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Today Marks Death Anniv. of Abdel-Fatah El-kosary

Tue 08 Mar 2022 | 01:55 PM
Ahmed Emam

Today marks the 58th death anniversary of late actor Abdel-Fatah El-kosary, who died in 1964.

Born on 2 March 1905 in Egypt, he started his film career from Naguib El-Rihani plays and got his breakthrough from 'Al-Malim Bohboh'.

At a time when Hollywood Lou Costello had, Egypt's cinema had this iconic comedian El-kosary who represented the epitome of stardom. On his 58th death anniversary, let’s take a look into some of his nail-biting action movies.

He was a versatile actor and comedian best known for his seminal work in the Egyptian Black and Wight cinema of the 1950s. The remarkable actor was cited as one of the finest comedians of the Arab world.

Throughout his long-standing career, the late actor appeared in more than 63 films and featured in many plays.

He made his cinematic debut in "The House of Ghosts (1951) followed by The Lawyer Fatma (1952), tand Miss Hanafy (1954) and then Son of Hamido (1957).

After a marvelous film career as a top comedian, he became the founder of an acting technique emulated by others.

As he got old, he began to lose his sight bit by bit until he went completely blind in the 1960s. This led him to retire from his beloved acting career, as he was left without a choice.