So many Egyptian icons slayed the Egyptian cinema as well as Hollywood’s.
We Ranked the top 10 Egyptians who made it in Hollywood
Do you know someone else deserves to be among them?
Ramy is an American-Egyptian actor who starred Mr. Robot and won his first Oscar for playing Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.
Although he is most known for these two major works yet he appeared in so many other movies like Night At The Museum and The Pacific.
Omar is a Jewish-Egyptian Actor who turned to Islam to marry Faten Hamama.
His White features and Jewish heritage alongside with his outstanding acting skills and his English and French nativity made him the perfect candidate to take Hollywood by storm.
Some of his most known work in Hollywood: Lawrence of Arabia and Funny Girl.
Mina is an American-Egyptian actor who played Aladdin in the Disney real life version of the movie. Because of the grand role, the good acting and the big distribution of the movie, Mina became very popular all over the world.
Amr is an Egyptian actor who entered Hollywood through small roles at the beginning and then took very big ones. He played Ramy's father in the Golden Globe nominated show "Ramy".
He might be most known for co-starring with Scarlet Johansson in "Lucy" where they had a magnificent kiss.
Khalid is a very famous Egyptian icon who played various roles in American movies such as: Kingdom of Heaven, The Citizen and Fair Game.
The handsome and talented actor played El-Sadat at the Broadway play "Camp David" on which he received very good critics from the American press.
Khalid is well known, in Egypt, for his controversial political views and his grand roles in various American movies and shows.
He appeared in one episode in the popular show Vikings.
May be Gamal Ratib didn't make it to Hollywood but he definitely made it globally. Unlike other Egyptian actors who started in Egypt and moved to foreign cinema, Ratib started his cinematic career in France.
He was also a member in a theatrical band that came to Egypt to perform, and that's when he was introduced first to the Egyptian cinema.
Karim is playing a role in Nicholas Cage movie A Score To Settle. Although this role is his first non Arabic, yet he received very good critics.
He is also expected to do more roles with decent amount of screen appearence.
Faten Hamama played a small role in the American movie Cairo, 1963, directed by Wolf Rilla.
She was expected to take the American Cinema by storm as her English accent was good and her performance was interesting, yet this was her first and last non-Arabic role.
Hend's contribution to the English cinema was very brief in a short appearance in one on the movies had been shot in Egypt.
There are rumors about how Hitchcock tried to reach out to her to work with him but Berlanti Abdelhamid, who was married to the moshir Abbdelhakim then, interfered to stop this.