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Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif

  • Funny Girl (1968) August 03 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • Yellow Rolls-Royce, The (1964) August 08 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
  • More Than a Miracle (1967) August 26 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Born: April 10, 1932 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Egypt Profession: Cast ...
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1954:
Film debut in Egyptian production "Sina Fil Wadi/The Blazing Sun"; co-starred with soon-to-be wife Faten Hamama
1962:
First international production, David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia"; won Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
1964:
First U.S. film, "Behold a Pale Rider"
1965:
Reteamed with director David Lean with a starring role in the epic "Doctor Zhivago"
1966:
TV-movie debut in the all-star "The Poppy is Also a Flower" (ABC)
1968:
Co-starred as Nicky Arnstein opposite Barbra Streisand's Fanny Brice in William Wyler's musical "Funny Girl"
1975:
Briefly reprised his role as Nicky Arnstein in the film sequel "Funny Lady"
1988:
West End stage debut, "The Sleeping Prince"
1992:
Had heart bypass surgery, moved back to Egypt
1999:
Returned to features in supporting role in "The 13th Warrior"
2001:
Cast in the syndicated miniseries "Shaka Zulu: The Citadel"
2003:
Played Monsieur Ibrahim in "Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran"
2004:
Cast opposite Viggo Mortensen in the film "Hidalgo"
2006:
Featured in the ABC miniseries "The Ten Commandments"
2008:
Featured in Roland Emmerich's prehistoric drama "10,000 BC"
2009:
Cast in the NBC miniseries "The Last Templar" opposite Mira Sorvino and Victor Garber

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