Egyptian actors who deceased at age 55

Here are 2 famous actors from Egypt died at 55:

Ahmed Zaki

Ahmed Zaki (November 18, 1949 Zagazig-March 27, 2005 Cairo) otherwise known as Ahmed Zaky, Ahmed Zaki Metwally Badawi, Ahmed Abdullrahman Zaki, احمد زكي متولى بدوى, The Emperor or Sbel was an Egyptian actor. His child is called Haitham Ahmed Zaki.

He died caused by lung cancer.

Ahmed Zaki is considered one of the most talented actors in the history of Egyptian cinema. He started his career in 1973 with a small role in the film "Nahla" and quickly rose to fame due to his exceptional acting skills. Throughout his career, he appeared in over 60 movies and won several awards, including the Best Actor Award at the Cairo International Film Festival.

Aside from his acting career, Ahmed Zaki was also deeply involved in social activism and was well-known for his support of the Palestinian cause. He was recognized for his efforts to help Palestinian refugees and his contributions to the arts and culture in Egypt.

Ahmed Zaki's death in 2005 was a great loss to the film industry, as well as to his fans and colleagues who continue to remember him as a talented actor and beloved friend.

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Salah Mansour

Salah Mansour (February 3, 1923 Shibin el-Qanater-January 19, 1979 Cairo) was an Egyptian film director, actor and editor.

He began his career in the film industry as an editor, working on several Egyptian films during the 1940s and 50s. In the 1960s, he directed his first feature film, "The Street Player" (1962), which was well received both critically and commercially.

Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Mansour directed several successful films, including "The Crook" (1964), "Wedding Night" (1967), and "The Vacations of Mr Hulot" (1973), which was a remake of a popular French film.

In addition to his work as a director, Mansour was also a respected character actor, appearing in numerous Egyptian films throughout his career. He often played comedic roles, and was known for his expressive face and physical humor.

Mansour's contributions to Egyptian cinema were recognized with several awards, including the Best Director award at the Cairo International Film Festival in 1970 for his film "God Does Not Pay on Saturday". He died in Cairo in 1979 at the age of 55.

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