Prominent Egyptian actor Hesham Selim died on Thursday at the age of 62, after a battle with cancer.
The funeral prayer will take place at the Sheikh Zayed Police Mosque after Asr prayer.
In May, the actor shared he was diagnosed with cancer.
Selim, born on January 27, 1960, is the son of Saleh Selim, the football legend and former president of Al-Ahly sporting club.
He graduated from the Collège de la Sainte Famille (Jésuites) and studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London after graduating from the High Institute of Tourism and Hotels in 1981.
The acclaimed actor made his acting debut in the 1972 film “Embratoreyyet Meem” and landed his first lead role in Youssef Chahine’s “’Awdat al-ebn al-daal” in 1976.
He also starred in many critical acclaimed TV productions such as “Khiana Mashroaa” (2006), “Leqaa ala el-hawa” (2004), “Hoanem Garden City” (1997) , “Arabesque” (1994), “Layaly Al-Helmiya S2″ (1989), and “El Raya El Beeda” (1988).
The late actor is also known for his roles in films such as “Ent Omry” (2005), “El Nazer” (2000), “Alaasifa” (2001), “Mayit fol” (1996), “Eskendereya Kaman we Kaman” (1990), and “Al-aragoz” (1989).
Selim made his final appearance in the star-studded TV series “The Eight“.
The series also stars Asser Yassin, Khaled El Sawy, Ghada Adel, Mahmoud Al Bezzawy, Reem Moustafa, Mahmoud Alaa, Mondher Rayahneh, Mustafa Al-Banna, Waddah Swar, and Khalid Saqr.
Ahmed Medhat directed from a screenplay by Turki Al-Sheikh.