The Egyptian media announced the death of the great artist, Youssef Shaaban, at the age of 90, a short while ago, in a Cairo hospital, after being infected with the Corona virus.
Shaaban was infected with Corona virus last week, and entered a hospital in Mohandessin, and after his health deteriorated, he was transferred to the intensive care unit at Agouza Hospital.
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 began his cinematic career in 1961 with the film In Our House, A Man with Omar Sharif and Director Barakat, and then his cinematic works exceeded 110 films.
Source: RT + agencies