Egyptian movie actor who rose to prominence in the 1960s. His films include The Last Message, The Thief of Love, and Circle of Doubt.
He landed his first acting role in the movie, Lover's Walk, in 1957. It helped raise his profile, which caused film offers to roll in.
He retired from acting in 1974 after his wife Nadia was killed in a car crash.
He was the brother of actress
Both he and Ahmed Zaki were both born in Egypt.