Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif

Egyptian actor
Omar Sharif was an Egyptian actor, generally regarded as one of his country's greatest male film stars.Wikipedia
BornApril 10, 1932
HometownAlexandria, Egypt
Net worth$2 million
Height5'10" (1.79m)
SpouseFaten Hamama (m 1955 - 1974)
PartnerAndréa Ferréol
ChildrenTarek Sharif
ParentsJoseph Chalhoub
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Videos

Youssef Chahine: Films of Alexandria's giant of cinema revisited in Paris

He launched the career of actor Omar Sharif and put iconic French singer Dalida on the silver screen: Youssef Chahine was a major figure in the golden age of Egyptian cinema thanks to his naturalistic, groundbreaking films. Ten years after his death, the Cinémathèque Française is hosting a retrospective of his greatest features alongside an exhibition exploring his universe.
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AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1966Golden GlobeBest ActorDoctor ZhivagoWinner
1963Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleLawrence of ArabiaNominated
1963Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureLawrence of ArabiaWinner