Abdulhussain Abdulredha


Age: 78

Kuwaiti prominent actor and comedian who delighted audiences with a comical portrayal of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein when he began his career in the mid-1960's as one of the founders of TV drama and theater in the Gulf, who documented several of Kuwait's most important historical events through his political and social satire, including the 1983 stock market meltdown, the spread of political Islam in the 1980's, and the issue of thousands of stateless people living without rights in Kuwait (known locally as the bidoon).

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: July 15, 1939

Died: August 11, 2017

London, England