Ahmed Ramzy was an Egyptian actor, he was born in Alexandria. He was one of the finest actors in the Egyptian film industry. Ahmed Ramzy mostly played the leading role in his films. He was the active lead actor between the 1950s to 1970s.
Born : 23 March 1930
Birth Place : Alexandria, Egypt
Origin : Alexandria, Egypt
Birth name : Ramzy Mahmoud Bayoumi
Education : Graduate
Profession : Actor
Nationality : Egyptian
Religion : Islam
Parents : Mahmud Bayumi (father) and Helen Mackay (mother)
Siblings : Dr. Hassan Bayoumi (brother)
Marital Status : Married
Death : 28 September 2012
Early Life and Education:
Ahmed Ramzy was born and grew up in Alexandria, Egypt. His father’s name is Mahmud Bayumi, an Egyptian orthopedist and his mother’s name is Helen Mackay, a Scottish lady. Ahmed Ramzy did his schooling in Alexandria and graduated from Alexandria’s Victoria College. After graduation, He joined the Medical school for three years but he discontinued his studies to pursue his career in acting. Ahmed Ramzy has one brother named Hassan Bayoumi, who is a doctor in London.
Ahmad Ramzy was noticed by a film director Helmy Halim in 1955, while he was playing snooker in a club. Then director Helmy Halim cast him in his film Ayyamna al-Holwa (Our Best Days) opposite Faten Hamama, Abdel Halim Hafez. Next Ahmad Ramzy appeared in Youssef Chahine’s romantic crime film Sira` Fi al-Mina (Dark Waters), along with Faten Hamama.
Ahmad Ramzy was highly appreciated for his film in the late 1950s, mostly played funny playboy and romantic roles. His works were praised by all and he started getting more roles in various films.
Ahmad Ramzy had also worked with many male lead actors because, in the early 1960s, filmmakers started taking more than one leading actor in the films. He acted with many young actors like Hassan Youseff, Mohamed Awad, Youssef Fakhr Eddine in the films, The 3 wild ones, The 3 adventures and more. Ahmad Ramzy also appeared in several films outside Egypt. Apart from films, he also works in some TV series.
- Ayyamna al-Holwa (Our Best Days) (1955)
- Sira` Fi al-Mina (Dark Waters) (1956)
- El Wessada el khalia (The Empty Pillow) (1957)
- Tamr henna (Tamarind) (1957)
- Ibn Hameedo (The Son of Hameedo) (1957)
- Ismail Yassin Fee El Ostool (Ismail Yassin in the Navy) (1957)
- Il Figlio di Spartacus (The Slave) (1962)
- El Naddara el sawdaa (The Dark Glasses) (1963)
- Eeterafat Zog (Confessions of a Husband) (1965)
- Al Moghameroon Al Thalatha (The Three Adventurers) (1966)
- Heya Wa Al Shayateen (She and the Devils) (1969)
- Harebat Men El Hob (Escaping from Love) (1970)
- Al Saat Al Raheeba (The Terrible Hours) (1970)
- Loghat Al Hob (The Language of Love) (1974)
- Hekaya wara kol bab (A Story Behind Every Door) (1979)
- El Warda El Hamra (The Red Rose) (2002)
At the age of 82, Ahmad Ramzy died on 28 September 2012.
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