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Faten Hamamah (1931–2015)


Faten Hamama (known as "The Lady of the Arabic Screen") has become an icon and the most important actress of Egyptian and Arabic cinema. She is also the most honored actress in the Middle East. Every decade of her life represents a new era of acting and witnessed the reshaping and progression of Egyptian cinema. The progress in her different ... See full bio »

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(age 83) in Cairo, Egypt

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(1975)
(1977)
(1963)

Filmography

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 2000 Wagh el qamar (TV Series)
Ibtessam El Bostany
- Episode #1.15 (2000) ... Ibtessam El Bostany (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.14 (2000) ... Ibtessam El Bostany (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.16 (2000) ... Ibtessam El Bostany (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.12 (2000) ... Ibtessam El Bostany (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.13 (2000) ... Ibtessam El Bostany (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1993 Land of Dreams
Nargis (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1991 Conscience of Teacher Hikmat (TV Series)
Hekmat Hashim
- Episode #1.15 (1991) ... Hekmat Hashim (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.14 (1991) ... Hekmat Hashim (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.13 (1991) ... Hekmat Hashim (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.12 (1991) ... Hekmat Hashim (as Fetan Hamamah)
- Episode #1.11 (1991) ... Hekmat Hashim (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1988 Yom mor... yom helw
Aisha (Mother) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1984 Leilet al quabd al Fatma
Fatma (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1979 Hekaya wara kol bab (TV Movie)
Three characters in three short tv movies (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1979 Ualla azae lel sayedat
Rawya (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1977 Mouths and Rabbits
Nemat (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1975 I Want a Solution
Fawzya (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1974 My Beloved One
Samia Mahmoud (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1973 Oghneyat elmoot (Short)
Mother (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1972 Emberatoriet meem
Mother (Mona) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1971 Kheit al rafeigh, -al
Mona (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1971 Rimal min dhahab (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1969 Al hob al kabeer
Hanan (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1966 It Happened During My Life
Aida (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1965 El Ietraf
Nawal (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1965 Story of a Whole Life
Nadia (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1965 The Sin
Aziza (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1963 Shadow of Treason
Nadia (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1963 Last Night
Nadyah Burhan Sadeq (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1963 The Open Door
Laila (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1963 No Time for Love
Fawzya (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1963 Cairo
Amina (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1962 I Will Not Confess
Amal (wife) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1962 The Miracle
Leila (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1961 The River of Love
Nawal (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1961 The Sun Will Never Set
Layla (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1959 Among the Ruins
Mona (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1959 The Curlew's Cry
Amna (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1958 I'll See You (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1958 The Road of Hope (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1958 The Virgin Wife
Mona (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1958 Lady of the Castle
Sawsan (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1958 The Barred Road
Fayza (teacher) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1957 I Shall Never Weep (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1957 Land of Peace
Salma (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1957 Sleepless
Nadia Lotfy (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1956 The Heart Has Its Reasons
Karima (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1956 Daughter of Love (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1956 Dark Waters
Hamedah (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1956 Appointment with Love
Nawal (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1955 Love and Tears
Fatma (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1955 God Is on Our Side
Actress (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 After the Farewells
Amina (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 Appointment with Life
Amal (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 People's Hearts (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 Pity My Tears (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 The Unjust Angel
Nadia (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 With You Forever
Tefeeda (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 Appointment with Happiness
Ehsan (original name) and Amal (when she moved to the city) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 Traces in the Sand
Ragia (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1954 Struggle in the Valley
Amal (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1953 Aisha
Aisha (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1953 Love in the Shadows (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1953 Slaves of Money (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 Al-muharrij al-Kabir (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 Ask My Heart (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 By the Sweat of Our Brows
Fatma (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 Charming Flowers (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 House No. 13 (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 People's Secret (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 Son of the Nile
Zebaida (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 The Cup of Suffering (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 The Orphans Money (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 The Time of Miracles (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 To Whom Do I Complain? (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 Your Day Will Come
Nemat (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 Immortal Song
Wafa (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1952 The Lawyer Fatma
Fatma (Lawyer) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1951 Farewell My Love (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1951 I Am Well Born (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1951 The True-born Son (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1951 My Father Deceived Me (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1950 Calumnied by the People (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1950 Father Amine
Huda (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1950 Mr. Bayumi (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1950 Virtue for Sale (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1950 I Am the Past (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1949 Confession Chair
Phileberta (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1949 Each House Has Its Man
Faten (daughter) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1949 The Missing Link (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1949 The Two Orphans (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1949 Towards Glory!
Suhair (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1949 The Lady of the House
Elham (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1948 A Complicated Life (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1948 Immortality
Laila (mother) / Amal (daughter) (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1948 Punishment (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1948 She Was an Angel (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1948 The Small Millionaire (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1948 Al Yateematayn (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1947 Abu Zeid el Hilali (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1947 Angels in Hell (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1947 Light from Heaven (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1947 The Treasure of Happiness (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1946 El-hanim (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1946 The Angel of Mercy
Thoraya (daughter)
 1946 The Red Mask (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1946 Dunia (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1945 The Beginning of the Month (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1944 A Bullet in the Heart
Nagwa (as Fetan Hamamah)
 1940 A Happy Day
Aneesa (as Fetan Hamamah)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

She is an honoray advisory board member in the Arabic Organizaiton for childern development, led by Prince Talal Ebn Abdelaziz. See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Fetan Hamamah
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[1/1/79, when asked when she was going to direct her own films] I'm not like Charles Chaplin, to act and direct at same time. See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on a £3 Egyptian postage stamp issued 8 March 2015, seven weeks following her death. See more »

Trademark:

The Lady of the Arab Screen

Star Sign:

Gemini

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