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Ahmed El Shenawi

Ahmed El Shenawi was born in Egypt. He is an actor, known for Midnight Express (1978), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) and The Element of Crime (1984). See full bio »


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Midnight Express
The Element of Crime
Theatre Night
Theatre Night Shariq


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 1987 Theatre Night (TV Series)
- Make and Break (1987) ... Shariq (as Ahmed El-Shenawi)
 1984 The Element of Crime
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Merchant #2 (as Ahmed El-Shenawi)
 1984 Danger: Marmalade at Work (TV Series)
- Private Marmalade (1984) ... Sheikh
- Marmalade and Chef Robo (1984) ... Sheikh
 1979 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... (as Ahmed El-Shenawi)
 1978 The Professionals (TV Series)
- Blind Run (1978) ... Bodyguard
 1978 The Thief of Baghdad (TV Movie)
Kanishka (as Ahmed El-Shenawi)
 1978 Midnight Express

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