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List of famous film actors and actresses from Egypt, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Egypt has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Egyptian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Egypt and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

This list includes Mimi Chakib, Amina Rizk and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Egyptian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Egypt?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Egypt in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Egyptian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Omar Sharif is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Omar Sharif Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, The 13th Warrior

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Ilham Chahine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ilham Chahine One-Zero, Fawzeya's Secret Recipe, Al Halfout

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Nagwa Fouad is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Nagwa Fouad Fawzeya's Secret Recipe, Le orientali, Cairo by Night

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Hassan Hosny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Hassan Hosny Habibi Na'eman, Elfarah, Ebaa Abelny

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Donia Samir Ghanem is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Donia Samir Ghanem Teer Enta, Elfarah, Ezbet Adam

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Mahmoud Abdel Aziz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Mahmoud Abdel Aziz Kit Kat, The Baby Doll Night, The Hunger

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Ghada Abdel Razek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ghada Abdel Razek The Baby Doll Night, Fawzeya's Secret Recipe, Dokkan Shehata

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Sherine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Sherine Demoo Sahebat Al-Galalah, Bakhit and Adeela, Gharamyat Sayes

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Somaya El Khashab is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Somaya El Khashab The Yacoubian Building, How to Let Girls Love You, Alrayes Omar Harb

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Ahmed Rashwan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ahmed Rashwan Mr Karate

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Sayed Badreya is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Sayed Badreya Iron Man, Independence Day, Three Kings

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Julian Fellowes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Julian Fellowes Tomorrow Never Dies, Shadowlands, Damage

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Atom Egoyan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Atom Egoyan This Film Is Not Yet Rated, Barney's Version, Camilla

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Dalida is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Dalida The Sixth Day, Menage Italian Style, A Glass and a Cigarette

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Damien Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Damien Thomas Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger, Never Let Me Go, The Message

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Youssef Chahine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Youssef Chahine An Egyptian Story, Cairo Station, Alexandria: Again and Forever

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Nour El-Sherif is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Nour El-Sherif 11'09"01 September 11, An Egyptian Story, Destiny

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Youssra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Youssra The Emigrant, Alexandria... New York, The Yacoubian Building

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Zeina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Zeina One-Zero, Sayed El Atefy, Captain Hima

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Ahmed Ramzy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ahmed Ramzy Sira` Fi al-Mina, Ayyamna al-Holwa, Days and Nights

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Nicola Pagett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Nicola Pagett Oliver's Story, There's a Girl in My Soup, An Awfully Big Adventure

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Amr Waked is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Amr Waked Syriana, Lucy, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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Ahmed Zaki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ahmed Zaki Alexandria... Why?, Mr Karate, Al-Ra'i wal Nisaa

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Mido Hamada is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Mido Hamada Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, Unknown, Hannibal – Rome's Worst Nightmare

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Hend Sabri is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Hend Sabri The Silences of the Palace, 18 Days, The Aquarium

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Sammy Sheik is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Sammy Sheik Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Lone Survivor, Charlie Wilson's War

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Adel Emam is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Adel Emam The Yacoubian Building, Al-Mashbouh, Hassan and Marcus

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Abla Kamel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Abla Kamel Adieu Bonaparte, Alexandria: Again and Forever, Sayed El Atefy

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Mahmoud el-Meliguy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Mahmoud el-Meliguy Days and Nights, An Egyptian Story, Alexandria... Why?

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Lebleba is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Lebleba Esabat Hamada Wa Toto, The Other, Alexandria... New York

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Ahmed Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ahmed Ahmed Iron Man, Swingers, Executive Decision

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Sawsan Badr is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Sawsan Badr Shams elzanaty, Scheherazade^! Tell Me a Story, Elfarah

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Menna Fadali is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Menna Fadali El Basha Telmiz, Noor Eieny, Mafish Fayda

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Nabila Ebeid is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Nabila Ebeid The Other, The Belly Dancer and the Politician, Entehar saheb shaqa

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Youssef Wahbi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Youssef Wahbi Alexandria... Why?, Ghazal Al Banat, Passion and Revenge

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Farid Shawki is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Farid Shawki Sira` Fi al-Wadi, Alexandria... Why?, Cairo Station

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Alexander D'Arcy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Alexander D'Arcy The Awful Truth, How to Marry a Millionaire, Carnival in Flanders

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Faten Hamama is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Faten Hamama La Anam, Sira` Fi al-Mina, Ayyamna al-Holwa

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Tamer Hosny is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Tamer Hosny Omar & Salma, Sayed El Atefy, Captain Hima

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Ahmed El Sakka is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ahmed El Sakka Tito, Ayyam El Sadat, Ibrahim Labyad

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Salah Jahin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Salah Jahin Adieu Bonaparte, Chased by the Dogs, Death of a Princess

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Mona Zaki is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Mona Zaki Scheherazade^! Tell Me a Story, Halim, Ayyam El Sadat

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Sherihan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Sherihan The Virgin and the White Hair, El Towk Wa El Eswera, A Lifetime Scandal

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Mai Ezzidine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Mai Ezzidine Habibi Na'eman, Omar & Salma, Omar and Salma II

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Hanan Tork is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Hanan Tork Gana El Bian El Taly, The Other, The Emigrant

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Rania Youssef is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Rania Youssef Aaz Ashab, Alzheimer's, Reklam

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Leila Mourad is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Leila Mourad Ghazal Al Banat, Min Al-Qalb Ila Al-Qalb, Sayedat al-Qitar

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Nelly is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Nelly The Longest Yard, Reach Me, Beef III

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Naguib el-Rihani is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Naguib el-Rihani Everything Is Fine, Ghazal Al Banat, Si Omar

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Ezzat Abou Aouf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Egypt
Ezzat Abou Aouf The Other, Omar & Salma, The Baby Doll Night