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Age83 (age at death)
Birthday 10 April, 1932
Birthplace Alexandria, Egypt
Died 10 July, 2015
Place of Death Cairo, Egypt
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Egyptian
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dr. Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia
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Omar Sharif (Arabic: عمر الشريف‎ historically spelt Omar el-Sherief and Omar Cherif; born Michel Dimitri Chalhoub 10 April 1932 – 10 July 2015) was an Egyptian film and television actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films included Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Funny Girl (1968). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Lawrence of Arabia. He won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award.

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