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Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif


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Also Known As: Died: July 10, 2015
Born: April 10, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Egypt Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Traveller, The (2009)
Traces the life of an Egyptian man over three days in three different periods: 1948 in Suez, 1973 in Alexandria and 2001 in Cairo.
10,000 B.C. (2008)
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D''Leh has found his heart''s passion--the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D''Leh leads a small group of hunters to pursue the warlords to the end of the world to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind''s reach is far greater than they ever knew. At each encounter the group is joined by other tribes who have been attacked by the slave raiders, turning D''Leh''s once small band into an army. Driven by destiny, the unlikely warriors must battle prehistoric predators while braving the harshest elements. At their heroic journey''s end, they uncover a lost civilization and learn their ultimate fate lies in an empire beyond imagination, where great pyramids reach into the skies. Here they will take their stand against a tyrannical god who has brutally enslaved their own. And it is here that D''Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilization.
Hassan & Morcos (2008)
A Christian priest and a Muslim preacher survive separate assassination attempts. The two men are not familiar with each other but both of them are forced to go on the run. Eventually, they end up taking refuge in the same safe house in a downtown Cairo neighborhood and unknowingly assume each other
Crown Prince, The (2007)
Follows the doomed love affair between Austrian Archduke Rudolf and Baroness Mary Vetsera, which ended with their double suicide in 1889.
One Night with the King (2006)
An epic adventure that follows a young Jewish orphan who rises from peasant to Queen of Persia by going against the culture and seeking the King's heart--rather than the riches of the kingdom. By 'chance' she is born with exceeding beauty to a people who have been carried away as slaves to the most
Hidalgo (2004) as Sheikh Riyadh
Held yearly for centuries, the Ocean of Fire--a 3,000 mile survival race across the Arabian desert--was a challenge restricted to the finest Arabian horses ever bred, the purest and noblest lines, owned by the greatest royal families. In 1890, a wealthy sheik invited an American, Frank T. Hopkins, a
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003) as Ibrahim
During the early 1960s, Paris was an explosion of life. As the old gave way to the new, everything was in flux and the city was filled with an energy that promised cultural shifts and social change. Against this backgound, in a working class neighborhood, two unlikely characters--a young Jew and an
Parole Officer, The (2001) as Victor (Cameo Appearance)
Simon Garden is an honest but naive parole officer. When he witnesses a serious crime, he is unlucky enough to get framed for murder by a crooked cop. The only way to prove his innocence involves robbing a bank vault, where the crucial evidence is stored. Now Garden must recruit the help of his form
Mysteries of Egypt (2000)
Rides down the lush Nile River and over the Valley of the Kings reveal the latest discoveries regarding the construction of the pyramids and the baffling mysteries surrounding the history of this ancient civilization.
13th Warrior, The (1999) as Melchisidek
The story of IB Fahdlan, an important emissary who is banished from his homeland. The nomadic outcast comes across a band of Norse warriors who coerce him into joining them when they are summoned to fight mysterious creatures legendary for consuming every living thing in their path. Eventually surro
Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt (1997) as Narrator
Through interviews, historical footage and magnificent concert footage comes a revealing portrait of the incomparable singer Umm Kulthum, whose life's endeavors led him to be at the center stage of Egypt's political, social and cultural transformation.
Heaven Before I Die (1997) as Khalil Gibran
Told in first person, the story revolves around Jacob, a handsome young man born in Jerusalem with one defect--his feet are so turned out that he walks like Charlie Chaplin. He immigrates to Toronto where he meets with kindness. However, due to the first-person narrative, these kind acts are often l
Lie Down With Lions (1994) as Safir Khan
Set in the Armenian-Azerbaijan war zone, an American hospital worker is emotionally torn between two men, both of whom are spies for the opposite sides.
588 Rue Paradis (1992) as Hagop
An Armenian playwright finds success in his profession at the expense of his ethnic and familial ties.
Tengoku No Taizai (1992) as Tsai Mang Hua
A beautiful female district attorney enlists the aid of a foreign druglord after her baby's been kidnapped by a rapist she was trying to put behind bars.
Mrs. 'arris Goes to Paris (1992) as Marquis Dechassange
An English maid scrimps and saves to fulfill her dream of travelling to Paris to purchase a dress from the House of Dior.
Beyond Justice (1992) as Emir
Al Moaten Al Myssri (1991)
When his son is drafted a wealthy landowner sends an impoverished youth to serve in his stead.
