Hiam Abbass is a screen actress and an important cultural figure. With a film and TV career stretching over four decades, she has an impressive range of screen credits to her name.

She was catapulted into a new level of celebrity, however, by her performance as Marcia Roy in the hit series Succession. Her character stands out in the all-American Roy family because of her French accent and a vague backstory that has something to do with being born in Beirut...

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