Top 20 Director celebrities in Egypt

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Director celebrities [Updated December 1, 2022].

1. Atom Egoyan

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Atom Egoyan was born on July 19, 1960 in Cairo, Egypt.
He was named Atom to mark the completion of Egypt's first nuclear reactor.

2. Youssef Chahine

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Youssef Chahine was born on January 25, 1926 in Alexandria, Egypt.
He received the 50th annual Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.

3. Khaled Youssef

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Khaled Youssef was born on September 28, 1964 in Egypt.
He was interviewed by Al-Arabiya in 2011 and demanded that the Egyptian Museum be protected from looters during the outbreak of the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.

4. Khairy Beshara

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Khairy Beshara was born on June 30, 1947 in Tanta, Egypt.
His three most celebrated films were The Collar and the Bracelet, Bitter Day, Sweet Day, and Ice Cream in Gleem.

5. Hussein Kamal

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Hussein Kamal was born on August 17, 1932 in Egypt.
His 1971 film Chitchat on the Nile was one of the most critically acclaimed of its era.

6. Bishara Wakim

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Bishara Wakim was born on March 5, 1890 in Egypt.
He was a member of both the Abdul Rahman Rushdi and George Abiad theater groups.

7. Atef El-Tayeb

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Atef El-Tayeb was born on July 29, 1947 in Egypt.
His 1985 film El Zamar received much acclaim and attention at the Moscow Film Festival.

8. Asaad Kelada

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Asaad Kelada was born on November 20, 1942 in Egypt.
He received his first big opportunity directing two episodes of the show Phyllis in 1976.

9. Alex Proyas

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Alex Proyas was born on September 23, 1963 in Egypt.
He won several awards for his science fiction/noir film Dark City, including the Bram Stoker Award and the Silver Scream Award at the Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival.

10. Ahmad Abdalla

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Ahmad Abdalla was born on December 19, 1979 in Cairo, Egypt.
His 2010 film Microphone became the first Egyptian film ever to win The Golden Tanit award at the Carthage Film Festival.

11. Maher Sabry

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Maher Sabry was born on April 11, 1967 in Egypt.
He was given the Felipa Award from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in 2002.

12. Mohamed Khan

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Mohamed Khan was born on October 26, 1942 in Egypt.
His film Return of a Citizen screened at Cannes in 1987.

13. Rasha Shurbatji

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Rasha Shurbatji was born on April 20, 1975 in Cairo, Egypt.

14. Rami Imam

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Rami Imam was born on November 25, 1974 in Cairo, Egypt.
In addition to directing, he has also taken on roles as an actor in the 1996 film Sleeping in Honey and as a music editor for the film Hello America. 

15. Henry Barakat

Henry Barakat was born on June 11, 1912 in Egypt.
He directed a total of 60 films over the course of his career. His films Days and Nights from 1955 and Hassan wa Nayima from 1959 were two of his most critically acclaimed.

16. Hend Fakhroo

Hend Fakhroo was born on June 8, 1982 in Cairo, Egypt.
His grandfather Mohamed Tawfiq was a successful director and a huge influence on him.

17. Helmy Halim

Helmy Halim was born on September 8, 1916 in Egypt.
He was credited for discovering actor Ahmed Ramzy in 1955 whom he later cast in his film Ayyamna al-Holwa.

18. Hassan al-Imam

Hassan al-Imam was born on March 15, 1919 in Egypt.
He wrote seven of the films that he directed.

19. Frank Agrama

Frank Agrama was born on September 26, 1935 in Egypt.
He was the CEO and founder of production company Harmony Gold USA Inc.

20. Ezzel Dine Zulficar

Ezzel Dine Zulficar was born on October 28, 1919 in Egypt.
His directorial debut came in 1947 with the film Prisoner of the Shadows.