BIOGRAPHY

Eebra Tooré (photos : Christophe Brachet)
Eebra Tooré (photos : Christophe Brachet)

Eebra Tooré is six-foot-two (1,88m) international actor born in Paris (France). His origins comes from Ivory Coast (West Africa). He started acting and was graduated at the prestigious European Acting School Florent (Paris) for 3 years where he learned the classic fundamentals of theater (Molière, Racine, Musset, Shakespeare, etc...). Then, he continues his training at Jack Waltzer Acting Workshop (Paris). Eebra Tooré also studied at the famous and prestigious Actors Studio in Los Angeles (USA) under the auspices of notable directors and legendary actors Martin Landau and Mark Rydell, as well his teachers James Distefano, Penelope Allen, Jon Sperry and more...He still continues to study at The Actors Studio when he is in Los Angeles.

In 2002, Eebra Tooré began etching a name for himself on French Television after appearing as himself in the first season of Reality TV "Temptation Island", which aired on the national channel TF1. He has appeared in feature films as "Pédale Dure" by Gabriel Aghion, "Quartier VIP" by Laurent Firode, "No Way" by Owell Brown.

 

In 2009, Eebra Tooré toured in France and throughout Europe with the world renowned theater's company La Comédie-Française/The French National Theater (founded in 1680 by Molière) as a cast member in the play "The Dispute" (in a role of Mesrou) written by Marivaux and directed by Muriel Mayette (Director of Comédie-Française). These last years, he also played "Lorenzaccio" of Alfred de Musset, "Back to desert" of Bernard-Marie Koltès...

In 2010, he got a lead role (The King & The Devil) in Los Angeles (USA) for the high fashion runway & theater called "A Night in Paris" created and directed by Donna Rayford at The Million Dollar Theater (Downtown - L.A.) and has participed in music video (Soul Bossa Nostra) of the great producer and director Quincy Jones with the rappeur Ludacris.

 

In 2012, Eebra Tooré was Amin Nur Barreh, the chief of Somalian's pirates in Russian feature film called "22 Minutes" directed by Vasily Serikov. The release of "22 Minutes" is planned in 2013. He also appeared as D.C.R.I. Agent in "Jungle Jihad" directed by Nadir Ioulain and has a co-lead rôle in comedy TV serie "Objectif Ligue 1" produced by Les Improductibles on Be In Sport Channel. In 2013, Eebra Tooré was in Gela (Italy) where he has shooted an Italian movie called "Vento Di Sicilia" directed by Carlo Fusco. He played a mafia's man from USA called John "Americano". This movie included some great international actors as Danny Glover, Michael Madsen...And in the movie "Esclave Et Courtisane" directed by Christian Lara where he played the lawyer Edouard Laroche.

In 2014, he was in Roman Neamt (Romania) for playing Vasile, a child-adult adopted by a family in the feature film "Romance In Black" (Working Title) directed by Carlo Fusco. His partners was Michael Madsen, Paul Sorvino, Maia Morgerstern, Andrea Stefancikova, Goûchy Boy...

 

Eebra Tooré has been inspired by such greatest actors and actresses as Marlon Brando, James Dean, Sidney Poitier, John Garfield, James Cagney, Steeve McQueen, Lee J. Cobb, Jean Gabin, Michel Simon, Bette Davis, Shelley Winters...

 

Beside the acting, Eebra Tooré has appeared in many fashion shows worldwide for some of greatest designers including Jean-Paul Gaulthier (France), Yves Saint-Laurent (France), Kenzo (Japan), Francesco Smalto (Italy), Sterling Williams (USA), Alphadi (Niger), Nawal El Assad (Ivory Coast) and more...In 2004, he was crowned "Best African Male Model" in Turkey during Best Model Of The World.

 

Eebra Tooré has a passion for Jazz Music and old American & French Standards...