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Naguib el-Rihani


Assyrian play and film actor who became known in Egypt as THE DADDY of Comedy. He made an appearance in 19 has, you start with Taaleeli Ya Bata and finishing with Hassan, Morcos & Cohen. He shaped his own movie theater group in the 1910s, and soon after his stage existence begun to rise in prominence. He produced his film debut in Saheb Al Saada KeshKesh Beh in 1931. His second wife was Levantine celebrity Badia Masabni. He was created in the same nation as fellow professional Adel Emam.

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Date Of Birth February 22, 1889
Died June 8, 1949, Cairo, Egypt
Place Of Birth Egypt
Profession Movie Actor
Nationality Egyptian
Spouse Badia Masabni
Parents Elias El Rihani
Movies The Flirtation of Girls, Si Omar, Everything Is Fine, Ahmar shafayef, Yacout, Laabet el sitt, Abu Halmoos, Sahib al saada KeshKesh Beik, Bisalamtu Awez Yitgawez, Hawadeth KeshKesh Beik, 30 Yom Fel Segn
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1His name is pronounced (Na - geeb) in the Egyptian dialect. In other Arabic dialects it's Najeeb.
2He was born to an Iraqi father and an Egyptian mother.



The Flirtation of Girls1949dialogue / story
Laabet el sitt1946story
Ahmar shafayef1946script / story
Sidi Omar1941dialogue / script / story
Salama fi khair1938dialogue / story
Sahib al saada1931story



The Flirtation of Girls1949Hamam
Abu Halmoos1947
Laabet el sitt1946
Ahmar shafayef1946
Sidi Omar1941
Salama fi khair1938Salama
Bisalamtu ouz itjawaz1936
Sahib al saada1931



Sahib al saada1931

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