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Farid Shawqi (1920–1998)

Farid Shawqi was born on July 3, 1920 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor and writer, known for Cairo Station (1958), Alexandria... Why? (1979) and Bidaya wa nihaya (1961). He was married to Soheir Turk, Huda Sultan, Saneya Shawki and Zynab Abdel Hady. He died on July 27, 1998 in Cairo. See full bio »


(age 78) in Cairo, Egypt

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Cairo Station
Cairo Station Abu Siri
Alexandria... Why?
Alexandria... Why? Mohsen's Father
Bidaya wa nihaya
The Tough
The Tough Actor


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 1990 Al khadem
 1988 The Devil's Friends
 1987 Ashmawi
 1987 Ana
 1986 Malaf Fel Adab
 1985 Ragab al wahsh
 1985 Qadeyat Am Ahmad
Ahmad Attallah
 1984 Endama Yabki El Regal
 1984 Ya Rab Walad
Mohamed El-Asyouty
 1983 The Ghoul
Fahmy El-Kashef
 1981 Oyun la tanam
 1981 Al-saqqa mat
 1980 Ragol Fakad Aklah
 1980 Love Does Not See the Sun (as Farid Shawky)
 1979 Alexandria... Why?
Mohsen's Father (as Farid Chawky)
 1978 Sultana al Tarab (as Farid Shawki)
 1977 Ota ala nar
Mahmoud Abddl Magid
 1977 Afwah wa araneb
 1975 Al karnak
 1972 Rihlat el saada
Hassan Abu Ali (as Farid Chawki)
 1972 Al-khatafin
 1972 Kalima Sharaf (as Farid Shawki)
 1972 Köle
 1971 Makber
Osman (as Ferit Sevki)
 1970 Eyvah
Abbas (as Ferit Sevki)
 1969 Agent 77
 1969 Turist Ömer Arabistan'da (as Ferit Sevki)
 1969 Al-shaitan
 1968 Ana al-doctor
 1968 Bes Atesli Kadin
Konuk Oyuncu
 1968 Cemile (as Ferit Sevki)
 1968 Ebn el-hetta
 1968 Vahsi bir erkek sevdim (as Ferit Sevki)
 1967 Aguazet seif
Sherif Bay
 1967 El aris el thani
 1967 Gharamiate magnoun
 1965 Nightmares
 1965 The Spy
 1964 His Majesty
 1964 The Giant
 1963 Secret Agent
 1963 The Trap
 1961 Antar the Black Prince
Antar Bin Chaddad
 1961 The Imposter
 1961 Love and Faith
 1960 The Giant
 1960 Abu Ahmad
Abu Ahmad
 1960 Hoda (as Farid Shawky)
 1959 Abu Hadid
 1958 Betrayer of Women
Hamza Bahlawan
 1958 Cairo Station
Abu Siri (as Farid Chawki)
 1957 Port Said
 1957 The Tough
 1955 Aziza
 1954 Siraa Fil-Wadi
Actor (as Farid Chawky)
 1954 The Cheat
 1954 The Local Boy
 1954 Abu Dahab
 1953 Hamido
 1952 The Outlaw
 1952 The Tiger
 1951 Children of the Streets (as Farid Shawky)
 1951 I Am the Past
 1951 Come and Say Hello
 1950 Father Amine
 1950 Felfel
 1950 Mr. Bayumi
 1950 The Falcon
 1950 Lo sparviero del Nilo (uncredited)
 1949 The Murderer
 1949 The Flirtation of Girls
Cabaret Guest
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Farid Chawki | Farid Chawky | Ferit Sevki | Farid Shawki | Farid Shawky


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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