Egyptian actor who appeared in over 100 films over the course of his lengthy career. In 1967, he concluded his career with an appearance in Khan el khalili.
His first movie role came in The Black Market in 1945.
He starred in Al-Manzel Raqam 13 in 1952, one of his most critically acclaimed films.
His first wife was actress Shadia. After their divorce, he married actress Nadia El Guindy.
He hailed from the same country as fellow actor Adel Emam.