Ahmed Helmy

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Ahmed Helmy
Born Ahmed Muhammad Helmy Awwad
(1969-11-18) 18 November 1969 (age 44)
Banha, Egypt
Occupation Actor, television host, voice actore in anime
Spouse(s) Mona Zaki (2002-present)
Children Lily Helmy

Ahmed Muhammad Helmy Awwad (Arabic: أحمد محمد حلمي عواد‎, born on 18 November 1969) is an Egyptian comedian and drama actor.[citation needed] He is married to the Egyptian actress Mona Zaki and they have a daughter named Lilly born in 2003.


Helmy was born in Benha, Egypt. He graduated from the Higher institute of Dramatic Arts in Egypt, from the decoration department[when?]. Ahmed also graduate of the Academy of Arts, High Institute for Theatre Art in 1993.[citation needed]

As an actor and performer, Helmy is notable for his fast-thinking and witty comedy.[citation needed] His career in mainstream Egyptian film began when director Sherif Arafa spotted him on the children's program Leib Eyal (Kids' Play) on the Egyptian Satellite Broadcast[citation needed]. Sherif found in him the comedian actor he was looking for to star his film, Aboud Ala El Hodoud (Aboud at the Frontier). In that film Helmy made his first big screen appearance, co-starring alongside Alaa Waley El Din. Thereafter, he quickly made a jump to leading roles in films such as Omar 2000, El Nazer (The Headmaster), El Selem We Al Tho'ban (Snakes And Ladders).[1]

In 2007, Helmy topped the Egyptian comedian market in number of audience and revenue, mostly due to the success of his movie Keda Reda.

Ahmed Helmi ambassador for UN World Food Programme[edit]

Egyptian actor Ahmed Helmi has previously collaborated with the United Nations World Food Programme(WFP)to help promote its "Food for Education" project launched in association with the "Chipsy" food products company.[2]

Acting career[edit]


No. Year Movie Role
1 1999 Abood Ala Al Hodood Said Said Said
2 2000 Al Nazer Atef
3 2000 Omar 2000 Saeed
4 2000 Leih Khaletny Ahebak zakaria
5 2001 55 Esaaf Maree
6 2001 Al Sellim Wal Teaban ahmad
7 2001 Rehlet Hob Ramzi
8 2003 Sahar Al Layaly Omar
9 2003 Mido Mashakel Mido Hamed
10 2004 Saye' Bahr Hassan Atta Abdel Rehim (Hanteera)
11 2005 Zaki Chan Zaki
12 2005 Zarf Tarek Tariq El Wakeel/Omar Abu El Wafa
13 2006 Galatny Mogreman Roshdy Abaza
14 2007 Matab Sena'y Galal Kamel Noureldine El Beshbishi AKA Mimi
15 2007 Keda Reda Reda El Banhawy
16 2008 Asef Ala Al Izaag Hassan Salah Eldin zidane
17 2009 1000 Mabrouk Ahmed Galal Abdel Awy
18 2010 Assal Eswed Masry Sayed El Araby
19 2010 Bolbol Hayran Nabil Masoud AKA "Bolbol"
20 2011 X-Large Magdy Mekawy/Adel/Wagdy Abo Treka
21 2013 AAla Gosety Raouf