Birth Place Matching "Cairo, Egypt" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Mena Massoud

Actor | Aladdin

Mena Massoud was born in Cairo, Egypt and raised in Markham, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of Ryerson University's notable theater program, he got his first big break starring in ABC Spark and Teen Nick's mystery-drama television series "Open Heart" as "Jared Malik." Since then, he has appeared in ...

2. Julian Fellowes

Writer | Gosford Park

Julian Fellowes was born on August 17, 1949 in Cairo, Egypt as Julian Alexander Fellowes. He is an actor and writer, known for Gosford Park (2001), Downton Abbey (2010) and From Time to Time (2009). He has been married to Emma Joy Kitchener-Fellowes since April 28, 1990. They have one child.

3. Amr Waked

Actor | Lucy

Amr Waked was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1972. He studied economics and theatre in the American University in Cairo. In his early experience as an actor Amr joined the Temple Theatre Troop in 1994, and Yaaru Theatre Troop in 1999, where he trained and developed his tools as a stage performer.

With his ...

4. Ahmed Helmy

Actor | Aasef ala el-iz'ag

Ahmed Helmy made his first big screen appearance in film Aboud on the Boarder (1999), in which he co-starred alongside Alaa Waley El Din. Ahmed, through his amazing breakthrough performance, and comic sense of humor, nabbed all the attention he needed in this film. He quickly made a jump to ...

5. Mido Hamada

Actor | American Sniper

Born in Egypt and raised in Germany, Hamada stumbled into acting following a sports injury which led him to study at the Oxford School of Drama in England where his love for the arts and theatre grew. He was cast in plays such as, Spinning Into Butter, Hamlet and Guantanamo at The West End and The ...

6. Atom Egoyan

Director | The Sweet Hereafter

Born in Egypt to Armenian parents, he was raised in Western Canada. Both his parents were painters, and he planned to be a playwright, but after making a short film, he became hooked on telling stories visually. Returned to ethnic "homeland" when he filmed Calendar (1993) in Armenia. Won attention ...

7. Adel Emam

Actor | Omaret yakobean

He is a graduate of the faculty of agriculture. He was more popular in theatres for his role in Madrasat Al Moshaghebin (School of Rascals). He became more famous in the 1970s for his comedic roles in Searching for a Scandal (1973) (Search for a scandal) and Khalli Balek min Aalak (Take care of your...

8. Ahmed Ezz

Actor | Al rahina

Ahmed Ezz had always dreamed of being a super star. As a fit and handsome young man, he soon attracted the attention of modeling companies. Ahmed thought this would open the doors to a cinema career, but soon discovered that modeling was not enough. Ahmed had graduated from the Faculty of Arts, ...

9. Jehane Noujaim

Producer | Control Room

Jehane Noujaim was born on May 17, 1974 in Cairo, Egypt. She is a producer and director, known for Control Room (2004), Startup.com (2001) and The Square (2013).

10. Alexander D'Arcy

Actor | The Awful Truth

Alexander D'Arcy was born on August 10, 1908 in Cairo, Egypt as Alexander Sarruf. He was an actor, known for The Awful Truth (1937), The Spider's Web (1960) and Man on a Tightrope (1953). He was married to Arleen Whelan. He died on April 20, 1996 in West Hollywood, California, USA.

11. Nicola Pagett

Actress | An Awfully Big Adventure

Nicola Pagett was born on June 15, 1945 in Cairo, Egypt as Nicola Scott. She is an actress, known for An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), There's a Girl in My Soup (1970) and The Avengers (1961). She was previously married to Graham Swannell.

12. Menna Shalabi

Actress | Nawara

Menna was subjected to fame at young age through her sensational mother, the famous dancer 'Zizi Mustafa'. Making it in as an actress, though, was a dream she had and fought for on her own. Her first film was Al-saher (2001), directed by the late Radwan El-Kashef whom she considered her godfather. ...

13. Ahmed el-Sakka

Actor | El Gezira 2

Graduated from the Egyptian academy of arts and began his acting career immediately in Egyptian mini-series, and ended up co-starring in several of the most important series broadcast during the holy month Ramadan seasons.

Ahmed establish himself as a film star as early as 1998 when he co-starred in...

14. Patricia Healy

Actress | Heat

Patricia Healy was born on February 21, 1959 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for Heat (1995), The Bodyguard (1992) and Babylon 5 (1994). She has been married to Sergio Terrazas Torres since July 3, 2003.

15. Tamer Hosny

Actor | The Money

Tamer Hosny is a pop singer, actor, composer, lyricist, director, producer and novelist. His artistic career began in2002. Extensive enthusiasm, hard work, and passion in terms of music and acting made him within 5 years the most promising celebrity/singer in the Middle East &Africa. That's why he ...

16. Amir Karara

Actor | Kalabsh

Egyptian actor and announcer and graduate of the Faculty of "Tourism and Hotels", he participated in the basic national team of volleyball. His artistic debut was in the field of advertising, when discovered by (Tarek Nour), to reap later fame when he presented the program (Star Maker) in 2002,Then...

