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1. Omar Sharif Omar Sharif Actor, Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia and the title role in Doctor Zhivago, was born Michel Demitri Shalhoub on April 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt to Joseph Shalhoub, a lumber merchant, and his wife, Claire (Saada). Of Lebanese and Syrian extraction...
2. Sammy Sheik Sammy Sheik Actor, American Sniper Sammy Sheik was born in Alexandria, Egypt. His passion for acting drove him to leave home shortly after high school and move to New York to study theatre. He soon landed his first film role in the Albert Brooks' satire comedy "Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World", playing Al-Jazeera executive "Mukhtar...
3. Haim Saban Haim Saban Composer, Dragon Ball Z
4. Youssef Chahine Youssef Chahine Director, September 11 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...
5. Al Cliver Al Cliver Actor, Zombie
6. Nelly Karim Nelly Karim Actress, The Blue Elephant Nelly Karim is an Egyptian actress, fashion model and ballerina. She was born December 18, 1974 in Alexandria, Egypt for An Egyptian father and Russian Mother. Nelly Karim has drawn attention for her 2006 refusal to portray "seductive roles". She won Best Actress award in the Cairo International Film Festival in 2004 for her role in Enta Omry...
7. Zubaida Tharwat Zubaida Tharwat Actress, Yom min omri
8. Anne de Zogheb Anne de Zogheb
9. Hend Rostom Hend Rostom Actress, Cairo Station Hind Rostom(November 11, 1929 - August 8, 2011) was one of the most popular Egyptian actresses. Actress Hind Rostom, is a star from the golden era of Egyptian cinema. With her blond hair and good looks, Rostom often played the sultry seductress, and she quickly rose to become one of Egypt's best-known actresses...
10. Ovidio G. Assonitis Ovidio G. Assonitis Producer, Beyond the Door Ovidio Assonitis, an independent film producer and businessman with over 35 years experience in the industry, was born to Greek citizens living in Alexandria, Egypt. Assonitis began an extensive distribution network company catering to the Southeast Asia market in the mid-'60s and in a ten-year period distributed more than 900 films from offices in Thailand...
11. Georges Guétary Georges Guétary Actor, An American in Paris When we hear songs like "Rambino" and " Ciao Ciao Bambino" the name of Georges Guétary cames to one's mind. But also as a producer of " Bless the bride", "Latin Quartier" in London and "Arms and the girl" on Broadway, he added light and charm to show business. The last show to celebrate 50 years of perfomances was staged at the Robino's in Paris...
12. Dodi Fayed Dodi Fayed Producer, Hook Dodi Fayed, an Egyptian born multimillionaire whose father, Mohamed Al-Fayed, owns the Harrods chain and a Ritz Hotel in Paris.
13. Karim Kamel Karim Kamel Actor, Heritage Born on May 6th, 1987 in Alexandria, Egypt, Karim Kamel has lived his life through music and acting as a talented and highly accomplished international artist. At a young age Karim discovered his passion for the arts and began singing and acting in school concerts and plays with the hopes of one day pursuing these interests as a profession...
14. Riccardo Freda Riccardo Freda Writer, Theodora, Slave Empress Riccardo Freda was born in Alexandria, Egypt, of Italian parents. Educated in Milan, he became a sculptor, then a newspaper art critic. He began a career in film in 1937 as a screenwriter and production supervisor. He moved into directing in 1942, beginning a career that lasted some 40 years. Resisting the strong neo-realism trend in postwar Italy...
15. Mahmoud Abdel Aziz Mahmoud Abdel Aziz Actor, Kit Kat Mahmoud Abdel Aziz was born in Alexandria, Egypt to a middle class family. He studied Agricultural Sciences and during his college days he practiced acting through the university theatre. He started his acting career by taking a role in "Al Dawama" TV show in the mid 70s with Nelly and Mahmoud Yassin...
16. Tarek Moussa Tarek Moussa Actor, Sex and the City 2 Tarek Moussa was born in Alexandria, Egypt and was raised as an orthodox Christian. In August of 1999 he moved to the United States on his own. He started working as a sushi chef and continued the job for a year and a half while teaching himself English. He studied electronics engineering at Bunker Hill College...
17. Khaled El Sawy Khaled El Sawy Actor, The Blue Elephant
18. Somaya El Khashab Somaya El Khashab Actress, The Yacoubian Building She graduated from the Faculty of Commerce, University of Alexandria in 1997. participated in a large number of films and TV series. Her career began in 1999, was preparing to make songs, but suddenly it was chosen by the directors of representation in more than one film, and before entering the field of singing has been working in the field of tourism and banking...
19. Shukry Sarhan Shukry Sarhan Actor, El less wal kilab
20. F.C. Rabbath F.C. Rabbath Producer, A Brilliant Monster F.C.Rabbath is an American film/commercial director. Rabbath is also an inventor, author, comedian, former journalist (AP winner) and entrepreneur. Rabbath has lived in several countries before the age of 16 due to his father's work exposing him to several different cultures. Later Rabbath moved to the United States in 2003 where he continued filmmaking there.
