Nour El Sherif (1946 - 2015) نور الشريف

Biography

His full name is Mohamed Gaber Mohamed A’bd Allah and he was born in the al-Khalifa neighborhood of Cairo. Nour earned a diploma from the Higher Institute for Theatrical Studies in 1967. Upon his graduation he was classified as first tier. Nour married fellow actress Poussy in 19...Read more72 and the couple have two daughters named Sara and May. Nour’s father passed away at the age of 26 when Nour el-Shereef was only one. El-Shereef began acting while at school where he joined an acting troupe. Nour also played soccer in al-Zamalek’s junior team and had it not been for his passion for acting he would have probably have sought a career in football. Following his graduation from highschool Nour enrolled at the faculty of commerce but later transferred to the Higher Institute for Theatrical Arts. He got to know Sa’ad Ardash who nominated him for a minor role in a play titled “Shaware’ al-Khalifa” (“The Streets of al-Khalifa”). Thereafter director Kamal E’id chose him to perform in a theatrical production titled “Romeo wa Juliet”. Whilst rehearsing for the play Nour met A’del Imam who was to nominate him to director Hassan Imam. The director had him participate in the film “Qasr al-Shawq” (“Fort of Passion”). Nour el-Shereef received a special honor for his part in the production – his first such award. Among the television series that he has participated in are: “Al-Qahira wa al-Nas” (“Cairo and its People”), “Adeeb” (“The Scholar”), “Lan A’eesh fee Galbab Abby” (“I Will not Live in My Father’s Robes”), “Al Tha’lab” (“The Fox”), “U’mar bin A’bd Al A’zeez”, “Haroun al-Rasheed”, “Ibn Rushd”, “A’ailat al-Hajj Metwally” (“The Household of al-Hajj Metwally”) which aired in 2001, “Al A’ttar wa al-Bannat al-Sab’”(“The Perfumer and The Seven Girls”) which aired in 2002 and “Ragol al-Aqdar” (“Man of Destiny”) which aired in 2003. Nour also hosted the television program “Shouf Bakhtak”. Among his plays are “Kont feen ya A’ly” (“Where Were You A’ly”), “Al-Muttafael” (“The Optimist”). His directorial debut took place at the Al-Hanajir theater where he directed “Al-Kahin” (“The Priest”). Nour has received numerous awards as he received honors for the film “Qitt’a A’la al-Nar” and four prizes for “Ya Rab Tawba”, “Da’ Al U’mr ya Walady” (“We’ve Squandered the Years, My Son”), “Habeeby Daeiman” (“My Lover, Always”), “Al Karnak”, “Hadouta Massriyah” (“An Egyptian Tale”), “Al Taouss” (“The Peacock”), “Al A’ar” (“The Shame”) and “Ahl al-Qimma” (“Those of the Summit”). Nour was also awarded the prize of the New Delhi film festival for the film “Sawwaq al-Autobis” (“Bus Driver”), in addition to the 1996 Cairo Cinema Festival award for best actor for his role in “Leyla Sakhina”. In 2001 Nour directed the movie “Al-A’ashiqan” (“The Two Lovers”).

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  • His full name is Mohamed Gaber Mohamed A’bd Allah and he was born in the al-Khalifa neighborhood of Cairo. Nour earned a diploma from the Higher Institute for Theatrical Studies in...Read morecal Studies in 1967. Upon his graduation he was classified as first tier. Nour married fellow actress Poussy in 1972 and the couple have two daughters named Sara and May. Nour’s father passed away at the age of 26 when Nour el-Shereef was only one. El-Shereef began acting while at school where he joined an acting troupe. Nour also played soccer in al-Zamalek’s junior team and had it not been for his passion for acting he would have probably have sought a career in football. Following his graduation from highschool Nour enrolled at the faculty of commerce but later transferred to the Higher Institute for Theatrical Arts. He got to know Sa’ad Ardash who nominated him for a minor role in a play titled “Shaware’ al-Khalifa” (“The Streets of al-Khalifa”). Thereafter director Kamal E’id chose him to perform in a theatrical production titled “Romeo wa Juliet”. Whilst rehearsing for the play Nour met A’del Imam who was to nominate him to director Hassan Imam. The director had him participate in the film “Qasr al-Shawq” (“Fort of Passion”). Nour el-Shereef received a special honor for his part in the production – his first such award. Among the television series that he has participated in are: “Al-Qahira wa al-Nas” (“Cairo and its People”), “Adeeb” (“The Scholar”), “Lan A’eesh fee Galbab Abby” (“I Will not Live in My Father’s Robes”), “Al Tha’lab” (“The Fox”), “U’mar bin A’bd Al A’zeez”, “Haroun al-Rasheed”, “Ibn Rushd”, “A’ailat al-Hajj Metwally” (“The Household of al-Hajj Metwally”) which aired in 2001, “Al A’ttar wa al-Bannat al-Sab’”(“The Perfumer and The Seven Girls”) which aired in 2002 and “Ragol al-Aqdar” (“Man of Destiny”) which aired in 2003. Nour also hosted the television program “Shouf Bakhtak”. Among his plays are “Kont feen ya A’ly” (“Where Were You A’ly”), “Al-Muttafael” (“The Optimist”). His directorial debut took place at the Al-Hanajir theater where he directed “Al-Kahin” (“The Priest”). Nour has received numerous awards as he received honors for the film “Qitt’a A’la al-Nar” and four prizes for “Ya Rab Tawba”, “Da’ Al U’mr ya Walady” (“We’ve Squandered the Years, My Son”), “Habeeby Daeiman” (“My Lover, Always”), “Al Karnak”, “Hadouta Massriyah” (“An Egyptian Tale”), “Al Taouss” (“The Peacock”), “Al A’ar” (“The Shame”) and “Ahl al-Qimma” (“Those of the Summit”). Nour was also awarded the prize of the New Delhi film festival for the film “Sawwaq al-Autobis” (“Bus Driver”), in addition to the 1996 Cairo Cinema Festival award for best actor for his role in “Leyla Sakhina”. In 2001 Nour directed the movie “Al-A’ashiqan” (“The Two Lovers”).

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Trivia:
  • He went on theater stage for the first time during his prep. School and he decided to keep acting since then.
  • He favorite meal is watermelon with cheese a famous Egyptian summer combination.
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  • Birth Name:
  • محمد جابر محمد عبدالله



  • Death Country:
  • Egypt
  • Nominations:
  • تم ترشيحه 1 مرة، وفاز بـ 1 منها
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