Syrian legendary actress Antoinette Najib passed away in Damascus Wednesday morning due to health issues. She was 91 years old.
Antoinette had been suffering from kidney dysfunction over the last period and used to have a dialysis session once a week.
Having presented more than 150 works in cinema and television during her long career, the actress is considered one of the most prominent Syrian stars.
Celebrities mourned the death of Antoinette, hailing her successful and rich career. Syrian singer George Wassouf posted a heartfelt tribute to the late actress in a post on Twitter, attached to a photo of the two together.
— Georges Wassouf (@wassouf) August 17, 2022
Her works in drama included “Sah El Nom” in 1972, “The Four Seasons”, and “Mirrors 2000”. She entered the world of cinema with “Apartment of Love” and “A Confused Woman” in 1973.
The pioneering actress also starred in “Wiladah Min Al-Khasira”, “Jasmine collar”, “Prohibited Love”, “Little Hearts”, “Men Wanted”, and “Al-Shared”.
During the past years, she was seen in “Hawa Asfar”, “Chicago Street”, and “Constant Pain”.