Hussein Fahmy

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Hussein Fahmy
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London October 2008
Born Hussein Mahmoud Fahmy
(1940-03-22) March 22, 1940 (age 74)
Cairo, Egypt
Nationality Egyptian
Ethnicity Circassian[1]
Years active 1970–present

Hussein Fahmy (Arabic: حسين فهمي‎; born March 22, 1940) is an Egyptian actor of Circassian origin.[1] Fahmy is the brother of actor Mustafa Fahmy.

He graduated from UCLA with a MFA degree (Master of Fine Arts). Academically he continued to teach at the Academy of Arts (film institute) for twelve years.

A leading movie star and the first UNDP Regional Goodwill Ambassador for the Arab States in 1998 and since then has worked hard to convey to his audience in the Middle East important human development issues. His contract ended before the Lebanese situation in 2006.

He worked in film and TV for 40 years, specializing in film directing and appearing in more than 100 movies, on TV and in the theatre.

He was also appointed the President of the Cairo International Film Festival (1998–2001)

In 2006 he hosted a TV show, for the first time in his show business career, Elnas wa Ana aired on the Egyptian television and el-Hayah channel.

He acted with Soad Hosny in the very popular movie called Khali Balak Min Zouzou.

In March 2007, Fahmy was named the first Special Olympics Ambassador for the Middle East North Africa Region. In this role, he will work to create awareness and encourage all members of the community to be involved in the movement.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Hussein Fahmy got married four times. His first wife was Nadia Moharram, an Egyptian ambassador's daughter, whom he married after his college graduation and with whom he has two children. His second wife was the Egyptian actress Mervat Amin (1974–1986), from whom he had their daughter, Menatallah. He later married computer specialist, Hala Fathy (2001–2007). In 2008 he married actress Leeka Sewidan whom he divorced in August 2012. As of October 2013, he is married to a Saudi Arabian business woman Rana Algosaibi.

Filmography[edit]

Hussein Fahmy has starred 112 films starting from 1970 to the present time.

