Maged El Kedwany

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Maged El Kedwany
Native name ماجد الكدواني
Born 10 December 1967
Shubra, Cairo
Nationality Egyptian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990-Present
Known for Hepta, 678, Asmaa, haramiya fe KG 2, Teer enta

Maged El Kedwany (Arabic: ماجد الكدواني‎‎, also spelled: Majid Al Kedwany born: 10 December 1967) is an Egyptian actor. He began acting in the 1990s, playing supporting roles. He won the Muhr Arab - Feature Best Actor Award for his role in 678 from Dubai International Film Festival.[1] He's worked on dozens of films, among them are some of the most well-known films of the 1990s, like "Afareet el-Asphalt" (Asphalt Ghosts) in 1996 and "Saidi fe Gaea al-Amrikeya" (Saidi at the American University in Cairo) in 1998. His other films include "Harameya Ki-Gi-To" (Ki-Gi-To Thieves), "Harameya fe Thailand" (Thieves in Thailand), "Al-Ragel al-Abyad al-Motawast" (Average White Guy), and "Khaly min Kolesterol" (Cholesterol-Free). In 2012, he appeared in two high-profile movies, "Hafla Montasif al-Leil" (Midnight Party) and "Saaa we Nos" (Hour and a Half). Amongst the theatrical productions that he has performed in are “Pallo” and “Diwan Al Baqar”. Maged has also made several television appearances, which include roles in “Nahnu la Nazra Al Shawk”, “Al Farar Men Al Hob”, “Al Shara’a Al Jadeed”, “Zayzenia” and “Arabesque”.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Maged El Kedwany is a Coptic Orthodox Christian born in 1967 in the district of Shubra, Cairo. At a young age, Maged was brought up in Kuwait till the age of 18.He began his professional career while studying design at the Faculty of Fine Arts. He began acting in a number of amateur plays, which led to him being cast in various TV shows like "Qanfad" (Hedgehog) and "Nahnu al Nazre el-Shook."Thereafter he enrolled in the Institute of Theatrical Arts and graduated in 1995.[2]


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  1. ^ DIFF Official Website Archived from the original on December 26, 2010.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Maged El Kedwany - Actor - Filmography، photos، Video". Retrieved 2016-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Hanan Tork Steals Heart of a Thief in New Flick." (Archive) Al Bawaba. October 23, 2001.
  4. ^ Nakla, Sherif Iskandar. "Cosmopolitan grass roots." (Archive) Al Ahram. 27 March - 2 April 2003. Issue No. 631. Retrieved on February 21, 2013.
  5. ^ Rakha, Youssef. "Unremarkable talents." (Archive) Al-Ahram. 1–7 April 2004. Issue No. 684 Culture. Retrieved on 23 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Hind Sabri suffers from HIV in new film." (Archive) Al Bawaba. October 23, 2010. Retrieved on February 24, 2013.
  7. ^ "Films / SIX, SEVEN, EIGHT." Dubai International Film Festival. December 27, 2010. Retrieved on February 24, 2013.

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