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Ahmed Helmy Biography | Age, Height, Movies, More

Ahmed Helmy is an Egyptian actor and TV host. He was born on 18 November, 1969 in Banha, Egypt. He rose to prominence during the early 2000s. He played Magdy and Adel in X-Large in 2011 and Raauf in Aala Gosety in 2013.


Full Name       : Ahmed Muhammad Helmy Awwad

Born                : 18 November, 1969 

Birth Place      : Banha, Egypt

Height             : 5′ 7″

Horoscope       : Scorpio

Profession       : Actor, Television host

Years Active   : 1993 – Present

Nationality      : Egyptian

Spouse             : Mona Zaki (m. 2002)

Children          : Lilly Helmy, Selim Helmy, Younis Helmy


Ahmed Helmy completed his graduation from High Institute for Theatre Art at the Academy of Arts. He started his acting career in 1993 in the Egyptian Satellite Broadcast. His career started as an actor when director Sherif Arafa noticed him in a children’s program “Leigh B Eyal” on the Egyptian Satellite Broadcast and was impressed by his comic skills. Sherif Arafa cast Helmy for the leading role in his comedy film “Aboud Ala El Hedoud” in 1998, in which he acted with Alaa Waley El Din. After his role in this film, he was widely recognized as a brilliant comedian.

Through his amazing performances and comic sense of humor, he grabbed the attention of the audience. He made a jump to star roles in films such as, “Omar 2000”, “El Nazer” and “El Selem We Al Thoghban” in 2000.

Ahmed Helmy believes that the most sophisticated role he done yet was in the film “Omar 2000”, especially the scene where he had to bury a dear friend.

Helmy is also the ambassador of the United Nations program titled “Food for Education”.


  • Laaf Wa Dawaraan (2016)
  • Made in Egypt: Soneia Fe Misr (2014)
  • Excuse My French (2014)
  • Operation Messi (2014)
  • Ala Gothety (2013)
  • X-Large (2011)
  • Bolbol Hayran (2010)
  • Al-Gamaa’a (2010)
  • Assal Eswed (2010)
  • Alf Mabrouk (2010)
  • Aasef Ala El-iz’ag (2008)
  • Matab sena’y (2007)
  • Keda Reda (2007)
  • She Made Me a Criminal (2006)
  • Zarf Tarek (2006)
  • Zaky Chan (2005)
  • Saye Bahr (2004)
  • Sahar El Iayaly (2003)
  • Mido mashakel (2003)
  • Elsellem wel te’ban (2001)
  • 55 esaaf (2001)
  • El-Rehla (2001)
  • El Nazer (2000)
  • Leh khaletny ahebak (2000)
  • Omar 2000 (2000)
  • Aboud ala el hedoud (1999)
  • Made in Egypt: Soneia Fe Misr (Producer) (2014)
  • Asia (Producer) (2013)
  • Tamantashar Yom (Writer) (2011)
  • Le’b Eyal (Writer) (1998)

Personal Life:

Ahmed Helmy’s idol is his father. He finds the idealism, kindness and wisdom in his father. Ahmed also admires Ahmed Zaki in his enormous acting talent. For comedy, he adores Adel Imam and Samir Ghanem. He moved to Saudi Arabia at the age of 8, because of his father’s job. He is the middle child among three brothers Khaled, Ahmed and Sally. He worked as an interior designer and later a TV director of children’s shows.

Helmy is married to the Egyptian actress Mona Zaki and they have three children. It is reported that he has replaced his wedding ring and now he wears one adorned with the colors of the Egyptian flag.

Ahmed Helmy

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