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Youssef Chahine (1926–2008)


Youssef Chahine (born in Alexandria, Egypt, 1926) started studying in a friars' school, and then turned to English College until the High School Certificate. After one year in the University of Alexandria, he moved to the U.S. and spent two years at the Pasadena Play House, taking courses on film and dramatic arts. After coming back to Egypt, ... See full bio »

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(age 82) in Cairo, Egypt

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September 11
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(2002)
Destiny
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(1997)
Iskanderija... lih?
(1979)
El Naser Salah el Dine
(1963)

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Alternate Names:

Yussef Shahin | Youssef Shahine
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Personal Quote:

I am young. I am only 81 years old. I hope I can keep working for another 10 years. Old age is to let oneself become old.

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According to "Arabya TV, is in a hospital, in Egypt, suffering from very bad health problems. See more »

Nickname:

Joe

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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