Omar Sharif, of 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'Dr. Zhivago', dies at 83 years




The actor, who was admitted to a hospital in Cairo, capital of Egypt, suffered a heart attack on the afternoon of Friday, 10, according to the ' BBC '.


Omar Sharif, of Lawrence of Arabia and Dr. Zhivago, dies at 83 years

Omar Sharif, an actor of such hits as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Dr. Zhivago," has died at 83 years. The actor, who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease earlier this year, was admitted to a hospital in Cairo, capital of Egypt, and suffered a heart attack on the afternoon of Friday, 10, according to the BBC ". The information was confirmed by the official news agency of Omar, Steve Latoya.

The veteran won two Golden Globes-one of them for "Dr. Zhivago"-during his career and was nominated for supporting actor for his performance as Sherif Ali in "Lawrence of Arabia".
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Omar's Egyptian born in Alexandria under the name Michel Demitri Shalhoub. He had a son, Tarek, of 58 years.

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