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Adel Emam

1940 - Today

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Adel Emam (Arabic: عادل إمام; born 17 May 1940 is an Egyptian film, television, and stage actor. He is primarily a comedian, but he has starred in more serious works and, combined comedy with romance especially in his earlier films, which included My Wife, the Director General, My Wife's Dignity, My Wife's Goblin and Virgo, all films starring Salah Zulfikar. Emam earned a bachelor's degree in Agriculture from Cairo University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adel Emam has received more than 836,342 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Adel Emam is the 1,271st most popular actor (down from 1,037th in 2019), the 279th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 241st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Egyptian Actor.

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  • 19

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  • 2.02

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  • 3.29

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Among actors, Adel Emam ranks 1,271 out of 9,996Before him are Jerry Orbach, Hibari Misora, Lyubov Orlova, Anny Ondra, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Chris Sarandon. After him are George Sanders, Pat Hingle, Catherine Spaak, Pietro Germi, Erdoğan Atalay, and Jessica Biel.

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Among people born in 1940, Adel Emam ranks 133Before him are Peter Benchley, Jan Jongbloed, Tony Tan, Masahiro Hamazaki, Ricky Nelson, and Denny Doherty. After him are Michael Parks, Taihō Kōki, Prince Sixtus Henry of Bourbon-Parma, James L. Brooks, Christoph Eschenbach, and Anna Chromý.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Adel Emam ranks 279 out of 582Before him are Pope Theophilus of Alexandria (310), Takelot I (-1000), Al-Said Barakah (1260), Berenice (-300), Hesychius of Alexandria (500), and Pope Dioscorus I of Alexandria (444). After him are Setepenre (-1400), Neferkamin Anu (-2150), Herodas (-300), Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928), Shenoute (348), and Abdel Hakim Amer (1919).

Among ACTORS In Egypt

Among actors born in Egypt, Adel Emam ranks 5Before him are Omar Sharif (1932), Faten Hamama (1931), Marika Rökk (1913), and Soad Hosny (1943). After him are Shadia (1931), Julian Fellowes (1949), Hind Rostom (1929), Zubaida Tharwat (1940), Georges Guétary (1915), Nadia Gamal (1937), and Amr Waked (1973).

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