Shero Rauf


Born: Baghdad, Iraq


Shero Rauf (born 15 May 1979) is a Kurdish-Iraqi actor and stuntman. He is the first Kurdish Iraqi to work as an actor, stuntman, 3D visual effects animator, lead artist, and assistant director in Hollywood movies.Shero Rauf is the youngest son of the writer Rauf Hassan and brother of the writer and television presenter Zana Rauf.After 20 years living and learning in Sulaimaniya and Arbil he left Iraq to try and pursue his career. His first step was in 2002 when he met Jean-Claude Van Damme and Steven Seagal. He featured in his first movie role in 2003 in Epoch: Evolution (2003) with David Keith and Billy Dee Williams. In the same year, he was chosen as a stunt actor for the movie Troy (2004), as a Trojan Archer facing Brad Pitt in Mexico.From 2004 he began to work as a Digital Effects Artist [Animation, Particles, Dynamic, Modeling] for several movies.In May 2006 he became a visual effects lead artist for the biggest movie that had been done in WWFX company, The Gene Generation (2007).In 2006 he had the chance to work as a 3D Digital Artist in the movie 88 Minutes (2007) with his favorite actor Al Pacino .In 2007 Jean-Claude Van Damme introduced him to J.J. Perry (fight choreographer) and (stunt coordinator), which they both worked in couple of movies after.In August 2007, after a one-month test period, he became an Assistant Director for the movie The Tournament (2009), working with J.J. Perry, Ving Rhames, Scott Adkins, Ian Somerhalder, Robert Carlyle and Kelly Hu .In 2011 after 10 years living and working in Bulgaria he went to Sweden. He worked more than 2 years in Sweden as a Best boy (Assistant Chief Lighting Technician) in Gothenburg Film Studios for many Festivals - TV Programs and Movies.In 2014 he received Swedish citizenship.

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