Egyptian Actorsby IbElhaddad | created - 01 Aug 2013 | updated - 25 Oct 2015 | 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 ...
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 ...
3. Ahmed Helmy
Actor | Aasef ala el-iz'ag
Ahmed Helmy made his first big screen appearance in film Aboud on the Boarder (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 ...
4. Mona 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 ...
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. ...
6. Ahmed Mekky
Actor | Teer enta
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...
8. Suad Husni
Actress | Hekayat Howa wa Heya
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 ...
9. Khaled Saleh
Actor | Tito
10. Khaled El-Sawi
Actor | The Blue Elephant
11. Yasmin Abdulaziz
Actress | Al rahina
Yasmin Abdulaziz is an Egyptian actress. She started in commercials at the age of 15 because of one of her mother's friends who owns a company of commercials. After a while she started to act in cinema and television. Then she focused in the last period on showing in cinema movies more than ...
12. 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 ...
13. 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 ...
14. Hind Sabri
Actress | The Blue Elephant 2
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 ...
Actress | Al assifa
Youssra was born on March 10, 1951 in Cairo, Egypt as Suhair Mohamed Nasim. She is an actress, known for The Storm (2000), The Emigrant (1994) and Kalam fel hob (2005). She is married to Khaled Selim.
16. Yousra El Lozy
Actress | El-Haram el-Rabe
Yosra was born in Cairo in 1985. She is half-Egyptian half-Syrian. Her father, Mahmoud El Lozy, is a Theatre Professor at the American University in Cairo. Yosra is majoring in Political Science at AUC and minoring in Theatre and Modern History. Her first experience in professional acting was in ...
17. Ilham Shaheen
Actress | Yom lel-Sittat
Ilham Shaheen was born on January 3, 1960 in Cairo, Egypt as Ilham El Sayed Ahmed Shaheen. She is an actress and producer, known for A Day for Women (2016), Al-raghba (2002) and Souq al mot aa (1999).
18. 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), Circle of Revenge (1976) and The Yacoubian Building (2006). He was married to Poussi. He died on August 11, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
19. 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 and director, known for Mama Fi El-Qism (2010), The Island (2007) and El-Soud ela al-hawia (1978). He has been married to Shahira since 1970. They have two children.
20. 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, ...
21. Mahmood Hemaidah
Actor | Gannat al shayateen
Mahmood Hemaidah was born on February 7, 1953 in Cairo, Egypt as Mahmoud Hassan Mahmoud. He is an actor and producer, known for Fallen Angels Paradise (1999), Afarit el-asphalt (1996) and Photocopy (2017).
22. Sawsan Badr
Actress | Al abwab al Moghlaka
Sawsan Badr have a distinctive role in her second movie (Habibi Daemn) directed by Hussein Kamal in 1980. She also won the best actress for the drama prize (land not sprout flowers), and its role in the series (Dawlat Fahmy), and multiple awards for her role in the movie (circles closed) in 2001, ...
Actress | Alrayes Omar Harb
She graduated from the Faculty of Commerce, University of Alexandria in 1997. participated in a large number of films and TV series. Her career began in 1999, was preparing to make songs, but suddenly it was chosen by the directors of representation in more than one film, and before entering the ...
24. 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 ...
25. Ghadah Adel
Actress | Fi shaket Masr El Gedeeda
26. Mohammed Saad
Actor | Ellembi 8 Gega
27. Ola Ghanim
Actress | Sahar el layaly
Ola Ghanem, born in Kwait, raised in Alexandria, Egypt. She married to Walid Eldefrawy and gave birth to two beautiful girls, Kamilia and Farida, after she got a divorce from Walid, she moved to Cairo to start her acting career. As soon as she started studied acting, she started getting jobs; one ...
Actress | 678
Egyptian actress and singer. She began artwork since the beginning of the third millennium through a comedy series (Youth Online) in 2002, and participated later in several series, including (Emperor, The Aunt Nour, dignitaries), which enabled it to achieve significant penetration in record time, ...
Soundtrack | An el ashq wel hawa
Her career began early in 2000 with the song "Ah Ya Leil" but they were not the first songs where he appeared with the singer "Mohamed Mohy" in duet titled "You love of eye and the heart" of this before you share with Tamer Hosni, as a representative cinemas with "Ahmed Helmy" it resulted in a film...
30. Dalia El Behairy
Actress | Special Operations
31. Mervat Amin
Actress | Madrasat El-Moshaghebeen
32. Amr Diab
Soundtrack | The Dictator
Amr Daib was born in Port Said, Egypt into an artistic family. His father Abdul Basset Diab worked for the Suez Canal Corporation where he was chairman of Marine Construction & Shipbuilding. He possessed a fine singing voice and encouraged the young Amr to sing. One evening, when Amr was only 6 ...
