Egyptian Starsby koki_km-70-837051 | created - 30 Oct 2011 | updated - 05 Dec 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 ...
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 ...
3. Kal Naga
Actor | Vikings
Kal Abol Naga (aka: Khaled Abol Naga) is a Multi Award-winning Actor, Producer, and Director from Egypt, based between the USA and Europe. He is a well-established actor (movie star) in the middle-east and considered one of the top talents of his generation, his work extends from Film, TV, Theatre,...
4. 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 ...
6. 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. ...
8. 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 ...
9. Ahmed Ezz
Actor | Welad Rizk 2
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, ...
10. 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...
11. 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 ...
13. Yousra El Lozy
Actress | The Spider
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 ...
16. 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 (1995), El Ragol El Akhar (1999) and El Hag Metwali's Family (2001). He was married to Poussi. He died on August 11, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt.
17. Mahmoud Yassine
Actor | Souk El-Asr
Mahmoud Yassine was born on February 19, 1942 in Port Said, Egypt as Mahmoud Fouad Mahmoud Yassine. He was an actor and director, known for Souk El-Asr (2001), Mama Fi El-Qism (2010) and The Island (2007). He was married to Shahira. He died on October 14, 2020 in Cairo, Egypt.
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 ...
20. 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, ...
22. Adel Emam
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 Searching for a Scandal (1973) (Search for a scandal) and Khalli Balek min Aalak (Take care of your...
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 ...
26. Mostafa Shaaban
Actor | Mafia
Mostafa Shaban is one of Egyptians leading actors. Few actors in the world have had a career quite as diverse as Mostfafa Shaban, taking up a diverse range of roles from action hero to being a romantic lover . He continues to wildly vary his film choices attracting different types of viewers.
28. 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 ...
30. 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 | Hidden Worlds
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, ...
33. Amr Salama
Director | Asmaa
Amr Salama has written and directed multiple award winning feature films, On A Day Like Today (2008), Asmaa (2011), Excuse My French (2014) and Made In Egypt (2014). Sheikh Jackson (2017) Salama co-directed the documentary, Tahrir 2011: The Good, The Bad & The Politician, winner of the UNESCO award...
34. Marwan Hamed
Director | Omaret yakobean
Marwan Hamed is a young Egyptian film director, He is the son of author Wahid Hamed and journalist Zeinab Sweidan. He was graduated from the higher institution of cinema in 1999. He has worked as a director assistant for The directors Samir Saif and Sherif Arafa. He Directed short films and one of ...
36. Khaled Youssef
Director | Karma
One of the outstanding leaders of the students' movement in eighties. Head of Students' Union - Zagazig University - Banha Branch, 1988-1989. Obtained Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Electronic and Electrical communication Engineering in 1990. Head of the Film Commission, the Supreme Council...
38. Mohamed Khan
Director | Fatat el masnaa
The director Mohamed Khan was born on October 26th 1942. He completed his high school in Egypt, then traveled to England where he earned his diploma in 1962. He directed several movies in 8mm. He went back to Egypt in 1963 & worked as script writer in a Cairo production company. Worked in Lebanon ...
40. Sharif Arafah
Director | Halim
Sherif is an Egyptian director, screenwriter and producer. He graduated from the Higher Institute for Cinema in 1982 and he is the son of director Sa'ad 'Arafa in addition to being an elder brother to director 'Amr 'Arafa. Sherif began his cinema career in 1987 when he directed the film "al-Aqzam ...
42. Arwa Gouda
Actress | El Gezira 2
Arwa Gouda is an Egyptian Actress, who speaks fluent English, French and Arabic. She started her career as a Model at the age of 13 and won the "Best Model of the World" 2004/2005 title in Turkey which finally launched her acting career. Soon after, the Nefertiti looking Arwa Gouda became a popular...
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...
46. 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 Mahmoud Hemida in ...
47. 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 ...
48. 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 ...
Actress | El Farah
Donia Samir Ghanem is an Egyptian actress and singer. She was born in January 1,1985 in Cairo, Egypt. She is the eldest daughter of the Egyptian cinema icon Samir Ghanem, and Egyptian actress Dalal Abdel Aziz; and the sister of Amy Samir Ghanem who is an actress too. She graduated from Modern ...
Actor | Kharag wa lam ya'ud
Yehia El-Fakharany was born on April 7, 1945 in Cairo, Egypt as Mohamed Yehia El-Fakharany. He is an actor and producer, known for Kharag wa lam ya'ud (1984), Abbas al abiad fi al yawm al aswad (2004) and Zeezinya (1997). He is married to Lamis Gaber. They have two children.
55. 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 ...
56. Hind Rustum
Actress | Bayn el samaa wa el ard
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...
57. Faten Hamamah
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 ...
