OMAR SHARIF — A Truly International Star (At Least For A While)

When the former Michel Shalhoub died in Cairo this July, the era of the international star dimmed more than just a bit. Omar Sharif, born in 1932 in Alexandria of Syrian-Lebanese descent, turned himself into an Egyptian matinee idol in the mid-Fifties with the determined and conscious intent of becoming a worldwide screen star. Hollywood […]