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Said William Legue

Said William Legue is a former high profile soccer player who by an incident "slipped" into an acting career. Since his first appearance on screen in 2003 his versatility has been evidenced by the varied of films and roles he has undertaken e.g. Kniven i Hjärtat, 10 first episodes (season one) of Bron /The Bridge, Hamilton 2, Ettor och Nollor/The Fat & The Angry. His mixed background as well as mastering Arabic, French, Swedish and English enables him to take on a vast variety of roles. All Films/TV Series and roles Said has starred in have always been well thought out to show his width but also quality. From hit man to Police Officer - Said was for example one of the first with foreign background to Starr as a Police Officer in a Swedish production. All Films/TV Series have been a success e.g Bron / The Birdge, now a remake in both U.S and U.K. Competing and winning in e.g Prix Europa, Prize: "Best TV Series", Banff Rockie Award, Prize: "Best Criminla Drama", Swedish Kristallen, Prize: Drama of the Year and also nominated to a BAFTA in category "Best Foreign Series" but lost to the American Girl...-Since the beginning Said has featured in over 14 feature films, a hand full of short films and 3 larger theatre sets.The passion Said has for film / theatre is shown in his role interpretations and also his way of working on the side as a script consultant. His stories have influenced script writers as well as directors and have been shown when working as a script consultant, for instance in the Swedish TV series Kniven i Hjärtat directed by Agneta Fagerström and the Swedish TV production Ettor och Nollor /The Fat and The Angry, written by Oskar Söderlund and directed by Johan Renck where Said also landed one of the leading roles. Ettor och Nollor or more known Internationally as The Fat and The Angry won Silver at the TV gala in Seoul, South Korea, first prize at the the C21 Drama Awards for Best non-English Drama. It also competed in Zürich Film Festival, where Said was also personally invited to represent the movie as well as Sweden.During spring (2014) Said filmed two short films, Malik directed by Ömer Dogan, where Said played Samir a criminal gangster and Vaskduellen produced by Crazy Pictures AB where Said played President Barack Obama."Mammi Production" is a film project Said has been working on during the fall (2014). The film is called "Mammi" and is a pre-production based on Saids story line. Together with colleague Jesper Sanneving they have written the movie script. "Mammi" was filmed in December 2014 and expected release is in 2015. As project owner Said has been in charge of the complete set up for the filmatisation, worked as researcher, director, co-producer besides having one of the leads, Josef Noubis.Said is at the side of his acting very active within FC Ibra, a team in the sport of futsal indoor soccer, a team he is also a co-founder of. FC Ibra is an association that aims to inspire, motivate and develop kids and teenagers in Sweden. One important name for FC Ibra is Zlatan Ibrahimovic who lent his name to the association and also supports it. Said is not only active on the field but also off as he continuously visit schools and meet youngsters to spread hope and dreams. Said is for many youngsters a role model and give the hope that anything is possible if you just believe in yourself.During 2014 Said was selected to play soccer with "TV Laget". A team of selected TV celebrities, real-life football heroes, movie stars and some other so-called celebrities who love to entertain and play football. They have played games and tournament (charity)through out the year. Last tournament for the season was a charity tournament in honor of the Swedish soccer legend from 94' World Series - Klas Ingesson - "Hedra Klas Ingesson". "TV Laget" won the tournament after beating the former Swedish National Team of 94'.Said is also a frequent visitor of International Film Festivals having a purpose and mission to represent both countries Morocco and Sweden as he is blessed with both. His goal is to take the opportunity and co-operation to the next level by finding synergy's and collaborate with the industry. Said always highlights the importance of co-productions and take more ownership in production. Morocco for instance has a beautiful scenery, talented people in the industry, producers, directors, actors etc.. Many big international production companies film in the country but never take nor see the opportunity in utilize the rest, nor does Morocco see this opportunity, and this is one thing that Said always address, make the Moroccans co-producers in these large sets. Film Festivals have opened a window of opportunity as Said has met and connected with world famous producers, directors and other important persons from the industry.Future Projects 2015- Said is involved in several project, co-operating with established Directors and Producers. All projects are international and have connection with Africa / Morocco as well as Europe / France. Being multicultural Said is keen to utilize this and sees this great opportunity of collaboration and the benefits between these countries. Location hunting and further research starts in January 2015, with a visit first of all to Morocco.


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Movie/TV Credits:
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First Appeared:
In the series Bron/Broen 2014-01-06
Latest Project:
Series Bron/Broen 2014-01-06
Known For
Poster of Bron/Broen
Filmography
Bron/Broen Navid 2014-01-06