So many Egyptian icons slayed the Egyptian cinema as well as Hollywood’s.
We Ranked the top 10 Egyptians who made it in Hollywood
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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.
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.
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.