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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 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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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.

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Tariq Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Tariq Ramadan is a Swiss academic, intellectual, philosopher and writer. He is the professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University and also ...more

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Amr Waked is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
House of Saddam, Critical moments 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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Mahmoud el-Meliguy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Wa Qala Al-Bahr, Layali Al-Hasaad, Ahlam Al-Fata El-Taaer Mahmoud el-Meliguy was an Egyptian screenwriter and an actor of film, theatre, and television. He started his career playing minor roles, but achieved stardom in the late 1930s. A popular and ...more

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Menna Fadali is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Yes... I'm still a Miss, Al Zanati Megahed, Montaha Aleshq Menna Fadali is an Egyptian actress and singer born in 1983 participated in the cinema with many of the movies that initiated with the film "Basha telmiz" with "Karim Abdel ...more

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Mido Hamada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Terra Nova, State of Mind Mido Hamada is a German-Egyptian actor in film, theatre and television. He attended the Oxford School of Drama and now lives in London. His roles include Ahmed Shah Massoud in the television ...more

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Farid Shawki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Albakhil Wa Ana 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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Fifi Abdou is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Kayd El-Nisaa, Qamar, Al-Hakika w Al-Sarab 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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Hend Sabri is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Vertigo, Mektoub, Aayza Atgawwez Hend Sabry is a Tunisian actress. Recently she starred as "'Ola" in the comedic Arab television drama Ayza Atgawiz. She played the main protagonist in the series in which her character ...more

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Fouad el-Mohandes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
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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Mohamed Henedi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Mohamed Henedi Super Henedi, Albakhil Wa Ana, Mosalsaleeko Mohamed Henedy is an Egyptian comedy actor born in Giza, Egypt on 15 February 1962 and has gained a cinematic bachelor's degree. Mohamed Henedi started his career in 1991 in short appearances in ...more

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Basma Hassan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Taa'la Nehlam Be Bokra, Al-Raqs ala Slalem Mothareka, Hekayet ElThawra 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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Omar Khorshid is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Omar Khorshid Al Hamamh, Anesa, Al thar Omar Khorshid. Movie star and famed guitarist of the Middle east, he composed the music for thirteen films. In 1971 won the Premier Prix at the Film Festival of Tachkand for his music for the film ...more

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Ahmed Helmy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Al-Gama'a, Cinderella, Nas Wlad Nas Ahmed Muhammad Helmy Awwad is an Egyptian comedian and drama actor. He is married to the Egyptian actress Mona Zaki and they have a daughter named Lilly born in 2003.

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Dalia El Behery is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Kalbi younadiek, Bint Min El Zaman Dah, Al-kaserat Dalia Mahmoud Quotb El Behery is a Egyptian actress. She won the 1990 title of Miss Egypt, also won 27 place the Miss Universe pageant in Los Angeles in the same year.

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Rania Youssef is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Banat fil Al-Thalatheen, Khotot Hamra, Ahl Cairo Rania Youssef is an actress.

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Hanan Tork is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Sara, Nona Authorized, Nesf Rabee AlAkhar 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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Adel Emam is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Naji Attallah's Squad, How to Lose a Million Pounds, Dumou Fi Oyoun Waqiha 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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Yosra El Lozy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Al-Gama'a, Critical moments, Khotot Hamra Yosra El Lozy Various spellings include Yousra Ellozi, Youssra El Lozy, and Yusra El Lawzi, is a film actress. She has received many awards from regional and international film festivals.

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Ahmed Ramzy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Wajh al-Qamar, Hanan Wa Haneen 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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Zeina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Ali Ya Wika, Fares Men El Zamn El Gadid, Hadret El Mottaham Abi Zeina is an Egyptian actress and model. There are also several rumours stating that she was a high school teacher for about 2 years.

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Shoukry Sarhan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Shoukry Sarhan Al Mashrabiya, 'Ala Hamish Alsira, Ila Hamish Alsira Mohammad Shoukry Al Husseini Sarhan, better known as Shoukry Sarhan, was an Egyptian actor. He is regarded as one of the greatest Arab actors of all time.

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Hussein Fahmy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Ya Ward Min Yshtireek, El Shak, El mal welbanon Hussein Fahmy is an Egyptian actor of Circassian origin. Fahmy is the brother of actor Mustafa Fahmy. He graduated from UCLA with a MFA degree. Academically he continued to teach at the Academy ...more

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Menna Shalabi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Ayna qalbi, Harb Al Jawasees, Seket Al Helali 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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Dina Talaat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Rodd Kalby, Raya wa Sekina, Bab Al Khalk Dina Talaat Sayed Muhammad, IPA; 1964 is an Egyptian belly dancer and actress. She was named as the "Last Egyptian Dancer" by the American magazine Newsweek. She has a master's degree

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Madiha Yousri is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Egypt
Hawanem Garden city, Kalbi younadiek, Moghamrat Al Hayah Madiha Yousri is an Egyptian film and television actress. She was discovered by the Egyptian director Mohamed Korayem. In 1969 she was a member of the jury at the 6th Moscow International Film ...more