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by egyfanan | created - 26 Aug 2016 | updated - 05 Apr 2017 | Public

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 ...

2. Shadia

Actress | Shati el zekriat

Shadia was born on February 8, 1929 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatima Ahmed Kamal Shaker. She was an actress, known for Shati el zekriat (1955), Lahn el wafaa (1955) and Marti, mudir aam (1966). She was married to Salah Zulfakar, Aziz Fathi and Imad Hamdi. She died on November 28, 2017 in Cairo.

3. 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 ...

4. 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...

5. Zubaida Tharwat

Actress | Fi baitina rajul

Zubaida Tharwat was born on June 14, 1940 in Alexandria, Egypt. She was an actress, known for Fi baitina rajul (1961), Nesf azraa (1961) and Yom min omri (1961). She was married to Ehab Al Ghazzawi, Walaa Ismael, Sobhy Farahat and Omar Nagy. She died on December 13, 2016 in Egypt.

6. Youssef Chahine

Director | El Naser Salah el Dine

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 ...

7. Ahmed Ramzy

Actor | Saut min el madi

Ahmed Ramzy was a famous Egyptian actor who was born in Alexandria in 1930. He played the leading roles in many Egyptian films in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. He was born Ramzy Mahmud Bayumi to Dr Mahmoud Bayoumi, a famous Egyptian orthopedist, and Helen MacKay, a Scottish lady. His dad died in ...

8. 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), Ashour kalb el assad (1961) and Malak wa shaitan (1960). He was married to Sabah, Samia Gamal, Barbara and Taheya Cariocca. He died on July 27, 1980 in Egypt.

9. Mahmoud Almeleji

Actor | Ghazal al-banat

Mahmoud Almeleji was born on December 22, 1910 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor and writer, known for The Flirtation of Girls (1949), El Naser Salah el Dine (1963) and El fatawa (1957). He was married to Alwiya Gamil. He died on June 6, 1983 in Cairo.

10. Ahmed Mazhar

Actor | El Naser Salah el Dine

Ahmed Mazhar was born on October 8, 1917 in Cairo, Egypt as Ahmed Hafez Mazhar. He was an actor and writer, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), Noufouss haira (1968) and El dow' El khafet (1961). He was married to Dodi. He died on May 8, 2002 in Cairo.

11. Marie Munib

Actress | Inshudat el radio

Marie Munib was born on February 11, 1905 in Beirut, Lebanon as Marie Habib Salim Nasr. She was an actress, known for Inshudat el radio (1936), Nashid al-Amal (1937) and El azima (1939). She was married to Fawzi Munib. She died on January 21, 1969.

12. Shukry Sarhan

Actor | Habibi el asmar

Shukry Sarhan was born on March 21, 1925 in Alexandria, Egypt as Mohamed Shukry Sarhan. He was an actor, known for Habibi el asmar (1958), Son of the Nile (1951) and Malish had (1954). He died on March 29, 1997 in Cairo, Egypt.

13. Youssef Wahby

Actor | Kursi el iteraf

Youssef Wahby was born on July 14, 1898 in Faiyum, Egypt. He was an actor and director, known for Kursi el iteraf (1949), Al defaa (1935) and Gharam wa intiqam (1944). He died on October 17, 1982 in Cairo, Egypt.

14. Imad Hamdi

Actor | El manzel rakam tletash

Imad Hamdi was born on November 25, 1909 in Suhag, Egypt as Mohamed Emad Eddine AbdelHamid Hamdi. He was an actor, known for El manzel rakam tletash (1952), Mawad gharam (1956) and Hayat ou maut (1955). He was married to Nadia El Gendy, Shadia and Fathia El Sherif. He died on January 28, 1984 in ...

15. Laila Mourad

Actress | Ghazal al-banat

Laila Mourad was born on February 17, 1918 in Cairo, Egypt. She was an actress, known for The Flirtation of Girls (1949), Shati el gharam (1950) and El dahayat (1933). She was married to Fatin Abdel Wahab, Wageeh Abaza and Anwar Wagdi. She died on November 21, 1995 in Cairo.

