Corona exhausted him until he embraced the soul .. Yusef Shaban, may God protect him, at the age of 90 years


The Egyptian artist Youssef Shaaban died, on Sunday, at the age of 90, of the Corona virus.According to the Egyptian newspaper Al-Youm Al-Sabea, the artist Youssef Shaaban died in the Agouza Hospital in Cairo.

Shaaban had contracted the Coronavirus last week, and subsequently entered a hospital in Mohandessin, and after his health condition deteriorated, he was transferred to the intensive care unit at Agouza Hospital.

So far, no comments have been made regarding the date of his funeral, or the place of his burial.Late biography

He was born in the Shubra neighborhood in Cairo in 1936, and his father is a famous advertising designer in the Egyptian Gazette, he received his basic education at the Ismailia School and secondary education in Al-Tawfiqia, and because of his excellence in painting, he decided to enroll in the Faculty of Fine Arts, but his family strongly refused and chose him among the Police College Or the war college.He started his cinematic career in 1961 with a movie in Our House, A Man with Omar Sharif and Director Barakat, and then his cinematic work went to more than 110 films.

He won many local and international awards, and 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 mission as a captain of actors.The late artist presented more than 130 series, most notably the family and people, Shahd and Tears in its two parts, The Wedge, and starred in the series Raafat Al Hajjan brilliantly in his performance of the character of Mohsen Mumtaz, and other series that are still stuck in the minds of the Arab audience.

Youssef Shaaban presented a strange series in which he excelled in the Egyptian dialect, which is the Jordanian series Wadha 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 from Jordan Nabil Al-Mashini along with a group of senior Jordanian and Syrian actors.

His wife is Kuwaiti woman Iman Khaled Al-Shariaan, and from her he has a daughter Zainab and son Murad.


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