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Today Marks Mahmoud Abdel Aziz's Birth Anniv.


Tue 04 Jun 2024 | 04:13 PM
Ahmed Emam

Today (June 4) marks the birth anniversary of the legendary actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, known for bringing joy to millions of people. 

Born in Alexandria on June 4, 1946, Abdel Aziz made a significant impact on Egypt's cinema, starring in some of its most iconic films. He was celebrated for his versatile acting skills, playing a wide range of comedy and drama roles across blockbuster hits, independent films, and stage productions.

Abdel Aziz developed a passion for theater while in school and had his acting debut at a school concert. He went on to pursue his interest by enrolling in the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences at Alexandria University in 1964. Later, in 1968, he joined the University's Theatre and took part in numerous dramatic, classical, and romantic plays on stage.

His professional acting career began when he made his debut on television in the series ‘Eldwama’ (The Whirlpool) in 1974. Throughout the 1980s, he gained immense popularity as a romantic film star, appearing in movies such as Sons and Killers, The Flood, and The River of Fear. However, he was not limited to romantic roles, as he also excelled in comedic, dramatic, and psychological characters.

Abdel Aziz's contributions extended to television, where he starred in notable works such as “Al-Hafeed” (The Grandson), “El-Aar” (Shame), “El-Keif” (Addiction), “Kit Kat” (1991), and “The Wizard” (2001). Additionally, he played significant roles in several series, including Ras Al Ghul, Gabal Al Halaal, Bab Al Khalk, Mahmoud Al-Masri, and El Bashayer.

Throughout his successful career, Abdel Aziz received numerous awards and nominations, including Best Actor for various movies at international film festivals, as well as a Lifetime Achievement award at the Dubai International Film Festival. He was married twice and had two children from his first marriage, both of whom also pursued acting careers. Sadly, Abdel Aziz passed away in 2016 at Safa Hospital in Mohandeseen, leaving behind a profound legacy in the world of cinema.