Mayrig (1991) as Hagop
Story about an Armenian family who arrive in France in 1921 and endure the pain and privations of exile in a foreign land.
Viaggio d'amore (1990) as Rico
An older couple finally travels to the sea, reliving old memories along the way.
Rainbow Thief, The (1990) as Dima The Thief
An eccentric prince takes refuge from his dastardly relatives in the sewers of Paris while waiting for his inheritance to come through.
Puppeteer, The (1989)
Story of a Puppeteer's heroic struggles to fund his son Bahloul's education and the latter's corruption in the big city.
Les Possedes (1988) as Stephan Verkhovensky
Les Pyramides bleues (1988) as Alex
Top Secret! (1984) as Cedric
An Elvis-like singer falls for a French resistance fighter during World War II.
Ayoub (1983) as Ayoub
Return to Eden (1982) as Narration
Green Ice (1981) as Meno Argenti
S*h*e* (1980) as Cesare Magnasco
Cornelia Sharpe is a female James Bond in this action-adventure live-action cartoon battling an urbane Italian playboy (Omar Sharif, in his TV acting debut) involved in a global blackmail scheme. This prospective series pilot, also bringing '50s sex goddess Anita Ekberg back to the (small) screen, h
Pleasure Palace, The (1980) as Louis Lefevre
Dashing Omar Sharif stars as a professional gambler, connoisseur, gourmet and sportsman who sets out to help Hope Lange, as a Las Vegas hotel-casino owner, from losing its controlling interest to a business syndicate but finds his reputation is on the line when he runs into a mystery lady (Victoria
Baltimore Bullet, The (1980) as Deacon
Oh, Heavenly Dog! (1980) as Malcolm Bart
Benjamin Browning is a private detective who is working on uncovering a sex scandal in the world of British politics when he is murdered. Benjamin returns to earth as a dog. Now living with magazine reporter Jackie Howard, Benjamin struggles with the lustful human urges inside his now canine body.
Ashanti (1979) as Prince
Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task...
Bloodline (1979) as Ivo Palazzi
Elizabeth Roffe inherits her family-owned multi-national pharmaceutical company and soon finds herself targeted after an investigation reveals her father's death was not an accident.
Crime and Passion (1976) as Andre
Financier persuades his mistress to marry a rich industrialist for his money, then discovers that he and the new wife are to be murdered by her new husband.
Funny Lady (1975) as Nick Arnstein
Musical biography of Fanny Brice and her tempestuous marriage to showman Billy Rose.
Tamarind Seed, The (1974) as Feodor Sverdlov
Rival Cold War diplomats fall in love in the Caribbean.
Juggernaut (1974) as Captain Brunel
Two demolitions experts race the clock to find and disarm a set of bombs placed on an ocean liner at sea.
L'Ile Mysterieuse (1973) as Nemo
The Horsemen (1971) as Uraz
Afghan nomads compete in a brutal riding game.
The Last Valley (1971) as Vogel
People in a small German village in the last valley to remain untouched by the devastating Thirty Years' War try to exist in peace with a group of soldiers occupying the valley.
The Burglars (1971) as Zacaria
A motley group of professional robbers plan a gem heist from the home of an emerald collector.
The Appointment (1970) as Federico Fendi
A man suspects his wife of part-time prostitution.
Mayerling (1969) as Crown Prince Rudolf
True story of Austria''''s Crown Prince Rudolph and his tragic love for a commoner.
Che! (1969) as Che Guevara
Fidel Castro is helped in his subversion of Batista's Cuban regime by an Argentinian doctor named Che Guevara.
Mackenna's Gold (1969) as Colorado
A group of men, lead by a questionable sheriff and a wanted bandit, descend upon the desert in search of a lost canyon of gold.
Funny Girl (1968) as Nick Arnstein
Comedienne Fanny Brice fights to prove that she can be the greatest star and find romance even though she isn't pretty.
More Than a Miracle (1967) as Prince Ramon
A prince falls for a peasant girl in a fairy tale kingdom.
The Night of the Generals (1967) as Major Grau
A Nazi officer tries to catch a serial killer attacking prostitutes.
Marco the Magnificent (1966) as Emir Alaou
Orson Welles plays the role of Akerman, a venetian savant, in this all star production of Marco Polo's adventures. Young Marco travels to China to help Kublai Khan fight against rebels, headed by his own son, with a new invention: gunpowder.
Genghis Khan (1965) as Temujin/Genghis Khan
The Asian conqueror and his mentor vie for the same woman.
Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Yuri Zhivago
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1965) as Davich
A classic car changes the lives of three sets of owners.
Behold a Pale Horse (1964) as Father Francisco
A Spanish bandit returns from exile to visit his dying mother.
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) as Sohamus
A mad emperor''''s excesses leave the Roman Empire open to barbarian invasions.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Sherif Ali ibn el Kharish
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
Man in Our House, A (1961)
Ibrahim, a member of the underground resistance seeks refuge from "political police" by taking shelter in the home of a civil servant and his family.
Blazing Sun, The (1954)
Set in contemporary 1950s Upper Egypt, this pastoral tale shows the rigid caste system that existed and the lengths one family will go to in order to keep their own people oppressed.