33. Tamer Hosny
Actor | The Money
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 ...
34. Mohamed Mounir
Actor | Dunia
35. Mohamed Fouad
Actor | Ismailia Rayeh Gay
36. Imad Hamdi
Actor | Mawad gharam
Imad Hamdi was born on November 25, 1909 in Suhag, Egypt as Mohamed Emad Eddine AbdelHamid Hamdi. He was an actor, known for Appointment with Love (1956), House No. 13 (1952) and Life or Death (1955). He was married to Nadia El Gendy, Shadia and Fathia El Sherif. He died on January 28, 1984 in ...
37. Shukri Sarhan
Actor | Ibn el Nil
Shukri Sarhan was born on March 21, 1925 in Alexandria, Egypt as Mohamed Shukry Sarhan. He was an actor, known for Son of the Nile (1952), My Dark Darling (1958) and The Shore of Memories (1955). He died on March 29, 1997 in Cairo, Egypt.
38. Ahmed Zaki
Actor | Edhak el soura tetlaa helwa
Ahmed Zaki was born on November 18, 1949 in Zaqazeeq, Egypt as Ahmed Abdullrahman Zaki. He was an actor, known for Edhak el soura tetlaa helwa (1998), His Excellency the Minister (2002) and Hassan Ellol (1997). He was married to Hala Fouad. He died on March 27, 2005 in Cairo, Egypt.
39. 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 ...
40. 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, ...
41. Sherif Mounir
Actor | Welad el-Amm
42. Madihah Yusri
Actress | Wafaa
Madihah Yusri was born on December 3, 1919 in Cairo, Egypt as Ghanima Habib Khalil. She was an actress and producer, known for Wafaa (1954), The Count of Monte Cristo (1950) and Tragic Departure (1955). She was married to Ahmed Salem, Ibrahim Salama Alradi, Muhammad Fawzi and Mohamed Amine. She ...
43. Om Koultoum
Actress | Wedad
Om Koultoum was born on May 4, 1904 in Tammay al-Zahayrah, Daqahliyah, Egypt as Fatima El Beltagey. She died on February 3, 1975 in Cairo, Egypt.
44. 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), The Shores of Love (1950) and My Heart Guides Me (1947). She was married to Fatin Abdulwahhab, Wageeh Abaza and Anwar Wagdi. She died on November 21, 1995 in Cairo.
45. Hamada Helal
Actor | Hamati Bithibbeni
46. Lobna Abdel Aziz
Actress | Bahia
Actress | La anam
Maryam Fakhruddin was born on January 8, 1933 in Faiyum, Egypt as Mariam Mohamed Fakhr El Din. She was an actress, known for Sleepless (1957), The Cursed Palace (1962) and No Return (1961). She was married to Mohamad Altawel, Mahmood Dhulfeqar, Sharif Alfadali and Fahd Ballan. She died on November ...
48. Hala Sedki
Actress | Young Alexander the Great
Egyptian actress got a Bachelor of Arts in 1981. Her relationship to art began after returning to Egypt with the director "Nour El-demerdash" in the series (No, my Dear Daughter) in 1979, and its launch point was in the series (Trip of Million), and the period of the eighties of the twentieth ...
Actress | Wahabtak Hayati
Sabah was born on November 10, 1927 in Wadi Chahrour, Lebanon as Jeanette Gergis Al-Feghali. She was an actress, known for I've Given You My Life (1956), The Second Man (1959) and He Stole My Wife (1954). She was married to Wassim Tabbara, Rushdi Abazah, Anwr Mansi, Ahmed Farag, Fadi Lebnan, Joe ...
50. Laila Taher
Actress | El Naser Salah el Dine
51. Magda El-Khatib
Actress | Men nazret ain
Magda El-Khatib was born in 1943 in Egypt. She was an actress and producer, known for From an Eye Look (2004), Zaier el-fager (1975) and The Cursed House (1987). She died on November 17, 2006 in Cairo, Egypt.
52. Soheir El-Bably
Actress | Akhtar ragol fil alam
She joined the Institute of Performing Arts and the Institute of music at the same time,So she face a great family pressure.She worked in the theater, and made a play (Shamshon and Galila) and play (Suleiman al-Halabi), but shined in plays (Madraset El Moshaghbeen), and (Nargis), and (Ria and Skena...
Actress | Akhtar ragol fil alam
54. Aminah Rizq
Actress | Cleobatra
55. Zahrat El-Ula
Actress | Mawad gharam
56. Madiha Kamel
Actress | El Bashayer
57. 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), Eternel Love (1951) and The Millionaire (1950). He was married to Layla Fawzi, Laila Mourad and Elham Hussein. He died on May 14, ...
