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Poll: Best Egyptian Actors Ever

Who Is The Best Egyptian Actor?

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    Omar Sharif

    Omar Sharif, the Egyptian actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and the title role in Doctor Zhivago (1965)
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    Ahmed Zaki

    Ahmed Zaki was born on November 18, 1949 in Zaqazeeq, Egypt as Ahmed Abdullrahman Zaki. He was an actor, known for Ayam El-Sadat (2001), Nasser 56 (1996) and Edhak el soura tetlaa helwa (1999). He was married to Hala Fouad. He died on March 27, 2005 in Cairo, Egypt.
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    Adel Emam

    He was more popular in theatres for his role in Madrasat Al Moshaghebin (School of Rioters). 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 Brain). He started to play far more serious roles in the 1980s. He is now one of the highest-paid actors in Egypt.
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    Nour El-Sherif

    Nour El-Sherif was a prominent Egyptian actor. El-Sherif was born in the working-class neighborhood of Sayeda Zainab in Cairo. El-Sherif was married to Poussi (1972–2006) and together they had two daughters, Sarah and Mai. He got divorced from Poussi in 2006 and they reunited in early 2015 during the difficulty of his illness. He also played soccer before choosing acting as a career. Nour El-Sherif is sometimes credited as Nour El Cherif, Nour El-Cherif, or Nour Al-Sharif.
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    Mahmoud Al Meleji

    Mahmoud Al Meleji was an Egyptian screenwriter and an actor of film, theatre, and television. He started his career playing minor roles but achieved stardom in the late 1930s. A popular and award-winning actor, he has acted in hundreds of films and was famous for his evil, villain roles.
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    Yusuf Wahbi

    Yusuf Wahbi 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).
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    Rushdi Abazah

    Rushdi Abazah was one of the greatest actors of all times, who had ever acted in Egyptian & Arabic cinema history. Descendant from the Abaza Family, one of the richest and most well-known families in whole Egypt. Appeared in more than 100 films, most notable for his roles in films such as Tamr Henna, Serae Fel Nile, El Ragoul El Saney, El Zouga Rakam Talatashar, Arous El Nile & Saghera Ala El Hob.
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    Farid Shawqi

    Farid Shawqi Mohammad Abdou Shawqi known as Farid Shawqi was an Egyptian actor, screenwriter, and film producer. He acted in 351 films, 27 plays, and 17 television series; wrote 25 film scripts, and produced 30 films. He is considered to be one of the greatest actors in the middle east.
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    Mahmoud Abdel Aziz

    Mahmoud Abdel Aziz was an Egyptian movie and television actor. He became famous for several famous roles in Egypt, before becoming famous in his native Egypt and the whole region for his Egyptian patriotic role in the Egyptian TV series Raafat el-Hagan.
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    Anwar Wagdi

    Anwar Wagdi was an actor and director, known for The Flirtation of Girls (1949), Habib el-Rooh (1951) and El Millioner (1950). He was married to Layla Fawzi, Laila Mourad and Elham Hussein.
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    Mahmoud Yassine

    Mahmoud Yassine was an Egyptian actor. He was an iconic actor in both Egyptian cinema and television, portraying dramatic, psychological, and romantic roles.
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    Tawfik El Deken

    Tawfik El Deken was famous for the roles of evil, although his performance was not devoid of his fearlessness, and he was successful in the roles of thieves, thugs, drunkards, and slaves to the extent that simple people believed him in what he was doing and hated him because of those roles.
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    Imad Hamdi

    Imad Hamdi was an actor, known for El manzel rakam tletash (1952), Bala demoue (1962) and Mawad gharam (1956).
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    Yehia El-Fakharany

    El-Fakharany is an Egyptian television and film actor. he has appeared in over 50 TV shows, 39 movies, and 9 plays.
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    Shukri Sarhan

    He is one of the greatest representatives of Arab cinema in the twentieth century. He was chosen by international director Youssef Chahine for his 1951 film "Ibn the Nile", which was the real start of his stardom. And at that time he was nicknamed the screen boy. And he was honored by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser with the state medal. He won the Best Actor Award in "The Night of the Arrest of Fatima", and he has many radio and television works, as he acted in 150 films.
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    Ahmed Ramzy

    Ahmed Ramzy was a famous Egyptian actor. He played the leading roles in many Egyptian films in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Since the late 1950s, he has participated in many movies and was famous for a funny playboy and womanizer. He was very active till the 1970s. Some of his well-known movies are Our Best Days, Dark Waters, Hamidu's Son, Girls of Today, and Adrift on the Nile.
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    Ahmad Mazhar

