Soad Nasr passes away

Published January 10th, 2007 - 10:53 GMT

After a coma that lasted for almost a year, prominent Egyptian actress Soad Nasr passed away at the age of 57. The late actress had fallen into a coma while she was having a liposuction and her lost large amounts of blood.


Soad, who was born in 1953, worked as a comedian actress at the theater, television and the big screen, making her debut in the cinema in 1982 in the film “Al Gheereh Al Qateleh” (Deadly Jealousy). She graduated from the Arts and Theater Academy in 1975.


Her second film was “Huna Al Qahira” (Here is Cairo) alongside prominent actor Mohammad Subhi, and in the same year she worked with the late director Salah Abu Yousef in the film “Al Badieh” (The Beginning) and then continued to work with prominent director Yousef Shahin.


Some of her most popular works are the television dramas “Rihlat Al Malyoun” (The One Million Journey), “Abria’ fi Kafas Al Itiham” (Innocence behind bars), “Abwab Al Madina” (City Gateway), ‘Wanees’, “Juha”, “Al Laila Wa Akhero” (Midnight), “Mishwar Imra’a” (A Woman’s Journey) and “Bawabit Al Halawani” (Al Halawani Gateway).


Of her most noted films are “Al Ghadab” (Anger), “Zawaj Bikarar Joumhouri” (A Public Wedding), “Bait Al Kadi” (The Judge’s Home) and “Huna Al Qahira” (Here is Cairo).


In the theater, Soad acted in the plays “Juthoor Looz” (Almond Roots), “Takhareef” and “Albarooshaat” (Parachutes).


Soad married twice, her first husband was actor Ahmad Abdul Warith, whom she had a daughter and a son with. Her second husband is from outside the entertainment world engineer Mohammad Abdul Mun’em.


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