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Mohamed Henedy Celebrates His 59th Birthday

Thu 01 Feb 2024 | 12:11 PM
Mohamed Henedy
Mohamed Henedy
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Egyptian well-known comedian Mohamed Henedy is celebrating his 59th birthday today (Feb. 1).

Henedy was born in 1965 and started his journey as an actor in the early 1990s with small appearances in theaters and cinemas. He gained significant acclaim for his roles in films like Ismailia Rayeh Gay (1997), Al Batal (1997), and Sa'eedi fil Gamaa El-Amrekeia (1998).

He went on to star in several movies, including Hamam fi Amsterdam (1999), Belia we Demagho El-Alia (2000), and Saheb Sahbo (2002), in which he shared the screen with Ashraf Abdel-Baky. Over the years, Henedi became one of the leading comedians of his generation, appearing in numerous films and occasionally in TV series. 

His latest film is "The Mongoose and Humans" (El Nems W El Ens), directed by Sharif Arafah, and released in 2023.

He also dubbed the voices of Timon, Mike Wazowski, and Homer Simpson in the Egyptian versions of The Lion King, Monsters, Inc., and The Simpsons, respectively.

Henedy has mentioned that Egyptian film actor Naguib el-Rihani inspired him in his career, and he has a passion for dark comedy that approaches people’s concerns.

Recently, Henedy announced that he obtained Saudi citizenship.