Actor | Sahar el layaly
Actor | Hob el banat
Ashraf Abdel Baky is an Egyptian actor, comedian, director, producer and philanthropist born in 1963. He was the youngest, having 5 older siblings, three brothers and two sisters. At 12 years old Ashraf started working with his father as a contractor, devoting his time during summer and winter ...
60. Asser Yassin
Actor | Rassayel el bahr
With a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo Asser chose to follow his true calling and passion and pursue a career in acting. Mere serendipity revealed his talent and infatuation for acting when he was casted for a university play to replace an actor and so it all ...
61. Naglaa Fathi
Actress | Supermarket
Naglaa Fathi was born on December 21, 1948 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatema Al-Zahraa Fathi. She is an actress and writer, known for Supermarket (1990), Ghadan Sa'antaqem (1983) and Awham Alhoub (1970). She has been married to Hamdy Kandil since September 19, 1992. She was previously married to Seif Abol ...
62. Mahmoud Moursy
Actor | El khaena
Mahmoud Moursy was born on June 7, 1923 in Alexandria, Egypt. He is known for his work on Unfaithfulness (1965), Last Night (1963) and The Price of Freedom (1964). He died on April 24, 2004 in Cairo, Egypt.
63. Samiha Ayyoub
Actress | Shati el gharam
She graduated from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Art in 1953. Balance stood on the stage throughout her career of nearly 170 plays, including: (Rabaa el adwia, road safety, blood on the cover of the Kaaba, Ogammnon, Caucasian Chalk Circle). Although theatrical works control of the majority of ...
64. Maged El Kedwany
Actor | 678
66. Husain Reyadh
Actor | Amir el-Inteqam
Actor | Wadaa' fi elfagr
Kamal El-Shinnawi was born on December 26, 1921 in Cairo, Egypt as Mohamed Kamal Al-Shennawi. He was an actor and producer, known for Farewell at Dawn (1956), Zoja la yom wahad (1964) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1950). He was married to Nahed Sharif, Afaf Shaker and Hagar Hamdi. He died on ...
68. Samia Gamal
Actress | Afritah 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 ...
69. Tahiyyah Karyuka
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...
70. Umar El-Hariri
Actor | El Naser Salah el Dine
Umar El-Hariri was born on June 16, 1922 in Cairo, Egypt as Omar Mohammed Saleh al-Hariri. He was an actor, known for El Naser Salah el Dine (1963), El Sab'a Afandi (1951) and Unfaithfulness (1965). He was married to Rashida, Aamal Al Selihdar and Nadia Sultan. He died on October 16, 2011 in Cairo.
71. Dalal Abdulaziz
Actress | Asrar el-banaat
Egyptian actress, graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Zagazig, to go then to Cairo, discovered by the director "Noor Eldemerdash" then worked with "The Three-Lights Stage" team in the play (Hello Doctor) and that was the beginning to be known to the public, then her works...
72. Ezzat Abu Auf
Actor | Asrar el-banaat
He worked as an obstetrician, although he was interested in music. After he left his medical career, he became a musician and then later an actor both in cinema and television.
73. Yehia Chahine
Actor | Ibn el Nil
74. Hassan Hosny
Actor | Afarit el-asphalt
75. Zinat Sidqi
Actress | Mabodet el gamahir
Zinat Sidqi was born in 1913 in Egypt as Mervat Othman Sedki. She was an actress, known for Mabodet el gamahir (1967), The Flirtation of Girls (1949) and Something About Nothing (1939). She died on March 2, 1978 in Cairo, Egypt.
76. Tawfik El Deken
Actor | El fatawa
Tawfik El Deken was born on May 3, 1924 in Egypt as Tewfik Amin Mohamed El Dekn. He was an actor, known for The Tough (1957), The Count of Monte Cristo (1950) and Dark Waters (1956). He was married to Nawal El Rakhawi. He died on November 26, 1988 in Cairo, Egypt.
Actor | Shi min la shi
Abdel Fatah Al Kasri was born in 1905 in Egypt. He was an actor, known for Something About Nothing (1939), Ismail Yassine fil madhaf el shami (1957) and Son of Hamido (1957). He died on March 2, 1965 in Cairo, Egypt.
78. Gihan Fadel
Actress | Sahar el layaly
She graduated from the American University. She was still at the university when she discovered by the director (Khairy Beshara) through some theatrical performances of the university and present her in his movie (Ice Cream in Gelim) in 1992 with the star (Amr Diab) participated later in several ...
