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Soad Hosny

1943 - 2001

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Soad Muhammad Kamal Hosny (Egyptian Arabic: سعاد حسنى, pronounced [soˈʕæːd ˈħosni]; 26 January 1943 – 21 June 2001) was an Egyptian actress born in Cairo. She was known as the "Cinderella of Egyptian cinema" and one of the most influential actresses in the Middle East and the Arab world. She rose to stardom at the end of the 1950s, performing in more than 83 films between 1959 and 1991 with nine films in the greatest 100 films in the history of Egyptian cinema. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Soad Hosny has received more than 531,856 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Soad Hosny is the 1,142nd most popular actor, the 265th most popular biography from Egypt and the 4th most popular Egyptian Actor.

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  • 530k

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  • 57.13

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Soad Hosny ranks 1,142 out of 9,996Before her are Gunnel Lindblom, Ted Danson, Michael Ironside, Yevgeny Leonov, Al Lettieri, and Girish Karnad. After her are Kemal Sunal, Kurt Gerron, Mercedes McCambridge, Louise Brooks, John Barrymore, and Linda Gray.

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Among people born in 1943, Soad Hosny ranks 134Before her are John Nettles, Lorenzo Sanz, Blythe Danner, Masafumi Hara, Fouad Siniora, and Jef Raskin. After her are Leonardo Sandri, Köbi Kuhn, Arturo Merzario, Paul Wolfowitz, Chris Amon, and Paul Michael Glaser. Among people deceased in 2001, Soad Hosny ranks 55Before her are Donald J. Cram, W. G. Sebald, David Graf, Michele Alboreto, Francisco Rabal, and Vittorio Brambilla. After her are Joseph Greenberg, Joey Ramone, Perry Como, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Chet Atkins, and Marvin Harris.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Soad Hosny ranks 265 out of 582Before her are Isidore of Pelusium (370), Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400), Marika Rökk (1913), Alia Al-Hussein (1948), Neferneferure (-1400), and Moses the Black (332). After her are Bakenranef (-700), Nikare (-2200), Narriman Sadek (1933), Sobekhotep IV (-1700), Apollos (100), and Neferkare II (-2150).

Among ACTORS In Egypt

Among actors born in Egypt, Soad Hosny ranks 4Before her are Omar Sharif (1932), Faten Hamama (1931), and Marika Rökk (1913). After her are 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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