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Faten Hamama

1931 - 2015

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Faten Ahmed Hamama (Arabic: فاتن حمامه pronounced [ˈfæːten ħæˈmæːmæ] ; 27 May 1931 – 17 January 2015) was an Egyptian film and television actress and film producer. She was the first wife of Ezz El-Dine Zulficar. She made her screen debut in 1939, when she was only seven years old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faten Hamama has received more than 1,566,571 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Faten Hamama is the 496th most popular actor (up from 497th in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 147th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Egyptian Actor.

Faten Hamama is most famous for her roles in the Egyptian movies "Al-Mas' Ala Al-Kubra" and "Al-Bab Al-Maftouh."

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  • 62.68

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  • 32

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  • 4.52

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  • 3.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Faten Hamama ranks 496 out of 9,996Before her are Barry Nelson, Steve Reeves, Robert Vaughn, Lucia Bosè, Rachel Weisz, and Zsa Zsa Gabor. After her are George Kennedy, Hugh Laurie, Fernando Rey, Nǃxau ǂToma, Magda Schneider, and Jennifer Connelly.

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Among people born in 1931, Faten Hamama ranks 48Before her are Caterina Valente, Kakuichi Mimura, Khieu Samphan, Anne Bancroft, Michael Lonsdale, and Lucia Bosè. After her are David Lee, Richard Rorty, Nawal El Saadawi, Jacques Demy, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, and Sofia Gubaidulina. Among people deceased in 2015, Faten Hamama ranks 45Before her are Udo Lattek, Irwin Rose, Colleen McCullough, Benedict Anderson, Zito, and Alcides Ghiggia. After her are Pierre Brice, James Horner, René Girard, Michele Ferrero, Fatema Mernissi, and Ben E. King.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Faten Hamama ranks 149 out of 582Before her are Arsinoe III of Egypt (-246), Mentuhotep I (-2200), Intef I (-2200), Ptolemy Keraunos (-318), Ptolemy XI Alexander II (-100), and Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria (1923). After her are Nonnus (500), Smendes (-1200), Dodi Fayed (1955), Adly Mansour (1945), Apries (-650), and Arsinoe IV of Egypt (-68).

Among ACTORS In Egypt

Among actors born in Egypt, Faten Hamama ranks 2Before her are Omar Sharif (1932). After her are Marika Rökk (1913), Soad Hosny (1943), Adel Emam (1940), 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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