The Egyptian actress, Fatima Mazhar, passed away, Wednesday, after a struggle with illness, at the age of 79.
The late artist, described by some critics as one of the icons of Egyptian cinema and beauty in the seventies of the last century, chose to stay away from the spotlight during the past three decades, until she left our world in silence.
Fatima Mazhar, the sister of the late artist Ahmed Mazhar, was born in Cairo in 1943, and graduated from the English Department of the Faculty of Arts, and later joined the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, and began acting on the university stage, before Nour El-Demerdash nominated her for director Mohamed Fadel to participate in the television series. The famous “Cairo and the People”.
Cinematically, Mazhar participated in 10 films, the most famous of which are “Warm Embraces” with Zubaida Tharwat, Samir Sabry and Samir Ghanem, “Seller of Love” starring Nour El-Sharif and Nahid Sharif, “Women’s Union” with Ahmed Mazhar and Madiha Kamel, “Shati Al Fun” and “Shati Al Fun” Sea Devils,” “For My Son,” and “The Wives’ Garden.” She also participated in 35 television series, the most important of which are “My Dear Sons, Shukran”, “The Tower of the Capers” and “The Past Returns Now”, in addition to many television nights and radio series.