An Egyptian actor, born in Kafr El Dawwar, Beheira. He studied at the Department of Philosophy at the Faculty of Arts. He also joined the Acting Department at the Higher Institute of Theatrical Arts. He worked for a while at the National Theater, and presented many plays, including: The Black Night, and Suleiman al-Halabi. He received many honors, most notably an award at the Tashkent International Film Festival for his role in the movie The Estranged Brothers. His other notable movies include: The Bullet is Still in My Pocket, Watch Out For Zuzu, and The Missing Plane. He also has published a novel, The Lunatic.