79. Ahmad El-Fishawi
Actor | Out of Order
Ahmad Farouk Al Fishawy grew up amongst some of the top artists in the region. With famed actors Farouk Al Fishawy and Somaya El Alfy as birth parents, it was inevitable for Al Fishawy to find his calling in the arts. Born on November 11th, Al Fishawy started his cinematic/TV career at a very early...
80. Samir Sabri
Music_department | Al asal al murr
Samir graduated from the English section at the Faculty of Arts, having previously finished his studies at the famous Victoria College. He then went on to study drama at Oxford, specialising in Shakespeare. He played the lead in over 85 films.
81. Essad Youniss
Actress | El Wad Sayed El Nassab
82. Mustafa Qamar
Actor | Ashab wala business
Mustafa Qamar was born on September 26, 1966 in Alexandria, Egypt. He is an actor, known for Ashab wala business (2001), Hobak nar (2004) and Al Batal (1997). He has been married to Ghada since 1993. They have two children.
83. Talat Zakariyya
Actor | Fattah eneek
Talat Zakariyya was born on December 18, 1960 in Alexandria, Egypt as Talaat Zakariyya Mohamed Youssef. He was an actor, known for Open Your Eye (2005), Cinema Enthusiast (2000) and Abo Ali (2005). He was married to Sherine Al Manzalawi and Sabah. He died on October 8, 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.
Actor | Eish Hayatak
85. Hanan Motawie
Actress | Fragile
Egyptian actress graduated from the Higher Institute of Dramatic Art, and began working in the field of representation since 2011 through the TV series (A Dialogue of Morning and Evening) produced in 2001 written by "Nagib Mahfouz", then her works rolled between cinema and TV, some of movies she ...
Actress | Leila Sakhina
Text: Youngest of four children two brothers and a sister Lebleba - whose birth name is Ninotchka - was named after the 1939 movie Ninotchka. That same year, her mother, Zarouhi Kalfaian, wanted to name her first daughter Ninotchka but because of a family tradition named her Perouz. In 1946 when ...
Actor | Pharaoh's War
88. Sherif Salama
Actor | Dam el ghazal
89. Salah Abdullah
Actor | Mowaten we mokhber we haramy
Salah Abdallah moved when he was seven years old to "Bulaq El Dakrur" .He was interested in writing poetry and political action to political activity, until he became Secretary of the youth "Bulaq El Dakrur" and "El Dokki". When he joined the faculty of commerce attracted band representation of the...
90. Ezzat El Alaili
Actor | Zi'ab la ta'kol al lahm
91. Hala Sheha
Actress | Leh khaletny ahebak
92. Ramez Galal
Actor | Ahlam omrena
93. Ahmad Rizq
Actor | The Treasure 2
His artistic career with the play (El Gamila Wa El Wehshin) with Laila Alawy with a role instead of "Alaa Wali Eldin" in 1996, and then participated in the movie (Set El Setat) in 1998, and the series (The Other Man) in the following year, but his launch Station was in 2000, through its ...
94. Sanaa Gameel
Actress | Lan abki abadan
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...
95. Salah Mansour
Actor | Amir el-Inteqam
Actor | Souq al mot aa
He graduated at "The Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts" in 1978, he began his career working in theater presenting several plays, including the play "Upper Egyptians Arrived" in 1989, for the cinema participated in many works, including the movie (Alhedq Understand), and the movie (The Immigrant) ...
أحمد فؤاد سليم
Actor | Mamnou'a el hub
Mohamed Abdel Wahab was born on March 13, 1901 in Cairo, Egypt. He was married to Nahla Al Qudsi and Iqbal. He died on May 3, 1991 in Cairo.
98. Abla Kamel
Actress | Sarek al-farah
Abla Kamel was born on July 18, 1957 in Cairo, Egypt as Abla Kamel Mohamed Afifi. She is an actress, known for Sarek al-farah (1994), Hysteria (1996) and Ellembi (2002). She was previously married to Mahmood El-Gindi.
99. Bassem Samra
Actor | El Medina
Bassem Samra, a renowned, award wining, Egyptian Actor, born on May, 24th,1971 , has started his Acting career in 1990 with late director Mr. Youssef Chahine. After that, he starred in the feature film, Al Madina, where he depicted an unforgettable character. Mr. Samra has earned a place among the ...
100. Nahed Sharif
Actress | Zi'ab la ta'kol al lahm
Nahed Sharif was born on January 1, 1942 in Alexandria, Egypt as Samiha Zaki Al Nial. She was an actress, known for Kuwait Connection (1973), The Bad Guys (1970) and The Harbour Girl (1964). She was married to Edouard Djeredjian, Kamal El-Shinnawi and Hussein Helmy El-Mohandess. She died on April 7...