Egyptian film, TV, and theatre actor who was prominent from the 1980s into the 2000s. His films include The Devil Who Loved Me, Morgan Ahmad Morgan, and The Tiger and the Woman.
He received his first role in the 1985 film, Husband Upon Request.
He appeared in a number of TV series, most notably The Market and Forgive Me I Didn't Mean To.
He married Ehn Dawoud in 1961. The couple had two children together.
Both he and actor Omar Sharif were born in Egypt.