Abdulhussain Abdulredha

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Abdulhussain Abdulredha
Abdulhussain Abdulredha 2009 (cropped) version.jpg
Abdulredha in 2009
Born Abdulhussain Abdulredha Mohammed Awad
(1939-07-15)July 15, 1939
Sharq, Kuwait
Died August 11, 2017(2017-08-11) (aged 78)
London, England
Nationality Kuwaiti
Occupation Actor, writer
Years active 1961 – 2017
Title The father of comedy, icon comedy
Awards Arab League Award for Pioneer in Theatre
Award for Theatre Star, Kuwait (1980)
Award for Entrepreneurship in Theatre, Tunisia (1987)
Award for Pioneer of Arabic Theatre, Cairo (1988)
Sultan Bin Al Owais Award for Arabic Artistic Creativity, (1997)

Abdulhussain Abdulredha (15 July 1939 – 11 August 2017), (Arabic: عبد الحسين عبد الرضا 'Abd al-Ḥussain 'Abd ar-Riḍā) was a Kuwaiti actor, famous and prominent in the Middle East in particular. Abdulredha is best known for his personality of sarcastic humor that made a mockery of the Arab situation comedy template. He was one of the founders of the Arab theater in 1961 and the National Theatre in 1976, as the year 1984 established a special brigade Theatre Arts.

On 11 August 2017, Abdulredha died in London aged 78.[1]

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