Birth Place Matching "Egypt" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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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 ...

2. 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 ...

3. Julian Fellowes

Writer | Gosford Park

Julian Fellowes was born on August 17, 1949 in Cairo, Egypt as Julian Alexander Fellowes. He is an actor and writer, known for Gosford Park (2001), Downton Abbey (2010) and From Time to Time (2009). He has been married to Emma Joy Kitchener-Fellowes since April 28, 1990. They have one child.

4. 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 (1993) in Armenia. Won attention ...

5. 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 "...

6. 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 ...

7. 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 ...

8. Tarek Sharif

Actor | Doctor Zhivago

Tarek Sharif was born in March 1957 in Egypt. He is an actor, known for Doctor Zhivago (1965), Avalanche (1969) and This Is Your Life (1955).

9. Nicola Pagett

Actress | An Awfully Big Adventure

Nicola Pagett was born on June 15, 1945 in Cairo, Egypt as Nicola Scott. She is an actress, known for An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), Anne of the Thousand Days (1969) and There's a Girl in My Soup (1970). She was previously married to Graham Swannell.

10. Deena Nicole Cortese

Self | Jersey Shore

Deena Nicole Cortese was born on January 12, 1987 in New Egypt, New Jersey, USA. She has been married to Christopher Buckner since October 28, 2017.

11. 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 ...

12. Mido Hamada

Actor | American Sniper

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 ...

13. 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...

14. Sayed Badreya

Actor | You Don't Mess with the Zohan

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 ...

15. Youssef Chahine

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 ...

16. 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 ...

17. Damien Thomas

Actor | The Message

Damien Thomas was born on April 11, 1942 in Ismailia, Egypt. He is an actor, known for The Message (1976), Shogun (1980) and Never Let Me Go (2010).

18. 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...

19. 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 ...

20. Dalida

Soundtrack | L'instinct de mort

Dalida was born on January 17, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt as Yolande Christina Gigliotti. She was married to Lucien Morisse. She died on May 3, 1987 in Paris, France.

21. 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 ...

22. Anne de Zogheb

Anne de Zogheb was born on October 2, 1942 in Alexandria, Egypt. She was married to Paul Anka. She died on March 29, 2017 in Hollywood, California, USA.

23. Sam Abbas

Actor | The Wedding

Sam Abbas was born on November 11, 1993 in Alexandria, Egypt. He is an actor and writer, known for The Wedding (2018), Time to Come (2016) and I Want More, I Want Less (2018).

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. Mervat Amin

Actress | Madrasat El-Moshaghebeen

Mervat Amin was born on November 24, 1946 in Minya, Egypt as Mervat Mustafa Amin. She is an actress, known for Madrasat El-Moshaghebeen (1973), El-katl El-laziz (1998) and El-Ketaar (1986).

27. 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.

28. Gamil Ratib

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

He graduated from the School of French Law, and completed his university studies in France. The first movie appearance was in 1946 through the movie (I Am The East), and then returned to France again to continue the art work in the cinema, and then returned to Egypt again with the mid-seventies, ...

29. Haim Saban

Producer | Power Rangers

Haim Saban was born on October 15, 1944 in Alexandria, Egypt. He is a composer and producer, known for Power Rangers (2017), Chappie (2015) and Inspector Gadget (1999). He is married to Cheryl Saban. They have two children.

30. 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 ...

31. Ahmed Mekky

Actor | Teer enta

Ahmed Mekky was born on June 19, 1978 in Egypt. He is an actor and writer, known for Teer enta (2009), Al Kabeer (2010) and La Tarago Wa La Esteslam (2010).

32. Ahmed Ezz

Actor | Al rahina

Ahmed Ezz had always dreamed of being a super star. As a fit and handsome young man, he soon attracted the attention of modeling companies. Ahmed thought this would open the doors to a cinema career, but soon discovered that modeling was not enough. Ahmed had graduated from the Faculty of Arts, ...

33. 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...

34. 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. ...

35. Ahmed Ahmed

Actor | Iron Man

Grew up in Riverside, California; graduated North High School, 1988. Attended Academy of Dramatic Art in Pasadena, California. Has been a regular performer at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles since 2000. Headlines a specialty show at the Comedy Store called "Arabian Knights" that was the brainchild ...

36. Patricia Healy

Actress | Heat

Patricia Healy was born on February 21, 1959 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for Heat (1995), The Bodyguard (1992) and Babylon 5 (1994). She has been married to Sergio Terrazas Torres since July 3, 2003.

37. André Aciman

Writer | Call Me by Your Name

André Aciman was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He is a writer and actor, known for Call Me by Your Name (2017), Untitled Call Me by Your Name Sequel and Book Case TV (2012).

38. Al Cliver

Actor | Endgame - Bronx lotta finale

Al Cliver was born on July 16, 1951 in Alexandria, Egypt as Pierluigi Conti. He is an actor, known for Endgame - Bronx lotta finale (1983), Lussuria (1986) and Anno 2020 - I gladiatori del futuro (1982). He is married to Brenda Griffin.

39. Bassam Habib

Writer | Et maintenant on va où?

Bassam Habib was born on August 5, 1992 in Giza, Egypt. He is an actor, known for Et maintenant on va où? (2011), Microphone (2010) and Messages from the Sea (2010).

40. Tamer Hosny

Actor | Nour Einy

Tamer Hosny is a pop singer, actor, composer, lyricist, director, producer and novelist. His artistic career began in2002. Extensive enthusiasm, hard work, and passion in terms of music and acting made him within 5 years the most promising celebrity/singer in the Middle East &Africa. That's why he ...

41. Ibrahim Moussa

Producer | Gabriela, Cravo e Canela

Ibrahim Moussa was born on September 30, 1946 in Egypt. He was a producer and actor, known for Gabriela (1983), Intervista (1987) and Unizhennye i oskorblennye (1991). He was married to Nastassja Kinski. He died on June 24, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

42. Gillian Hills

Actress | A Clockwork Orange

Gillian Hills was born on June 5, 1944 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Blow-Up (1966) and Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008). She is married to Stewart Young.

43. Karim Kassem

Actor | The State

Karim Kassem is a professional Egyptian actor. Discovered in 2006, he had his cinematic breakthrough in the teen film Awqat Faragh.

Karim Kassem graduated from the The American University in Cairo, where he majored in theater and acted in many of the university's plays. He is trilingual in Arabic, ...

44. Farouk Al-Fishawy

Actor | Istighatha Min Al-Alam Il-Akhr

Farouk Al-Fishawy was born in February 1952 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor and producer, known for Istighatha Min Al-Alam Il-Akhr (1985), Zombie Goes Zombie and Souq al mot aa (1999).

45. 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 ...

46. 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.

47. Ovidio G. Assonitis

Producer | Tentacoli

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 ...

48. Mohamed Henedi

Actor | Ismailia Rayeh Gay

Mohamed Henedi was born in 1962 in Egypt. He is an actor, known for Ismailia Rayeh Gay (1997), Amir El Behar (2009) and Belia we demagho el alia (2000).

49. Christine Solomon

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 ...

50. Dodi Fayed

Producer | Chariots of Fire

Dodi Fayed was born on April 15, 1955 in Alexandria, Egypt as Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed. He is known for his work on Chariots of Fire (1981), Hook (1991) and F/X (1986). He was married to Susanne Gregard. He died on August 31, 1997 in Paris, France.


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