Sneha Girap

Feyrouz (actress)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Name  Perouz Kalfayan
Occupation  Actress, dancer
Years active  1950–1959
Spouse(s)  Badreddine Gamgoum

Feyrouz (actress) httpss3uswest2amazonawscomfindagravepr
Full Name  Perouz Artin Kalfayanبيروز أرتين كالفايان
Born  March 15, 1943 (1943-03-15) Cairo, Egypt

Perouz Artin Kalfayan (Armenian: Փիրուզ Արթին Կալֆայան, 15 March 1943 – 30 January 2016) was an Egyptian film child actress who is better known by her professional name Feyrouz.

Contents

Born in Cairo of parents of Armenian ancestry, her substantial roles in films began at age 7 with her debut in Yasmine (1950). She starred in more than 10 films as actress, singer, dancer and entertainer. Her biggest role was in Dahab (1953). She was sponsored by Egyptian film director and producer Anwar Wagdi who gave her most of her roles. Her sister was the Egyptian entertainer Nelly.

In 1959, Feyrouz retired from acting when she was 15 years old. She married the Egyptian comedian (ar:)Badreddine Gamgoum and had two children. She died in Cairo at age 72.

Filmography

  • 1950: Yasmine (ياسمين)
  • 1951: Feyrouz Hanem (فيروز هانم)
  • 1952: Al Hirman (الحرمان)
  • 1952: Sourat az Zafaf (صورة الزفاف)
  • 1953: Dahab (دهب)
  • 1955: Asafir el Ganna (عصافير الجنة)
  • 1957: Ismail Yassine Tarazaan (إسماعيل يس طرزان)
  • 1958: Iyyami as Sa'eeda (أيامي السعيدة)
  • 1958: Ismail Yassine lil Beih' (اسماعيل يس للبيع)
  • 1959: Bafakkar fi lli Naseeni (بفكر قي اللى ناسينى) (her last role)
  • Awards

  • In 2001, she was honored with "Lifetime Achievement Award" in Cairo Film Festival.
  • References

    Feyrouz (actress) Wikipedia


    Similar Topics
    Noahs Arc: Jumping the Broom
    Mihajlo Mitić
    Thomas Sasse
    Topics