Farid Shawki

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Birthday
29, 1920
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt
Death Date
Jul 27, 1998 (77)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
29, 1920
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt
Death Date
Jul 27, 1998 (77)

About

Egyptian actor, screenwriter and film producer who appeared in over 350 movies. He attacked the establishment with the award-winning film, Ga'oloony Mujriman, which exposed corruption in government-run orphanages.

Before Fame

He landed his first feature film role in the 1946 movie, The Angel of Mercy.

Trivia

He was known as The King of the Third Class for his popularity amongst low-class moviegoers.

Family Life

He and his wife, Soheir Turk, had five children together.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as fellow actor Omar Sharif.