17. Karim Kassem

Actor | The State

Karim Kassem is a professional Egyptian actor. Discovered in 2006, he had his cinematic breakthrough in the teen film Awqat Faragh.

Karim Kassem graduated from the The American University in Cairo, where he majored in theater and acted in many of the university's plays. He is trilingual in Arabic, ...

18. Basma

Actress | Ouija

Basma was born on December 7, 1976 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for Ouija (2006), Certified Mail and Tyrant (2014). She has been married to Amr Hamzawy since February 15, 2012.

19. Dalida

Soundtrack | L'instinct de mort

Dalida was born on January 17, 1933 in Cairo, Egypt as Yolande Christina Gigliotti. She was married to Lucien Morisse. She died on May 3, 1987 in Paris, France.

20. Youssra

Actress | Al assifa

Youssra was born on March 10, 1951 in Cairo, Egypt as Suhair Mohamed Nasim. She is an actress, known for The Storm (2000), The Emigrant (1994) and Kalam fel hob (2005). She is married to Khaled Selim.

21. Nicholas Courtney

Actor | Doctor Who

Nicholas Courtney was born in Egypt, the son of a British diplomat. His early years were spent in Kenya and France and he was called up for National Service at the age of 18. After 18 months of duty in the British forces, Courtney joined the Webber Douglas drama school. He spent two years there and...

22. Christine Solomon

The Score

Christine Solomon is a Canadian actress. She began her career in the entertainment industry at the tender age of five years old performing plays on stage. The trained theatre actress worked in a wide range of Canadian, American and international productions.

Christine Solomon's charismatic ...

23. Suad Husni

Actress | Hekayat Howa wa Heya

Souad Muhammad Kamal Hosny Al Baba was born on January 26th, 1942 in Ataba, Cairo, Egypt. She was the 10th sibling of 17 brothers and sisters. Husni was known as the "Cinderella" of Arab cinema and one of the most influential actresses in the Arabic art world. She ascended to stardom in the end of ...

24. C.S. Forester

Writer | The African Queen

'Cecil Scott Forester' was born on 27th August, 1899 in Cairo, Egypt. He was educated in England at Alleyn's School and Dulwich College, at neither of which, he said, he made any particular impression except as an extremely naughty boy. He left Dulwich College and attempted to take up medicine but ...

25. Verina Botros

Actress | The Harpist

Verina Botros was born in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin after her family emigrated to the United States. Verina is an American actress most known for her work as an extra on the Harpist (2014). In her free time, Verina is working toward her PharmD degree, enjoys traveling, sewing...

26. Youssef El Sherif

Actor | Sons Of Adam

Egyptian actor whose real name is Mohammed Ismail, was changed to the name to Youssef El Sherif in agreement with the director Sherif Sabri, when preparing for the film (7 cards), was born in Cairo, and graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Department of Mechanics Batch ...

27. Sherif Mounir

Actor | Sahar el layaly

Sherif Mounir was born on May 14, 1959 in Cairo, Egypt as Shefir Ahmed Mounir. He is an actor, known for Sleepless Nights (2003), The Cousins (2009) and Cut and Paste (2006).

28. Hanan Turk

Actress | Dunia

One of Egypt's most talented actresses. With her expressive brown eyes, lustrous dark hair and flawless olive skin, the ballet dancer, and actress burst onto the scene in 1991, making her mark on the Egyptian Actresses list and audiences as well.

She co-stars with Nadia El Gendyand Mahmood Hemaidah ...

29. Gillian Hills

Actress | A Clockwork Orange

Gillian Hills was born on June 5, 1944 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for A Clockwork Orange (1971), Blow-Up (1966) and Mesrine Part 1: Killer Instinct (2008). She is married to Stewart Young.

30. Stephanie Nur

Actress | Risse im Beton

The daughter of an Austrian diplomat and a Syrian painter, Stephanie and her family relocated to a different country around every 3-4 years. She's lived in Egypt, Romania, Italy, Sri Lanka, Scotland, Jordan and Austria. Stephanie speaks fluent Arabic, German, Italian and English. She also can speak...

31. Ahmed Fahmy

Writer | Keda Reda

Ahmed Fahmy was born on November 6, 1980 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor and writer, known for Satisfied Like This (2007), Fasel wa Na'ood (2011) and H Dabor (2008). He was previously married to Minna Hussain Fahmi.

32. Maged El Kedwany

Actor | 678

Maged El Kedwany was born on December 10, 1967 in Shobra, Cairo, Egypt as Maged Nabil El Kedwany. He is an actor, known for 678 (2010), Saa'a wi Nos (2012) and Hepta: The Last Lecture (2016).

33. Mahmood Hemaidah

Actor | Gannat al shayateen

Mahmood Hemaidah was born on February 7, 1953 in Cairo, Egypt as Mahmoud Hassan Mahmoud. He is an actor and producer, known for Fallen Angels Paradise (1999), Afarit el-asphalt (1996) and Photocopy (2017).

