Egypt Mourns Omar Sharif, Its Homegrown Cinema Star

Egypt Mourns Omar Sharif, Its Homegrown Cinema Star

By Leila Fadel

The international film star, best known for Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence Of Arabia, represented a bygone era for many secular Egyptians — though not many could get to his funeral on Sunday.

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