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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Cairo, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Cairo, as in some cases Cairo may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Cairo then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Cairo, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

You can rank all of these items, from Jennifer Connelly to Jackie Robinson.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Cairo?" and "Which famous actors were born in Cairo?"

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Adel Emam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Adel Emam age 77 - Adel Imam, born May 17, 1940 in El Mansoura, is a popular Egyptian movie and stage actor. He is primarily a comedian, but he has starred in more serious works and, especially in his earlier ...more

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Abdel Moneim Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Abdel Moneim Ibrahim Died at 63 (1924-1987) - Abdel Moneim Ibrahim is an actor.

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Abdel Moneim Madbouly is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Abdel Moneim Madbouly Died at 85 (1921-2006) - Abdel Moneim Madbouly was an Egyptian actor, comedian and playwright. Madbouly was born in Cairo and started acting at seven years old following the death of his father. His family needed the ...more

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Afaf Rashad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Afaf Rashad age 60 - Afaf Rashad is an actress.

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Ahilleas Kyriakidis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahilleas Kyriakidis age 71 - Ahilleas Kyriakidis is a screenwriter, film director, actor and film producer.

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Ahmed Ramzy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahmed Ramzy Died at 82 (1930-2012) - Ahmed Ramzy, was an Egyptian actor who played the leading roles in many Egyptian films in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

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Ahmed Akl is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahmed Akl Died at 70 (1938-2008) - Ahmed Akl was an actor.

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Ahmed El Sakka is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahmed El Sakka age 44 - Ahmed El-Sakka is an Egyptian Action actor. Early in his acting career he appeared in popular series like Nesf Rabeea El-Akhar. The role that introduced him to a large audience was a co-starring ...more

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Ahmed Ezz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahmed Ezz age 46 - Ahmed Ezz is an Egyptian actor.

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Ahmed Mazhar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahmed Mazhar Died at 85 (1917-2002) - Ahmed Mazhar was an actor.

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Ahmed Rateb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ahmed Rateb age 68 - Ahmed Rateb is a film actor.

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Alexander D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Alexander D'Arcy Died at 88 (1908-1996) - Alexander D'Arcy was an Egyptian actor with an international film repertoire.

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Amr Waked is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Amr Waked age 44 - Amr Waked is an Egyptian film, television, and stage actor, known for his roles portraying Middle Eastern and Mediterranean characters. He is best known to international audiences and in ...more

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Anwar Wagdi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Anwar Wagdi Died at 51 (1904-1955) - Anwar Wagdy was an Egyptian actor, writer, director and producer.

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Ashraf Abdel Baqi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ashraf Abdel Baqi age 54 - Ashraf Abdel Baqi is an actor.

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Atom Egoyan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Atom Egoyan age 57 - Atom Egoyan, OC is a Canadian stage director and film director. Egoyan made his career breakthrough with Exotica, a film set primarily in and around the fictional Exotica strip club. Egoyan was ...more

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Basma Hassan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Basma Hassan age 41 - Basma Hassan is an Egyptian actress. Basma's father is a journalist and her mother is a women's rights activist. She is the granddaughter through her mother of the late Youssef Darwish, who was ...more

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Fouad el-Mohandes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Fouad el-Mohandes Died at 82 (1924-2006) - Fouad el-Mohandes was an Egyptian stage and screen actor and star from the 1950s on to the early 2000s, specializing mostly in comedy roles in dozens of theater, cinema, and TV hits spanning ...more

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Bishara Wakim is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Bishara Wakim Died at 59 (1890-1949) - Bishara Wakim Egyptian director and actor born in Faggala, Cairo in 1890. His real name is Bisharah Yoakim educated in Collège-des-Frères, he was a Greek Catholic, in 1917 ...more

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Bushra is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Bushra age 33 - Bushra, is an Egyptian actress. She earned the Best Actress award at the Dubai International Film Festival for her role in 678.

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C.K. Alexander is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
C.K. Alexander Died at 57 (1923-1980) - C.K. Alexander is an actor.

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Christine Solomon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Christine Solomon age 36 - Christine Solomon is an Egyptian-born Canadian actress. She won Best Actress of Empowerment Award at The Madbakh Awards in Toronto for her unique role in Heliopolis. Solomon was honored for her ...more

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Clément Harari is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Clément Harari Died at 89 (1919-2008) - Clément Harari was an actor and theatre director.

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Dalida is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Dalida Died at 54 (1933-1987) - Yolanda Cristina Gigliotti, best known as Dalida, was an Italian singer and actress who performed and recorded in more than 10 languages, including Arabic, Italian, Greek, German, French, ...more

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Dimos Starenios is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Dimos Starenios Died at 74 (1909-1983) - Dimos Starenios was an actor.

