Egyptian film producer and partner of Princess Diana
Emad El-Din Mohamed Abdel Mena'em Fayed (/faɪˈɛd/; Egyptian Arabic: عماد الدين محمد عبد المنعم الفايد [ʕaˈmæːd ɪdˈdiːn muˈħæmmæd ʕæbdelˈmenʕem fæːjed], 15 April 1955 – 31 August 1997), better known as Dodi Fayed (Arabic: دودي الفايد [ˈduːdi]), was an Egyptian movie producer. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He was the son of billionaire Mohamed El Fayed.
Fayed was the first cousin of the late Washington Post Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed in Turkey in 2018.
Fayed was the producer of Chariots of Fire, Breaking Glass, F/X, F/X2, Hook, and The Scarlet Letter.
On August 31, 1997, Fayed was killed in a car crash in Paris with Diana, Princess of Wales, with whom he was in a romantic relationship. He was 42 years old.
- ↑ Heimbrod, Camille (20 October 2018). "Princess Diana's 'Secret' Connection To Missing Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Revealed". International Business Times.