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Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif also known as Omar El-Sharif (born April 10, 1932) is an Egyptian born actor who has starred in several Hollywood films. He graduated from Cairo's Victory College with a math and physics major. At start he worked with his father in the lumber business. In 1953 he started his acting career. He married the Egyptian star Faten Hamama[?] which rocketed his popularity in the Arab World. The marriage ended in 1974. His first English language film was Lawrence of Arabia in 1962.

He appeared in (English language films)[1] (http://movies.yahoo.com/shop?d=hc&id=1800019467&cf=movies&intl=us):


Sharif is also one of the most well known Bridge players. There is even a Bridge computer game and tutorial that carries his name [2] (http://www.globalstarsoftware.com/osbridge/)

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