Egyptian actresses who deceased at age 79

Here are 1 famous actresses from Egypt died at 79:

Hind Rostom

Hind Rostom (November 12, 1931 Alexandria-August 8, 2011 Cairo) also known as Marilyn Monroe of Arabia, Queen of seduction in Egyptian cinema, Marilyn Monroe of the East or Marilyn Monroe of Egypt was an Egyptian actor. Her child is called Basant Reda.

She died caused by myocardial infarction.

Hind Rostom was born in Alexandria to a Syrian mother and an Egyptian father. She started her acting career in the 1950s and became one of the leading actresses of Egyptian cinema. Rostom appeared in over 80 movies during her career and gained international recognition for her performances. She was known for her beauty, charm, and seductive on-screen persona.

Rostom was also a prominent feminist and was actively involved in advocating for women's rights. In 1959, she founded the Hind Rostom Foundation for Arts and Cinema to support aspiring actors and filmmakers in Egypt.

Aside from her acting career, Rostom was also a successful businesswoman. She founded a cosmetics company and a hotel in Cairo, which became a popular destination for celebrities and tourists.

Despite her success, Rostom suffered from health issues later in life, including diabetes and heart disease. She passed away in August 2011 at the age of 79. Her legacy as a trailblazing actress and feminist icon in Egyptian cinema lives on.

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