16. Mary Queeny

Actress | Wakhz el damir

Mary Queeny was born in 1913 in Lebanon as Mary Younis. She was an actress and producer, known for Wakhz el damir (1932), Son of the Nile (1951) and Nissae bila regal (1953). She died on November 25, 2003 in Cairo, Egypt.

17. Tawfik El Deken

Actor | El Naser Salah el Dine

Tawfik El Deken was born on May 3, 1924 in Egypt as Tewfik Amin Mohamed El Dekn. He was an actor, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), El fatawa (1957) and El Sab'a Afandi (1951). He was married to Nawal El Rakhawi. He died on November 26, 1988 in Cairo, Egypt.

18. Mariem Fakhr El Dine

Actress | La anam

Mariem Fakhr El Dine was born on January 8, 1933 in Faiyum, Egypt as Mariam Mohamed Fakhr El Din. She was an actress, known for La anam (1957), Hekayat hub (1959) and Lailat gharam (1952). She was married to Mohamad Altawel, Mahmoud Zulfikar, Sharif Alfadali and Fahd Ballan. She died on November 3,...

19. Hamdy Gheith

Actor | El Naser Salah el Dine

Hamdy Gheith is an actor, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), Al-risâlah (1976) and Ard al-Khof (1999).

20. Magda

Actress | Banat el yom

Magda was born on May 4, 1931 in Tanta, Egypt as Affaf Kamel Elsabahy. She is an actress, known for Banat el yom (1957), Malish had (1954) and The Man I Love (1962).

21. Salah Zulfakar

Actor | El Naser Salah el Dine

Salah Zulfakar was born on January 18, 1926 in El Mahla el Kobra, Egypt. He was an actor and producer, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), Orid hallan (1975) and Soft Hands (1963). He was married to Shadia. He died on December 22, 1993 in Cairo, Egypt.

22. Nadia Lutfi

Actress | El Naser Salah el Dine

Nadia Lutfi was born Paula Mohamed Mostafa Shafiq in 1938, Cairo to an Egyptian father and a Polish mother. Her father was an accountant. Acting for Nadia started as a hobby, when she was 10 years old she participated in a play at her school and did very well

Her first role in Egyptian Cinema was in...

23. Berlanti Abdel Hamid

Actress | Ismail Yassine fil madhaf el shami

Berlanti Abdel Hamid was born in 1935 in Beni Suef, Egypt. She was an actress, known for Ismail Yassine fil madhaf el shami (1957), Rannet el kholkhal (1955) and El shayatin el talata (1964). She was married to Abdel Hakim Amer. She died on December 1, 2010 in Cairo, Egypt.

24. Leila Fawzi

Actress | El Naser Salah el Dine

Leila Fawzi was an actress, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), Safeer gohannam (1945) and Min ajal emraa (1959). She was married to Jalal Moa'awad, Anwar Wagdi and Aziz Osman. She died on January 12, 2005 in Cairo, Egypt.

25. Sanaa Gameel

Actress | Abid el mal

Egyptian actress. She studied at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, graduating in 1953 and worked at the National Troupe and famous for good performance in Mandarin and French. The art was the cause of the rupture that occurred between her and her family , but she bore the dimension of them for...

26. Ezzat El Alaili

Actor | Zi'ab la ta'kol al lahm

Ezzat El Alaili was born on September 15, 1934 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor, known for Zi'ab la ta'kol al lahm (1973), Al-Tareek Ela Eilat (1993) and Al-ikhtiyar (1970).

27. Hamdy Ahmed

Actor | Souq al mot aa

Hamdy Ahmed was born on November 9, 1933 in Suhag, Egypt as Hamdy Ahmed Mohamed Khalifa. He was an actor, known for Souq al mot aa (1999), Al-Kahira thalatin (1966) and Al-ard (1969). He was married to Ferial Ashour. He died on January 8, 2016 in Egypt.

28. 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 ...

29. Naglaa Fathi

Actress | Ghadan Sa'antaqem

Naglaa Fathi was born on December 21, 1948 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatema Al-Zahraa Fathi. She is an actress and writer, known for Ghadan Sa'antaqem (1983), Al asal al murr (1965) and Love sweeter than love (1975). She has been married to Hamdy Kandil since September 19, 1992. She was previously married...

