Faten Hamama

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Birthday
27, 1931
Birthplace
Mansoura, Egypt
DEATH DATE
Jan 17, 2015 (83)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1931
Birthplace
Mansoura, Egypt
DEATH DATE
Jan 17, 2015 (83)

About

Egyptian movie actress who was one of the most acclaimed and celebrated actresses in the history of Egyptian cinema.

Before Fame

She won her first acting award at the Beirut Film Festival for her performance in 1954's Have Mercy.

Trivia

She was given the Lifetime Achievement Award as the Star of the Century in Egyptian cinema during the 2001 Alexandria International Film Festival.

Family Life

She was married to actor Omar Sharif from 1955 to 1974.

Associated With

In 2001, she came out of retirement to star alongside Ahmed Ramzy on the soap opera miniseries Wash al-Qamar.