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Omar Sharif Laid To Rest

Omar Sharif was laid to rest on Sunday (12.07.15).The 'Doctor Zhivago' actor - who passed away after suffering a heart attack aged 83 on Friday (10.07.15) - was celebrated during a ceremony at the grand...

Omar Sharif's Funeral Takes Place In Cairo

The Lawrence of Arabia star died on Friday (10Jul15), aged 83, after suffering a heart attack, and on Sunday (12Jul15), mourners gathered for funeral prayers at the Hussein Tantawi Mosque in Cairo to...

Barbra Streisand Remembers Funny Girl Co-star Omar Sharif

The Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago icon suffered a fatal heart attack on Friday (10Jul15), aged 83, and pals including his The 13th Warrior co-star Antonio Banderas and his 10,000 BC director...

Antonio Banderas Leads Tributes To Omar Sharif

The Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago legend, who had been battling Alzheimer's disease, passed away at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt after suffering a heart attack at the age of 83....

Screen Legend Omar Sharif Dies Aged 83

Omar Sharif, the Egyptian-born actor who rose to global fame following his role in Lawrence of Arabia, has died in Cairo at the age of 83. Omar Sharif conquered the movie world in the 1960s...

Omar Sharif Dead At 83

The Oscar-nominated star, famed for his roles in Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, passed away on Friday (10Jul15) at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt after suffering a heart attack. Born Michel...

Omar Sharif Dies Aged 83

Omar Sharif has died aged 83.The actor, who is most well known for playing Doctor Zhivago in the eponymous 1965 film, passed away from a heart attack at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt, this afternoon...

Omar Sharif Dies Aged 83

Omar Sharif has died aged 83.The actor, who is most well known for playing Doctor Zhivago in the eponymous 1965 film, passed away from a heart attack at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt, this afternoon...

Omar Sharif Suffering From Alzheimer's Disease

Legendary actor Omar Sharif, the star of critical and popular hit movies Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago in the 1960s, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it has been revealed.Reports of the diagnosis initially...

Omar Sharif's Agent Confirms Alzheimer's Disease News

The veteran's son, Tarek, revealed his 83-year-old father was struggling with his memory in a recent interview with Spain's El Mundo newspaper, and now the actor's longtime agent Steven Kenis has confirmed the...

Omar Sharif's Son Reveals Movie Great Has Alzheimer's Disease

Tarek El-Sharif claims the 83 year old is struggling with his memory and confuses his films, while he alleges the Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago star also mistakes fans who ask him...

Barbra Streisand Blames 27-Year Stage Absence On Funny Girl Fall Out

Barbra Streisand has opened up about her 27-year absence from the stage, confessing she shied away from the concert spotlight after becoming the target of a cultural backlash following her interracial kiss with Egyptian actor...

Omar Sharif Was Sure Lawrence Of Arabia Would Be A Film Flop

Veteran actor Omar Sharif was convinced movie classic Lawrence Of Arabia would be a "boring" box office flop because the 1962 film featured an all-male cast.The British epic, directed by David Lean and starring Peter...

Omar Sharif Jr Comes Out As Gay And Half-jewish

In an open letter to Advocate magazine, Omar Sharif Jr (the grandson of the Dr Zhivago actor, Omar Sharif) has come out - in his own words 'hesitantly' - as being gay. In the same...

Omar Sherif Jr Gay: Star Hesitantly Comes Out

Omar Sherif Jr, the grandson of the multi award winning actor Omar Sharif, "hesitantly confessed" to being gay in an article published on The Advocate on Sunday (March 18, 2012).The actor also announced that he...

Herzog Says Lawrence Of Arabia "Not That Good"

Receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Dubai International Film Festival, famed German director Werner Herzog ( Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Nosferatu; Cave of Forgotten Dreams ) has disparaged Lawrence of Arabia as "not...

Omar Sharif Strikes Woman For Cutting Queue?

Omar Sharif could find himself in hot water after allegedly striking a woman in the face, when she became overly persistent in trying to get a photograph with the legendary actor, according to the UK's...

Omar Sharif Accused Of Slapping Female Reporter At Doha Film Festival

Egyptian movie star Omar Sharif shocked onlookers at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in Qatar on Thursday (27Oct11) when he appeared to slap a female reporter in the face.The Lawrence of Arabia star, 79, was...

Sharif: 'Egypt Faces Uncertain Future'

Veteran actor OMAR SHARIF fears for the future of his native Egypt as protesters call for the resignation of long-serving President Hosni Mubarak, because he's convinced his countrymen "do not know what they want".The uprising...

Sharif Has 'No Intention' Of Paying Up In Valet Row

Egyptian actor OMAR SHARIF reportedly has no plans to pay the $455,000 (GBP227,500) he owes to a car park attendant following a 2005 incident, despite admitting to assaulting the man. The Doctor Zhivago star, 76,...

Sharif Ordered To Pay Valet Damages

Veteran actor OMAR SHARIF has been ordered to pay $318,000 (GBP159,000) in damages to a car park attendant he punched in 2005. The Doctor Zhivago star was leaving Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills, California when...

Sharif Pleads No Contest To Battery Charge

LATEST: Actor OMAR SHARIF pleaded no contest to misdemeanour battery charges in Beverly Hills, California yesterday (13FEB07), and was ordered to take an anger management class. The DOCTOR ZHIVAGO star was accused of punching a...

Spears' Wild Night Out In Manhattan

BRITNEY SPEARS stunned revellers at Manhattan, New York's Club One at the weekend (11FEB07) by stripping down to her underwear and cavorting with a female dancer. The single mum told friends she was unhappy with...

Britney Denies Lesbian Orgy Slurs

Britney Spears has denied reports she had a series of lesbian affairs during her marriage to Kevin Federline.The multi-million selling singer split up with her estranged husband last year and has since initiated divorce proceedings....

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Sharif In Court Today To Defend 'Drunken Rage' Charges

Veteran actor OMAR SHARIF will appear in court in Los Angeles today (06FEB07) to face charges he allegedly hit a man on the head in a "drunken rage". Beverly Hills parking attendant JUAN ANDERSON alleges...

O'toole And Sharif Reteam For Biblical Epic

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA stars PETER O'TOOLE and OMAR SHARIF have teamed up for a star-studded new biblical epic, which also features former BROS drummer LUKE GOSS and THE LORD OF THE RINGS actor JOHN RHYS-DAVIES....

Streisand Hits Back At Controversial New Biography

Singer/actress BARBRA STREISAND has blasted an unofficial new biography which explores her love life as "mean-spirited mythology". BARBRA: THE WAY SHE IS by CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON claims Streisand is "cheap", has a "MARIA CALLAS-sized ego", is...

Streisand's 'Sexual Conquests' Revealed In New Biography

A new biography of BARBRA STREISAND alleges the superstar's list of lovers includes DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES' former husband PRINCE CHARLES and her lover DODI FAYED. BARBRA: THE WAY SHE IS by CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON claims...

Pakistani And Indian Film Industries Bury Feud

Pakistani film-maker OMAR SHARIF has agreed to direct Indian comedy TUM MERE HO, signalling an easing of tensions between the two countries. The former comedian will begin shooting the movie in southern India later this...

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