Egyptian movie producer who made his name with 20th Century Fox by producing O. Henry's Full House and The Man Who Never Was.
His first producing role was in 1947 with the film Naughty Martine.
He produced one of his biggest films, Mr. Belvedere Rings the Bell, in 1951.
His brothers Raymond and Robert Hakim were producers at Paramount Pictures.
He produced the film The Man Who Never Was, which starred actress Gloria Grahame.