Image of Sanaa Gamil

Sanaa Gamil

Sanaa Gamil (Arabic: سناء جميل‎), born Thoraya Youssef Atallah (Arabic: ثريا يوسف عطالله‎) (April 27, 1930 – December 22, 2002), was an Egyptian actress. Born to a Coptic Orthodox family in Minya Governorate, she moved to Cairo to pursue her acting career and changed her name to Sanaa Gamil. One of her most notable roles was Nefisah in front of Omar Sharif in the movie Bidaya wa nihaya (A Beginning and an End) directed by Salah Abouseif in 1960. The movie was based on a novel with the same name by the Nobel Prize winner Naguib Mahfouz. Sanaa Gamil won the best supporting actress award at the Moscow Film Festival in 1961 for her role in this movie.[1] Not only a movie actress, but more importantly one of the best Egyptian theater actresses. She has also played a number of roles on the French Stage for La Comedie Francaise. She was married to the famous Egyptian journalist Louis Greiss and had no children. She also acted in a number of TV series like Oyoun (Eyes) with Fuad Al Mohandes, and in a number of plays such as The Visit with Gamil Rateb


Read bio at tmdb | Read bio at Wikipedia
Born:
Apr 27, 1930 In Egypt
Movie/TV Credits:
19
First Appeared:
Movie Smile, The Photo May Look Nicer 1998-01-01
Latest Project:
In the movie Good News 1952-04-07
Known For
Poster of اللعبة المجنونة
Poster of عبيد المال
Poster of Have Mercy
Filmography
Movie Smile, The Photo May Look Nicer Unknown
Series Saken Osady سلوى
Movie Sawwaq el hanem Unknown
Movie The Lady from Cairo Unknown
Series اللعبة المجنونة Unknown
Series El Raya El Beeda فضة المعداوي
Movie Nessa Khalf Al Qodban Unknown
Movie Al-Majhoul Om Nagy
Movie Al-Shakk ya Habibi Baheega
Movie Al Shaytan wal Kharif Unknown
Movie The Second Wife Hafiza
Movie Dawn of a New Day Unknown
Movie The Beginning and the End Unknown
Movie Lan abki abadan Unknown
Movie Nisaa Fi Hayaty Unknown
Movie Ismail Yassine at the Wax Museum سامية
Movie عبيد المال فتاة المنحلة بالكباريه
Movie Have Mercy Unknown
Movie Good News نورا