Name: Omar Sharif
Birth Name: 
Michael Demitri Shalhoub
Birth Date: 
April 10, 1932
Birth Place: 
Alexandria, Egypt
Relationship Status: 
Married to Faten Hamama
Celebrity Ranking # 858

Omar Sharif: Dead at 83

Posted Friday July 10, 2015 12:19 PM GMT

His influence has permeated the fabric of Hollywood films for decades and sadly Omar Sharif has passed away today (July 10).

The beloved actor, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease earlier this year, is survived by his son Tarek Sharif and two grandsons. His agent Steve Kenis told BBC News, “He suffered a heart attack this afternoon in a hospital in Cairo.”


Omar Sharif Slaps Female Fan at Doha Festival

Posted Thursday October 27, 2011 1:53 PM GMT

We all know celebrities can be unpredictable, and Omar Sharif had a mini-temper-tantrum during a meet and greet at a film festival in Qatar.

The “Lawrence of Arabia” actor was busy posing for pictures with fans when he lashed out at a female admirer who apparently got too close to him.