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  Tamer Hassan
t a m e r   h a s s a nBorn in London to Turkish-Cypriot parents, Tamer is a south London boy through and through, he was raised in New Cross and Old Kent Road, and grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. 

An amateur boxer, Tamer had a devastating blow after a fatal eye injury, he then had to give up his dream. He turned into an entrepreneur owning nightclubs, restaurants and is currently the owner, chairman, coach and player of Greenwich Football club and Eltham Boxing club.

Tamer met his agent two years ago, after her asking, 'Have you ever thought about acting?' his reply was 'Acting's for Mugs'. After treading the entertainment boards hard for two years, he has graced our television screens, in 'EastEnders' and Casualty, is to be seen soon in Dream Team, Judge John Deed and the Bill. 

Tamer has just finished filming Working Title's Calcium Kid, The (2003), starring opposite Orlando Bloom and 5-time Oscar nominee Michael Learner, playing a psychotic World Champion Boxer. He is then embarking on playing a starring role in Vertigo Films' 'Football Factory' co-starring opposite Sean Bean and Dougray Scott, playing the head of Millwall.

By Camilla Storey/ from IMDB

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