Mohamed Wafiq is an Egyptian actor who has appeared in over 16 films and 100 television series. He was born in Alexandria to a father who worked as a college professor. He finished his high-school education in Alexandria, then received a bachelor's degree in theatrical arts in...Read more 1967, in the same class that contained Nour Elsherif, Magdy Wahba and Abdel Aziz Makhyoun. During his years at the High Institute of Theatrical Arts, and while he was working in the Television Theater as a trainee for extra money, he acted as a surrogate to Hussein Elsherbiny, who was absent one day, and took his role of a United Nations soldiers. The director of the show was impressed, and gave him the part instead of Elsherbiny. He then participated in the play “Sindbad”, during which he was approached by Youssef Chahin for a lead role in a film project that was later halted. Wafiq's big break came with his role in the television series “Almorshedy Antar” and “Alketaba Ala Lahm Yahtariq” (Writing on Burning Flesh) in which he played the role of Aldhahir Beibars. He also appeared as the Islamic leader Amr Ibn Al-Aas in the Prophet Muhammad biopic “Al Ressala” (The Message) which was directed by Mostafa Al-Aqqad. In the q980s, Wafiq performed his most famous role to date, that of the Egyptian Intelligence officer Aziz Al-gibaly in the three-season espionage series “Raafat El-Haggan”. His most notable role on film was in “Al Horub” (The Escape) alongside Ahmed Zaki.