Daniel Lundh

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Daniel Lundh is a Franco-Swedish actor and writer.

Early life[]

Daniel Lundh was born in Malmö, of a Swedish father and a French mother. His father, , is a fine-art dealer and former actor.

At the age of seven, the family moved to Paris, where he attended Montessori schooling. In addition to Swedish and French, he became fluent in English and Spanish.

After graduation, he moved to New York City to pursue theater studies at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute. His teacher, Chad Burton, took him under his wing by allowing him to attend sessions at the mythical Actors Studio. He then trained at HB Studio with Salem Ludwig. Back in Paris, he studied for two years at Cours Florent, notably with Lesley Chatterley. He also regularly trained with Bela Grushka and Jordan Beswick C.S.A.

Thereafter, he left for London, where he remained for three years. He appeared in numerous fringe plays and series like Dream Team, Hollyoaks and Mile High.


In 2006, he obtained his first film role in O Jerusalem, directed by Elie Chouraqui, alongside Ian Holm, JJ Feild and Patrick Bruel.[1][2]

In 2007, he starred in Délice Paloma, by , with co-stars and Biyouna.[3] The film was a success and the actor received critical acclaim for his role as a troubled youth in search of his father.[4] His performance earned him a nomination for the César for Most Promising Actor.

In 2008, he successively worked in House of Saddam, a BBC and HBO co-production on the life of Saddam Hussein, and , for France 3.[5] The TV film, in two parts, is an adaptation of King Lear by Shakespeare, set in Corsica, with Jacques Weber, Amira Casar and Jean Benguigui. There, he played the role of Massimo, the bastard and vengeful son.

In 2010, he acted in 22 Bullets, a thriller about the Marseille mob, directed by Richard Berry, alongside Jean Reno, Kad Merad, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, and Marina Fois.[6] The film was produced by EuropaCorp.

In 2011, he played Juan Belmonte in Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris.[7]

In parallel to his acting career, he devotes himself to writing and music.

In 2017, he starred in Netflix's hit Spanish series, Morocco: Love in Times of War.[8]


Year Title Role Director Notes
2004 Dream Team Mustapha Karim Example Sky One
2004 Hollyoaks Jean Claude Example Channel 4
2005 Mile High Prince Abdul Example Sky One
2006 O Jerusalem Roni Elie Chouraqui Sony Pictures-
2007 Délice Paloma Riyad Nominated Most Promising Actor: Césars
2008 House of Saddam Saddam Kamel Alex Holmes HBO & BBC
2009 Massimo France 3
2010 22 Bullets Malek Telaa Richard Berry EuropaCorp
2011 Midnight in Paris Juan Belmonte Woody Allen Example
2012 Javier Rodriguez Hervé Renoh Example
2012 Interpol Captain Magnus Söder Bruno Garcia Example
2017 Morocco: Love in Times of War Larbi Al-Hamza Eduardo Chapero-Jackson Manuel Gomez Pereira Antena 3 Netflix
2019-2020 High SeasAlta Mar Pierre Netflix


  1. ^ "Daniel Lundh | Movies and Filmography". AllMovie.
  2. ^ "Ô JÉRUSALEM (2006)". BFI.
  3. ^ "Delice Paloma (2007) - Nadir Moknèche | Cast and Crew". AllMovie.
  4. ^ Nesselson, Lisa (5 July 2007). "Paloma Delight".
  5. ^ "Daniel Lundh". BFI.
  6. ^ "myReviewer.com - About the DVD - 22 Bullets". www.myreviewer.com.
  7. ^ "Midnight in Paris (2011)". BFI.
  8. ^ "Morocco: In Times of War | TV Guide". TVGuide.com.

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