After suffering from infection with the Corona virus, the great Egyptian artist Youssef Shaaban is leaving today in a Cairo hospital.
Today, Sunday, Egyptian media announced the death of the great artist Youssef Shaaban, at the age of 90, in a Cairo hospital, After he was infected with the Corona virus.
Shaaban was infected with Corona last week, and subsequently entered a hospital in Mohandessin, and after his health deteriorated, he was transferred to the intensive care unit at Agouza Hospital.
Shaaban was born in Shubra, Cairo, in 1936, and his father is a well-known advertising designer for the Egyptian Gazette. He received his basic education in Ismailia School and secondary education in Tawfiqia. Because of his excellence in painting, he decided to join the College of Fine Arts, but his family strongly refused and gave him the choice between the Police College or the Military College.
He began his cinematic career in 1961 with the international actor Omar Sharif and director Barakat in the movie “In Our House is a man,” and then his cinematic works went beyond the 110 films.
He has won many local and international awards.
In 1995 he decided to move away from the cinematic field and settle for one or two series a year to focus on his new assignment as a captain of actors.
The late artist presented more than 130 series, most notably: The Family and People, Shahd and Tears, in two parts, and The Wedge.
Shaaban starred in the series “Raafat El Hagan” brilliantly, in his performance of the character of Mohsen Mumtaz, and in other series that are still stuck in the minds of the Arab audience.
The late Shaaban presented a strange series in which he excelled in a different Egyptian dialect, which is the Jordanian series “Waddah and Ibn Ajlan”, which was considered the most watched in the Gulf countries, Jordan and Syria at the time, and was co-starring from Syria Salwa Saeed, and Jordan Nabil Al-Mashini along with a group of Jordanian actors And the great Syrians.
It is noteworthy that the last appearance of the artist Youssef Shaaban was 5 years ago, during the movie “Al-Mashkhasati 2” in 2016.
His Kuwaiti wife, Iman Khaled Al-Sharia, and with whom he has a daughter Zainab and son Murad.
And his daughter announced two days ago about His health deteriorated After losing consciousness, he was put on a respirator.