Youssef Chahine

Youssef Chahine

About Youssef Chahine

Youssef Chahine

Youssef Chahine

January 25, 1926 - July 27, 2008

Place of Birth    :   Alexandria, Egypt
Also Known As    :   Gabriel Youssef Chahine, Yussef Shahin, Youssef Shahine, يوسف شاهين
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Youssef Chahine (Arabic: يوسف شاهين‎; 25 January 1926 – 27 July 2008) was an Egyptian film director, of Lebanese origin. He was active in the Egyptian film industry from 1950 until his death. A winner of the Cannes 50th Anniversary Award (for lifetime achievement), Chahine was credited with launching the career of actor Omar Sharif.