Known for movies

Norman Hassan is an English actor, best known for his role as Dr. Al Hasawi in the medical drama series Holby City.

Born in London, England, Hassan was raised in a working-class family. His father was a taxi driver and his mother was a homemaker. Hassan has two older sisters.

Hassan’s interest in acting began at a young age. He would often put on shows for his family and friends. When he was 10 years old, he joined a local drama group.

After completing his secondary education, Hassan went on to study drama at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). He graduated in 1984.

Hassan’s first professional acting role was in the 1985 television series The Bill. He has since appeared in numerous television shows and films, including The Naked Civil Servant (1985), The Elephant Man (1980), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Holby City (1999-present).

In Holby City, Hassan plays the role of Dr. Al Hasawi, a cardiothoracic surgeon. The show has been praised for its realistic portrayal of the medical profession and Hassan’s performance has been lauded by critics.

Hassan is married to actress Joanne Mitchell. The couple have two children together.

Physical Characteristics:

Height: 6’0″ (183 cm)

Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)

Hair Color: Black

Eye Color: Brown

General Info

Full NameNorman Hassan
ProfessionSinger, Trombonist, Percussionist


Music GroupsUB40
MoviesUB40: Live at Montreux 2002

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Something Wild1986writer: "Zero, Zero Seven Charlie"


The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
TV Tonga News2006TV SeriesHimself
Zona franca1995TV SeriesHimself
The Comic Strip Presents...1988TV SeriesHimself - Percussion, UB40
A tope1987TV SeriesHimself
Urgh! A Music War1981DocumentaryHimself - UB40

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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