21. Demis Roussos Demis Roussos Self, Kings of 70s Romance
22. Moshé Mizrahi Moshé Mizrahi Director, Every Time We Say Goodbye
23. Jeanne Sorel Jeanne Sorel Actress, Prehistoric Women Actress-musician Jeanne Sorel was the wife of late film producer Albert J. Cohen and mother to both actress Louise Sorel and Mishka Michon, who was Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation fundraiser at one time. Jeanne was born in Alexandria, Egypt but later moved to London for a time. In Hollywood from the 30s...
24. Aris Retsos Aris Retsos Actor, Oi apenanti
25. Amir AboulEla Amir AboulEla Actor, The Middle
26. Salah M. Hassanein Salah M. Hassanein Producer, Day of the Dead Mr Salah M. Hassanein was born in 1921 in Egypt. He attended the British School, Alexandria, and the London School of Economics, Cairo. He came to the United States in 1945, where he served in the U.S. Armed forces from 1945 to 1947. He joined Skouras Theatres Corporation as an usher in 1947, and became President in 1961...
27. Dinos Iliopoulos Dinos Iliopoulos Actor, The Ogre of Athens Born in 1913 (or 1915, according to some sources), in Alexandria, Egypt, but raised in Marseille, France. His family moved in Athens in 1935. He studied acting at the Drama School of Giannoulis Sarantidis and made his stage debut in a 1944 Athens production of Leo Lenz's "Lady I Love You." In 1946...
28. Camelia Camelia Actress, Sahibat el malilim
29. Shouweikar Shouweikar Actress, Akhtar ragol fil alam
30. Mohamed Al-Fayed Mohamed Al-Fayed Self, Unlawful Killing
31. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
32. Hassan Said Hassan Said Director, Mute Hassan Said is an award winning Egyptian born filmmaker, a tale-teller of stories of self-awareness and vivid realities. His poetic use of striking characters and imagery explores the psychological impact of both life's shocking and heartwarming moments. For Said, films are about, "glimpses of a person's life...
33. Samir Sabri Samir Sabri Actor, Ehtares min Alkhot Samir graduated from the English section at the Faculty of Arts, having previously finished his studies at the famous Victoria College. He then went on to study drama at Oxford, specialising in Shakespeare. He played the lead in over 85 films.
34. Ayten Amer Ayten Amer Actress, Harag W' Marag She graduated from the Institute of Performing Arts department of acting and directing. Ayten worked for a period as a model then stopped.The first step was by meeting the star "Mohamed Sobhy" accidentally while filming a television series that her sister "wafaa" shared in. The first radiance was by her appearance in the series (My Father the accused) in front of the star "Nour El-Sherif"...
35. King Faroukh King Faroukh Self, Universal Newsreel King Farouk of Egypt was the penultimate King of Egypt, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in 1936. His sister Fawzia was Queen of Iran for a brief period. His full title was "His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and of Sudan, Sovereign of Nubia, of Kordofan and of Darfur". Upon his coronation...
36. Marc Casabani Marc Casabani Actor, Town & Country Marc Casabani is of Egyptian nationality. As a young boy, he learned English by watching Sesame Street, Zoom, and The Electric Company. He is a veteran of regional theatre where at Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago his portrayal of Song Liling in David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly, won him the Chicago Academy of Theater Artists' Artisan Award for Best Actor in a Drama...
37. Yaser Galal Yaser Galal Actor, Al-raghba
38. Nahed Sherif Nahed Sherif Actress, Zi'ab la ta'kol al lahm
39. Nicos Perakis Nicos Perakis Director, Loufa kai parallagi
40. Robert Bauval Robert Bauval Self, The Mysterious Origins of Man
41. Adel Adham Adel Adham Actor, Piedone d'Egitto
42. Fardous Abdel Hamid Fardous Abdel Hamid Actress, Taer ala el tariq
43. Alex Joffé Alex Joffé Writer, Les cracks
44. Georges Moustaki Georges Moustaki Soundtrack, The Bucket List
45. Gabriel Aghion Gabriel Aghion Director, Pédale douce
46. Robert Favart Robert Favart Actor, Le Samouraï
47. Nikos Tsiforos Nikos Tsiforos Writer, Mia trelli... trelli oikogeneia
48. Chadi Abdel Salam Chadi Abdel Salam Writer, Al-mummia
49. Mustafa Qamar Mustafa Qamar Actor, Ashab wala business
50. Amir Hedayah Amir Hedayah Composer, Sone'a Fee Misr Amir Samy Hedayah is a music composer, arranger, and performer, active in Egypt's film, television, and music industries. In his youth, Hedayah studied piano and guitar at Conservatoire de Musique D'Alexandrie (Alexandria, Egypt). Yet, his informal training came much earlier. As the child of a musical family...
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