Tunisian superstar Dhaffer L'Abidine stirred controversy after appearing in more than one TV advertising.
Dhaffer L'Abidine stressed in a press statement to “Sada el Balad” news website that appearing in TV advertising is not about income، pointing out that ads can add to an actor.
“I do not accept participating in an advertisement that is not good in terms of art and intellect. I like to appear in an advertisement with a different idea، and money is not the only goal behind this move”.
L'Abidine is currently participating in Ramadan TV series marathon with “Layali Eugenie” (Eugenie Nights).
Layali Eugenie co-starring Dhaffer L'Abidine، Amina Khalil، Engy Al-Moqaddem، Carmen Bsaibes، Nadine، hesham kadry، Mariam El-Khosht، Mostafa Abd Elsalam، Mourad Makram، Laila Ezz El Arab، Khaled Kamal، Asmaa Abou El Yazeed، Entsar، and directed by Hani Khalifa.
The series is written by Ingy El Kassem، and by Samaa Ahmed Abdel Khaleq.
Noteworthy، Dhaffer L'Abidine، also Dhafer El Abidine or Dhafer L'Abidine، was born on 26 November 1972، is a Tunisian actor and former professional soccer player.
Dhafer made his acting debute in the UK after graduating from Birmingham school of Acting. He starred in Sky One's Dream Team، BBC's Spooks and ITV's The Bill.
He also starred in The Mark of Cain as Omar Abdullah and in A Hologram for the King.
He became famous in Tunisia after he played the role of "Dali" in a Tunisian series called "Maktoub".
He later went on to participate in dramas in the Arab world، notably in Egypt and the UAE including shows and series such as Taht Al Saytara and Prince of Poets.
In 2017، he co-starred in British TV series “Fearless” with English actress Helen McCrory.