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Popular Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh dies at 50

Popular Egyptian actor Khaled Saleh dies at 50

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Renowned television and movie star Khaled Saleh has died following complications from an open heart surgery.

The popular actor passed away at the Magdi Yacoub Heart Centre in Aswan following a heart surgery. According to a representative, the star’s funeral will be held on Friday.

Born on January 23, 1964 in Cairo, Khaled Saleh graduated from Cairo University’s Faculty of Law before becoming a performance artist at Al-Hanager Theatre and the Cairo Opera House.

Mr Saleh commenced acting behind the silver screen in the year 2000 and starred in the internationally acclaimed The Yacoubian Building (2006) and other films such as Heya Fawda ‘This is Chaos’ (2007) and Alrayes Omar Harb (2008).

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  • Leila Bouatba

    Sorry for the egyptian cinéma to Loos such a good actor like him m’y condoléances to his familly ina li lah wa ina ilayhi radji3oune

  • Tarek El-Shafie

    This is a huge loss for all of Egypt!!!! God bless Khaled
    and his soul as much as Khaled entertained us in his life. He was one of the
    best actors ever on the silver screen. He introduced a very fine, extremely valued,
    and respected art. He could always make us smile, laugh, weep, and cry. He had
    a uniquely shaped, well defined personality. His performance was perfectly balanced
    between comedy and tragedy. He was truly a genius actor who carved his short
    career very deep in our hearts and minds. Khaled will always stay alive and present
    among us with his great work. We will never forget Khaled. He earned his place
    among the greatest actors in the history of Egypt and the Arab nation!!!

  • Alice Khalil

    RIP an amazing actor he will be missed. But his legacy will leave on

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