| June 4, 1946 (age 69) (1946-06-04) Alexandria, Egypt|Mahmoud Abdel Aziz Wikipedia
Mahmoud Abdel Aziz (Arabic: محمود عبد العزيز; 4 June 1946 – 12 November 2016) was an Egyptian movie and television actor. He became famous for several famous roles in Egypt, before becoming famous in all Arab countries for his role in the TV show Raafat El-Hagan. The Egyptian Actors Guild announced his death on the night of 12 November 2016
Mahmoud Abdel Aziz was born in Wardeyan, a neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt to a middle-class family. Although he was studying Agricultural Science at the Alexandria University, he used to practice his acting through the university theatre.
He started his acting career by taking a role in Al Dawama TV show in the mid-1970s with Nelly and Mahmoud Yacine, after which he entered the movie industry for the first time through Al Hafeed an all-time Egyptian film classic. Mahmoud Abdel Aziz starred in over 25 movies during the late 1970s and early 1980s; while his popularity was increasing dramatically, most of his movies at the time were categorized as romantic drama.
His acting path matured when he started taking different roles which really exposed his talent. He was known to be equally adept at comedy and drama. The 1980s marked Mahmoud Abdel Aziz as a superstar when he starred in very successful movies like El Aar (1982), El Kef (1985) and Raafat El-Hagan TV Series which is one of the most popular works of Egyptian television based on the true story of the renowned Egyptian spy Refaat Al-Gammal who was planted in Israel for over 20 years before and after the Six-Day War. Mahmoud Abdel Aziz has starred in over 100 movies and he still surprised his audience with work such as Bab El Khalk (2012) TV Series after 7 years of absence from the Egyptian television
He was married to Egyptian Poussy Chalabi and has two children, Mohamed Mahmoud Abdel Aziz a film producer and director, and Karim Mahmoud Abdel Aziz.Best Actor in a movie for Kit Kat (1991) at the Damascus International Film Festival and at the Alexandria International Film Festival
Best Actor in a movie for The Captain (1997) at the Damascus International Film Festival
Best Actor in a movie for Pleasure Market (2000) at the Cairo International Film Festival
Best Actor in a movie for The Magician (2001) at the Damascus International Film Festival