We didn’t know we needed another shark movie flick until “Under Paris” appeared on Netflix. Within hours of its release, it became the most-watched movie on the platform worldwide, even surpassing recent hits like “Godzilla Minus One” and “Atlas.”

The title’s popularity isn’t just due to its deadly shark, a staple in horror films, but also because of its director, Xavier Gens, known for “Frontier(s)” and “The Divide.”

What many people are now eagerly investigating are the stars of the picture. Despite their impressive careers, they are now under the most intense spotlight, sparking curiosity like never before. Here’s everything you need to know about Nassim Lyes, the actor behind Adil.

Nassim Lyes’ age and nationality

Nassim, whose birth name is Nassim Lyes Si-Ahmed, was born on June 3, 1988 in Nîmes, France. The 36-year-old actor started his career in the 2010 short film “Reprise,” in which he played a boxer. According to IMDb, not only he has extensive background in MMA/fighting but also won a French national kick-boxing championship in the welterweight division.

After working as a fast food seller and waiter he was discovered by director Tristan Auroret, who gave him one of the main roles in his 2011 drama “Blind Valley”.

Nassim Lyes’ love life

From his Instagram profile, it’s evident that Nassim Lyes is dating Kristel Kamp, who had a small role in the 2023 Netflix comedy “All-Time High,” where Nassim played the lead character, Yussuf.

Nassim Lyes and Kristel Kamp. (Source: @nassimlyes)

Nassim Lyes and Kristel Kamp. (Source: @nassimlyes)

However, Kristel Kamp’s main profession is modeling. She has worked for many famous brands, including Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo, and Etam.

Studying their social media, it becomes evident that the couple met each other around 2017, and began dating in 2018, when the actor started leaving comments on the Instagram account of Kristel Kamp. Apparently, they have a very healthy relationship, which has sparked not few marriage rumors.

Nassim Lyes’ filmography

Although he is best known for portraying Sam in Xavier Gens’ 2023 thriller “Mayhem!” and Abdel in the 2020 Shudder horror original “Kandisha,” Nassim Lyes has starred in over 40 movies and TV shows. Here are some of his best roles.

  • The Spy
  • Birds of Paradise
  • The Last Mercenary
  • Overdose
  • Marseille
  • Julia