Hassan Hosny

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Hassan Hosny (Egyptian Arabic: حسن حسنى) (June 19, 1936[1][a] – May 30, 2020) was an Egyptian actor and comedian. He was known for his roles in El Nazer ("The headmaster") (2000), El basha telmiz (2004) and Zaky Chan (2005).[2] He was known as the Joker of Egyptian cinema.[3] He was born in Cairo.

Hosny died of a heart attack in Cairo on May 30, 2020 at the age of 88.[4]

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  1. Tarek El Shennawi mentioned in his book "Hassan Hosny Al Meshakhasaty" that Hassan Hosny was born on June 19, 1936, yet several other sources mistakenly reported that he was born on October 15, 1931.

References[change | change source]

  1. "False information about Hassan Hosni, who tried to correct it before his departure, including his date of birth". World Today News. 30 May 2020.
  2. Staff, Hollywood.com (2014-05-23). "Hassan Hosny | Biography and Filmography". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 2017-06-06.
  3. "Hassan Hosny: The Joker of Egyptian cinema, drama". EgyptToday. 30 May 2020. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  4. "Prolific Egyptian actor Hosni dies at 88". gulfnews.com. Retrieved 2020-05-31.

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