Entertainment Famous Film Actors From Cairo

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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.

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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
age 78
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
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 61
Afaf Rashad is an actress.

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Ahilleas Kyriakidis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
age 72
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
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
age 45
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
age 47
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
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
age 69
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
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
age 45
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
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 55
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
age 58
Atom Egoyan, OC is a Canadian stage director and film director. Egoyan was born to Armenian parents in Egypt. His family moved to Canada when he was two years old. His work often explores themes ...more

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Basma Hassan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Actors From Cairo
age 42
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
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
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
age 34
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
age 37
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
Dec. 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
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
Died at 74 (1909-1983)
Dimos Starenios was an actor.