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1. Omar Sharif Omar Sharif Actor, Doctor Zhivago He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films included Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Funny Girl. He was nominated for an Academy Award. He won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award...
2. Alex Proyas Alex Proyas Director, Dark City Alex Proyas has moved effortlessly between helming TV commercials and music videos to feature films. Born to Greek parents in Egypt, Proyas relocated to Australia with his family when he was three years old. He began making films at age ten and went on to attend the Australian Film Television and Radio School along with Jane Campion and Jocelyn Moorhouse...
3. Julian Fellowes Julian Fellowes Writer, Downton Abbey
4. Atom Egoyan Atom Egoyan Director, The Sweet Hereafter Born in Egypt to Armenian parents, he was raised in Western Canada. Both his parents were painters, and he planned to be a playwright, but after making a short film, he became hooked on telling stories visually. Returned to ethnic "homeland" when he filmed Calendar in Armenia. Won attention at the Sundance Film Festival for earlier work...
5. Mido Hamada Mido Hamada Actor, Unknown Born in Egypt and raised in Germany, Hamada stumbled into acting following a sports injury which led him to study at the Oxford School of Drama in England where his love for the arts and theatre grew. He was cast in plays such as, Spinning Into Butter, Hamlet and Guantanamo at The West End and The Royal Court Theater in England...
6. Amr Waked Amr Waked Actor, Lucy Amr Waked was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1972. He studied economics and theatre in the American University in Cairo. In his early experience as an actor Amr joined the Temple Theatre Troop in 1994, and Yaaru Theatre Troop in 1999, where he trained and developed his tools as a stage performer. With his experience onstage...
7. 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...
8. Khaled Abol Naga Khaled Abol Naga Actor, Microphone Khaled Abol Naga is a heart-throb pan-Arab Egyptian star and one of the new wave cinema generation making International groundbreaking and Award winning Egyptian & Arab Cinema. He is a multi-Award winning Actor/Producer of feature films from Egypt, as an actor he collected numerous Best Actor awards from Egypt...
9. Adel Imam Adel Imam Actor, The Yacoubian Building He is a graduate of the faculty of agriculture. He was more popular in theatres for his role in Madrasat Al Moshaghebin (School of Rascals). He became more famous in the 1970s for his comedic roles in Searching for a Scandal (Search for a scandal) and Khalli Balek min Aalak (Take care of your brain). He started to play far more serious roles in the 1980s. He is now one of the highest paid actors in Egypt.
10. Faten Hamama Faten Hamama Actress, Doa al karawan Faten Hamama (known as "The Lady of the Arabic Screen") has become an icon and the most important actress of Egyptian and Arabic cinema. She is also the most honored actress in the Middle East. Every decade of her life represents a new era of acting and witnessed the reshaping and progression of Egyptian cinema...
11. Sayed Badreya Sayed Badreya Actor, Iron Man Egyptian-born filmmaker and actor Sayed Badreya realized a childhood dream by winning roles in major Hollywood films such as The Insider, Three Kings, and Independence Day. Growing up in poverty in Port Said, Sayed Badreya's dreams of movie stardom looked as bleak as the prospect of peace in the Middle East...
12. Haim Saban Haim Saban Composer, Dragon Ball Z
13. Ahmed Helmy Ahmed Helmy Actor, Excuse My French Ahmed Helmy made his first big screen appearance in film Aboud ala el hedoud, in which he co-starred alongside Alaa Waley El Din. Ahmed, through his amazing breakthrough performance, and comic sense of humor, nabbed all the attention he needed in this film. He quickly made a jump to starring roles in films such as Omar 2000, El Nazer, _El Selem We Al Thoghban_...
14. Samia Gamal Samia Gamal Actress, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves Her career began with "Badia Masabni" band where she was involved in dancing in groups , and in 1943 began working in the field of cinema where he formed a successful dual team with the artist "Farid al-Atrash" in several movies and she did the most famous dances with him. her dance Characterized by combining Eastern dancing and Western dances...
15. Alexander D'Arcy Alexander D'Arcy Actor, The Awful Truth
16. Soad Hosny Soad Hosny Actress, Chafika et Metwal The owner of discovery of her artistic talent is a poet "Abdel Rahman Khamisi", who share her in his play "Hamlet for Shakespeare" in the role of «Ophelia», then director "Henary Barakat" annexed for the crew of his film "Hassan and Naima" in Naima's role and released the film in 1959, and then she make a lot of films and eight radio series...
17. Deena Nicole Cortese Deena Nicole Cortese Self, Jersey Shore
18. Basma Basma Actress, Tyrant
19. 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.