34. Hassan Hosny

Actor | Afarit el-asphalt

Hassan Hosny was born on October 15, 1931 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor, known for Afarit el-asphalt (1996), El basha telmiz (2004) and Al Batal (1997).

35. Rania Youssef

Actress | Wahed Saheh

Rania Youssef was born on July 6, 1965 in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for The Right One (2011).

36. Farid Shawqi

Actor | Cemile

Farid Shawqi was born on July 3, 1920 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor and writer, known for Cemile (1968), The Tough (1957) and The Spy (1965). He was married to Soheir Turk, Huda Sultan, Saneya Shawky and Zynab Abdel Hady. He died on July 27, 1998 in Cairo.

37. Mostafa Gaafar

Actor | Welad Rizk 2

Mostafa Gaafar was born on December 10, 1975 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor and producer, known for Sons of Rizk 2 (2019), The Bum (2015) and Asia (2013).

38. Khaled Saleh

Actor | Tito

Khaled Saleh was born on January 23, 1964 in Cairo, Egypt. He was an actor, known for Tito (2004), The Best of Times (2004) and Chaos, This Is (2007). He died on September 25, 2014 in Cairo.

39. Hani Salama

Composer | Control Room

Hani Salama was born on July 4, 1977 in Cairo, Egypt. He is an actor and composer, known for Control Room (2004), The Other (1999) and Enta omry (2004). He is married to Riham Salama. They have two children.

40. Marika Rökk

Actress | Kind der Donau

Marika Rokk was born in Cairo on the 3rd of November 1913. As a child she moved to Hungary. In Paris at the Moulin Rouge she started her career as a dancer, soon moving on to Broadway New York City, USA.

She made her first films Why Sailors Leave Home (1930) in London, & also Kiss Me Sergeant (1930)...

41. Gamil Ratib

Actor | Lawrence of Arabia

He graduated from the School of French Law, and completed his university studies in France. The first movie appearance was in 1946 through the movie (I Am The East), and then returned to France again to continue the art work in the cinema, and then returned to Egypt again with the mid-seventies, ...

42. Nadin Rizk

Actress | Diggstown

Nadin Rizk was born in Cairo, Egypt. She is an actress, known for Diggstown (2019), Samanthology (2019) and Brown Girl Begins (2017).

43. Shadia

Actress | Shati el zekriat

Shadia was born on February 8, 1929 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatima Ahmed Kamal Shaker. She is known for her work on The Shore of Memories (1955), Wakeful Eyes (1956) and My Wife, the Director General (1966). She was married to Salah Zulfakar, Aziz Fathi and Imad Hamdi. She died on November 28, 2017 in ...

44. Mohamed Khan

Director | Banat wist el-balad

The director Mohamed Khan was born on October 26th 1942. He completed his high school in Egypt, then traveled to England where he earned his diploma in 1962. He directed several movies in 8mm. He went back to Egypt in 1963 & worked as script writer in a Cairo production company. Worked in Lebanon ...

45. Ruby

Actress | The Treasure 2

Rubi started her career as a model by coincidence when Murielle Romanoff, Polish singer spotted her in front of the AUC. He found in her the tipical Arab beauty he was looking for. He chose her to to do the video clip for his song "Don't make me cry". Rubi did commercials for Sparkle, Alo and ...

46. Lebleba

Actress | Leila Sakhina

Text: Youngest of four children two brothers and a sister Lebleba - whose birth name is Ninotchka - was named after the 1939 movie Ninotchka. That same year, her mother, Zarouhi Kalfaian, wanted to name her first daughter Ninotchka but because of a family tradition named her Perouz. In 1946 when ...

47. Asaad Kelada

Director | Who's the Boss?

Asaad Kelada was born in Cairo, Egypt. He is a director and producer, known for Who's the Boss? (1984), Frannie's Turn (1992) and Married People (1990).

48. Naglaa Fathi

Actress | Supermarket

Naglaa Fathi was born on December 21, 1948 in Cairo, Egypt as Fatema Al-Zahraa Fathi. She is an actress and writer, known for Supermarket (1990), Ghadan Sa'antaqem (1983) and Awham Alhoub (1970). She has been married to Hamdy Kandil since September 19, 1992. She was previously married to Seif Abol ...

49. Layla Olwi

Actress | Hob el banat

Layla Olwi was born on January 4, 1954 in Cairo, Egypt as Laila Ahmed Eloui. She is an actress, known for Girl's Love (2003), I Love Cinema (2004) and Kalil Mina Al-Hob Kathir Mina Al-Unf (1995). She was previously married to Mansour Aljammal.

50. Bushra

Actress | 678

Egyptian actress and singer. She began artwork since the beginning of the third millennium through a comedy series (Youth Online) in 2002, and participated later in several series, including (Emperor, The Aunt Nour, dignitaries), which enabled it to achieve significant penetration in record time, ...


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