Samir Ghanem

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Samir Ghanem
Samir Ghanem.jpg
Born (1937-11-15) November 15, 1937 (age 77)
Cairo, Egypt
Occupation Actor

Samir Ghanem (Arabic: سمير غانم‎) is a veteran Egyptian comedian, singer, and entertainer. He was a member of the stand-up comedy trio Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah alongside George Sidhom and El Deif Ahmed.[1]

Their debut was Doctor Save Me, a short performance that introduced them to the entertainment world. He lives in Egypt.

They presented the first ever TV show Ramadan Riddles.

After El Deif Ahmed's death in 1970,[1] Ghanem and Sidhom continued under the same name (Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah) until the 1980s.

Samir Ghanem used to host a show on OTV called An Hour With Samir Ghanem.

He is the father of actresses Donia Samir Ghanem and Amal (Emy Samir Ghanem).

Plays by Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah after 1970[edit]

After El Deif Ahmed's death in 1970, Tholathy Adwa'a El Masrah continued producing plays. The two most famous are:

    • Music in East District
    • Al-Mutazawwigun (Married)

Recent plays[edit]

While George Sidhom retired years ago due to a brain stroke,[2] Samir Ghanem is still active and is still producing plays.[3]

    • Goha Rules the City
    • Faris wa Bani Khayban (The Knight and Disaster Clan)
    • Akhuya Hayes wana Layes (Happy Is My Brother, Lost Am I)
    • Ana wal-Nizam wa Hawak (Me, the Government and Your Love)
    • Bahloul fi Istanbul (Bahloul in Istanbul)
    • Ana wa Mirati wa Monica (Me, My Wife and Monica)
    • Almotazaowegoun
    • Akhoia hayes wana layes
    • mamno3 fe lelet el do5la


  1. ^ a b MSN Arabia on El Deif Ahmed
  2. ^ Arab celebs
  3. ^ Al Ahram Weekly on Samir Ghanem