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Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif was an Egyptian film and television actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in British, American, French, and Italian productions. His films include Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Funny Girl. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Lawrence of Arabia. He won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award. Sharif, who spoke Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Greek, and Italian fluently, was often cast, in British and American films, as a foreigner of some sort. He bridled at travel restrictions imposed by the government of Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, leading to self-exile in Europe. He was a lifelong horse racing enthusiast, and at one time ranked among the world's top contract bridge players.
Native nameعمر شريف
BornMichel Dimitri Chalhoub, April 10, 1932, Alexandria, Kingdom of Egypt
DiedJuly 10, 2015, Cairo, Egypt
Burial placeEl-Sayeda Nafisa Cemetery
Other namesOmar el-Sherief, Omar Cherif
EducationVictoria College, Alexandria
Alma materCairo University
Years active1954–2015
RelativesOmar Sharif Jr, (grandson)

About Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif

Movie Actor Omar Sharif was born on April 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt (He dies at the age of 83, on July 10, 2015).

Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago's star. His other films included 1968's Movie Funny Girl, and the 1957 film, The Lebanese Mission.

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Omar Sharif before becoming famous

Omar Sharif was born in the Zodiac sign Aries (The Ram), and 1932 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Monkey (猴).

He was a classmate of literary theorist Philosopher Edward Said at Victoria College, where he earned his bachelor's degree. He went on to Cairo University to study physics and finished with a bachelor's degree.

Achievement of Omar Sharif

His role in Lawrence of Arabia earned him the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in 1962.

Omar Sharif's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He had a tumultuous relationship with actress Pop Singer Barbra Streisand that nearly cost him his Egyptian citizenship. From 1954 to 1974, he was married to Movie Actress Faten Hamama. He only had one child.

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Omar Sharif Collabed with

With Movie Actor Alec Guinness, he played Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia.

Omar Sharif Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Omar Sharif updated on March 17 2023.