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#omar sharif

Regarded as one of Egypt’s most talented film icons, even after his death, Alexandrian-born Omar Sharif is seen as an irreplaceable cinema legend. Born in 1932, Sharif embarked on his acting career in Egypt in 1952 as he appeared in Sira’ Fil Wadi (The Blazing Sun). But it was his popular role in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) which turned him into a world-renowned actor. The award-winning actor spoke Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish, and worked in the Egyptian, French,…