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Laila Elwi


Egyptian actress who starred in more than 70 films during the period of her career. She participated in radio and tv applications when she was seven years of age. She received an eternity achievement award on the 2010 Cairo Film Celebration. Her dad was Egyptian, while her mom was of Greek ancestry. French celebrity Juliette Binoche was also honored with an eternity achievement award on the 34th Cairo Film Festival this year 2010.

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Full Name Laila Elwi
Date Of Birth January 4, 1962
Place Of Birth Cairo, Egypt
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality Egyptian
Children Khaled Mansour al-Gammal
Parents Ahmed Elwi
Siblings Lamia Elwi
Movies I Love Cinema, Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces, Girl's Love, Al ragol al talet, Destiny, The Baby Doll Night, Missing Person, El-Zol, Nour we Nar, The Seven Colors of Heaven, A Girl Called Apple, Laugh, The Photo May Look Nicer, Husband Upon Request, Dharbat Moalem, Ya Azizi Kollena Lusous, Kalil Mina Al-Hob Kathir Mina Al-Unf, Alaqzam Kademon, Traffic Light, The Woman from Cairo, Hekaya Fe Kelmtin, Khalil Baad Eltadil, Men Khaf Selem, Ai Ai, Ragol Laho Mady, Sit El Sitat
TV Shows Laila's Wedding, Hadith Al Sabah Wa Al Masa, Bint Min Shoubra, AlA'ela, Noor Al Sabah, Al Tawaam, Napoleon wal Mahroussa, Al Shawareaa Al Khalfiya, Critical moments, Magnoon Layla, Captain Efat, Hala wa Al Mestakhaby, Banat El Osool, Fatat Al Leil, Taa'la Nehlam Be Bokra, Wa Tawalat Al Ahdas Asefa, Toyor Al Seef, Bird of Paradise
Star Sign Capricorn

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1She likes to go to London to watch plays in its famous theatres.
2Her maternal grandmother is Greek.



Al Ma' wal Khodra wal Wajh al Hassan2016
Napoleon wal Mahroussa2012TV Mini-Series
Magnoon Layla2009TV Mini-SeriesLayla
Laylat El-Baby Doll2008Sarah
Lahzat harega2007TV Series
The Seventh Heaven2007Hanan
I Love Cinema2004Ne'mat
Hob el banat2003Nada Mustafa Abu Hagar
Hadith Alsabah wa Almassaa2001TV Series 2001
Ragol Lahu Mady2000Manal
Edhak el soura tetlaa helwa1998Nosa
A Girl Called Apple1996Tefaha
Eish arit morour1995
Kalil Mina Al-Hob Kathir Mina Al-Unf1995
Al ragol al talet1994
Ai Ai1993Zainab
La dame du Caire1992
Kabdeh Helali1991
Ya Azizi Kollena Lusous1989Basma
Gharam El Afaie1988Mohga
Alaqzam Kademon1986
Youssef and Zeinab1986Zenab
Zoj taht al-talab1985Nahed
Kharag wa lam ya'ud1984
Shaware' Mn Nar1984Inssaf
Tgebha keda Tgelha Keda Heya Keda1983Magda

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Horus AwardCairo National Festival for Egyptian CinemaBest ActressBaheb el cima (2004)
2004Horus AwardCairo National Festival for Egyptian CinemaBest ActressHob el banat (2003)
2003Special MentionCairo International Film FestivalArabic Competition for Long Feature FilmsHob el banat (2003)
1995Horus AwardCairo National Festival for Egyptian CinemaBest ActressKalil Mina Al-Hob Kathir Mina Al-Unf (1995)

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