Remembering Omar Sharif on the 9th Anniversary of his death

Remembering Omar Sharif, 9 Years Later

It has been exactly 9 long years since Omar Sharif died in Cairo on July 10, 2015 at the age of 83. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed actors of his generation.

Today, fans of Omar Sharif (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.

Sharif, a cultural icon

Born in Alexandria on April 10, 1932, Omar Sharif's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in Egyptian history. Sharif was not just a great actor, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.

In 1965 he touched the hearts of millions as Dr. Yuri Zhivago in ‘Doctor Zhivago’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.

It's been 9 years since the tragic loss of Omar Sharif and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Omar Sharif is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.

In memory of the Late Great Omar Sharif.

Omar Sharif career in pictures

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