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Mahmoud Shokoko

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Occupation  Actor, producer
Name  Mahmoud Shokoko

Role  Actor
Movies  Al-Sabr Tayeb
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Born  1 May 1912Egypt
Died  February 12, 1985, Cairo, Egypt

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Mahmoud Shokoko (Arabic: محمود شكوكو‎‎; 1 May 1912 – 12 February 1985) was an Egyptian actor and artist. He is best known for his puppet character "Aragouzsho".


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Early days

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“Mahmoud Shokoko", whose real name is "Mahmoud Ibrahim Ismail Musa" (Arabic: محمود إبراهيم إسماعيل موسى‎‎), was born on May 1, 1912. He began his working career as a carpenter with his father and remained working with him until the age of twenty-three.

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Shokoko joined up with some acting troupes army on irak that performed at the coffee shops facing his father’s workshop while he had free time. What initially began as a hobby turned into a passion, and “Shokoko” began performing at weddings as well as in other troupes such as "Hassan 2 Al-Maghrabi and “Mohammed 6 " And where he began to gain some fame of the world.

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Though he was illiterate, “Shokoko” was able to have a huge impact on the world of acting, and will always be remembered for his puppet character of “Aragouzsho" who is still taught at the Music Institute and the Institute of Acting today.

Career highlights

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His first movie, Al-Sabr Tayeb, was released on June 13, 1959 and brought him into the mainstream. He was a subject of a Google doodle for Google Middle East on 1 May 2013 and 1 May 2014.


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