    His acting career started in 1951 when he was picked for a role in Zehour Al-Islam because of his riding skills and his proper pronunciation of classical Arabic. Mazhar's breakthrough in the world of acting came after he succeeded in playing the role of an evil prince in (Return My Heart), his third movie.
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    Hussein Fahmy

    Hussein Fahmy is an Egyptian actor. He worked in the film and television industry for more than 50 years, specializing in film directing and appearing in over 100 films, television, and theatre productions.
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    Ismail Yassin

    He was widely known for manipulation of his facial expressions and often made fun of his 'large mouth' in his films. His trademark gimmick was to act terrified bringing his wobbling knees together, stretching his shaking arms in front of him, stammering silently, and suddenly snapping out of his panic with a loud inhalation of air.
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    Fouad El-Mohandes

    He is an amateur actor when he was young. He joined a group named Sa'a li Qalbak (An hour to your heart) during its early run. His important leading roles: "Sapawy" in Aelet Zizi (Zizi's family), "Zaki / Mr.X." in Akhtar ragol fi el aalam (The most dangerous man in the world), "Bassiouni" in El Ard El Tayyeba (The Good Earth), "Abdul-Salam Al-Damanhouri" in Khali balak min giranak (Watch out for your neighbours), And much more.
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    Nagib El-Rihani

    Nagib El-Rihani was a writer and actor, known for The Flirtation of Girls (1949), Yacout (1934), and Libat el-Sitt (1946). He was married to Badia Massabni.
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    Farid El-Atrash

    Farid al-Atrash was a Syrian-Egyptian composer, singer, virtuoso oud player, and actor. Having immigrated to Egypt at the age of only nine years old with his mother and siblings, he studied there under numerous respected musicians. Al-Atrash embarked on a highly successful career spanning more than four decades—recording 500 songs and starring in 31 movies. Sometimes referred to as "King of the Oud", he is one of the most important figures of 20th-century Arab music.
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    Abdel Moneim Ibrahim

    Abdel Moneim Ibrahim joined the Higher Institute of Dramatic Art and graduated having a bachelor's degree in 1949. After graduation joined by his professor (Zaky Tulaimat) to "The Recent Theater Band", where he participated in several plays made by the band until 1955. And then later joined the band of "Ismail Yassin". At the level of the cinema "Abdel Moneim Ibrahim" participated in dozens of help roles, and the most memorable: (Between The Two Palaces, Rumor Of Love, Wife No. 13, City Lights, Ismail Yassin In The Fleet). while for the main roles the most important of all was his role in the movie (Ser Takeit El-Eghfaa).
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    Estafan Rosti

    Rosti appeared in 24 Egyptian films between 1927 and 1964. He also directed seven Egyptian films between 1931 and 1946. He was renowned for portraying evil characters with a satirical inclination, and he became an icon of the Egyptian film industry.
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    Abdulsalam El-Nabulsi

    Abdulsalam El-Nabulsi played a comedian role in most of his films. He used to write in several Egyptian magazines, he also spoke different languages, such as French.
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    Samir Ghanem

    Samir Ghanem is a comedian actor, He was a member of the stand-up comedy trio Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah alongside George Sidhom and El Deif Ahmed. Their debut was Doctor Save Me, a short performance that introduced them to the entertainment world. They presented the first-ever TV show Ramadan Riddles. After El Deif Ahmed's death in 1970, Ghanem and Sidhom continued under the same name (Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah) until the 1980s.
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    Seraj Munir

    Seraj Munir was an Egyptian film actor. He appeared in 46 films between 1930 and 1957.
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    Zaki Rustum

    He participated in the first silent movie"Zainab" which produced in 1930 and then participated in the first Egyptian spokesman movie (The White Rose) which produced in 1932. Then his movies rolled for thirty years in a row without stopping until the beginning of the sixties. The most prominent movies:"(Rasef no. 5), (El-Fetawa) and (The River of Love).
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    Adel Adham

    Adel Adham was an Egyptian villain actor. He was known for his portrayal of evil and ambiguous characters.
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    Abdallah Gheith

    Abdullah Gheith was an Egyptian actor. Gheith's most famous work in cinema is Mohammad, Messenger of God (U.S. title: The Message) (1976) which narrates the story of the rise of Islam.

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