Egyptian movie actor known for portraying evil and villainous characters on screen. His films include Adrift on the Nile and The Lady of the Black Moons.
His first film role came in the The Technical Director in 1965.
His nickname was The Prince. He appeared in the 1968 film, Afrah.
His father was a senior member of the government in Egypt.
He was born in the same country as fellow actor Omar Sharif.