Audio tour narration for the traveling museum exhibition Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs.
Omar Cherif | Omar El-Cherif | Omar Shariff
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[interview with Diane Saenger, 2006] I've stopped [playing bridge] altogether. I decided I didn't want to be a slave to any passion any more except for my work. I had too many passions: bridge, horses, gambling. I want to live a different kind of life, be with my family more because I didn't give them enough time.
Underwent triple bypass surgery in 1992, and suffered a mild heart attack in 1994. Until his bypass, Sharif smoked 100 cigarettes a day; after the operation he quit easily.