Farouk Al-Fishawy Bio: He was a famous Egyptian actor, who has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.
Farouk Al-Fishawy Bio
|Birth Date||February 1952|
|Birth Place||Menofia Governorate, Egypt|
|Death Date||25 July 2019|
|Wife||Somaya El Alfy|
|Children||Ahmed El Fishawy|
|Net Worth||Update Soon|
Farouk Al-Fishawy was born in February 1952 and died on 25 July 2019. He has died at the age of 67 after a struggle with cancer disease.
Al Fishawy, who most recently appeared in 2018’s Lailat Hana wa Suroor, revealed his health struggle last year, during the opening of the Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival in October.
“I was reluctant to say this because I do not want to see any distress or discomfort from any of you because I am not upset,” he said after being honored at 34th edition of the festival.
Fishawy is a famed Egyptian actor and producer. He was married to Egyptian actress Somaya el-Alfy. His son Ahmed el-Fishawy is one of the prominent actors in modern Egyptian cinema.
He was previously awarded the Africa Movie Academy Award for best actor in a leading role.
Also, Fishawy was honored in the Khartoum Arab Film Festival’s fourth edition that ran from Oct. 20-25 in Sudan.
The National Theater Festival, under the chairmanship of Ahmed Abdel Aziz, announced the honoring Fishawy during its 12th edition scheduled to be launched on August 17.
Death and Cause
He died on 25 July 2019. He has died at the age of 67 after a struggle with cancer disease.
Fishawy revealed on October 3, 2018, during the opening of the Alexandria Mediterranean Film Festival’s 34th edition that he has cancer.
Famed Egyptian actor Farouk Al-Fishawy has passed away at the age of 67. The legendary star of 'Meshwar Omar', 'Leih Ya Banafseg' and 'El Mashbouh'. His gripping performances are woven in the very fabric of Egyptian cinema and his prodigious talent will forever be remembered. pic.twitter.com/zf7uM24yHT
— El Gouna Film Festival (@ElGounaFilm) July 25, 2019