21 October 2018 11:05 AM

Gamil Rateb

Wednesday، 19 September 2018 - 03:27 PM

Egyptian actor Gamil Rateb, an icon of the Egyptian cinema, theatre and television, which enriched by many wonderful works.

He was born on 28 November, 1926 in Cairo, Egypt. his full name is Gamil Abubakr Rateb. He graduated from the School of French Law, and continued his university education in France.

The first movie appearance was in 1946 through the movie (I Am The East), and then returned to France again to continue the art work in the cinema, and then returned to Egypt again in mid the 1970s, and played leading roles in various Egyptian movies namely; El-Soud Ela El-Hawia, Hob Fi El-Zinzana, Al Baree', Al-Bidaya, El-Keif, Birds of the Dark, Ala mn Notlik Al-Rosas, Sanawat al khatar and many others.

Gamil Rateb presented nearly seven French films and three Tunisian films, which was French-Egyptian joint production. He also participated in the American film 'Lawrence of Arabia' and 'A CLOUD IN A GLASS OF WATER', 2011.

He is best known internationally for his performance as Majid in the acclaimed 1962 movie “Lawrence of Arabia,” opposite Peter O’Toole.

Gamil Rateb died on Wednesday, 19 September, 2018, at the age of 92.

The Honors:


- On 16/3/2018, Luxor African Film Festival in the seventh session honored him for his long artistic career, during which he presented Egyptian and international films.

- On 6/11/2016, Tunisian President honored Gamil Rateb and awarded him the first category of the National Medal of Merit in the Culture Sector at Carthage Film Festival.

- On 5/11/2015, Culture Minister Helmi Al-Namnam honored him at the Hanager theater at the Egyptian Opera House.

- In 2011, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Dubai International Film Festival.

List of his movies includes:

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1947: Les Amants du pont Saint-Jean - Un jeune homme au bal

·        1956: Trapeze - Stefan

·        1957: O.S.S. 117 n'est pas mort

·        1957: L'Aventurière des Champs-Élysées - Christian Forestier

·        1961: Deuxième Bureau contre terroristes - Igorian

·        1962: Lawrence of Arabia (by David Lean) - Majid

·        1964: Shadow of Evil - Akhom

·        1964: Male Companion - Le maharadjah

·        1967: To Commit a Murder - Belloum

·        1967: Réseau secret - Ben Salem

·        1968: Les Jeunes Loups - Prince Linzani

·        1973: L’Alphomega (TV Series, by Lazare Iglesis) - Prince Raheem Abdel Rasheem

·        1975: Al kaddab

·        1975: Ala mn notlik Al-Rosas - Rushdy

·        1978: El-Soud ela al-hawia - Edmund

·        1979: Ualla azae lel sayedat - Tarek

·        1979: Chafika et Metwal (by Aly Badrakhan) - Afandina

·        1980: Shaaban Taht El-Sifr - Abdel Gawad

·        1982: L'Étoile du Nord - Nemrod Lobetoum

·        1983: Hob Fi El-Zinzana - Sharnoubi

·        1984: Al-La'na - Helmy

·        1985: El Terella

·        1985: Genius Number Five

·        1985: Adieu Bonaparte (Wadaan Bonabart) (by Youssef Chahine) - Barthélémy

·        1985: Ali Bey Mazhar Wal 40 Haramy - Sarhan

·        1985: El-Keif - Selim El-Bahz

·        1985: Sanawat al khatar

·        1986: Al Baree' - Dr. Ali Khalefa

·        1986: Al-Bidaya

·        1986: Alaqzam Kademon

·        1987: Kaher el-zaman - Dr. Halim

·        1988: Al-Darga Al-Thalitha (by Sherif Arafa)

·        1990: The Serpent of Death - Omar

·        1991: Poussière de diamant - Si Abbes

·        1992: La dame du Caire

·        1993: La Fortune de Gaspard (TV Movie by Gérard Blain) - Féréor

·        1995: Checkmate Mr. President! - The president

·        1995: Toyour elzalam - Roshdy

·        1995: Jusqu'au bout de la nuit (by Gérard Blain) - Rousseau

·        1996: Un été à La Goulette (by Férid Boughedir) - Hadj Beji

·        1996: Afarit el-asphalt

·        1996: Méfie-toi de l'eau qui dort

·        1997: La Nuit du Destin (by Abdelkrim Bahloul) - M. Slimani

·        1998: Gamal Abd El Naser

·        2000: Stand-by - Le médecin

·        2001: El-Rehla - Ez bec

·        2001: Al-saher

·        2005: Zaïna, cavalière de l'Atlas - Récitant / Narrator (voice)

·        2007: Alawela fel Gharam

·        2008: The Aquarium - Youssef's Father

·        2008: Laylat El-Baby Doll - Sgt. peter

·        2010: Turk's Head (by Pascal Elbé) - Aram

·        2012: Un nuage dans un verre d'eau - M. Noun

List of his TV series includes:

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1981: Al Kaaba Al Mosharafa (Holy Kaaba)

·        1982: Wa Qal Al Bahr

·        1984: Rehlet Al Million

·        1986: Asfour Asharq

·        1987: Sonboul after the Million

·        1988: El-Raya al-Bayda

·        1991: Damir Abla Hikmat

·        1999-2000: Zizinia

·        2001: Taam El Ayyam

·        2002: Fares Bela Gawad

·        2003: Masaalet Mabdaa

·        2005: Al Qahira Torahib Bekom (Cairo welcomes you)

·        2006: Nasr El Samaa (Victory of Heaven)

·        He also participated in Yawmiat Wanees parties no. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


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