58. Suad Husni
Actress | Al-raii wa al nesaa
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 ...
Actress | Lahn el wafaa
Shadia was born on February 8, 1929 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatima Ahmed Kamal Shaker. She is known for her work on Song of Truth (1955), Amal (1952) and The Shore of Memories (1955). She was married to Salah Zoalfaqar, Aziz Fathi and Imad Hamdi. She died on November 28, 2017 in Cairo.
61. Rushdi Abazah
Actor | The Ten Commandments
He was one of the greatest actors of all times, who had ever acted in the 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 film, most notable for his roles in films such as: Tamr Henna, Serae ...
62. 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 House No. 13 (1952), Without Tears (1962) and Appointment with Love (1956). He was married to Nadia El Gendy, Shadia and Fathia El Sherif. He died on January 28, 1984 in ...
63. Mayy Izzuddin
Actress | Mahmoud Al-Masri
Since an early age, Mai Ezzidine was chosen to address the audiences at the nursery graduation party, even at the EGC school in Alexandria she was the leader of the school theatrical group. She had interests in arts too, she liked making portraits, this is not far from her family, as her Uncle ...
64. Nadia Lutfi
Actress | Muzakkerat telmiza
Nadia Lutfi was born Poula Mohamed Shafiq in 1937 in Cairo to an Egyptian father and a Polish mother. Her father was an accountant. Acting started as a hobby, when she was 10 years old she participated in a play at her school and did very well.
Her first roles in Egyptian cinema were in Soultan (...
67. Ahmed Zaki
Actor | Ayam El-Sadat
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.
68. Youssef Chahine
Director | Iskanderija... lih?
Youssef Chahine (born in Alexandria, Egypt, 1926) started studying in a friars' school, and then turned to Victoria 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 ...
Actor | Ghazal al-banat
Mahmoud Al Meleji was born on December 22, 1910 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor and writer, known for The Flirtation of Girls (1949), The Count of Monte Cristo (1950) and The Tough (1957). He was married to Alwiya Gamil. He died on June 6, 1983 in Cairo.
70. 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, ...
72. 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 (1953), 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 ...
Actress | Assafir el janna
Nelly is a very attractive actress and performer from Armenian origins. Her real name is Nelly Artin Kalvian. She started dancing and singing in the cinema when she was 4. As a child she was involved in many movies then she started working in series such as "AL Remal Al Naaema" she was particularly...
74. 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 "...
79. Wahid Hamed
Writer | Toyour elzalam
Through more than 100 films, TV dramas, radio shows and theatrical productions, Egyptian screenwriter Waheed Hamed carved a place for himself in the Arab world by utilizing all the dramatic tools he could get his hands on since the 1970s and over 50 years. The success of his work was reflected in ...
Actress | Hamlet Pheroun
Rubi started her career as a model by coincidence when Murielle Romanoff, Polish singer spotted her in front of the AUC. He found in her the tipical Arab beauty he was looking for. He chose her to to do the video clip for his song "Don't make me cry". Rubi did commercials for Sparkle, Alo and ...
Soundtrack | Abi foq al-Shagara
Abdel Halim Hafez was born on June 21, 1929, in the village of Al-Hilwat in the province of Al-Sharkia, the fourth child of Sheikh Ali Ismael Shabana following after Ismael, Aliah, and Mohamed. His mother died during his delivery. His father was to die five years later. His work included 16 feature...
85. 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.
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 ...
90. 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 ...
91. 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 ...
92. Ismail Yassin
Ismail Yassin was born on September 15, 1912 in Suez, Egypt. He was an actor, known for Ismail Yassine fil madhaf el shami (1956), Isamil Yassine as Tarzan (1958) and Ismail Yassine at the Zoo (1957). He died on May 24, 1972 in Cairo, Egypt.
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 ...
95. Ragaa Al-Gidawy
Actress | Makhlab el kot
Thanks to her work for an advertising agency, Ragaa el-Geddawy had the opportunity to launch a career in modeling, then later moved into working as an actress. After the birth of her daughter, she took a break from acting for a time in order to travel with her husband, a professional football ...
97. 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...
98. Soheir Ramzy
Actress | Where do we start the tale from.?
Her first appearance in the cinema where she was not exceed the age of six, through their appearance in the movie "Sahefet Sawaba" in 1956, but she decided to stop then return after four years in the movie "Girls and Summer". He worked as a hostess and then a fashion model but returned again to the...
Actress | Akhtar ragol fil alam
Shouweikar was born on May 4, 1935 in Alexandria, Egypt as Shwikar Ibrahim. She was an actress, known for Akhtar ragol fil alam (1967), Men Don't Marry Beauties (1965) and Agazet gharam (1967). She was married to Fouad El-Mohandes, Hassan Nafie Aljawaherji and Youssef Medhat. She died on August 14,...