  • Lovers' Paperclips - 2001. (aka; Qasaqees Al'Oshaq)
  • Children of the Devil - 2000. (aka; Abnaa Al'Shaytan)
  • Anbar and the Colours - 2000. (aka; Anbar wal'Alwan)
  • The Disappearance of Gaafar Al'Masry - 1998. (aka; Ekhtefaa Gaafar Al'Masry)
  • Hazelnut Peels - 1995. (aka; Qeshr Al'Bondoq)
  • Hekmat Fahmy - 1994.
  • The Women Market - 1994. (aka; Sooq Al'Nesaa)
  • Criminal Case 85 - 1993. (aka; 85 Genayat)
  • The Revolving Stone - 1992. (aka; Al'Hagar Al'Dayer)
  • Prisoner 67 - 1992. (aka; Al'Sagueena 67)
  • The Bloody Meeting - 1992. (aka;Al'Leqaa Al'Dami)
  • My Wife and the Wolf - 1992. (aka; Zawgati wal'Zeab)
  • Dangerous Game - 1991. (aka; Al'Leab Maa Al'Kobar)
  • Alexandria Again and Again - 1990. (aka; Eskendereyya Kaman we Kaman)
  • The Suicide of a High School Teacher - 1989. (aka; Entehaar Modarres Sanawi)
  • This Wedding Can't Be Done - 1988. (aka; El'Gawaza Di Mesh Lazim Tettem)
  • Players - 1987. (aka; El'Laeeba)
  • Animal Running - 1987. (aka; Garii El'Wohoosh)
  • Big Guys Game - 1987. (aka; Lebet El'Kobar)
  • Oh My Homeland - 1986. (aka; Ah Ya Balad)
  • The Female - 1986. (aka; Al'Ontha)
  • The Inheritors - 1986. (aka; Al'Waratha)
  • A Mutinous Woman - 1986. (aka; Imraa Motamarreda)
  • Desire, Spite, and Revenge - 1986. (aka; Raghba wa Heqd wa Entiqam)
  • Before Farewell - 1986. (aka; Qabl Al'Wadaa)
  • Rescuing the Rescuable - 1985. (aka; Enqaz Ma Yomken Enqazoh)
  • Honey of the Queen - 1985. (aka; Shahd El'Malleka)
  • A Devil of Honey - 1985. (aka; Shaytan Men Assal)
  • A Deal with A Woman - 1985. (aka; Safqa Maa Emraa)
  • The Prince - 1984. (aka; El'Berrins)
  • Legal Wins - 1984. (aka; El'Halal Yeksab)
  • The Crooks - 1984. (aka; El'Nassabeen)
  • Sea of Illusions - 1984. (aka; Bahr Al'Awham)
  • The Hounds - 1984. (aka; Kelab Al'Herassa)
  • Tanneries Fences - 1983. (aka; Aswar El'Madabegh)
  • God is Watching - 1983. (aka; Enna Rabbaka Labell-Mersad)
  • Babelshereyya Strongmen - 1983. (aka; Gedaan Babelshereyya)
  • Dog Bite - 1983. (aka; Addet Kalb)
  • Kingdom of Hallucination - 1983. (aka; Mamlaket Al-Halwassa)
  • Dog Bite - 1983. (aka; Addet Kalb)
  • Collapse - 1982. (aka; Enheyaar)
  • The Shame - 1982. (aka; Al'Aar)
  • The Last Word - 1982. (aka; Al'Kallema Al'Akheera)
  • The Shine of Your Eyes - 1982. (aka; Bareeq Aynaykee)
  • Nights - 1982. (aka; Layali)
  • My Love Was Lost There - 1982. (aka; Wa Daa Hobbi Honaak)
  • Shark - 1981. (aka; El'Ersh)
  • Horror Trip - 1981. (aka; Rehlat Al'Roab)
  • Fight of the Lovers - 1981. (aka; Seraa Al'Oshaaq)
  • A Moment of Weakness - 1981. (aka; Lahzet Daaf)
  • "Maowid ala ashaa",Dinner Date - 1981. (aka; Mawed Ala Al'Ashaa)
  • Who Crazes Whom? - 1981. (aka; Meen Yegannen Meen)
  • Goodbye Suffering - 1981. (aka; Wadaan Lel'Azaab)
  • Watch Out, Gentlemen - 1980. (aka; Entabbeho Ayyoha Al'Sadah)
  • Bondless Woman - 1980. (aka; Emraa Bela Qayd)
  • Challenge of the Tough - 1980. (aka; Tahaddi Al'Aqweyaa)
  • Sinless Tears - 1980. (aka; Domooa Bela Khataya)
  • The Night the Moon Cried - 1980. (aka; Layla Baka Fiha Al'Qamar)
  • Save This Family - 1979. (aka; Anqizu Hazihi Al'Aaela )
  • Deveived By A Woman - 1979. (aka; Khadaatni Emraa)
  • Sin of An Angel - 1979. (aka; Khatee'at Malaak)
  • Let Me Revenge - 1979. (aka; Da'ooni Antaqqem )
  • Men Who Don't Know Love - 1979. (aka; Regaal La Yarifoon Al'Hobb)
  • West District Story - 1979. (aka; Qessat Al'Hayy Al'Gharbi)
  • Sweetest Days of Life - 1978. (aka; Ahla Ayyam Al'Omr)
  • Masters and Slaves - 1978. (aka; Asyaad Wa Abeed)
  • Woman is Woman - 1978. (aka; Al'Maraa Heya Al'Maraa)
  • Love on Top of Volcano - 1978. (aka; Hobb Fawq Al'Borkaan)
  • Lovers Avenue - 1978. (aka; Sekket El'Ashqeen)
  • Yasmeen's Nights - 1978. (aka; Layali Yasmeen)
  • The After Midnight Phone Call - 1978. (aka; Mokallamat Baad Montassaf Al'Layl)
  • Love May Kill - 1978. (aka; Wa Menn Al'Hobb Ma Qatal)
  • Thousand Kiss and Kiss - 1977. (aka; Alf Bossah We Bossah)
  • Love in Deadend - 1977. (aka; Al'Hobb Fi Tareeq Masdood)
  • The Devils - 1977. (aka; Al'Shayateen)
  • Look What Sokkar Is Doing - 1977. (aka; Boss Shoof Sokkar Bettemel Eih)
  • Love Mania - 1977. (aka; Gonoon Al'Hobb)
  • Barefooted on the Golden Bridge - 1977. (aka; Hafeya Ala Gesr Al'Zahab)
  • Sweet Love World - 1977. (aka; Helwa Ya Donya El'Hobb)
  • Night and Desire - 1977. (aka; Layl Wa Raghba)
  • Women in the City - 1977. (aka; Nessaa Fil'Madeena)
  • Waves With No Shore - 1976. (aka; Amwaag Bela Shatea)
  • Hot Tears - 1976. (aka; Al'Domoo Al'Sakhina)
  • The Gorgeous and the Pauper - 1976. (aka; Al'Fattena Wal'Sollook)
  • The Guilty - 1976. (aka; Al'Mozneboon)
  • Wise Fate - 1976. (aka; Hekmetak Ya Rabb)
  • Longing - 1976. (aka; Shoaq)
  • A Bachelor's Affairs - 1976. (aka; Gharamiyyat Aazeb)
  • No Time for Tears - 1976. (aka; La Waqt Lel'Domoo)
  • The After Love - 1976. (aka; Ma Baad Al'Hobb)
  • Women in Press - 1976. (aka; Nessaa Taht El-Tabbe)
  • Who Can Beat Azeeza - 1975. (aka; Meen Yeqdar Ala Azeeza)
  • A Melody in My Life - 1975. (aka; Nagham Fi Hayati)
  • Forgive Me, God - 1975. (aka; Ya Rabb Tobah)
  • Best Days of My Life - 1974. (aka; Agmal Ayyam Hayati)
  • Ameera, My Love - 1974. (aka; Ameera Hobbi Ana)
  • The Enemy Brothers - 1974. (aka; Al'Okhwa Al'Aadaa)
  • The Bullet is Still in My Pocket - 1974. (aka; Al'Rossassa La Tazaal Fi Gaybi)
  • The Fugitive - 1974. (aka; Al'Haareb)
  • A Woman in Love - 1974. (aka; Emraa Aashiqa)
  • My Blood, My Tears, and My Smile - 1973. (aka; Dammi Wa Domooie Wa Ebtessamati)
  • Wild Roses - 1973. (aka; Zohoor Bariyya)
  • The Soul Lover - 1973. (aka; Aashiq Al-Roah)
  • Stranges - 1973. (aka; Ghorabaa)
  • Badeea's Daughter - 1972. (aka; Bent Badeea)
  • Love and Pride - 1972. (aka; Hobb Wa Kebriyya)
  • Take Care of Zuzu - 1972. (aka; Khalli Ballak Men Zuzu)
  • The Lady of the Black Moons - 1971. (aka; Sayyedat Al'Aqmaar Al'Sawdaa)
  • My Beautiful Teacher - 1971. (aka; Modarressati Al'Hasnaa)
  • Queen of Night - 1971. (aka; Malleket El'Leil)
  • Dalaal the Egyptian - 1970. (aka; Dalaal El'Masreyya)
  • Fire of Longing - 1970. (aka; Nar El'Shoaq)

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