Ahmed Helmy

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Ahmed Helmy
أحمد حلمي
Ahmed Helmy 2014.jpg
Born Ahmed Muhammad Helmy Awwad
(1969-11-18) November 18, 1969 (age 47)
Banha, Egypt
Nationality Egyptian
Occupation Actor, television host, voice actore in anime
Years active 1993–present
Height 169
Spouse(s) Mona Zaki (2002–present)
Children Lily, Saleem and Younis

Ahmed Muhammad Helmy Awwad (Arabic: أحمد محمد حلمي عواد‎‎) is an Egyptian actor and TV Host, he started his career in 1993 on the Egyptian Satellite Broadcast, in 1998 he made his first movie "Aboud Ala El Hodoud", He is married to the Egyptian actress Mona Zaki.


Helmy was born in Banha, Egypt. He graduated from the Higher institute of Dramatic Arts in Egypt, from the decoration department[when?]. Ahmed also graduated 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 the 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]

Ahmed's sickness[edit]

He was diagnosed with cancer and was treated in 2014 by removing the tumor from a muscle in his back.[3]

Ahmed Helmy and Arabs got talent[edit]

Ahmed Helmy was a judge on the Arab talent show for its third season. He joins the Lebanese singer Najwa Karam, the Lebanese journalist and TV personality Ali Jaber, and the Saudi comedian Nasser El Qasabi. MBC has confirmed that he will stay as a judge for the show's upcoming fifth season.

Acting career[edit]


No. Year Movie Role
1 1999 Abboud Ala El Hodood (Abboud Above the Borders) Sa'eed
2 2000 El Nazer (The principle) Atef
3 2000 Omar 2000 Sa3eed
4 2000 Leh Khaletny Ahebbak (Why Did You Let Me Love You) Zakaria
5 2001 55 Ess'af' (55 Ambulance)' Sayed
6 2001 El Sellem Wel Te'ban (Snakes and Ladders) Ahmad
7 2001 Rehlet Hob (A Love Trip) Ramzy
8 2003 Sahar El Layaly (Sleepless Nights) Omar
9 2003 Mido Mashakel (Mido the Troublemaker) Mido - Hamed
10 2004 Saye3 Bahr Hassan Atta Abdel Rehim (Hanteera)
11 2005 Zaki Chan Zaki
12 2006 Zarf Tarek ( Emergancy Case) Tarek El Wakeel - Omar Abo El Wafa
13 2006 Ga'alatny Mogreman (She Made Me a Criminal) Roshdy Abaza
14 2006 Matab Sena'y (A Street Bump) Mimi - Galal Kamel Noureldine El Beshbishi
15 2007 Keda Reda (This is Satisfactory) Reda Hindi El Banhawy - Semsem - Prince - Bibo
16 2008 Assef Ala El Ez'ag (Sorry for the Inconvenience) Hassan Salah El Deen Zidan
17 2009 Alf Mabrouk (Congratulations) Ahmed Galal Abd El Qawy
18 2010 Assal Eswed (Molasses) Masry Sayed El Araby
19 2010 Bolbol Hayran (Bolbol is Confused) Bolbol - Nabil Mass'oud
20 2011 X-Large Magdy Mekkawy
21 2012 Ala gossity (Over My Dead Body) Ra'ouf [Raúf]
22 2014 Soneia fe misr (Made in Egypt) Alaa
23 2016 Laf we doaran (Over and Over) Nour