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Famous TV Actors from Egypt

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List of famous TV actors from Egypt, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Egypt has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Egyptian TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Egypt this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Egypt then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of TV actors on this list: Fifi Abdou, Ahmed Ramzy and more.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Egypt in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Egyptian actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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Ilham Chahine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Woman in Problem, Case of the Minister, Yes... I'm still a Miss
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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Omar Sharif is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Gulliver's Travels, The Ten Commandments, The 100 Greatest Musicals
Omar Sharif is an Egyptian actor. The assumed surname Sharif means "noble" in Arabic. His films include Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and Funny Girl. He has been nominated for an ...more
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Sherine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Sherine AlForsan, Alaalwayah, Abed Kerman
Sherine is an actress and former ballet dancer.
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Julian Fellowes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Sharpe, Monarch of the Glen, Our Friends in the North
Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford DL, known professionally as Julian Fellowes, is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter, as well as a ...more
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Atom Egoyan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
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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Damien Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
House of Cards, Shōgun, Jane Eyre
Damien Thomas is a British actor noted for his roles in British films and television, such as his role as Richard Mason in the 1983 BBC production of Jane Eyre. Film credits include Julius ...more
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Nicola Pagett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Upstairs, Downstairs, Ain't Misbehavin'
Nicola Pagett is a British actress. She is best known for her role as Elizabeth Bellamy in the 1970s TV drama series Upstairs, Downstairs.
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Nagwa Fouad is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Zezenia, The Bats, Woman's diary with a Bad Reputation
Nagwa Fouad is a famous Egyptian belly dancer. After her release she performed at the Abdeen Casino where she met Ahmad Fuad Hassan, a producer of stage shows that later became a famous ...more
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Abla Kamel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Iftah Ya Simsim, Haroon Al-Rasheed, Almal wa Albanun
Abla Kamel is an actress.
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Mahmoud Abdel Aziz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Mahmoud Al-Masri, El-Bashayer, Mabrok Galak Walad
Mahmoud Abdel Aziz is a popular Egyptian movie and television actor. He became famous for several famous roles in Egypt, before becoming famous in all arab countries for he's role in the TV show ...more
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Zahi Hawass is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Chasing Mummies, Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries
Zahi Hawass is an Egyptian archaeologist, an Egyptologist, and former Minister of State for Antiquities Affairs. He has also worked at archaeological sites in the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, ...more
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Nour El-Sherif is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Haroon Al-Rasheed, El Daly, Ln Aaesh Fe Gelbab Aby
Nour El-Sherif is a contemporary Egyptian actor. His birth name is Mohamad Geber Mohamad ِAbd Allah. El-Sherif was born in the working-class neighbourhood of Sayeda Zainab in Cairo. El-Sherif ...more
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Sawsan Badr is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Al-Gama'a, Critical moments, Ayza Atgawez
Sawsan Badr is an actress.
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Faten Hamama is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Wajh al-Qamar, Dameer abla Hekmat
Faten Hamama was an Egyptian film and television actress and producer. She made her screen debut in 1939, when she was only seven years old. Her earliest roles were minor, but her activity and ...more
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Mai Ezzidine is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Ayna qalbi, Mahmoud Al-Masri, Qadiyat Safia
Mai Ezzidine is a film actress.
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Mona Zaki is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Zezenia, Nona Authorized, El Helmia Nights
Mona Zaki is an Egyptian actress. 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 ...more
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Ghada Abdel Razek is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Mahmoud Al-Masri, Mas'alet Mabdaa', Qanoun El Maraghi
Ghada Abdel Razek is an actress.
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Sherihan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
The Test, Al-Moo'geza, Dami w Dmo'i w Ebtesamaty
Sherihan, is an Egyptan actress and multi-artist.
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Hassan Hosny is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Critical moments
Hassan Hosny is an actor.
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Shwikar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Bint Min Shoubra, Hawanem Garden city, Kalam Regala
Shwikar is a famous Egyptian actress. She started her career in Alexandria in some tragedic roles before she was discovered by the Egyptian film director Fateen Abdul Wahab to work as a comedian ...more
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Samir Ghanem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Samir Ghanem El Kabeer Awy, Al Zanati Megahed, Sherif We Nos
Samir Ghanem is a veteran Egyptian comedian, singer, and entertainer. He was a member of the stand-up comedy trio Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah alongside George Sidhom and El Deif Ahmed. Their debut ...more
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Donia Samir Ghanem is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
El Kabeer Awy, Mariam's Woes, Zaman Emad AlDeen
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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Hassan Youssef is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Zaynab Wa Al Arsh, Zohra w Azwagha El Khamsa, Al-Emam Al-Nesaay
Hassan Youssef is an Egyptian actor. He is married to former actress Shams al-Baroudi. They have a son, Omar H. Youssef. On July 11, 2011, on the road between Cairo and Alexandria, a group of ...more
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Mervat Amin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Al-Ragol Al-Akhar, Daawa lel Hob, Yahya El-Adl
Mervat Amin, is an Egyptian actress in El-Menya in Egypt. Her father is Egyptian and her mother Scottish. During the seventies her mom was the Head of the Elementary School of El Nasr School ...more
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Ramez Galal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Ramez Galal Alseera AlAshouria "AlHarafeesh", Wa Tahat Ba'ad Al Omr Al Taweel, Rodd Kalby
Ramez Galal is an Egyptian actor and singer. He graduated from the Academy of Arts. He played minor roles including 2007's Dreams Of the Careless Young.