Elyas M'Barek (born 29 May 1982) is an Austrian actor of Tunisian descent who was born in Munich.
M'Barek was born in Munich, to an Austrian mother and a Tunisian father. His younger brother Joseph is also an actor and lives in Germany. At the age of 22 he finished school.
He began acting in 2001 in Dennis Gansel's sex comedy Mädchen, Mädchen. He is best known for playing Cem Öztürk, a young Turk, in Türkisch für Anfänger. Alongside Arnel Taci (who in "Türkisch für Anfänger" was his best friend), he acted in the TV series "Abschnitt 40". In 2008, he appeared in Gansel's acclaimed drama film Die Welle, in the role of Sinan, a student who embraces fascism. In 2012, he reunited with Mädchen, Mädchen and Die Welle co-star Max Riemelt in the drama film Heiter bis Wolkig opposite Jessica Schwarz and Anna Fischer and played a lead in the "Türkisch für Anfänger" feature film. He played a vampire in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones (2013).