Henry Barakat

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Birthday
11, 1912
Birthplace
Egypt
DEATH DATE
May 27, 1997 (84)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1912
Birthplace
Egypt
DEATH DATE
May 27, 1997 (84)

About

One of the most famous directors in the history of Egyptian cinema.

Before Fame

He made his directorial debut in 1942 with the film The Wanderer.

Trivia

He directed a total of 60 films over the course of his career. His films Days and Nights from 1955 and Hassan wa Nayima from 1959 were two of his most critically acclaimed.

Family Life

He had five children with his wife Maiya.

Associated With

He directed films during the same era as American director Billy Wilder.