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Renowned Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yassin dies at 79


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Thursday ,15 October 2020

Renowned Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yassin dies at 79

 Renowned Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yassin died on Wednesday at the age of 79 afer a struggle with illness.

Yassin, who was born in Port Said city in June 1941, graduated from the Faculty of Law at Cairo University in 1964.
He joined the National Theatre in 1963, starting an illustrious acting career that spanned over 55 years.
Yassin starred in tens of movies, plays and radio and TV series, dominating the lead role for most of the 1970s and 1980s.
His memorable roles on the big screen included The Bullet is Still in My Pocket (1974); Where is My Mind (1974); Mouths and Rabbits (1977); Ascent to the Abyss (1978); and A Nose and Three Eyes (1972). 
His key works on TV included The Whirlpool (1972); Cairo and the People (1972); and Tomorrow the Flowers Will Blossom (1984).
He was the recipient of multiple awards for excellence throughout his career.