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In Photos: Two years since the passing of Egypt's renowned actor Khaled Saleh

Saleh died on 25 September 2014 from complications after undergoing open heart surgery

Ahram Online , Sunday 25 Sep 2016
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September 25 marks the second anniversary of Khaled Saleh's death.

Born on 23 January 1964, Saleh was one of Egypt's most respected actors with an impressive list of cinema and television productions under his belt. 

During his law studies, he participated in several university theatre performances. Upon the opening of Hanager Theatre in the 1990s at the Cairo Opera House grounds he joined independent and amateur theatre troupes at the venue.

He was cast in several roles during this time, including his first main role in a theatre play Ehtefal Khas Ala Sharaf El A'ela (1992), written by Sayed Haggag, which brought much attention to his unique acting skills.

In cinema, Saleh starred in a number of successful film productions including Malaki Eskendereya, Tito, The Yacoubian Building, Heya Fawda.

His last cinematic role was in El-Gezira II which came out in 2014, after Saleh's death.

Besides cinema, his television career was also thriving, with almost yearly performances.

His most important roles in television include Al-Rayan and Faroan (The Pharaoh).

Khaled Saleh
Khaled Saleh (Photo: Al Ahram)

Khaled Saleh
Khaled Saleh (Photo: Al Ahram)

Khaled Saleh
Khaled Saleh (Photo: Al Ahram)

Khaled Saleh
Khaled Saleh (Photo: Al Ahram)

Khaled Saleh
Khaled Saleh (Photo: Al Ahram)

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