Music (feature film)

Black Hawk Down (2002) as Composer
The true story of the United States' involvement in Somalia during an ill-fated humanitarian mission. On October 3, 1993, U.S. soldiers entered Somalia on an exercise that was supposed to take less than an hour. The mission turned into a nightlong battle against thousands of heavily armed Somalians.
Save the Last Dance (2001) as Song Executive Producer ("Shining Through (Theme From 'Save The Last Dance')")
Sara, a 17-year-old high-school student, sets her sights on being a professional ballerina, but she has to put her plans on hold when her mother is killed in a car accident and she is forced to move to her father''s bleak Chicago neighborhood. Intimidated by inner-city life, she turns to the clubs for refuge, where she meets Derek, a young black man who shares her love for dancing. As their mutual respect evolves, they soon discover that peer pressure is a more formidable obstacle to romance than differences in race or class.

Cast (special)

Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend (1999) as Narration
Documentary of an underwater archeological expedition led by French explorer Franck Goddio that explores the sunken ancient city of Alexandria, Egypt, where Cleopatra made her home over 2,000 years ago. The underwater exploration team uses advanced scientifc methods to locate the remains of Cleopatr
Doctor Zhivago: The Making of a Russian Epic (1995) as Host
Documentary recounting the making of David Lean's 1965 film, "Dr. Zhivago."
David Lean: A Life in Film (1991)
A tribute to the great British filmmaker, David Lean. Clips from many of his films, such as "Brief Encounter," "Hobson's Choice," "Great Expectations," "Doctor Zhivago," "Lawrence of Arabia," and "The Bridge on the River Kwai" are included.
18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, The (1990)
Broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its eighteenth annual Life Achievement Award to director David Lean.
Mysteries of the Pyramids... Live! (1988) as Host
A two-hour special with live segments broadcast from Hampshire, England, focusing on the uncovering of newly found Egyptian artifacts rescued from the tomb of King Amenophis III, that have been hidden away for more than six decades in the vast castle of the Earl of Carnarvon.
Bob Hope's Royal Command Performance From Sweden (1986)
Taped in Stockholm on March 3 and 4, 1986, Bob Hope and a stellar group of personalities entertain the King and Queen of Sweden at a benefit for the Children's International Summer Village. The gala benefit is dedicated to the memory of Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme, who was assassinated on Febr

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Last Templar, The (2009)
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art unveils an exhibit which posesses an artifact that is believed to unlock a centuries old secret, holding the power to bring down Christianity. Four men dressed as knights on horseback invade the museum and steal the artifact. An FBI investigator and an archaeolo
Gulliver's Travels (1996) as Sorcerer
Miniseries inspired by Jonathan Swift's novel. An English physician, shipwrecked for eight years, finally returns home and recounts an unbelievable odyssey of strange lands and fantastic creatures.
Catherine the Great (1996) as Razumovsky
Grand Larceny (1989) as Rashid Saud
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986) as Czar Nicholas Ii
A two-part miniseries about Anna Anderson who claimed to be Anastasia, the only surviving child of Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia.
Peter the Great (1986) as Prince Feodor Romodanovsky
An eight-hour, four-part miniseries based on Robert K. Massie's Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the Russian Czar who opened his sprawling empire to the West. The action begins in the late seventeenth century when the young Peter is named co-czar with his brother, Ivan. Court intrigue involving h
Harem (1986) as Sultan Hasan
A two-part, four-hour minseries about a beautiful woman who, at the turn of the century, is kidnapped and sold into a Turkish harem where, as she struggles to protect her life and virtue, she becomes embroiled in the historical tensions and sensuous decadence of the times.
Far Pavilions, The (1984) as Koda Dad
Faithfully adapted from M.M. Kaye's epic 1978 novel of British colonial India of the 19th century, this colorful miniseries (HBO's first) about battle, love and treachery and intrigue, as well as love and honor involving one of Her Majesty's cavalry officers and an Indian princess who has been promi
The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966) as Dr. Rad
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Sidney Sheldon's Memories of Midnight (1991) as Constantin Demiris

Cast (short)

Vienna The Years Remembered (1968)
This documentary short provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Mayerling" (1968), as well as the actual history that inspired the film.
Moscow in Madrid (1965)
This short promotional film focuses on the casting and on-location filming of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965).
This Is... Julie Christie (1965)
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Julie Christie.
This Is... Omar Sharif (1965)
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Omar Sharif.
Pasternak (1965)
A short biography of Boris Pasternak, Nobel prize winner and author of "Dr. Zhivago," the inspiration and basis of the 1965 movie.
New Star: Geraldine Chaplin (1965)
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Geraldine Chaplin.

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