Shahine El-Hamus (2000) is a very talented young actor from Dutch-Egyptian descent. His father Sabri Saad El-Hamus is a famous Dutch actor and his older brother Shady El-Hamus is an award-winning director and screenwriter.
This year, Shahine is playing a lead role in Norbert Ter Hall’s DE BELOFTE VAN PISA. It tells the story of a Dutch-Moroccan boy who has to survive at an elite music academy in posh Amsterdam-South, while his brother is in prison. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Mano Bouzamour.
Last year, he starred in VALS (2019), directed by Dennis Bots, about a girls weekend gone bad. The film is based on the bestselling book by Mel Wallis de Vries.
When he was fourteen years old, he landed his first role in the series A’DAM-E.V.A. (2014) and MOUNA’S KEUKEN (2015), directed by his brother Shady El-Hamus. A year later he starred in the television movie HET BESTAND, directed by Thomas Korthals Altes. In 2017, he played the lead role in CHIMERE, starred in an episode of the popular series SUSPECTS and played in several short films such as ELIAS, FEMME, FLYNN? and SPRING.
Shahine was a regular on DE VLOER OP JR. and SR., an improv acting show where actors have to improvise a scene before a live studio-audience.