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Omar Sharif (Michel Shalhoub)

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Biography

Alexandria, Egypt
Omar Sharif, the Franco-Arabic actor best known for playing Sherif Ali in Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and the title role in Doctor Zhivago (1965), was born Michel Demitri Shalhoub on April 10, 1932 in Alexandria, Egypt to Joseph Shalhoub, a lumber merchant, and his wife, Claire. Of Lebanese and Syrian extraction, the young Michel was raised a Roman Catholic. He was educated at Victoria College in Alexandria and took a degree in mathematics and physics from Cairo University with a major. Afterward graduating from university, he entered the family lumber business. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 35th Annual Academy Awards 1963

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Character: Himself

Moscow in Madrid 1965

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Character: Major Grau

The Night of the Generals 1967

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Character: Prince Rodrigo Fernandez

C'era una volta 1967

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Cinematography

The 39th Annual Academy Awards 1967

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Character: Nick Arnstein

Funny Girl 1968

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Character: John Colorado

Mackenna's Gold 1969

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Character: Feodor Sverdlov

The Tamarind Seed 1974

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Character: Meno Argenti

Green Ice 1981

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Character: Moulay Hassan

Rock the Casbah 2013

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Character: Himself

Cinémas 2009

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Character: Hassan / Morcus

Hassan wa Morcus 2008

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Character: Prince Memucan

One Night with the King 2006

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Character: Hans Canon

Kronprinz Rudolf 2006

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Character: Principe Nicola

Fire at My Heart 2006

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Character: Sheikh Riyadh

Hidalgo 2004

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Character: Monsieur Ibrahim Deneji

Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran 2003

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Character: Himself

La méthode Cauet 2003

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Character: Himself

Double je 2002

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Character: Melchisidek

The 13th Warrior 1999

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Character: Khalil Gibran

Heaven Before I Die 1997

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Character: Safar Khan

Lie Down with Lions 1994

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Character: Emir Beni-Zair

Beyond Justice 1992

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Character: Marquis Hippolite

Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris 1992

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Character: Tsai Mang Hua

Tengoku no Taizai 1992

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Character: Constantin Demiris

Memories of Midnight 1991

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Character: Hagop

Mayrig 1991

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Character: Arab chief in Cairo

Mountains of the Moon 1990

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Character: Agent Cedric

Top Secret! 1984

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Character: Himself

Ombre et lumière 2001

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Character: Himself - Guest

Donahue 1967

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Character: Himself

Over Easy 1977

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Character: Indian Brigadier

Inchon 1981

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Character: Egyptian Assassin

The Pink Panther Strikes Again 1976

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Character: Nicky Arnstein

Funny Lady 1975

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Character: Himself

The South Bank Show 1978

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Character: Himself

Benji at Work 1980

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Character: Koda Dad

The Far Pavilions 1984

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Character: Himself - Guest

Àngel Casas Show 1984

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Character: Himself

Universum 1987

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Character: Federico Fendi

The Appointment 1969

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Character: Himself - Guest

The Jim Nabors Show 1978

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Character: Goha

Goha 1958

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Character: Himself

Episode #2.21 0

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Character: Himself

Round One: Part 1 0

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Character: Himself

Lawrence d'Arabie 0

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Character: Himself

Bats 0

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Character: Himself - Guest

Episode #6.5 0

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Character: Himself

5ème nuit des Césars 0

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Character: Himself

29ème nuit des Césars 0

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Writing