Josef Fares

About Josef Fares

Who is it?: Director, Writer, Actor
Birth Day: September 19, 1977
Occupation: Film director, screenwriter, actor, game designer
Years active: 1996–present

Josef Fares

Josef Fares was born on September 19, 1977, is Director, Writer, Actor. Josef Fares was born in Lebanon in 1977 but moved to Örebro in Sweden when he was 10. He now lives in Stockholm.
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Popular As Josef Fares
Occupation Director
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born September 19, 1977 ()
Birthday September 19

🌙 Zodiac

Josef Fares’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Josef Fares was born in the Year of the Snake. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Snake are seductive, gregarious, introverted, generous, charming, good with money, analytical, insecure, jealous, slightly dangerous, smart, they rely on gut feelings, are hard-working and intelligent. Compatible with Rooster or Ox.



Josef Fares moved to Sweden when he was 10 years old, fleeing the Lebanese Civil War with his family. Variety declared him one of ten upcoming Directors to watch in 2006. The same year he won the Nordic Council Film Prize for his film Zozo. In 2013, he directed his first video game, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The game was well received by critics. Its focus is on the interaction between two brothers and on their journey to save their father. His next video game was released in 2018, A Way Out.


On December 7, 2017, Josef appeared on The Game Awards 2017 and gave a "passionate" speech while on stage with host Geoff Keighley, where he covered many topics like the Oscars, EA's microtransaction controversy with Star Wars Battlefront II, and his upcoming game A Way Out. Because of his speech, he has received international praise among fans and his speech has created a new Internet meme involving mass vandalism of relevant Wikipedia pages, usually to reference the 2003 movie The Room, as many people compared him to the movie's Director, Tommy Wiseau.

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