Masters from Egyptby ibrahimimam | created - 29 Apr 2012 | updated - 20 Jul 2013 | Public
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1. Omar Sharif
Actor | Lawrence of Arabia
Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and the title role in Doctor Zhivago (1965), 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 ...
Director | Iskanderija... lih?
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 ...
Actor | Leila Sakhina
Nour El-Sherif was born on April 28, 1946 in Egypt as Mohamed Jaber. He was an actor and producer, known for Leila Sakhina (1994), Daerat Al-Enteqam (1976) and The Yacoubian Building (2006). He was married to Poussi. He died on August 11, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
Actor | We Are the Bus People
Abdel Moneim was born on December 28, 1921 in one of Cairo's popular ditricts. He was an infant when his father Madbouly died and his mother raised him along with his two sisters. At the age of seven he became interested in arts and he memorized all the monologues that he used to hear on the radio ...
13. Kal Naga
Actor | Vikings
Kal Naga (aka: Khaled Abol Naga) is a Multi Award winning Actor and Producer from Egypt, based in Los Angeles, California. He is a well established movie star in the middle-east and is one of as the new generation of film makers with international groundbreaking award winning Cinema. He is also a ...
14. Hani Khalifa
Director | Sahar el layaly
Hani Khalifa born originally in upper Egypt and started as an assistant director in movies such as "Joy Thief" and "Nut Shells". In 2003 he made his directorial directorial debut"Sahar Al Layali" or "Sleepless Nights", the movie had a critical acclaim in Festivals like Cairo International festival ...
15. 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 ...
16. Faten Hamama
Actress | Orid hallan
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 ...
17. Soad Hosny
Actress | Nar Al-Hob
Souad Muhammad Kamal Hosny Al Baba was born on January 26th, 1942 in Ataba, Cairo, Egypt. She was the 10th sibling of 17 brothers and sisters. Husni was known as the "Cinderella" of Arab cinema and one of the most influential actresses in the Arabic art world. She ascended to stardom in the end of ...
18. Hind Rostom
Actress | Seraa maal hayat
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...
19. Rushdy Abaza
Actor | The Ten Commandments
Rushdy Abaza was born on August 3, 1926 in Al Mansoura, Egypt. He was an actor and writer, known for The Ten Commandments (1956), Malak wa shaitan (1960) and Ashour kalb el assad (1961). He was married to Sabah, Samia Gamal, Barbara and Taheya Cariocca. He died on July 27, 1980 in Egypt.
21. Ismail Yasseen
Ismail Yasseen was born on September 15, 1912 in Suez, Egypt. He was an actor, known for Ismail Yassine fil madhaf el shami (1957), Ismail Yassine Tarazane (1958) and Ismail Yassine fi janainit al haiwanat (1957). He died on May 24, 1972 in Cairo, Egypt.