Faten Hamama (1931 - 2015) فاتن حمامة

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Faten Hamama is an acclaimed Egyptian actor and producer. She was born in 1931 in Al Mansurah in the Dakahlia Governorate. Hamama graduated from the the High Institute for Acting in 1947. She began her acting career as a child, appearing in a number of small roles including her...Read more film debut, “Youm Sa’eed” (A Happy Day; 1938), alongside Mohamed Abdel Wahab. Hamama also took part in a series of short television shows that were titled “Hekaya Wara Kul Bab” (“A Story Behind Each Door”), which was later compiled into a movie by the same name starring Hamama. In 1963, Hamama starred in an American crime film called “Cairo.” Throughout her career, she has appeared in only a few television series including, “Dameer Abla Hekmat” (The Conscience of Mrs. Hekmat;1992) and “Wagh Al Qamar” (Face of the Moon) which premiered in 2000. Faten Hamama has been dubbed the “Lady of the Screen,” having starred in more than two dozen films and received various awards and honors throughout her career. In 1977, she won a prize at the Tehran Festival for her film “Affwah wa Aranib” (“Mouths and Rabbits”). She was also chosen as the “Star of the Century” at the 2001 Alexandria International Festival, honoring her lifetime of achievement in Egyptian cinema.

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  • Faten Hamama is an acclaimed Egyptian actor and producer. She was born in 1931 in Al Mansurah in the Dakahlia Governorate. Hamama graduated from the the High Institute for Acting...Read more in 1947. She began her acting career as a child, appearing in a number of small roles including her film debut, “Youm Sa’eed” (A Happy Day; 1938), alongside Mohamed Abdel Wahab. Hamama also took part in a series of short television shows that were titled “Hekaya Wara Kul Bab” (“A Story Behind Each Door”), which was later compiled into a movie by the same name starring Hamama. In 1963, Hamama starred in an American crime film called “Cairo.” Throughout her career, she has appeared in only a few television series including, “Dameer Abla Hekmat” (The Conscience of Mrs. Hekmat;1992) and “Wagh Al Qamar” (Face of the Moon) which premiered in 2000. Faten Hamama has been dubbed the “Lady of the Screen,” having starred in more than two dozen films and received various awards and honors throughout her career. In 1977, she won a prize at the Tehran Festival for her film “Affwah wa Aranib” (“Mouths and Rabbits”). She was also chosen as the “Star of the Century” at the 2001 Alexandria International Festival, honoring her lifetime of achievement in Egyptian cinema.

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  • Birth Name:
  • فاتن أحمد حمامة

  • Nickname:
  • سيدة الشاشة العربية


  • Birth Country:
  • Egypt


  • Death Country:
  • Egypt

  • Death Country:
  • القاهرة مصر


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