Fayez Hegab was an Egyptian actor, writer and director. He was born in Sharqeya governorate in 1931. He first studied commerce at university, then dropped out to join the High Institute of Cinema, where he graduated in 1957. He debuted as an actor in the 1961 film "Haa' 3" (3 H), and as a director with the stage play "Ana fein wWenty Fein" (Where Am I and Where Are You) in 1965. He died in 1996.