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Omar Sharif has credited his 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia with changing the course of his life. The film - which was based on the life of Te Lawrence - has been hailed as one of the greatest films ever released, earning seven Academy Awards and four BAFTAs. Reflecting on Lawrence of Arabia with Parade, the Oscar-nominated Sharif said he has nothing but fond memories of the cinema classic. "As an actor in Egypt, I was nobody," he recalled. "It was extraordinary to suddenly become somebody in the world. I've never forgotten that." Sharif also reflected on his lifelong friendship with Peter O'Toole, which began on the set of Lawrence (more) »


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