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Atta Yaqub (born 1979) is a Scottish model and actor of Pakistani/Punjabi descent. He is most notable for playing the lead role in the 2004 film Ae Fond Kiss....
Yaqub has a degree in IT management and also works as a counselor, advising drug addicts. He is a representative for the Goethe-Institut. He goes to schools around Scotland to promote the Show Racism The Red Card programme. He was also involved in the "One Scotland, Many Cultures" anti-racism campaign. Yaqub speaks English and Punjabi fluently as well as some Urdu and German.
In 2009, Yaqub criticised Prince Harry for making what he saw as prejudiced comments about South Asians and asked for a personal apology.