Mohamed Imam

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Mohamed Imam
محمد عادل إمام
Born

Cairo, Egypt

16 september 1984(32 years old)
Nationality Egyptian
Occupation Actor

Mohamed Adel Imam (Arabic: محمد عادل إمام‎‎) (born 16 September 1984[citation needed]) is an Egyptian actor. He comes from an artistic family as his father is actor Adel Emam (also known as El Zaeem in Egypt). His brother is director Rami Imam.

Biography[edit]

Mohamed went to Jesuit school before he entered The American University in Cairo. He studied theater, and acted many roles in the university. One of them was Atawa in El Maghmati's play for the director Mahmoud El Lozy.

Imam played his first role out of the university when he took part in the Egyptian series Kanaria and Shorkah as Ashraf Sayed El Ousy (Hany Awaad Abd El Mohsen). Egyptian director Marwan Hammed selected him to play the role of Taha in The Yacoubian Building (2006), based on the novel of the same name.[1]

Hassan and Marcus (2008) was his next major film.[2] The theme of the movie is the tension between Muslims and Christians. This film features Adel Imam, Omar Sharif, Lebleba, and Hanna El Shorbagy. Imam played two characters, the Christian man Girgis Boulus and Emad Hassan, the son of El Sheikh Hassan. Hassan and Marcus was screened at the London Film Festival October 18, 2008 to a full house. Imam won a prize from the Alexandria International Film Festival in 2008 for his work in the film. In 2012, he starred as Ibrahim in Ferqit Naji Attalah also with Adel Emam. He also starred as Seif in Saheb Elsa3ada in the summer of 2014. He starred with Adel Emam, Lebleba, Edward, Amina Khalil, Tara Emad, Khaled Zaki, Angy Wegdan and Lotfy Labib. That summer he was also in Dalaa3 banat at with Maii Ezz Eldeen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gilbey, Ryan. (13 September 2007). The Plot Thickens, New Statesman, Retrieved November 20, 2010
  2. ^ (12 October 2009). محمد عادل إمام يسعى وراء ميراثه مع السبكي, Arab Radio and Television Network (in Arabic), Retrieved November 20, 2010

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