Moran Atias is an Israeli-born model, TV presenter and actress best known for her role as Inez, the sexy spitfire whom cop Kenny Battaglia gets involved with after he crashes into her car, in the television drama series Crash, from 2008-2009.
Atias starred in Italian director Dario Argento’s 2007 fantasy-drama Mother of Tears, which premiered at the Rome Film Festival and played the Toronto International Film Festival before being bought for US distribution by The Weinstein Company.
Off the success of this film she moved to Los Angeles, where she was cast in the Adam Sandler film You Don’t Mess With the Zohan and the Will Ferrell film, Land of the Lost.
Atias started her entertainment career at 15, starring in the Israeli Youth Television Show Out of Focus. She turned in an award-winning performance in her first Italian film, Gas, a short directed by Luciano Melchionna, then went on to appear in the Italian film The Roses of the Desert.
She has also been seen in the Israeli films Days of Love and Kavod, as well as on various Italian and Israeli TV programs.
Atias lends her support to numerous worthy causes. The city of Milan has named her an official spokeswoman to help lead the campaigns against graffiti and cruelty to animals.
She speaks five different languages and is now based in Los Angeles.