Nelly Karim

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Birthday
18, 1974
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1974 (age 43)
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt

About

Known for her roles in 678, Alexandria... New York, and other Egyptian films, Karim was the recipient of a 2004 Cairo International Film Festival Best Actress Award and a 2011 Asia Pacific Screen Awards Jury Grand Prize.

Before Fame

She made her television debut in 2000 and her film debut in a 2001 feature titled Shabab Ala Elhawa.

Trivia

Aside from her acting career, she worked as both a ballet dancer and a model.

Family Life

Born Nelly Mohammed Atallah, she grew up in Alexandria, Egypt, in a family of both Egyptian and Russian heritage. Her marriage to Hani Abu Naga resulted in children named Kinda, Celia, Yousef, and Karim.

Associated With

She and Sherihan both became successful screen actresses in their native Egypt.