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Omar Sharif Overview:

Legendary actor, Omar Sharif, was born Michel Demetri Shalhoub on Apr 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt. Sharif died at the age of 83 on Jul 10, 2015 in Cairo, Egypt .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Sharif was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1962Best Supporting ActorLawrence of Arabia (1962)Sherif Ali ibn el KharishNominated
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GOODBYE : 1932 – 2015

By Crystal Kalyana on Jul 12, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

Today we farewell the Egyptian born actor, , who was known for his striking ?looks, and his meritorious performances in such films as, “Lawrence Of Arabia” and “Doctor Zhivago”, in which he received two Golden Globe Awards and an Oscar nomination. was ... Read full article


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Omar Sharif Quotes:

Francisco: [regarding which faction killed his father] What difference does it make? Did either side have a right to take his life?


Sherif Ali: Does it surprise you, Mr Bentley? Surely, you know the Arabs are a barbarous people. Barbarous and cruel. Who but they! Who but they!


Sherif Ali: What are you looking for?
T.E. Lawrence: Some way to announce myself.
Sherif Ali: Be patient with him, God.


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Omar Sharif Facts
Ordered by a US court in Beverly Hills, California to take an anger management course for punching a parking attendant who refused to accept his European currency on 11 June 2005. Sharif was not present for the hearing. (13 February 2007).

Of Lebanese/Syrian descent, but lived in Egypt all his life

He is both author and co-author of several books on Bridge and has licensed his name to a Bridge computer game.

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