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Madiha Yousri

Egyptian Actress
Madiha Yousri, circa 1949.

Madiha Yousri (Arabic: مديحة يسري‎), (née Ghanima Habib Khalil (Arabic: غنيمة حبيب خليل‎); 3 December 1921 – 30 May 2018) was an Egyptian movie and television actress. She was born to a Turkish father and Sudanese mother in Cairo.[1] She was known for her role as Siham in Immortal Song (1952). In 1969 she was a member of the jury at the 6th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

On 30 May 2018, Madiha died at a Cairo hospital from heart disease at the age of 96.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Al-Balani, Noura (2017), بالأسماء والصور: نجوم عرب من أصول تركية!, Al Jamila, retrieved 20 September 2017
  2. "6th Moscow International Film Festival (1969)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-12-17. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "وفاة الفنانة الكبيرة مديحة يسري بعد صراع مع المرض عن عمر يناهز 97 عاماً" (in Arabic). Youm7. Retrieved 30 May 2018.

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