Ibrahim Saafan (1924 - 1982) إبراهيم سعفان

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Ibrahim Saafan received a BA and, succumbing to his father’s wishes, enrolled in the Faculty of Islamic Law. Afterwards, he applied to the Institute of Acting in 1951 and thus received two degrees. At first he worked as an Arabic language instructor, but after his father died joi...Read morened the television drama troupe and worked in theater, radio, cinema, and television. Of his most famous plays include: “El Dabor” (The Wasp), “Sana Ma’ El Shughl Leziz” (A Year of Enjoyable Work), “Haraka Tarkeyat” (Upward Mobility), “Men Ma Yabibsh Zooba” (Who Doesn’t Love Zooba), “Itnayn ‘Ala Dabous” (Two On a Pin). His television performances include “Mileon Gineh Fil Assal” (A Million Pounds in Honey), “El Hareban” (The Two Fugitives), “Wighan Lil Hub” (Two Faces of Love), “Liqa’a El Akheer” (The Last Meeting), “El Museda” (Who’s Still Standing?). For period of time, he worked in the Rehani Theater. He died from a heart attack in Ajman while shooting a TV series. He is one of the most prominent comedy actors. His performances made people laugh and he has a special following because of his spontaneity.

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  • Ibrahim Saafan received a BA and, succumbing to his father’s wishes, enrolled in the Faculty of Islamic Law. Afterwards, he applied to the Institute of Acting in 1951 and thus rece...Read moreived two degrees. At first he worked as an Arabic language instructor, but after his father died joined the television drama troupe and worked in theater, radio, cinema, and television. Of his most famous plays include: “El Dabor” (The Wasp), “Sana Ma’ El Shughl Leziz” (A Year of Enjoyable Work), “Haraka Tarkeyat” (Upward Mobility), “Men Ma Yabibsh Zooba” (Who Doesn’t Love Zooba), “Itnayn ‘Ala Dabous” (Two On a Pin). His television performances include “Mileon Gineh Fil Assal” (A Million Pounds in Honey), “El Hareban” (The Two Fugitives), “Wighan Lil Hub” (Two Faces of Love), “Liqa’a El Akheer” (The Last Meeting), “El Museda” (Who’s Still Standing?). For period of time, he worked in the Rehani Theater. He died from a heart attack in Ajman while shooting a TV series. He is one of the most prominent comedy actors. His performances made people laugh and he has a special following because of his spontaneity.

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  • Birth Country:
  • Egypt


  • Death Country:
  • United Arab Emirates


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