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Sunday, 7 February 2021

Famed actor Ezzat El Alaili passes away at 86

Famed actor Ezzat El Alaili passed away on Friday at the age of 86, his son confirmed. His latest public appearance was at the Alexandrian Mediterranean Film Festival in November, which was held to honor the renowned actor for his significant contribution to the Egyptian film industry. El Alaili started off his career as a TV researcher/producer after graduating in 1960 and made his big-screen debut three years later, landing some lead roles in several of Youssef Chahine's films. He has starred in over 300 films, TV series, and plays, and won a lifetime achievement award from the Dubai International Film Festival in 2015.

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