Ahmed Zaki



Age: 55


Summary: Egyptian screen actor considered as one of Egypt's most acclaimed actors who portrayed former Egyptian presidents Gamal Abdel Nasser and Anwar Sadat in two popular movies, and who broke the color barrier in Egyptian cinema when he became the first black actor to play the leading roles usually reserved for light-skinned Egyptians.



Cause of Death: Lung cancer


Born: November 18, 1949


Died: March 27, 2005


Location: Cairo, Egypt