Mostafa Shaban was born in Cairo. He received his bachelors degree from the Media Faculty at Cairo University in 1975. Whilst a student, Mostafa had directed some college productions. In his stage acting debut Shaban appeared alongside Mohamed Sobhy in the production “Bil’arabi...Read more al-Faseeh” (“In Standard Arabic”). He received the award for best actor from the Film Association for his role in “Fatta men Israel” (“A Girl from Israel”). He also received an award for “al-Sharq” (“The Orient”) from the Alexandria Film Festival. Shaban has taken part in the television productions “Ahlam Moajjala” (“Deferred Ambitions”) and “’Aailat al-Hajj Metwally” (“The Household of al-Hajj Metwally”) and in the play “Tihib Tishoof Massa”.