30. Ahmad Zaki

Actor | Ma'ali al wazir

Ahmad Zaki was born on November 18, 1949 in Zaqazeeq, Egypt as Ahmed Abdullrahman Zaki. He was an actor and producer, known for Ma'ali al wazir (2002), Edhak el soura tetlaa helwa (1998) and Hassan Ellol (1997). He was married to Hala Fouad. He died on March 27, 2005 in Cairo, Egypt.

31. Nour El-Sherif

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.

32. Youssra

Actress | Al assifa

Youssra was born on March 10, 1951 in Cairo, Egypt as Suhair Mohamed Nasim. She is an actress, known for Al assifa (2000), Al-mohager (1994) and Kalam fel hob (2005). She is married to Khaled Selim.

33. Adel Imam

Actor | Omaret yakobean

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 Al-bahth an fadiha (1973) (Search for a scandal) and Khalli Balek min Aalak (Take care of your ...

34. Magda El-Khatib

Actress | Men nazret ain

Magda El-Khatib was born in 1943 in Egypt. She was an actress and producer, known for Men nazret ain (2004), Al-Beit Al-Malhoun (1987) and Ahlam omrena (2005). She died on November 17, 2006 in Cairo, Egypt.

35. Layla Olwi

Actress | Hob el banat

Layla Olwi was born on January 4, 1954 in Cairo, Egypt as Laila Ahmed Eloui. She is an actress, known for Hob el banat (2003), I Love Cinema (2004) and Kalil Mina Al-Hob Kathir Mina Al-Unf (1995). She was previously married to Mansour Aljammal.

36. Farid Shawqi

Actor | Cemile

Farid Shawqi was born on July 3, 1920 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor and writer, known for Cemile (1968), El fatawa (1957) and Cairo Station (1958). He was married to Soheir Turk, Huda Sultan, Saneya Shawky and Zynab Abdel Hady. He died on July 27, 1998 in Cairo.

37. Abdallah Gheith

Actor | Al-risâlah

Abdallah Gheith was born on January 28, 1930 in Egypt. He was an actor, known for Al-risâlah (1976), Zekrayat el talmaza (1965) and Al-wajh Al-akhar (1987). He died on March 13, 1993 in Egypt.

38. Taheya Cariocca

Actress | Shati el gharam

Although her parents did not approve of her becoming a belly dancer, she became world renowned. Although Islam frowned upon belly dancing, she was the only one recognized with a public funeral procession. She performed in over 300 movies and television shows. She gave up dancing in 1963 but as late...

39. Samia Gamal

Actress | Afrita hanem

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 ...

40. Shouweikar

Actress | Akhtar ragol fil alam

Shouweikar was born on November 24, 1938 in Alexandria, Egypt as Shwikar Ibrahim. She is an actress, known for Akhtar ragol fil alam (1967), Daerat Al-Enteqam (1976) and Ashgaa ragel fil alam (1968).

41. 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 ...

42. 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 ...

43. Kal Naga

Actor | Vikings

Kal Naga (aka: Khaled Abol Naga) is a heart-throb pan-Arab movie star from Egypt, based in Los Angeles, California. He is considered one of the new wave generation making International groundbreaking Award winning Cinema. He is a multi-Award winning Actor/Producer of feature films, also he is a ...

44. Ahmad Hilmi

Actor | Aasef ala el-iz'ag

Ahmed Helmy made his first big screen appearance in film Aboud ala el hedoud (1999), 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...

45. Menna Shalabi

Actress | Nawara

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 (2001), directed by the late Radwan El-Kashef whom she considered her godfather. ...

46. Hind Sabri

Actress | Fleur d'Alep

Hend Sabry is a Cairo-based Tunisian actress and lawyer. She was born in Tunis on 20th November and received her license in law at the Faculty of Law of Tunis in 2001. Later she completed her masters in law intellectual property and copyright in 2004. Her acting debut was at the age of fourteen in ...

