Moran Atias (Hebrew: מורן אטיאס; Arabic : موران اتياس) born April 9, 1981) is an Israeli actress of Moroccan descent. She gained notoriety in the Italian films Gas, Oggi sposi, and Mother of Tears. She is best known for her work with Paul Haggis in the 2008 TV series Crash and the 2013 film Third Person. She currently stars on the FX television series Tyrant. She is considered one of Israel's first actresses to have success abroad.