Faten Hamama Biography
Birthday: May 27, 1931 (Gemini)
Born In: Mansoura, Egypt
Faten Hamama was an Egyptian actress who had a successful career in television as well as in films. She was also a producer. She is still remembered for her roles in films, such as 'Bullet in the Heart', ‘The Angel of Mercy’, and 'The Two Orphans'. Born in Mansoura, Egypt, she made her acting debut as a child actor in the film ‘Happy Day’. The film revolved around a young couple and a woman who tries to destroy their relationship. Over the next few years, she appeared in films such as ‘Bullet in the Heart’ and ‘A Small Millionaire’. Though she initially did only minor roles, her popularity grew over the years and she established herself as a leading actress of Egyptian cinema and one of the best known actresses in the Middle East. In her extensive career which lasted more than sixty years, she acted in more than a hundred films and television programs. A much decorated actress, she was the recipient of the Special Award at the Moscow International Film Festival and the Lebanese Order of Merit in addition to other prestigious awards.