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1. Omar Sharif Omar Sharif Actor, Doctor Zhivago Omar Sharif, the Franco-Arabic 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. Of Lebanese and Syrian extraction, the young Michel was raised a Roman Catholic...
2. Sammy Sheik Sammy Sheik Actor, Lone Survivor 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. 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...
4. Haim Saban Haim Saban Composer, Dragon Ball Z
5. 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.
6. Nelly Karim Nelly Karim Actress, 678
7. Al Cliver Al Cliver Actor, Zombie
8. 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...
9. Mahmoud Abdel Aziz Mahmoud Abdel Aziz Actor, Souq al mot aa 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...
10. 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...
11. Amir Aboulela Amir Aboulela Actor, Barb Wire
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Demis Roussos Demis Roussos Self, Demis Roussos
15. Tarek Moussa Tarek Moussa Actor, Sex and the City 2 Tarek Moussa was born on October 9, 1978 in Alexandria, Egypt and was raised as an orthodox Christian. In August of 1999 he moved to the United States on his own. He didn't know anyone in the country and had only $300 in his pocket. After five years of hard work he was driving a Mercedes. He started working as a sushi chef and continued the job for a year and a half while teaching himself English...
16. Hind Rostom Hind Rostom Actress, The Iron Gate 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...
17. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
18. Mohamed Al-Fayed Mohamed Al-Fayed Self, Unlawful Killing
19. Somaya El Khashab Somaya El Khashab Actress, The Yacoubian Building
20. Moshé Mizrahi Moshé Mizrahi Director, Every Time We Say Goodbye
21. Adolf El Assal Adolf El Assal Producer, Mano de Dios Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1981, El Assal grew up in Dubai, London and Luxembourg, settling down in the latter city where he set up his production company, Independent Spirit Productions. After directing and editing over 120 music videos and mini-documentaries, El Assal produced two "no-budget" features (Divizionz (official selection Berlinale 2008) and Reste Bien...
22. 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...
23. F.C. Rabbath F.C. Rabbath Producer, Inventory F.C. Rabbath is a Mechanical Engineer, Author, Linguist, Animator, Filmmaker, Graphic Designer, and Photographer. Holds two patents and is a multi-winning filmmaker and author. Speaks several languages and is often called a Renaissance Man. Rabbath is set out to make his first feature by 2011.
24. Samir Sabri Samir Sabri Actor, Watch Out from 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.
25. 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...
26. Khaled El Sawy Khaled El Sawy Actor, The Yacoubian Building
27. Nahed Sherif Nahed Sherif Actress, Kuwait Connection
28. 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...
29. Nicos Perakis Nicos Perakis Director, Loaf and Camouflage
30. 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...
31. Karim Sheik Karim Sheik Actor, Gut-to-Go
32. Robert Bauval Robert Bauval Self, Conspiracies of the Ancient World: The Secret Knowledge of Modern Rulers
33. Mustafa Qamar Mustafa Qamar Actor, Ashab wala business
34. Shukry Sarhan Shukry Sarhan Actor, Chased by the Dogs
35. Sanaa Younes Sanaa Younes Actress, September 11
36. Gabriel Aghion Gabriel Aghion Writer, Pédale douce
37. Hassan Said Hassan Said Producer, 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...
38. Georges Moustaki Georges Moustaki Soundtrack, La Vie en Rose
39. Adel Adham Adel Adham Actor, Piedone d'Egitto
40. Fardous Abdel Hamid Fardous Abdel Hamid Actress, El harrif
41. Nagui Nagui Self, Que le meilleur gagne
42. Salah Nazmi Salah Nazmi Actor, El harrif
43. Gabriel Jabbour Gabriel Jabbour Actor, Madame Rosa
44. Togo Mizrahi Togo Mizrahi Director, Doctor Epaminondas
45. Aileen Marson Aileen Marson Actress, Someone at the Door
46. Camelia Camelia Actress, Some Are Bright
47. Alex Joffé Alex Joffé Writer, The Hotshots
48. Chadi Abdel Salam Chadi Abdel Salam Writer, The Mummy
49. Mahmoud Kabil Mahmoud Kabil Actor, Piedone d'Egitto Mahmoud Kabil was born on May 19th, 1946, in Alexandria, Egypt. He became involved in acting when one of Egypt's most famous directors asked him to be the lead in a film he was working on. Having no prior acting experience, Mahmoud opted instead to join the Egyptian Military at age 17. He served from 1964 until 1973 and fought in the Six-Day War, the War of Attrition, and the Yom Kippur War...
50. Eric Hobsbawm Eric Hobsbawm Writer, Omertà
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