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Donia Samir Ghanem is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Donia Samir Ghanem age 32 - Donia Samir Ghanem is an Egyptian actress and singer. Donia's artistic family includes, her parents, Samir Ghanem and Dalal Abdul Aziz and her sister Emy Samir Ghanem. Donia began her artistic ...more

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Edward is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Edward age 45 - Edward is an actor.

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Efraiem Hanna is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Efraiem Hanna Efraiem Hanna is an actor.

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Ilham Chahine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ilham Chahine age 55 - Ilham Chahine is an Egyptian actress. She has appeared in many Egyptian films and television series and has won both Egyptian and international awards.

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Elias Moadab is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Elias Moadab Died at 36 (1916-1952) - Ilya Mohadab Sasson commonly known as Elias Moadab is an Egyptian comedy actor, born to a Jewish Syrian father and Jewish Egyptian mother from the city of Tanta. He graduated from the Lycee ...more

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Emy Samir Ghanem is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Emy Samir Ghanem age 32 - Emy Samir Ghanem is an actress.

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Ernst Ulman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ernst Ulman Died at 63 (1914-1977) - Ernst Ulman was an actor.

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Ezzel Dine Zulficar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ezzel Dine Zulficar Died at 44 (1919-1963) - Ezzel Dine Zulficar was an Egyptian film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer.

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Fady Kerko is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Fady Kerko age 34 - Fady Kerko is an actor.

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Farid Shawki is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Farid Shawki Died at 78 (1920-1998) - Farid Shawqi Mohammad Abduh Badawi known as Farid Shawqi was an Egyptian actor, screenwriter and film producer. He acted in 361 films, 12 plays and 12 television series; wrote 22 film scripts; ...more

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Farouk of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Farouk of Egypt Died at 45 (1920-1965) - Farouk I of Egypt was the tenth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty and the last King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I of Egypt, in 1936. His full title was "His ...more

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Menna Shalabi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Menna Shalabi age 35 - Menna Shalaby is an Egyptian actress featured in numerous movies. Shalaby is the daughter of the famous dancer: Zizi Mustafa. Menna Shalaby is one of the most sought after Egyptian actresses of ...more

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Fauzi Baadila is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Fauzi Baadila age 38 - Fauzi Baadila is an actor.

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Ferdoos Mohammed is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Ferdoos Mohammed Died at 55 (1906-1961) - Ferdoos Mohammed was an Egyptian actress, famous for playing the role of a mother or a motherly figure lady in Egyptian films in the 1940s and 1950s.

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Feyrouz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Feyrouz age 74 - Perouz Artin Kalfayan, better known by her professional name Feyrouz is a famous Egyptian film child actress. Taking the name Feyrouz, she started with major roles as young as 7, with her debut ...more

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Fifi Abdou is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Fifi Abdou age 64 - Fifi Abdou is an Egyptian belly dancer and actress. She has been described as "synonymous with belly dancing in the years she was performing." In her acting career, she is known as the ...more

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Nadia Lutfi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Nadia Lutfi age 79 - Nadia Lutfi, the daughter of an Egyptian father who was an accountant and a Polish mother, was one of the most popular actresses during the final phase of Egyptian cinema's "Golden

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Gamil Ratib is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Gamil Ratib age 91 - Gamil Ratib is an Egyptian actor.

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George Khoury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
George Khoury Died at 71 (1912-1983) - George Khoury was an actor.

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Gillian Hills is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Gillian Hills age 73 - Gillian Hills is a British actress and singer. She first came to notice as a teenager in the 1960s in the British films Beat Girl and Blowup. She also spent a number of years living in France, ...more

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Hala Sedki is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Hala Sedki age 56 - Hala Sedki George Younan is an Egyptian actress.She began her career with the director Nour Al Demirdash in Rehlet Al Melion and has worked in more than 30 films. She has also received the Best ...more

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Hanan Tork is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Hanan Tork age 42 - Hanan Tork is an Egyptian actress and former ballerina. She was born Hanan Hassan Muhammad Abd El Karim, and is sometimes credited as Hanane Turk and Hanan Turk. She is a sister to two brothers: ...more

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Hani Salama is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Hani Salama age 40 - Hani Salama is an actor.

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Hassan el Baroudi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Hassan el Baroudi Hassan el Baroudi was an actor.

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Hassan Hosny is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
Hassan Hosny age 86 - Hassan Hosny is an actor.