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Soad Hosny was an Egyptian film actress born on 26 January, 1942 in Cairo, Egypt. She was known as the “Cinderella of Egyptian Film” and she was one of the most influential actresses in the Middle East.

Biography:

Name               : Soad Hosny

Birth Name     : Souad Muhammad Kamal Hosny

Born                : January 26, 1942

Birth Place      : Cairo, Egypt

Died                : June 21, 2001

Death Place     : London, United Kingdom

Height             : 5′ 2″ (1.57 m)

Occupation      : Actress

Nationality      : Egyptian

Siblings           : Nagat Al-Saghira, Ezz Eddin Hosny, Afaf Hosny

Spouse             : Maher Awad (m. 1987–2001), Badr Khan (m. 1970–1980), Salah Kareem (m. 1968–1969)

Career:

Soad Hosny’s acting career started at a very young age and she was first noticed by Abd Al Rahman Al Khumeisy. She portrayed various roles and she was dubbed “Cindrella of the Screen”. She appeared in many films, including “A Woman’s Loves” (1960), “Sweet and Naughty” (1968), “His Excellency the Ambassador” (1966), “The Road” (1964), “El Motwahesha” (1979) and many more. She received many awards for the films, including “Al-Hob Al-Lazi Kan”, “Sunrise and Sunset”, “Where’s My Mind?”, “Shafiqa wa Metwally” and “Mawid Ala Al-Ashaa”. Her career shows a mix of talents manifested in acting, modeling  and singing.

Soad’s best performances include, in the film “Sagheera Ala Al-Hob”, “Al-Qahira 30”, “Khally Balak Men Zuzu” and Youssef Chahine’s “Al Ikhtiyar”.

Filmography (Selective):

  • El Daraga El Talta (1988)
  • Asfour El Sharq (1986) 
  • The Hunger (1986)
  • Howa wa Heya (TV Series) (1985)
  • Hob Fi El-Zinzana (1983)
  • Gharib fi Bayti (1982)
  • Al Qadisiyya (1981)
  • People on the Top (1981)
  • Chafika et Metwal (1979)
  • El Motwahesha (1979)
  • Al Karnak (1975)
  • Amira Hobbi Ana (1974)
  • Ayn Aqli (1974)
  • Ghoroba (1973)
  • El Khof 1972
  • Al-Nass Wal Nil (1972)
  • Khally Ballak Men ZouZou (1972)
  • My Wife and the Dog (1971)
  • Al-Ikhtiyar (1970)
  • El Hob El Daye’ (1970)
  • Beer El Herman (1969)
  • Fire of Love (1968)
  • Hawaa wal Kerd (1968)
  • Sweet and Naughty (1968)
  • The Tale of Three Girls (1968)
  • Al-Tilmiza wal Osstaz (1968)
  • Shabab Magnoun Geddan (1967)
  • Al-Zawja Al-Thaniya (1967)
  • His Excellency the Ambassador (1966)
  • Love’s Lamentations (1966)
  • The Awful Men (1966)
  • The Three Adventurers (1966)
  • The Wedding Night (1966)
  • Fares Bani Hemdan (1966)
  • For Men Only (1965)
  • First Love (1964)
  • The Three Bachelors (1964)
  • The Two Young Men (1964)
  • Story of a Marriage (1964)
  • The Road (1964)
  • The Bridegroom Arrives Tomorrow (1964)
  • Secret of the Runaway (1963)
  • The Small Witch (1963)
  • The Funny Crime (1963)
  • Girls Complain (1963)
  • Three Miscreants (1962)
  • H-3 (1961)
  • I Want Love (1961)
  • The Agony of Love (1961)
  • The Seven Girls (1961)
  • Three Men and a Woman (1961)
  • What Is Life For? (1961)
  • The Dim Light (1961)
  • No Agreement (1961)
  • The Girls of Summer (1960)
  • Hassan and Nayima (1959)

Personal Life:

Soad Hosny’s father was a renowned calligrapher and her sister Nagat is a musician. She was married to director Salah Kareem in 1968 and to director Badr Khan in 1970 and to screenwriter Maher Awad in 1987.

Death:

Soad Hosny died by falling from a building in London on 21 June 2001, but the real cause of her death is still unknown.

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