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  • Actor Omar Sharif, star of Doctor Zhivago, dies

    3 weeks ago

    Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his title role as Doctor Zhivago in the Oscar-winning film, has died, Egyptian state television said. He was 83.

    The BBC also reported his death, citing his agent.

    In May, Sharif's agent confirmed the actor, who played a wide range of dashing...

  • Sharif Import Takes Boy on Trip to Islam

    By Tom Tugend

    November 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "I was filming 'Funny Girl' with Barbra Streisand in 1967, when the Six-Day War broke out, and the Arab press called me a traitor for kissing a Jewish woman," actor Omar Sharif reminisced.

    "When I told Barbra about it," Sharif added, "she said, 'You should see the letter my aunt...

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