Girum Ermias
Born (1978-03-16) 16 March 1978 (age 45)
Alma materHollyland Art Academy
  • Actor
  • scriptwriter
  • director
Years active2005–present
Notable workSiryet
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Girum Ermias (Amharic: ግሩም ኤርሚያስ; born 16 March 1978) is an Ethiopian actor, director and scriptwriter who dominated the Ethiopian film industry by starring more than fifteen films.

He was best known in notable films such as Hermela (2005), Siryet (2007), Moriam Meder (2008), and Lamba (2015).

Life and career

Girum Ermias was born on 16 March 1978 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At an early age, Girum developed his acting interests. He attended Alem Maya Primary School for his primary education and Addis Ketema High School and Ayer Tena High School for his secondary education. He then began scriptwriting, directing as well as advanced to diploma from Ethiopia's Hollyland Art Academy.[1][2]

He starred in more than fifteen films that are almost considered notable: Hermela (2005), Siryet (2007), Moriam Meder (2008), and Lamba (2015).[3] Girum acknowledges film contents which have high social effect and "enlightening".[2][1]

Girum is a father of two children.[1]


Title Year
Hermela 2005
Siryet 2007
Moriam Meder 2008
Abay vs Vegas 2010
Tisisir 2010
Tizita 2010
Amalayu 2011
Yilugnta 2012
Tsinu Kal 2013
Bechis Tedebke 2014
Batakoyugn 2014
Lamba 2015
Albo 2015
Seba Zetegn 2016
Tefetari 2019
Wiha Ena Work 2019


  1. ^ a b c "actor girum ermias and his family". Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  2. ^ a b Codingest (2021-03-08). "Ethiopian Actor Girum Ermias And His Family". Retrieved 2022-10-01.
  3. ^ ገበያው, አበባየሁ. ""የኢትዮጵያን ፊልም እንደ ዥዋዥዌ ነው የማየው" - Addis Admass Newspaper | Amharic news | Ethiopian news". Retrieved 2022-10-01.