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About Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif was a celebrated Egyptian actor whose best known film characters include Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia, Dr. Yuri Andreyevich Zhivago in Doctor Zhivago and Monsieur Ibrahim in Monsieur Ibrahim. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Egyptian actors of all time.
In 1955, he married acclaimed actress Faten Hamama, with whom he had a son named Tarek Sharif. After the marriage ended in divorce in 1974, he never got married again.
Throughout his career, he won numerous awards, including a César Award and three Golden Globe Awards.
His romantic affair with American singer and actress Barbara Streisand almost made him lose his Egyptian citizenship simply because of Streisand's Jewish background and her support for Israel.
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Famous quotes by Omar Sharif
He read his mind. He's a strange sort of man, isn't he? It's not just the advice and the wisdom that he has.Omar Sharif
The reason it has relevance is because I, as a popular Arab personality - the Arab people like me and respect me - thought it was time for me to make an ever so tiny statement about what I thought about this whole thing.Omar Sharif
Omar Sharif's Popularity
Omar Sharif was a famous Egyptian actor, who was born on April 10, 1932. As a person born on this date, Omar Sharif is listed in our database as the 21st most popular celebrity for the day (April 10) and the 16th most popular for the year (1932).
People born on April 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. Omar Sharif is the 511th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Omar Sharif's birthday, Omar Sharif is the 4th most famous Egyptian and ranks 1st in famous people born in Alexandria, Egypt.
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