Youssef Wahbi

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Birthday
17, 1902
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Oct 17, 1982 (80)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1902
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
Oct 17, 1982 (80)

About

Egyptian movie and stage actor and director who was known as one of the kings of the Egyptian stage. He starred in around 50 films during his career, including 1955's Life or Death.

Before Fame

He made his movie debut in the 1932 film, Sons of Aristocrat, which was well received by critics.

Trivia

1978's Alexandria... Why? was his last film.

Family Life

His father was a government official. He consistently refused to embrace his family's wealth and resented it.

Associated With

He was prominent during the same era as American actor and director Orson Welles.