Egyptian actors who deceased at age 64

Here are 2 famous actors from Egypt died at 64:

Gabriel Jabbour

Gabriel Jabbour (November 7, 1922 Alexandria-September 20, 1987 Le Kremlin-BicĂȘtre) a.k.a. Gabriel Jabour or Gabriel Jabbourg was an Egyptian actor.

He was born to a family of Syrian-Jewish descent and began his acting career in Egypt in the 1940s. Jabbour's talent soon gained him popularity and he went on to become one of the most renowned actors in Egyptian cinema during the golden age of Arab cinema. Known for playing dramatic and comedic roles with equal ease, Jabbour appeared in over 150 films throughout his career. He also acted in several television series during the 1970s and 1980s. One of his most notable performances was in the film "I Want a Solution" (1956), which earned him critical acclaim and awards. Jabbour's legacy as a versatile actor continues to inspire artists in Egypt and beyond.

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Farid al-Atrash

Farid al-Atrash (April 21, 1910 As-Suwayda-December 26, 1974 Beirut) also known as Farid El-Atrache, Farid El Atrache, King of the Oud, The Sad Singer or Farid Al Atrache was an Egyptian singer, musician, composer and actor.

He died as a result of cardiovascular disease.

Farid al-Atrash was born into a Syrian Druze noble family who were known for their musical talents. As a child, he learned to play the ud, a stringed instrument similar to a lute. He began his musical career in the 1930s and quickly gained popularity throughout the Arab world with his singing and compositions.

In addition to his musical career, Farid al-Atrash also acted in films, starring in over 31 movies throughout his career. He was considered a leading man of Arabic cinema and is often credited with helping to establish the musical film genre in the Arab world.

Farid al-Atrash's music is still popular today and is considered to be a cornerstone of Arab music. His impact on Arabic music has earned him a place in history as one of the most important musicians and composers of the 20th century.

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