Rabat - The Egyptian actor of the golden era, Gamil Ratib, died this morning at the age of 91.
Rabat – The Egyptian actor of the golden era, Gamil Ratib, died this morning at the age of 91.
Ratib’s agent announced the death of the iconic actor in a statement today.
The actor’s funeral will take place this afternoon at the Al Azhar Mosque in Cairo, according to Egyptian local media.
The Egyptian-French star was born in 1962 in Cairo. The actor spent 65 years in both Egyptian and French television shows.
A lover of theater, Ratib spent some time in the French theater during his early life in France.
Ratib graduated from the School of French Law and then completed his education in a university in France. Ratib made his first appearance on screen in “1946,” a movie released in that year.
In the mid-seventies, the actor started appearing in Egyptian movies, taking part in multiple Egyptian works, including “No consolation for women,” “Love in the Prison,” “The Beginning,” and “The Birds of the Dark.”
Ratib also participated in television dramas, including “The Friends,” “Yawmiyat Wanis,” and “The Face Of the Moon,” according to IMDb.