47. Hanan Turk

Actress | Dunia

One of Egypt's most talented actresses. With her expressive brown eyes, lustrous dark hair and flawless olive skin, the ballet dancer, and actress burst onto the scene in 1991, making her mark on the Egyptian Actresses list and audiences as well.

She co-stars with Nadia El Gendyand Mahmood Hemaidah ...

48. Khaled Saleh

Actor | Tito

Khaled Saleh was born on January 23, 1964 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor, known for Tito (2004), Ahla al awkat (2004) and Chaos, This Is (2007). He died on September 25, 2014 in Cairo.

49. Khaled El-Sawi

Actor | The Blue Elephant

Khaled El-Sawi was born on November 25, 1963 in Alexandria, Egypt. He is an actor and assistant director, known for The Blue Elephant (2014), El Farah (2009) and The Yacoubian Building (2006).

50. 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. ...

51. 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 ...

52. Basma

Actress | Tyrant

Basma was born on December 7, 1976 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for Tyrant (2014), Wahed Saheh (2011) and Messages from the Sea (2010). She has been married to Amr Hamzawy since February 15, 2012.

53. Ghada Adel

Actress | Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda

Ghada Adel is an actress, known for Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda (2007), Mallaki Iskandariya (2005) and Ergaa ya Said (2005).

54. Muna 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 ...

55. Hani Salama

Composer | Control Room

Hani Salama was born on July 4, 1977 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor and composer, known for Control Room (2004), El Akhar (1999) and Enta omry (2004). He is married to Riham Salama. They have two children.

56. Ahmed el-Sakka

Actor | El Gezira 2

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...

57. Mahmoud Yassine

Actor | Mama Fi El-Qism

Mahmoud Yassine was born on February 19, 1942 in Port Said, Egypt as Mahmoud Fouad Mahmoud Yassine. He is an actor, known for Mama Fi El-Qism (2010), El-Gazirah (2007) and El-Soud ela al-hawia (1978). He has been married to Shahira since 1970. They have two children.

58. Anwar Wagdi

Actor | Ghazal al-banat

Anwar Wagdi was born on October 11, 1904 in Cairo, Egypt as Mohamed Anwar Yehia Al Fattal Wagdi. He was an actor and director, known for The Flirtation of Girls (1949), El Millioner (1950) and El batal (1950). He was married to Leila Fawzi and Laila Mourad. He died on May 14, 1955 in Stockholm, ...

59. Taheya Cariocca

Actress | Shati el gharam

Although her parents did not approve of her becoming a belly dancer, she became world renowned. Although Islam frowned upon belly dancing, she was the only one recognized with a public funeral procession. She performed in over 300 movies and television shows. She gave up dancing in 1963 but as late...

60. Najeeb Mahfouz

Writer | El Naser Salah el Dine

Najeeb Mahfouz was born on December 11, 1911 in Cairo, Egypt. He was a writer, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), El fatawa (1957) and El wahsh (1954). He was married to Atiyyatallah Ibrahim. He died on August 30, 2006 in Cairo.

61. Bassem Youssef

Writer | Untitled Larry Wilmore/Bassem Youssef Project

Bassem Ra'fat Mohamed Youssef is an Egyptian cardiac surgeon, satirist, and the host of El Bernameg ("The Program"), a satirical news program broad casted by Egyptian television station Capital Broadcast Center (CBC). The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire ...

62. Lobna Abdel Aziz

Actress | Gharam el assiad

Lobna Abdel Aziz is an actress, known for Gharam el assiad (1961), El wessada el khalia (1957) and Edrab al shahatin (1967).

63. Om Koultoum

Actress | Nashid al-Amal

Om Koultoum was born on May 4, 1904 in Tammay al-Zahayrah, Daqahliyah, Egypt as Fatima El Beltagey. She was an actress, known for Nashid al-Amal (1937), Awlad el zawat (1932) and Wedad (1936). She died on February 3, 1975 in Cairo, Egypt.

64. Nagat

Actress | El shoumou el sawdaa

Nagat is an actress, known for El shoumou el sawdaa (1962) and Chatei el marah (1967).



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