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Lesser-known Facts about Samir Sabri on His Death Anniv.


Tue 21 May 2024 | 10:13 AM
Ahmed Emam

Today marks the third death anniversary of Samir Sabri, best known for his radio broadcast “A your request”.

Sabri's artistic career spanned over six decades in entertainment and film.

Born in Alexandria in 1936, he graduated from Victoria College and began his career in a radio show ("At Your Request") in English. 

He made his cinematic debut with "Love Story" (1959), which starred Abdel-Halim Hafez and Mariam Fakhr Eddin. 

The late actor and singer shot to fame with his success in 'Hikayati Maa El-Zaman' (My Story with Time, 1973), and many remarkable films and stunning performances followed suit.

 The legendary actor, who played a significant role in Egyptian cinema, hosted a successful entertainment show titled "This Night", and his performance in 'This Night' won much praise from his fans and critics alike. 

Sabri's last TV role was in the TV series "Valentino" (2020), starring Adel Emam and Dalia Behari. 

Throughout his long-standing career, he featured in over 150 TV series and film roles including "Hekayet Hob" (A Love Story, 1959), "Wa Belwaleden Ehsana" (Treat Your Parents Well, 1976), and "Bint Min El-Banat" (A Girl Among Girls, 1968). 

In 2022, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El-Sissi ordered that the treatment of Egyptian artists should be at the expense of the state.