Kerima (1925—)

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Kerima (1925—)

Algerian actress . Born in Algiers in 1925.

Selected films:

An Outcast of the Islands (UK, 1951); La Lupa (The She Wolf, Italy, 1952); La Nave delle Donne Maledette (The Ship of Condemned Women, Italy, 1953); Cavalleria Rusticana (Fatal Desire, Italy, 1953); Tam Tam Mayumbe (Italy/France, 1955); Land of the Pharaohs (U.S., 1955); Fuga nel Sole (Italy/France, 1956); The Quiet American (U.S., 1958); Il Mondo dei Miracoli (1959); Jessica (U.S./France/Italy, 1962).

Exotic Algerian actress Kerima played leads and supporting roles in international films during the 1950s and early 1960s. Her screen debut in the British film An Outcast of the Islands (1951), directed by Sir Carol Reed, is considered her most memorable role.