Youssef Wahby (1898 - 1982) يوسف وهبي

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Youssef Wahby (1898-1982), Egyptian stage and film actor, director and writer. Renounced his family's wealth and traveled to Rome to study the theater in the 1920's under Italian Chiantoni. Played some stage roles in Hassan Faayek troupe before founding Ramses troupe and...Read more cooperated with Arab world’s legendary actors. He also founded “Ramses company for Cinema Production” which produced the silent film Zeinab then the first Egyptian talkie Sons of Aristocrats. Wahby co-founded Studio Nahaas, directed, wrote many plays and managed the Egyptian troupe for Acting and Music like The Confessional and Sons of Poor. Being fluent in English, French & Italian, Wahby translated several plays. He was titled Dean of the Arabic stage, and was awarded several times from Egypt, Morocco and other countries.


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  • Youssef Wahby (1898-1982), Egyptian stage and film actor, director and writer. Renounced his family's wealth and traveled to Rome to study the theater in the 1920's under Italian...Read more Chiantoni. Played some stage roles in Hassan Faayek troupe before founding Ramses troupe and cooperated with Arab world’s legendary actors. He also founded “Ramses company for Cinema Production” which produced the silent film Zeinab then the first Egyptian talkie Sons of Aristocrats. Wahby co-founded Studio Nahaas, directed, wrote many plays and managed the Egyptian troupe for Acting and Music like The Confessional and Sons of Poor. Being fluent in English, French & Italian, Wahby translated several plays. He was titled Dean of the Arabic stage, and was awarded several times from Egypt, Morocco and other countries.

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  • Birth Name:
  • Youssef Ismail Wahby

  • Nickname:
  • عميد المسرح العربي


  • Birth Country:
  • Egypt


  • Death Country:
  • Egypt



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