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Om Koultoum (1904–1975)

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. See full bio »


(age 70) in Cairo, Egypt

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Nashid al-Amal
Awlad el zawat
Wedad Wedad
Dananir Actress


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 1947 Fatmah
 1945 Salamah
 1942 Aydah
 1940 Dananir
 1937 Nashid al-Amal
 1936 Wedad
 1932 Awlad el zawat
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 1997 Florentine (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1997) ... (performer: "Inta Omri")
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... (performer: "Inta Omri")
- Episode #1.10 (1997) ... (performer: "Inta Omri")
 1990 The Sheltering Sky (performer: "Dahlili Ehtar", "Sharan Liwahdi")
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 2009 Sur la trace de ma malédiction (Video documentary short) (as Oum Kalsoum)
 2002/I Snapshots (as Oum Kalsoum)
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 1996 Umm Kulthum (Documentary)
Herself (as Umm Kulthum)

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Alternate Names:

Oum Kalsoum | Omme Kolsoum | Umm Kulthoum | Umm Kulthum

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Established her career as a famous singer before the rise of Egyptian cinema. Although she appeared in several musicals that featured songs performed by her, she was unremarkable as an actress and discovered that film was not her strength as a performer. For this reason, she did not appear in many feature films. Also, however, the lights used on these films severely damaged her eyes, and she was ... See more »


Whenever she appeared on stage or in a film, she always held a handkerchief in one hand.


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