Hamdi Qandil

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Birthday
23, 1936
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt
Death Date
Oct 31, 2018 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1936
Birthplace
Cairo, Egypt
Death Date
Oct 31, 2018 (82)

About

Egyptian journalist and talk show host known best for his news talk shows like In the Press and Pencil.

Before Fame

He began his journalism career writing for Last Hour magazine in the 1950s.

Trivia

He began working as a TV host in 1961 for In the Press, before moving to the shows Editor-in-Chief and Pencil.

Family Life

He married Naglaa Fathi in 1992, which was his third marriage.

Associated With

He became a TV host around the same period as American Sports journalist Howard Cosell.