The Syndicate of Moroccan Playwrights, Film and Television Workers mourned the author, director and theater actor Abdelmoula Zayati, who died at the age of 69 after suffering from illness.
The union said in a statement: “The late left a respectable artistic and theatrical asset, and he is considered one of those who accompanied the experience of establishing the cultural and artistic movement in Morocco since the first harbingers, especially the flourishing era of amateur theater.”
Zayati was born in 1952 in northern Morocco and participated in a number of movies, along several TV series.
His works in the theater include: “Doctor Al-Hareour”, “The Hero and the City’s Dog”, “The Fall of the Masks”, “The Return of the Majzoub” and “Lixus and the Three Milehats”.
He also published a collections of poetry, including “The Princess of Cities”, which he wrote in love with the coastal city of Larache, his birthplace.
Zayati was married to actress Asmaa Benzakour, with whom he has one daughter