20. Nicola Pagett Nicola Pagett Actress, Anne of the Thousand Days
21. Rushdy Abaza Rushdy Abaza Actor, The Ten Commandments
22. Ahmed Ahmed Ahmed Ahmed Actor, Iron Man Ahmed Ahmed, born in Helwan, Egypt, June 27, 1970. Parents immigrated to the US when he was one-month old, and he grew up in Riverside, California. Moved to Hollywood when he was 19 years old to pursue a career as an actor and stand-up comedian. Attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts for one year and studied with various acting coaches such as Cliff Osmond...
23. Damien Thomas Damien Thomas Actor, Never Let Me Go
24. Nicholas Courtney Nicholas Courtney Actor, Doctor Who Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. His early years were spent in Kenya and France and he was called up for National Service at the age of 18. After 18 months of duty in the British forces, Courtney joined the Webber Douglas drama school. He spent two years there and then did repertory theatre in Northampton. His next move was to London...
25. Dalida Dalida Soundtrack, Mary and Max
26. 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...
27. Christine Solomon Christine Solomon Actress, The Score Christine Solomon is a Canadian actress. She began her career in the entertainment industry at the tender age of five years old performing plays on stage. The trained theatre actress worked in a wide range of Canadian, American and international productions. Christine Solomon's charismatic personality shines through her onscreen personas, she toped local and foreign press...
28. Hanan Turk Hanan Turk Actress, Dunia Hanan Hassan Mohamed Abd El-Karim, Hanan Turk, was born in 1975 into a family of five members. Her father owned his own factory for clothes. She started off as a ballerina and completed her studies in the Ballet Institute in 1993. She then became a member of the Cairo Ballet Group and soon after moved to the Classic Ballet Group...
29. Ahmed el-Sakka Ahmed el-Sakka Actor, Tito Graduated from the Egyptian academy of arts and began his acting career immediately in Egyptian mini-series, and ended up co-starring in several of the most important series broadcast during the holy month Ramadan seasons. Ahmed establish himself as a film star as early as 1998 when he co-starred in...
30. 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...
31. Menna Shalabi Menna Shalabi Actress, Aasef ala el-iz'ag Menna was subjected to fame at young age through her sensational mother, the famous dancer Zizi Mustafa. Making it in as an actress, though, was a dream she had and fought for on her own. Her first film was Al-saher, directed by the late Radwan El-Kashef whom she considered her godfather. Radwan taught Menna more than she could imagine...
32. Ahmed Zaki Ahmed Zaki Actor, Iskanderija... lih?
33. Mona Zaki Mona Zaki Actress, Sahar el layaly Although she had no interest at all on being an actress, Mona Zaki is now a remarkable leading star. Mona started her career in acting accidentally, when she met Mohamed Sobhi, the famous Egyptian Actor and Director. Mona is a Mass Communication student at the fourth grade. Her dream is to prove herself as a good actress...
34. Khaled Nabawy Khaled Nabawy Actor, Kingdom of Heaven Egyptian actor Khaled Nabawy managed to quickly grab audiences attention and film critics respect through his choice of material, following his discovery by famous director, Youssef Chahine. He presented Khaled as the Hollywood's way in making stars, he put him in the best view and allowed the camera to love him...
35. Nour El-Sherif Nour El-Sherif Actor, The Yacoubian Building
36. Tarek Sharif Tarek Sharif Actor, Doctor Zhivago
37. Patricia Healy Patricia Healy Actress, General Hospital
38. Mervat Amin Mervat Amin Actress, Zawgat Ragoul Mohem
39. Youssra Youssra Actress, The Yacoubian Building
40. 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...
41. 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...
42. Ibrahim Moussa Ibrahim Moussa Producer, Intervista
43. Karim Abdel Aziz Karim Abdel Aziz Actor, The Blue Elephant Karim Abdel Aziz was born in Egypt on 17-8-1975. He was raised by his father the director Mohamed Abdel Aziz who has a valuable history in the Egyptian cinema; hence the technical environment in which he grew up had a prominent role in the ease of entry and work in the field of cinematography. Karim...
44. 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...
45. Mohamed Henedi Mohamed Henedi Actor, Sa'eedi fil gamaa el amrekeia
46. Gillian Hills Gillian Hills Actress, A Clockwork Orange
47. Zubaida Tharwat Zubaida Tharwat Actress, Yom min omri
48. Abdel Halim Hafez Abdel Halim Hafez Actor, Mabodet el gamahir Abdel Halim Hafez was born on June 21, 1929, in the village of Al-Hilwat in the province of Al-Sharkia, the fourth child of Sheikh Ali Ismael Shabana following after Ismael, Aliah, and Mohamed. His mother died during his delivery. His father was to die five years later. His work included 16 feature films...
49. 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...
50. Bassam Habib Bassam Habib Writer, Et maintenant on va où?
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