Hussein former president
Ibrahim al-Jaafari politician, former prime minister
Parine Jaddo film director
Raed Jarrar architect, blogger, political advocate
Zuhair Al-Jezairy journalist, editor
Rassim al-Jumaili comedian, actor
Hayv Kahraman artist, painter
Fajer Al-Kaisi actor, comedian
Hind Kamel actress, film director
Hatem Kamil former deputy governor
Yonadam Kanna politician
Salam Karam journalist
Abderrahman Sadik Karim engineer, environmental activist
Fakhriya Abdel Karim actress, activist
Farouk Kaspaules artist
Jim Al-Khalili physicist, author
Betool Khedairi novelist
Salama al-Khufaji politician
Raja Habib al-Khuzaai politician
Walid al-Kubaisi author
Leila Kubba artist
Nedim Kufi visual artist
Fareed Lafta pilot, athlete, cosmonaut
Nazik Al-Malaika poet
Nouri al-Maliki prime minister
Alia Mamdouh novelist
Hassan Massoudy calligrapher
Rahma Mezher singer
Jamil al-Midfai politician, former prime minister
Dunya Mikhail poet
Alphonse Mingana theologian, historian
Abdul-Wahab Mirjan former prime minister
Yitzhak Mordechai politician
Majid Al Muhandis singer, composer
Ahmed Mukhtar musician
Karo Murat boxer
Lauren Nadada actress
Aida Nadeem musician
Muhammad Najibar-Rubai first president
Armand Nassery author, filmmaker
Eliyahu Nawi jurist, poet, politician
Muayyed Nureddin geologist
Adnan Pachachi politician, diplomat
Maysoon Pachachi film director, editor, producer
Salima Pasha singer
Salam Pax blogger, translator, journalist
Hanna Petros composer
Abdal-Karim Qasim army general, former prime minister
David Rabeeya author, educator
Mohammad Tofiq Rahim politician
Abdel Amir Abbud Rahima politician
Ibn Rajab scholar
Taha Yassin Ramadan former vice president
Latif Rashid politician
Hussam Al-Rassam singer
Hormuzd Rassam assyriologist
Shero Rauf actor, stuntman
Basam Ridha political advisor
Rashid al-Rifai politician
Mowaffak al-Rubaie statesman
Abd al-Muhin Al-Saadoon politician, former prime minister
Charles Saatchi advertising executive, co-founder Saatchi & Saatchi
Salah al-Din al-Sabbagh army officer, nationalist
Naji Sabri politician
Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr cleric, philosopher
Muqtada al-Sadr Iraqi Islamic political leader
Mahmoud Saeed novelist
Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf diplomat, politician
Faisel Laibi Sahi artist
Kadim Al Sahir musician, singer, songwriter
Nuri al-Said politician, former prime minister
Zainab Salbi writer, activist, social entrepreneur
Hiner Saleem film director
Barham Salih politician
Ezzedine Salim politician
Saad Salman film director
Tamara Salman design director
Sarmed al-Samarrai actor
Osamah Sami actor
Ashur Bet Sargis composer, singer
Imad Sarsam surgeon, educator
David Sassoon politician
Janan Sawa singer
Hussain al-Shahristani politician
Laila Al Shaikhli anchorwoman, television presenter
Hamid Raja Shalah Iraqi air force commander
Naseer Shamma musician
Nawfal Shamoun singer
Kadhem Sharif wrestler, weightlifter
Naji Shawkat politician, former prime minister
Hashim Abderrahman al-Shibli politician
Salim al-Shimiri fashion designer
Samuel Shimon writer, journalist
Salman Shukur musician
Ronny Someck poet, author
Hikmat Sulayman politician, former prime minister
Tawfiq al-Suwaidi politician, former prime minister
Abdul-Razzaq Ahmed Taha chess player
Sahar Taha musician
Sultan Hashim Ahmad al-Tai politician
Jalal Talabani president
Thaer Thabet activist, journalist
Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti Mukhabarat leader
Rafi Daham al-Tikriti former chief Iraq intelligence service
Sabawi Ibrahim al-Tikriti former leader Iraqi secret service
Watban Ibrahim al-Tikriti former senior interior minister
Toma Tomas politician, guerilla leader
Ibrahim Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum politician
Mohammad Bahr al-Ulloum politician
Yitzhak Yamin painter, sculptor
Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer politician, political activist
Ovadia Yosef scholar
Haitham Yousif singer, composer, songwriter
Ahmad ibn Yusuf mathematician
Zina Zaflow actress
Jamil Sidqi al-Zahawi poet, philosopher
Khalil al-Zahawi calligrapher
Haifa Zangana novelist, artist, political activist
Hoshyar Zebari politician
Ziryab musician, poet, singer
Baqir Jabr al-Zubeidi politician
Mohammed Amza Zubeidi politician, former prime minister
Shaima Zubeir television presenter