Razane Jammal is a Lebanese actress, best known for her roles in Olivier Assayas' Carlos, Tobe Hooper's Djinn and Kanye West 's Cruel Summer. Jammal was born and raised in Beirut. She started acting in television commercials at age 15, taking part in regional campaigns in the Middle East. At age 18 she moved to London and Olivier Assayas eventually cast her in her first film role in 2009.
The Lebanese beauty quickly became a darling of the fashion crowd, becoming a fixture at Chanel shows and gracing the cover of L’Officiel. Jammal is now a Chanel fidele, or ambassador, and respresents the brand across the globe, in addition to being dressed by it for key events.
As an actress, Jammal has appeared in a number of different projects, from feature films to shorts, to TV shows. Her breakout role was in 2010's Carlos, followed by legendary horror director Tobe Hooper's Djinn in 2012. In 2012, she was also part of the cast for Kanye West's debut short film screened at the Cannes Film Festival, Cruel Summer. Her latest project is A Walk Among The Tombstones where she co-stars with Liam Neeson, which is set for release in September 2014.