Zubaida Tharwat
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Zubaida Tharwat

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Birthday
15, 1940
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Death Date
Dec 13, 2016 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
15, 1940
Birthplace
Alexandria, Egypt
Death Date
Dec 13, 2016 (76)

About

Nicknamed "The Queen of Romance," "Magic Eyes," and "The Pussycat of Arab Cinema," the glamorous Tharwat appeared in such 1950s, '60s, and '70s films as Shams La Tagheeb (as Soha), Fi Baituna Ragol (as Nawaaal), and El-Moznbon (as Mona).

Before Fame

During her teenage years, she attracted the attention of filmmakers after she won a prominent magazine's beauty contest.

Trivia

She studied law at Alexandria University.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt. Her second marriage (out of five) -- to film producer Sobhy Farahat -- resulted in four children.

Associated With

She made her big screen debut in the 1956 movie Dalila. The film also featured Egyptian cinema star Shadia.