|Name Perouz Kalfayan |
Occupation Actress, dancer
Years active 1950–1959
|Spouse(s) Badreddine Gamgoum|
|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.
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.