Sami Bouajila (born in Grenoble, France on 12 May 1966) is a French award-winning actor of Tunisian origin. Bouajila's grandfather was a Berber born in Tripoli, Libya and immigrated to Tunisia. Bouajila's father decided to immigrate to France in 1956. Sami was born and grew up in Échirolles, a suburb south of Grenoble. He studied theater.