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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, the young Michel was raised a Roman Catholic...
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. 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 notice for her 2006 refusal to portray "seductive roles". She Won the best actress price in the Cairo international film festival in 2004 for her role in Enta Omry...
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. Haim Saban Haim Saban Composer, Dragon Ball Z
6. 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.
7. 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...
8. Al Cliver Al Cliver Actor, Zombie
9. 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...
10. 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...
11. Somaya El Khashab Somaya El Khashab Actress, The Yacoubian Building
12. 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...
13. 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...
14. Khaled El Sawy Khaled El Sawy Actor, The Blue Elephant
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. Amir Aboulela Amir Aboulela Actor, Barb Wire
17. 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...
18. Gabriel Aghion Gabriel Aghion Director, Pédale douce
19. Mohamed Al-Fayed Mohamed Al-Fayed Self, Unlawful Killing
20. Demis Roussos Demis Roussos Self, Demis Roussos
21. 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.
22. F.C. Rabbath F.C. Rabbath Producer, Scarlet's Witch F.C. Rabbath is an American film/commercial director, inventor, author, journalist, comedian, programmer, graphic designer and entrepreneur. An FSU alumni who was raised overseas due to his father's work exposed him to a variety of cultures in which can be seen in his works today. Rabbath has done over...
23. Moshé Mizrahi Moshé Mizrahi Director, Every Time We Say Goodbye
24. Nahed Sherif Nahed Sherif Actress, Kuwait Connection
25. 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...
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. Nicos Perakis Nicos Perakis Director, Loaf and Camouflage
28. 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...
29. Rudolf Hess Rudolf Hess Self, Triumph of the Will
30. Shukry Sarhan Shukry Sarhan Actor, Chased by the Dogs
31. 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...
32. 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...
33. Adel Adham Adel Adham Actor, Piedone d'Egitto
34. Adolf El Assal Adolf El Assal Producer, Les gars 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...
35. Georges Moustaki Georges Moustaki Soundtrack, La Vie en Rose
36. Fardous Abdel Hamid Fardous Abdel Hamid Actress, Taer ala el tariq
37. Aileen Marson Aileen Marson Actress, Someone at the Door
38. Chadi Abdel Salam Chadi Abdel Salam Writer, The Mummy
39. Alex Joffé Alex Joffé Writer, The Hotshots
40. Robert Bauval Robert Bauval Self, Sacred Cosmology
41. Gabriel Jabbour Gabriel Jabbour Actor, Madame Rosa
42. 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...
43. Camelia Camelia Actress, Some Are Bright
44. Sanaa Younes Sanaa Younes Actress, September 11
45. Togo Mizrahi Togo Mizrahi Director, Doctor Epaminondas
46. Shouweikar Shouweikar Actress, Akhtar ragol fil alam
47. Robert Hakim Robert Hakim Producer, Belle de Jour
48. Tewfik El-Hakim Tewfik El-Hakim Writer, The Message
49. Raymond Hakim Raymond Hakim Producer, Belle de Jour
50. Nikos Garofallou Nikos Garofallou Actor, To proxenio tis Annas
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