Moran Atias is an Israeli actress and model. She is famous for her role in the Italian films Gas, Oggi sposi, and Mother of Tears. Fans also know her for her appearance in the 2008 TV series, Crash and her role as Monika in the 2013 film, Third Person. While the beautiful actress has been in and out of several relationships, she seems to have found love again in the arms a not-so-popular face. But just before we take that nosy peek into her relationship status, a short bio wouldn’t be bad at all, would it?
Who is Moran Atias?
Moran Atias was born on April 9, 1981, in Haifa, Israel to Jewish-Moroccan parents. She was raised alongside her younger sister Shani Atias; who is also an actress and has appeared in the movie Color Red. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles, California. Much is not known about her schooling and childhood
Atias’ professional acting career began at age 15 when she debuted in the Israeli TV series, Out of Focus. When her modeling potential got spotted in Italy, Atias was made to appear in the fashion show for Italian designer Roberto Cavalli. The Jewish-Morrocan actress also featured in the 2010 Drama/Thriller movie, The Next Three Days.
In 1998 Atias went to Germany to launch her modeling career. She soon took up a modeling job with Roberto Cavalli, D&G, and BBG jewelers. Following her success as a model, Atias soon found herself going for the big screens. Since she switched industries, she has appeared in English, Italian, Hebrew, and Spanish movies and TV series, and was eventually nominated for Best Actress at Festival Sguardo al Femminile for her role in Days of Love.
The Next Three Days
In 2005, Moran Atias was cast in the Italian feature film, Gas which was followed by the romantic comedy Oggi Sposi. Then came The Three Mothers, and then Mother of Tears which premièred at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival and the Rome Film Festival. In 2008, Atias was cast in the drama series Crash, based on Paul Haggis’s Oscar-winning film. In Crash, she played the role of ‘Inez’; an illegal immigrant. In 2010, she appeared in the cast for the Crime/Drama film The Next Three Days; featuring Russell Crowe as the lead character.
The next year, Atias appeared on the television series, Radical, where she played the role of Ana; a role that had been written specifically for her. This was quickly followed by the Israeli television series Allenby, where she portrayed Mika, a Jewish girl who avoids her childhood secret while living a complex nightlife. She also worked to adapt Allenby into a United States series.
Is She Married or Dating Anyone?
In 2003, Atias was rumored to be dating former Chelsea Romanian striker, Adrian Mutu. According to a Magazine interview dated October 2003, Mutu revealed that they started a love relationship after Atias began sending him anonymous text messages. However, the relationship ended barely two months after they began dating.
A year later, in January 2004, the Israeli actress was believed to be dating Italian businessman Flavio Briatore. But Atias quickly dispelled the rumor, insisting that Flavio and herself were just pals. She also admitted that her relationship with Mutu was her only first “serious” relationship following her split with an English man she didn’t name. The actress remained single until September of 2009 when in a short interview with Muscle And Fitness magazine, she told readers that she was focused on her acting career but will pour herself into a deep relationship as soon as she finds the right guy.
Fans were, however, greeted to a surprise when Atias shared pictures of a bouquet of red roses she said was gifted to her. The person on the other end wasn’t mentioned. That was Valentine’s Day of 2016. Months later, she shared a selfie with French fashion designer, Oliver Rousteing and calling him her “Summer Love”. However, Atias is yet to state clearly whether she was simply gushing or in an actual relationship with him.
Height and Body Stats
Moran Atias is of a slim build, graced with a good height. She stands 5 feet 9 inches (i.e., 1.75 meters) tall. Although Moran Atias, holds an Israeli nationality, she belongs to the Moroccan Jewish ethnicity; but became a naturalized US citizen in February 2017. She speaks Hebrew, English and Italian.